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Dem Strategist Bob Beckel says if Gallup numbers are accurate "this election is over"
Fox News "The Five"

Posted on 10/18/2012 2:13:56 PM PDT by StopDemocratsDotCom

Longtime Democratic Strategist Bob Beckel says if Gallup numbers are accurate "this election is over" on Fox News' afternoon show "The Five"


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1 posted on 10/18/2012 2:13:58 PM PDT by StopDemocratsDotCom
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

I’m not near a TV to watch, so thanks for the post. Interesting. I wonder if Gallup is fudging the numbers, on purpose? To get the Dem’s out to vote? I’d like to believe it’s the truth, but I don’t know.


2 posted on 10/18/2012 2:15:29 PM PDT by library user
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Obama was begging for votes in OH today.


3 posted on 10/18/2012 2:16:17 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Is Beckel still paying prostitutes by personal check? That told me all I needed to know that the guy is an idiot.


4 posted on 10/18/2012 2:17:07 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Bob Beckel has echoed my call.

Bob - the election is over because no one wants Obama.

And nothing is going to turn it around for him. A guy named John Sidney McCain can tell you what its like to be behind on Oct. 18th.

And he lost!


5 posted on 10/18/2012 2:17:40 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: library user

I don’t trust Gallup much. I’d prefer to see Rasmussen validate their poll with like numbers. Ras does show a small Romney lead.

I still am wary of the “post debate bounce” meme and fear we will be hit with it in the next few days.


6 posted on 10/18/2012 2:17:42 PM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

It’s been over since the day they rammed socialized medicine down our throats three years ago.


7 posted on 10/18/2012 2:18:19 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Beckel is not his usual spunky self. I have a feeling he knows enough people to get the internals of campaign polling, and he knew this was coming.


8 posted on 10/18/2012 2:18:29 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (The truth hurts)
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To: library user

I think depressing voters will make them more likely to stay home rather than go out and vote.

It’s interesting that Rassmussen and Gallup have such a gap between them now. The truth is probably somewhere in the middle, but at least it’s showing momentum for Romney in any case.


9 posted on 10/18/2012 2:18:31 PM PDT by MNDude (OWS Movement RIP)
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

We and Romney/Ryan shouldn’t believe the polls, especially Gallup, keep working, never let up.


10 posted on 10/18/2012 2:18:51 PM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: library user

I think if they were doing that, they’d have Romney up 1 or 2, not 7...that would be more likely to make Obamaites stay home in despair.

Maybe a “comeback” narrative...but it is getting a little late in the day for that as well.


11 posted on 10/18/2012 2:19:23 PM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: library user

If that works like it did in 2008 when Barry was the new flavor of the week, it would suppress their voter turnout. That’s what it did for our side that year.


12 posted on 10/18/2012 2:19:37 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: over3Owithabrain

Gallup predicted the winning candidate’s vote margin in 2008.

Its the same year except I think Romney will perform better than the numbers show.


13 posted on 10/18/2012 2:19:42 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Crimson Elephant

bttt


14 posted on 10/18/2012 2:20:55 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

That lying POS is just trying to keep our turnout down.


15 posted on 10/18/2012 2:21:38 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks ("If 0bama had defended the Libyan Consulate as much as Big Bird the Ambassador would be alive today")
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To: Crimson Elephant

I live in the western burbs of Minneapolis. Last election the hussein signs were everywhere. I haven’t seen a single one this time. It’s a very good indication. IMHO.


16 posted on 10/18/2012 2:22:16 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Crimson Elephant

I think they do want a “come back” narrative


17 posted on 10/18/2012 2:23:05 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Yeah - like he’s being paid to throw the election!

You don’t need to be a prophet in America to know who is going to be our next President.

Even Beckel isn’t that stupid!


18 posted on 10/18/2012 2:23:06 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

I’m still working like we’re behind. People are making calls into swing states if their state is safe or they have no chance in their state.


19 posted on 10/18/2012 2:23:38 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

I cannot watch Bob Beckel. he makes me want to puke, and the 5 comes on right around dinnertime.


20 posted on 10/18/2012 2:23:58 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

When Suffolk University pollster pulled out of FL, NC, and VA, that seemed to signal it was over for Obama.

It seems that Ryan and Romney have been spending most of their time between VA and OH.

Some threads indicate that PA has started trending toward Romney.

Apparently, Team Obama has pulled their negative ads and are now on the topic of ‘binders.’ If that is true, they are in deep Big Bird do do.


21 posted on 10/18/2012 2:24:00 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

The trend is our friend.


22 posted on 10/18/2012 2:24:01 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom
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23 posted on 10/18/2012 2:24:32 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Col Frank Slade
It's one of those natural ratios, like that of gold to silver in mines, that national numbers simply don't allow for a state like OH to not be at least within MOE, which is a Romney victory. The historical reality, of course, is that OH Rs have overperformed the national average in five of the last six elections, and in the sixth were within a fraction of the national average.

In other words, if Gallup is right, OH is a 4-5 point Romney victory, at minimum.

24 posted on 10/18/2012 2:24:52 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: over3Owithabrain
I still am wary of the “post debate bounce” meme and fear we will be hit with it in the next few days.

Maybe, maybe not.

I think the first debate changed a lot of folks minds and I'm not sure once they crossed over to Romney that they're going to cross back.

Even PMSNBC's panel of undecided voters (seriously, how can you still be undecided at this point?) showed that most on the panel swayed toward Romney.

And that's after the SECOND debate.

Link below.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/msnbcs-undecided-voter-panel-swayed-romney_654728.html

25 posted on 10/18/2012 2:24:57 PM PDT by library user
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Baghdad Bob Beckel, the Bloviating Buffalo-Breathed Bolshevik, lies. Constantly.


