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54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male
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Posted on 08/30/2007 9:56:18 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male

rasmussenreports.com 36 minutes ago

New York Senator Hillary Clinton and Illinois Senator Barack Obama have been one-two in polls for the Democratic Presidential nomination since the campaign season begin. Together, they routinely attract support from more than half of all Likely Democratic Primary Voters. But, the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 54% of the nation's voters say it's at least Somewhat Likely that the Democrats will end up nominating a White Male. Twenty-four percent (24%) of all voters say a White Male candidate is Very Likely.

Thirty-four percent (34%) say the Democrats are Not Very Likely or Not at All Likely to nominate a White Male. Twelve percent (12%) are not sure.

This month's poll finds voters a bit more likely to believe the nominee could be a White Male. A month ago, just 46% said that outcome was Somewhat or Very Likely. Former North Carolina Senator John Edwards is the only White Male candidate earning double digit support in polling for the Democratic Presidential Nomination. He has consistently found himself in third place attracting support in the mid-teens nationally.

Democrats themselves are even more inclined to see the possibility of both frontrunners being passed. Sixty-one percent (61%) of Democrats say a White Male nominee is at least Somewhat Likely. Twenty-two percent (22%) consider it Very Likely.

Younger voters are also quite skeptical about prospects for the frontrunners. Among voters under 30, a startling 43% say it's Very Likely the Democrats will end up nominating a White Male. That figure falls to just 16% for voters over 50.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008polls; hillary; womanpresident
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1 posted on 08/30/2007 9:56:20 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s easy. Hillary will simply announce that she really is a male, and has been for quite a while now.


2 posted on 08/30/2007 9:58:07 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: Sub-Driver
Younger voters are also quite skeptical about prospects for the frontrunners. Among voters under 30, a startling 43% say it's Very Likely the Democrats will end up nominating a White Male.

I think they might be right, after all Hillary is the front-runner.

3 posted on 08/30/2007 9:58:19 AM PDT by Always Right
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To: Always Right

That just shows how stupid dims are.


4 posted on 08/30/2007 9:59:33 AM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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To: Always Right

Paging Al “gorebull warming” Bore!!! We need you to save the planet.


5 posted on 08/30/2007 10:00:20 AM PDT by Nickh
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To: Sub-Driver

Here's the man.

6 posted on 08/30/2007 10:01:24 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: Sub-Driver

“Dems likely to nominate white male”

This eliminates John Edwards, but it’s no help in predicting between Hillary and Obama.


7 posted on 08/30/2007 10:01:56 AM PDT by Nervous Tick
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To: Sub-Driver

This is America. Voters need to make some hard decisions about who should lead this country and the war against radical Islam. An unqualified women? A naive unqualified Muslim male? I don’t think so. When it comes down to the actual election the reigns of this country will still be in the hands of a Republican.


8 posted on 08/30/2007 10:02:22 AM PDT by LetsRok
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To: Sub-Driver

Well Obama is half white and Hillary is atleast half male so I guess either could count as a white male.

This is bad news for the Breck Girl as he’s more of a woman than Hill.

Maybe this means Chris Dodd will get the nomination.


9 posted on 08/30/2007 10:03:07 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("I mean, he's gone from Jane Fonda to Dr. Strangelove in one week." - Romney on B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Sub-Driver

54%: Somewhat Likely
24%: Very Likely
+


= 78% Likely

That’s huge.

I have thought for months that Edwards is going to be our biggest challenge, even though it hasn’t appeared that way or does not (still) appear that way right now.


10 posted on 08/30/2007 10:04:36 AM PDT by jdm
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To: Sub-Driver

Slow Joe Biden must be salivating!


11 posted on 08/30/2007 10:05:21 AM PDT by keepitreal
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To: Always Right
I think they might be right, after all Hillary is the front-runner.

Hillary's white?

12 posted on 08/30/2007 10:06:33 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: going hot
Hillary will simply announce that she really is a male, and has been for quite a while now.

Janet Reno will vouch for her maleness, even if it's worn.


13 posted on 08/30/2007 10:06:42 AM PDT by ASA Vet
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To: Sub-Driver
Where do they come up with these idiotic poll ideas? A poll regarding whom people "think" other people are "likely to nominate" is worse than meaningless.

But as long as we're here, why not continue up the levels of abstraction? Let's have a poll to see who people think other people would think other people are going to nominate were they polled on the subject of who they think other people are going to nominate. Make sense?

14 posted on 08/30/2007 10:07:19 AM PDT by Dr. Frank fan
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To: going hot
That’s easy. Hillary will simply announce that she really is a male, and has been for quite a while now.

