Skip to comments.Romney’s debate momentum turns static, prospects at White House high
Posted on 10/14/2012 3:13:21 PM PDT by conservativeforpalin
Following the Democratic National Convention in September, President Obama received a small lead in the polls and the momentum shifted in the Democrats favor.
Gallups daily tracking poll had the president leading 50 percent to 43 percent over Gov. Romney, in the days after the DNC. Some even declared the race as over and that Obama was sure to win re-election.
However, by mid-September, the polls once again returned to a deadlock at 47 percent and Obamas DNC bounce had officially vanished in just a week. This of course is bad news for any candidate, as their campaign would hope that the momentum shift would translate into actual votes.
Nevertheless, as we look at the current political climate, the Romney-Ryan campaign has two debates under their belts and the momentum following the first presidential debate is turning into static support.
On the national scale, Romney leads Obama by an average of 1.3% according to the Real Clear Politics matchup. He leads Obama by two points in Gallups daily tracking of likely voters and by one point in Rasmussen.
Though more importantly, Romney is surging in the crucial swing-states, likely turning Obamas campaign into panic.
The coveted state of Florida is now strongly backing Mitt Romney by an average of 3.2% according to the Real Clear Politics tracking. Even Suffolk University Polling is discontinuing their polling in Florida, as they believe Romney will definitely carry it.
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Why does Obama use a monitor?? Oh Nevermind...
It’s over. Any PV dynamics that put 3+ on FL give us +1 in OH.
They finally figured out how to squeeze a TelePrompTer® into his contact lens!
“Static” as in “Stable” I guess. I’m not happy with “static.” Romney should be steadily increasing his lead to a landslide as the American people wake up to the boiling cauldron they’re sitting in.
Here’s a statistic that the Romney campaign should use to hammer Obama with:
In 2008, Obama promised to cut the national debt in half, which was around $10 trillion at the time, so, he was targeting a reduced debt to around $5 trillion. In 2012, the national debt is 16+ trillion dollars, or three times higher than what he promised. That’s more than 300% more than what he promised the American people.
That’s a very devastating figure, on anybody’s book, and the biggest failure in the history of the U.S.
i agree....his momentum become static is not a good thing versus dynamic....
I hope Romney/staff is reading some of this stuff...Some good points and ideas here.
>> his momentum become static is not a good thing <<
Not only that:
It’s an oxymoron, or a logical impossibility. This article definitely could have used a good copy editor!
I don’t read the article that way at all.
In the context the writer is using the word “static”, it’s a good thing.
Writer points out that Obama got a convention bounce lead, but lost that advantage with time.
In contrast, writer points out that once Romney got his great debate bounce, it has had staying power. In other words, it has become “baked in” the cake. That’s what this writer means by static when you remember “context”. Context is everything.
What he’s saying about Romney needing to build even greater momentum is...nothing. Because he’s not addressing that.
His only point is that Romney has not lost what he gained from the debate, whereas Obama lost what he gained from his convention.
BTW, sorry about your Rangers, but they're a good team - don't give up hope - it's wonderful to have your team as an exciting contender. One of these days...