26 posted on 10/18/2012 2:25:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: over3Owithabrain

Agreed, that’s why I won’t get excited just yet. If other polls started to show the same thing and it looks like that this time next week then...


27 posted on 10/18/2012 2:25:28 PM PDT by wiseprince
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To: GeronL

Good luck with it.

The only people who are in the tank for Obama are his media cheerleaders.

No amount of sugar-coating though can disguise the bald truth. He stinks to high heaven and is going to lose!


28 posted on 10/18/2012 2:25:35 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Beckel is not his usual spunky self. I have a feeling he knows enough people to get the internals of campaign polling, and he knew this was coming.

It may also have to do with the sign hanging from his camera that says:

"NO SH_ _ word!"

29 posted on 10/18/2012 2:25:56 PM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: tsowellfan
It may also have to do with the sign hanging from his camera that says: "NO SH_ _ word!"

Too funny and probably true.

30 posted on 10/18/2012 2:28:17 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (The truth hurts)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
That lying POS is just trying to keep our turnout down.

You forgot the rest of the paragraph: ...and resurrect people from the dead to vote. Also, the Democrat Party has pulled strings with ICE to legalize as many hardened criminal, illegal aliens as quickly as possible to increase votes for Obama. They have not only been asked to go to the polls, but have also been asked to intimidate as many voters without being ejected from the polling place as possible.

31 posted on 10/18/2012 2:28:33 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Sounds like the Clinton camp is ready to pull the plug on THE ONE. Good for America.


32 posted on 10/18/2012 2:29:51 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: ConservativeInPA
Beckel is not his usual spunky self.

watching it now. beckel is slumped on his elbows and seems rather subdued.

33 posted on 10/18/2012 2:29:55 PM PDT by BAW (“If you’ve got a business – you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”- Pres Obama)
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To: ETL

Ayers talks a lot of sh-t to try and impress the college girls. He lies about his age.


34 posted on 10/18/2012 2:32:41 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: BAW

Beckel looks like Obama in debate 1.


35 posted on 10/18/2012 2:34:07 PM PDT by tatown (Obama was right, it was a 'one term proposition')
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To: SC_Pete

“”””Sounds like the Clinton camp is ready to pull the plug on THE ONE. Good for America.”””””””

My opinion is that the Clintonistas, once they see for sure that hussein is done, will bail on him to save a slim chance that the hildabeast can run in 2016. They don’t want to be connected to hussein.


36 posted on 10/18/2012 2:34:34 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: library user

On the contrary. This would depress democrat contributions. I think it is in the bag for Romney and have been saying it for months. What is not in the bag is the senate. that is where the fight needs to go. We have a potential of 52-57 senate seats and this is a must-have.


37 posted on 10/18/2012 2:34:39 PM PDT by GilGil
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To: library user
I’m not near a TV to watch

Neither am I, but a quick Twitter search indicates Beckel is throwing in the towel. E.g., this tweet: "Bob Beckel says it is over for @BarackObama after the latest gallop poll.. don't stop until Nov. 6th! Nothing's sure until it is! #Mitt2012"

38 posted on 10/18/2012 2:34:42 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: TomGuy
Apparently, Team Obama has pulled their negative ads and are now on the topic of ‘binders.’ If that is true, they are in deep Big Bird do do.

This election used to be between Obama & Biden vs. Romney & Ryan.

Now it's Big Bird & Binders vs. Budget & Benghazi.

39 posted on 10/18/2012 2:35:16 PM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: TomGuy
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40 posted on 10/18/2012 2:35:27 PM PDT by CMailBag
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To: tatown

New Polls - Romney up 1 in OH (ARG), 4 in CO (ARG), and 4 in PA. Plus the 7 up in Gallup LV is just amazing.


41 posted on 10/18/2012 2:36:33 PM PDT by gswilder
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Look for Obama to turn into Monty Hall now and to start giving everything away (at our expense) in an effort to turn out his base.

Student Loan Forgiveness will just be Step 1.


42 posted on 10/18/2012 2:37:18 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: library user

The Huffington post electoral college numbers always favored Obama. The interesting thing is that the last week or so, obama would bounce anywhere from 279 to 254, but Romney was always at 206.

However, they gave enough historical info on each state to make it clear that if you gave Romney the states that always go R except when they wanted to make history in 2008, Romney would win easily.

But they stopped updating it yesterday and the link doesn’t work any more. I wonder why? ;-)


43 posted on 10/18/2012 2:38:25 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: MNDude

Rasmussen is hard weighted to + 5 Democrat. Gallup does not weight its poll by party affiliation.


44 posted on 10/18/2012 2:39:04 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Bob is the MEANEST, SNARKIEST thing on.....at 5:00.....I have to MUTE the TV when he is talking on The Five....LOVE the rest!


45 posted on 10/18/2012 2:39:10 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

I dunno. Dead people don’t participate in polls, and they haven’t had their say yet.


46 posted on 10/18/2012 2:39:42 PM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: ElkGroveDan

It’s been over since the day they rammed socialized medicine down our throats three years ago.


I disagree, partly. I think it was over when the supreme court upheld it. Roberts basically said to the people: “We’re throwing this into your court. You settle it in November”.

And we will. :-)


47 posted on 10/18/2012 2:39:55 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Yes, he is looking very depressed.

Note to self: buy booze stocks.


48 posted on 10/18/2012 2:40:34 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: shelterguy

You may be right—but Hillary will be too old in 2016. She already looks like a twice-baked potato skin: hold the bacon bits.


49 posted on 10/18/2012 2:41:10 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: StopDemocratsDotCom

Beckel is just a fat, foul-mouthed Larry King.


50 posted on 10/18/2012 2:41:40 PM PDT by Riptides
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