If Hillary is a White male, does that make the Clintons the first homosexual interracial couple in the White House?
15 posted on 08/30/2007 10:08:45 AM PDT by Antoninus (The greatest gifts parents can give their children are siblings.)
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To: LetsRok
When it comes down to the actual election the reigns of this country will still be in the hands of a Republican.

Unless we drop the reigns and roll off the buckboard fighting with each other.

16 posted on 08/30/2007 10:11:03 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: Sub-Driver

Silky pony is a male, right?


17 posted on 08/30/2007 10:12:24 AM PDT by colorcountry (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. --Voltaire)
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To: LetsRok
Voters need to make some hard decisions about who should lead this country and the war against radical Islam. An unqualified women? A naive unqualified Muslim male? I don’t think so.

Careful. This poll says nothing about whether either of those two will win the nomination (or election). It is a poll regarding who people think will be nominated.

Needless to say I hope, who someone thinks will be nominated, and who someone will actually vote for in the primary, need not be the same person. It could be that a lot of people intend to vote for Hillary, but are extremely pessimistic about her chances, for example.

18 posted on 08/30/2007 10:12:30 AM PDT by Dr. Frank fan
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To: Antoninus
If Hillary is a White male, ...

first glance I thought that said white whale, I thought, yup,

19 posted on 08/30/2007 10:12:33 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: Sub-Driver

What a rediculous, meaningless poll of silly, uninformed voters. Rasmussen, you are the weakest link.


20 posted on 08/30/2007 10:13:34 AM PDT by asparagus
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To: Sub-Driver

**54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male**

I have thought that all along.


21 posted on 08/30/2007 10:14:22 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: going hot

Shows how many Dems. are paying attention to what is going on. Also, how stupid they are.


22 posted on 08/30/2007 10:16:02 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Sub-Driver

“54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male”

Poor Jon Edwards, One out of two ain’t bad.


23 posted on 08/30/2007 10:17:19 AM PDT by exile ("Get off my phone, ya big dope"- The Great One)
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To: Sub-Driver
So if Dims pass over the frontrunners will the media label them as racists ??


BUMP

24 posted on 08/30/2007 10:18:51 AM PDT by capitalist229 (ANDS)
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To: Sub-Driver

More MSM manufactured polls to keep the Dems in the spotlight.


25 posted on 08/30/2007 10:19:43 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Sub-Driver

Well Obama is 50% white, Hillary and Edwards are 50% male, and Kuchinich is 54% the size of a normal white male, so I guess they are in good shape.


26 posted on 08/30/2007 10:22:15 AM PDT by LexBaird (Tyrannosaurus Lex, unapologetic carnivore)
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To: Sub-Driver

So it’s going to be Edwards, huh?

Not very likely.


27 posted on 08/30/2007 10:22:32 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Sub-Driver
54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male

That's mighty white of them.

28 posted on 08/30/2007 10:25:06 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Sub-Driver
Well, my brother is a true blue DEMONcRAT and he says he won't be voting for the SHE-DEVIL, but I doubt it. When the rubber meets the road I think the RATS will come out in full force to support the VOMIT FROM HELL!
29 posted on 08/30/2007 10:25:57 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: Sub-Driver

“54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male”

Looks like Hillary is getting the nomination.


30 posted on 08/30/2007 10:27:39 AM PDT by edcoil (Reality doesn't say much - doesn't need too)
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To: Sub-Driver

Looks like this is the lock for Hillary. Too bad. I really thought Edwards could be our first female presidend.


31 posted on 08/30/2007 10:30:02 AM PDT by domenad (In all things, in all ways, at all times, let honor guide me.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Close, but not quite. I have believed for a long time that after Hillary has her “Dean” moment and it will come, and Obama’s lack of credentials come through publicly, and they will, there will be an alternative. One who can unite a vast Democrat base and sound reasonable to many moderate to liberal Democrats. He is the one Democrat I would not want at the top of the ticket. He comes across as mainstream although he is liberal and he can ignite the Hispanic and minority bases in swing states like Arizona, Missouri, etc. He has White House cabinet credentials as well. Again, I want a republican president. But keep watch on Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico.


32 posted on 08/30/2007 10:30:54 AM PDT by untwist
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To: Sub-Driver
Bill was the first black pres and Hillary will be the first transsexual pres. She will announce next week that she is a transsexual lesbian.
33 posted on 08/30/2007 10:31:46 AM PDT by hophead ( "Enjoy Every Sandwich")
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To: Sub-Driver
White Whale? Who is this White Whale?...White Male?...never mind....


34 posted on 08/30/2007 10:31:46 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Sub-Driver

“54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male”

Hillary.


