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Polls Are Collapsing For Obama All Over The Place After The Debate
Business Insider ^ | October 6, 2012 | Brett LoGiurato

Posted on 10/06/2012 11:15:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Both national and swing-state polls are beginning to tighten in the presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. It's a signal that an expected Romney bump is starting to take shape after his consensus win in the first presidential debate on Wednesday.

Polls that track both national and swing state voting have shown nothing but bad news for the president over the last couple of days.

Here's a sampling of the national polls:

Gallup: Romney is starting to close in on Obama, trailing by only 3 points in the seven-day rolling average. And that average only reflects two days of surveys post-debate, so the full effect won't be known until next Wednesday.

Rasmussen: Rasmussen has had wild swings and tends to be Republican-leaning this election, but Romney holds a 2-point advantage here.

Reuters/Ipsos: Here, the race has tightened from a 6-point Obama lead pre-debate to only a 2-point lead on Friday. But Saturday didn't provide any further bounce for Romney in the online survey.

And in swing states:

Florida: Two polls — from Rasmussen and We Ask America — found Romney in the lead here on Friday by 2 and 3 points, respectively. Both polling firms tend to lean Republican.
Virginia: The same two firms — again, leaning Republican — found Romney with 1- and 3-point leads, respectively....

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Florida; Virginia; Campaign News; Polls
KEYWORDS: florida; obama; polls; romney
If he wins the next two...
1 posted on 10/06/2012 11:15:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Watch the internals. If they start oversampling Republicans you know its to give Romney a lead they will yank after the next debate. Obama will be the comeback kid again.

They are desperate to energize his deflated supporters.


2 posted on 10/06/2012 11:23:34 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The next debate is on foreign policy and I will be very surprised if obama soesn’t try to get out of it or makes Benghazi off limits because of an ‘ongoing investigation’.


3 posted on 10/06/2012 11:24:03 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason.)
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To: MestaMachine
The next debate is on foreign policy....

actually the next debate on Oct 16th is the townhall format. the foreign policy debate is the last debate on Oct 22.

4 posted on 10/06/2012 11:30:00 PM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan and his wife Janna, walk towards Elly’s Tea and Coffee House Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in Muscatine, Iowa. Ryan is on his “Victory in Iowa” bus tour.
5 posted on 10/06/2012 11:33:25 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Obama at the UN: The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.)
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To: kingattax

Thanks. I knew it was coming. -0 might just show up for a stacked deck.


6 posted on 10/06/2012 11:33:53 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have a feeling that something is going to happen after the 2nd debate, so that the 3rd debate will have to be cancelled.


7 posted on 10/06/2012 11:37:26 PM PDT by fellowpatriot
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To: SeekAndFind; LS; Perdogg; napscoordinator; God luvs America; nutmeg; SoFloFreeper; Ravi; ...

Poll ping.


8 posted on 10/06/2012 11:37:26 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 elections.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He needs to win the third debate at the least. First and last impressions are lasting ones.


9 posted on 10/06/2012 11:40:25 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The left's mantra is basically:

IF YOU VOTED FOR OBAMA IN 2008, but Refuse to vote at all in 2012:



10 posted on 10/06/2012 11:44:08 PM PDT by goron (Obama Gave Me a Free Phone!)
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To: MestaMachine

>>The next debate is on foreign policy

Actually the next debate is town hall format and includes both domestic and foreign policy. This will be a tough one, but still the pressure is on Barry O. to win it. All Mitt has to do is hold his own. Contrary to most people here, I think his best bet is to be cool (but firm) in this one.


11 posted on 10/06/2012 11:45:16 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: goron

I think Obama is a racist Socialist, whom I don’t like at all. I did not for the idiot in the first place.


12 posted on 10/06/2012 11:57:57 PM PDT by KwHorn77 (The GOP needs to get some Nads.)
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To: goron

I think Obama is a racist Socialist, whom I don’t like at all. I did not for the idiot in the first place.


