Skip to comments.Bloomberg Poll: Obama 53 - Romney 40
Posted on 06/20/2012 1:36:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
We might as well pack it in, guys. A new Bloomberg poll says Obama's up by thirteen points:
Obama leads Romney 53 percent to 40 percent among likely voters, even as the public gives him low marks on handling the economy and the deficit, and six in 10 say the nation is headed down the wrong track, according to the poll conducted June 15- 18. The survey shows Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, has yet to repair the damage done to his image during the Republican primary. Thirty-nine percent of Americans view him favorably, about the same as when he announced his presidential candidacy last June, while 48 percent see him unfavorably -- a 17-percentage point jump during a nomination fight dominated by attacks ads. A majority of likely voters, 55 percent, view him as more out of touch with average Americans compared with 36 percent who say the president is more out of touch.
So Americans apparently believe that President "Doing Fine" is 20 percentage points less "out of touch" with average Americans than his opponent. Fascinating. I'm sure he'll ponder that statistic as he enters the back nine on his 101st presidential golf outing. The survey sample is skewed, obviously, but let's address this survey from another perspective. Ask yourself the following questions:
(1) Do you believe Obama fever is twice as hot as it was in 2008 (when Obama won by roughly 6.5 points)? This poll says it is.
(2) How has Barack Obama netted 13 points since Bloomberg's March poll, which had the race tied at 47?
(3) Does Bloomberg have a better grasp on this race than Rasmussen and Gallup, both of which show Romney ahead today by identical 47-45 margins?
(4) Does Barack Obama have a commanding lead nationally, despite being tied or down in new polls out of Michigan and Iowa -- both states that he won by double digits last time?
(5) If Barack Obama is cruising to a decisive victory, why is an expanding pool of elected Democrats choosing to jump ship from September's Democratic National Convention, where Obama will be re-nominated?
(6) How massive would Obama's lead be if he hadn't just suffered a solid month of failed attacks, exploded narratives, party defections, botched events, inadvertent tells, and dreadful economic news? 30 points? 50?
Parting thought: With economic numbers being revised downward today, might the US cross back into negative job growth this month? It's ugly out there. Thank goodness the private sector is doing fine, and the president has so much breathing room in the polls. Thanks, Bloomberg.
Maybe Bloomberg paid them. After all, so much of his nanny-state legislation happened under the current presidency.
Romney has been a couple of points ahead in Rasmussen for a couple of weeks now and tied or slightly ahead in Gallup. The most recent CBS/NYT had it within margin of error.. geez
They must’ve oversampled homos and wetbacks.
That’s OK, let them believe their own lies.
Some adults and they oversampled rats 9 pct compared to the last time.
Well I knew that the Romney was going to win easily was not realistic. However, this is a stupid poll and does not mean a thing. The only poll that matters is the state polling and the electoral votes. That is what wins the Presidency. This is going to be another CLOSE election probably decided on one state as has been for quite a few of our Presidential elections. Romney can win but this he is going to win with 370 electorals is not realistic. I think if Romney wins, it will be in the 280 area. I think if Obama wins it will be in the 280 area as well...no blow out this round. The country is still too divided and Obama has not come out during winter and say put on a sweater. Obama has not had rationing of gas either. If those two things occur between now and Election day than perhaps Romney wins in a landslide. Right now it is anyones game and it will be close so everyone VOTE!!!!
Vote 66% against gay Marriage
If this is even close to being true, it shows how easily manipulated the electorate is. No one of sound mind would support someone who has done such damage to America as 0.
On the other hand, Bloomberg TV is so obviously in the tank for 0 they don’t even try to hide it anymore. It wouldn’t surprise me to learn this is a total fraud. So much for objective financial reporting.
The name ‘Bloomberg’ is becoming synonymous with BS
“The Divine One” will win in November. The mere fact he was elected in the first place is a symptom that the American people have lost their capacity to select able leaders. It is a great people that produce great leaders, we no longer have that capacity. Events will be manufactured, statistics manipulated and prices lowered until after the election. Two weeks of intense media treatment and people will believe we are in boom times!
Well, if Bloomberg says it’s so, I guess we should all just pack it in and give up. /sarc
Baraq did 53% and 365 EVs in 2008 against weak McLame with no accountable record and full court press of SEIU, ACORN, and the MSM.
I don't see him as nearly as formidable in 2012 and think Romney has a good shot at winning.
You will see more of these fake polls all the way through the election. If the race is close and he loses, he will claim election fraud using the polls as proof. He will not relinquish power at the end of his term ... he will declare or cause an emergency situation where he can gain emergency powers .... remember that you are dealing with a communist. They never abide by the rules and change them as necessary.
I think Rommney wants to be president Mc Cain was just in it for an Obama win and to sneak a peak down Palins Blouse
The poll was probably conducted on a NYC streetcorner with the polling person flanked by Black Panthers with nightsticks.
No amount of money is going to program that out of his persona.
Don't let me have to tell you again that he is just a sanctioned leftist tool to smear conservatives.
The presstitutes said that it was going to be a close race between Bush and Dukakis in 1988 too.