35 posted on 08/30/2007 10:32:04 AM PDT by Grunthor (When life gives you lemons, you throw them at the mean people and hope it gets them in the eyes.)
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To: Sub-Driver
54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male

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Trolling for votes.

36 posted on 08/30/2007 10:33:13 AM PDT by RoadKingSE
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To: colorcountry

Silky pony is a male, right?

NO. Well maybe semi-


37 posted on 08/30/2007 10:34:00 AM PDT by hdstmf
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To: edcoil
Democratic ballot:

(Vote for one)

[ ] Brass Balls
[ ] Stepin Fetchit
[ ] Holly Golightly
[ ] Gimli the Dwarf
[ ] Pedro the Gardener

38 posted on 08/30/2007 10:34:40 AM PDT by ZeitgeistSurfer (Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.)
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To: Sub-Driver
54% Say Dems Likely to Nominate White Male

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This about this if this idiot's name should appear on a ballot. How, in good conscience, can we trust the security of this Country to a fool that the Army would not trust with a magazine for his rifle?

39 posted on 08/30/2007 10:38:15 AM PDT by RoadKingSE
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40 posted on 08/30/2007 10:38:31 AM PDT by TSchmereL ("Rust but terrify.")
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To: LexBaird

hahahaha, that’s good.

But I think this poll just shows that many southern democrats and regular white dims may be having second thoughts about hillary and obama, and might just want to improve their chances with a bill clinton-type of candidate.

It kinda reminds me of those polls where 2-3% of people when asked if they’re are a racist say “yes”, then when asked if they know a nieghbor or a friend who’s racist the number jumps up 30 or 40 percentage points. Maybe these are democrats who consciously think running Edwards would be better.

Then again maybe it doesn’t mean anything...


41 posted on 08/30/2007 10:39:14 AM PDT by Tears of a Clown
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To: RoadKingSE
CORRECTION.

ThisTHINK about this if this idiot's name should appear on a ballot.

42 posted on 08/30/2007 10:40:42 AM PDT by RoadKingSE
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To: going hot
Well, Obama is half white.

Although, in the period from high school in Hawaii, to Columbia University and then to the streets of Chicago as a community organizer, Obama is the classic angry young black man, describing his world thusly:

"We were always playing on the white man's court -- by the white man's rules.  If the principal, or the coach, or a teacher wanted to spit in your face, he could, because he had the power and you didn't.  The only thing you could choose was withdrawal into a smaller and smaller coil of rage."

Obama’s once described the white race as “that ghostly figure that haunted black dreams.”

“That hate hadn't gone away,” he wrote, blaming “white people — some cruel, some ignorant, sometimes a single face, sometimes just a faceless image of a system claiming power over our lives.”

During college, Obama disapproved of what he called other "half-breeds" who gravitated toward whites instead of blacks.  And yet after college, he once fell in love with a white woman, only to push her away when he concluded he would have to assimilate into her world, not the other way around. 

Obama once  described his grandparents, the people who raised him, as "white folk."
43 posted on 08/30/2007 10:42:05 AM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have .chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: going hot
That’s easy. Hillary will simply announce that she really is a male, and has been for quite a while now.

Well then that would make Vince Foster GAY. Calling Senator Craig. Tap, tap, tap.

44 posted on 08/30/2007 10:43:16 AM PDT by RoadKingSE
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To: EveningStar

Ugh.


45 posted on 08/30/2007 10:46:38 AM PDT by BJClinton (And then it occured to me: a real rocket scientist posted the Friday silliness thread on Thursday.)
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To: COUNTrecount

What a picture! Can anyone imagine this lunatic ‘trying’ to run the country? - let alone actually doing it.


46 posted on 08/30/2007 10:51:12 AM PDT by Eighth Square
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To: Sub-Driver

Wouldn’t shock me.

Dems are only supporting Hillary because of Bill.

I would be mildly shocked if the bigoted white liberal vote, and it’s out there, elected Obama their nominee.

Edwards is effeminate but he is the closest to the type of nominee they prefer...when they aren’t digging Mass politicians up.

Obama gets a lot of support from young people and the Holywood crowd stoked by his image but outside of that when it comes down to getting serious about a nominee I wouldn’t be surprised if its Edwards that gives Hill a run. If someone does.


47 posted on 08/30/2007 11:08:57 AM PDT by Soul Seeker
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48 posted on 08/30/2007 11:10:56 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: Sub-Driver

Racist Democrats????


49 posted on 08/30/2007 11:18:11 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: COUNTrecount

I think that (Al Gore) was the hidden bottom line of this whole article...


50 posted on 08/30/2007 11:48:44 AM PDT by detch
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