13 posted on 10/06/2012 11:58:19 PM PDT by KwHorn77 (The GOP needs to get some Nads.)
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To: KwHorn77
"I think Obama is a racist Socialist, whom I don’t like at all. I did not for the idiot in the first place."



14 posted on 10/07/2012 12:13:01 AM PDT by goron (Obama Gave Me a Free Phone!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Not to fear! The BLS is telling us unemployment is collapsing.
15 posted on 10/07/2012 12:14:21 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: GeronL
Never underestimate Voter Fraud:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSQZ-XMuaf0&noredirect=1

16 posted on 10/07/2012 12:17:20 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

17 posted on 10/07/2012 12:24:40 AM PDT by goron (Obama Gave Me a Free Phone!)
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To: MestaMachine

The problem with that is ? it will be live TV and the people will be interested in the intrigue... “ what ? we haven’t heard this before, do tell “ ..


18 posted on 10/07/2012 12:27:06 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The fact is that he’s not been challenged.

He was terrible at debate during the 2008 primaries. He was messiah like only when he was scripted on his teleprompter and added the reverb to the mics, and he phoned in his time in the IL legislature/Senate.

Couple that with the Chicago thugs, and their shabby treatment of Hillary!, and you have the makings of an emperor who has no clothes.

There is no way he can learn to debate effectively between now and the election.

No way at all.


19 posted on 10/07/2012 12:40:37 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (~~~RAGE ~~~ I haz it.)
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To: dixiechick2000

20 posted on 10/07/2012 12:45:30 AM PDT by goron (Obama Gave Me a Free Phone!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In retrospect, it’s not so amazing. Obama has been protected by a carefully crafted, rigorously maintained, and totally unquestioned “illusion” of infallibility and invulnerability.

That’s gone now. The emperor’s naked butt is showing, and it’s not a pretty sight. All the kings horses ass’s in the media are not going to recreate that shell.


21 posted on 10/07/2012 1:04:18 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: expat1000

Everyone agrees that Obama has to win the next one. I don’t think he can. I just do not think it is possible. The public smells blood in the water now, and they will be watching every twitch, every glance, every breath he takes.

Even worse (from his point of view), the MSM has really been taking it in the shorts this election cycle, so they are not going to be able to get away with pitching him softballs.

The simple truth is that Barry is not good enough. He never was. Call him a Potemkin president, a straw man, a paper tiger, chose your own metaphor, he is an illusion and always has been. Stripped of TelePrompTer and the power and trappings of his office, he’s a nobody.

He was never up to this level of power or responsibility. Never. Which is why he has screwed up everything he touched.


22 posted on 10/07/2012 1:13:02 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: GeronL

I know many like myself that take personal privacy seriously.
Sure posting here is public.
I don’t answer the phone unless its a number I know. When I receive an unknown call I add it to my call block list, and messages are deleted without playing.
I will not put any political stickers on my car.
I refused to participate in the census. and would not ever create a Facebook account.
I Do Vote!


23 posted on 10/07/2012 1:50:45 AM PDT by Morris70
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The debate was like a hard slap to the face of some marginal Obama voters that broke them out of their trance/delusion. “My God, where was I, what was I doing? ...”

They trance was broken and the old hypnotizing BULL BLEEP does not work a second time. A con man can only fool the same mark one time with the "play". One the mark has wised up, it's game over.

24 posted on 10/07/2012 2:17:58 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Early voting may backfire on Obama as many may take the opportunity to vote now after making up their mind after the first debate.


25 posted on 10/07/2012 2:26:58 AM PDT by AU72
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To: GeronL
They did over sample Republicans in the Colorado poll.
26 posted on 10/07/2012 3:50:29 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: fortheDeclaration

We have to make sure we keep track of that, to see if they do it all over.


27 posted on 10/07/2012 3:56:28 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
God thing Unemployment dropped a half a percentage point overnight.


28 posted on 10/07/2012 4:45:15 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Good looking woman , but man those are some ugly shoes .


29 posted on 10/07/2012 4:52:42 AM PDT by sushiman
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To: Ronin

Let’s talk on Nov. 7 after Obama goes down. Until then we need to fight like we’re behind.


30 posted on 10/07/2012 5:02:27 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: GeronL

Maybe, but our OH absentee data shows it is almost IMPOSSIBLE to “OVERSAMPLE” Rs and even these polls may understate R performance.


31 posted on 10/07/2012 5:17:11 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Berlin_Freeper

He’s wearing cowboy boots. I like that.


32 posted on 10/07/2012 5:18:36 AM PDT by bcsco (Bourbon gets better with age...I age better with Bourbon.)
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To: goron
After the congress critters passed DEMONRAT President, Lyndon B. Johnson's "Great Society Bill" , Johnson said to his Secretary, "We'll have these niggers voting demonRAT for the next 100 years", and they call us racists.


33 posted on 10/07/2012 5:19:41 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: Morris70
I know many like myself that take personal privacy seriously.
Sure posting here is public.
I don’t answer the phone unless its a number I know. When I receive an unknown call I add it to my call block list, and messages are deleted without playing.
I will not put any political stickers on my car.
I refused to participate in the census. and would not ever create a Facebook account.
I Do Vote!

There is no real anonymity online...
For example, this is your IP Address:
Your IP Address (above ↑) traces right to your computer!


Don't worry... only you can see your own... but there are other tricks and ways...

Remember, a comment once posted is like a bullet fired... it cannot be recalled and the damage it does is not only permanent, but traceable right back to you.

34 posted on 10/07/2012 6:33:49 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: kingattax

The second Obama/Romney debate is on foreign and domestic policy.

Here’s info on all the debates:

http://www.2012presidentialelectionnews.com/2012-debate-schedule/2012-presidential-debate-schedule/


35 posted on 10/07/2012 6:40:35 AM PDT by Atlantan
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To: fortheDeclaration

To me, it looked like that Colorado poll wasn’t oversampling Republicans so much as it was oversampling unknowns....


36 posted on 10/07/2012 6:59:38 AM PDT by Eepsy
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To: sushiman

Shoes? Yes. But it’s also the dress that’s a disaster. Women, please, do NOT wear horizontal stripes, and especially huge ones like Mrs. Ryan is wearing in the picture at the top of the thread, unless you’re under the age of 13 and skinny like a boy.


37 posted on 10/07/2012 7:21:01 AM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why we continue to site the leftist Business Insider and the more leftist author of this article is beyond me.....


38 posted on 10/07/2012 7:24:16 AM PDT by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: Solson

The first thing I caught was Rasmussen LEANS republican in all his polls. That was the first thing this guy mentions.


39 posted on 10/07/2012 7:27:27 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (The Scriptures clearly tell us we are in the last days, the end times. Christ is the only answer!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Rush predicted this.

State-controlled media can cook the polls when the election is months away, but the closer we get to the election the more honest the polls have to be if state-controlled media wants to maintain any credibility.

40 posted on 10/07/2012 9:33:12 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: USS Alaska

41 posted on 10/07/2012 12:35:04 PM PDT by goron (Bob Beckel enjoys Government Cheese Enemas!)
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To: goron

I love that graphic! It’s great!

Thank you so much for posting it.

There was a time when the small print...;o)


42 posted on 10/07/2012 11:40:54 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (~~~RAGE ~~~ I haz it.)
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To: Ronin

You’re absolutely right and in the debates, Obama has no room to run from his dismal record. It was encouraging to hear Mitt give specific examples of what he’d do in office and back up his assertions with citations. (”The CBO says...” vs. Obama’s “studies say...”) Gives him much more weight and credibility than Obama can hope to muster.


43 posted on 10/08/2012 1:10:53 PM PDT by Maneating Lemur
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