Skip to comments.New Ariz. Poll Shows Mccain Leading GOP Challenger (64 percent to 19)
Posted on 07/14/2010 1:17:33 PM PDT by Maelstorm
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C’mon, Arizona. We Utahans got rid of Bennett (Hatch is next). The LEAST you can do is get rid of squishy Juan.
You’re right. After all, the country knows Sarah Palin’s endorsements only turn off conservative voters.
Sarah’s a joke, right norge?
Exactly. Sarah Palin hasn’t been able to help a single person with her endorsements at any time.
Plenty of real Conservatives left we can help:
I'm wondering the percentage of GOPers; dims; indys, the parts of the state quizzed but mostly, whether or not the pollster chose "likely primary voters," i.e. a tab of those who've voted in the past 2 or 3 primaries, not merely registered voters or worse yet, someone who answered the phone.
There's just too much anger over lack of political will to shut borders, punishing employers who recruit and hire illegals, not to mention all those kidnappings (though Sheriff Joe Arpaio said last night, it was mostly happening in the illegal communities), for McLame to be so far out front. Something seems amiss in this poll finding.
Right! She’s not ready but they are certain of her powers over AZ voters. Over the top powerful but not ready! LOL!
Hatch is to UT as McPain is to AZ, but the two have an intense dislike for each other, I understand.
This bogus poll is meant to discourage Hayworth supporters. I don’t buy it. People hate McCain out here. Not one vote has been cast yet. Get to work and send money!
Hayworth is a clown? What are you a McCain plant that needs watering?
Can you give us an AZ view on where the voters stand on this election?
Humm, isn't that how we got here?
The Federal Government has too much power giving incumbent Federal Congressmen too much money from the sale of their power.
Its dam near unthinkable that we the people would be able to weld the federal tools as to reduce federal power or otherwise do something that hurts their real contributers.
We not only have the natural inclination of federal politicians working against us, we also have a nearly insurmountable incumbent advantage.
As I have said many times before. If we are going to solve this problem its going to have to come from our state and local governments forcefully removing power from the ground up. Hiting this directly will only continue to prove as futile as it always has proved.
My proposal is not an easy path to walk as we will have to deal with the full might of the Federal Power apparatus which we can no longer weld struggling to hold on to the valuable power they have accumulated. That includes their courts. At the end of the day we are going to have to play State and local interest against them. Uses them as our ally to help us push down the Federal monster from the outside so that it may become more manageable from the inside.
We do this and you will find that congress will become more amendable to our goals, as the reality of the fact that they are not practically able to defend that power sets in. Our Federal leaders will look else where for political support and that elsewhere will be the interest of the voters.
In other-words they will more realistically cave for political points as they are no loner able to win the battle for valuable political power.
I’m leaning in your direction, but I’m still holding out hope.
I am a realist though.
Your questions are irrelevant. McCain is not a newcomer or a Tea Party candidate who is an underdog. Therefore, the voters in AZ aren't going to be influenced by her supporting McCain because they expected it all along.
Sarah supporters knew far in advance that she was going to endorse and campaign for McCain. We didn't like it, and there was healthy debate about it. I posted a vanity complaining about it too.
But in the end, she's not going to change her mind about it so who is making it an issue? It's those who need a strawman to keep on hand in case of a McCain victory. It's those who were never supporters of Sarah to begin with. You can argue about whether or not her endorsement of McCain was good or bad but in the end, she has no control over your vote. It is up to the people of AZ to boot McCain out of office, not her.
Like I said, Palin detractors are desperately cooking up a strawman in the event of a McCain victory. They don't support her anyway, had she remained on the sidelines and said nothing, they still wouldn't have supported her because she actually ran with him. They are hyping the issue to knock her out of contention in 2012, that's all.
Candidates such as Haley and Carly weren't "front runners." They were stuck in neutral until Palin's endorsement.
If McCain wins, lets see how many people here recognize her endorsement for his success the way they did in the other races.
Sorry bub, it's not the same. She ran with McCain and the conventional wisdom told you it was going to be a no-brainer for her to endorse him. Everybody knew this was going to happen, except for disgruntled types who are only making it an issue out of their dislike for Palin.
I think it was a mistake for her to endorse McCain.
I do too, but in the end what can you do about it. You can continue to gripe about it or simply go out and double your efforts to support the other guy. Why are you letting an endorsement get to you? Conservatives are supposed to be independent thinkers, right?
TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT TERM LIMITS DAMN IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Term limits are no a panacea. My evidence? The California state legislature.
If Sarah Palin is so powerful that she can do this, then she is completely undefeatable, and will be a lock for President.
Arizona Republicans ARE California Republicans. They're abandoning the state they ruined and are coming here in droves so they can ruin Arizona as well.
Four voters in our household who are voting against McCain. I don’t know anyone who is voting for McCain, except one lone person in our neighborhood with sign in front.
Now all McCain needs is that lovable thick hottie, Sarah Palin to strut around for him, and it’ll be a huge win/save for the Bringer of Barry!
Americans, fresh off their biggest brain-fart in history seek to top their stupidity with a RINO-Roundup of monumental proportions.
Welcome to RINOFEST ‘10!
THANK YOU for the encouragement!
AZ votes are really for our country - not just AZ. That’s how important AZ voters are!
This is a direct quote from the latest Rasmussen poll and writeup:
“The two men are also tied among conservative voters.
McCain is viewed Very Favorably by 30% of GOP voters in Arizona and Very Unfavorably by 11%.
Hayworths marks are 24% Very Favorable and 24% Very Unfavorable.”
>> Title: AZ Poll Shows Mccain Leading GOP Challenger (64 percent to 19)
>> Maelstorm: Looks like the “Free Money Govt Money” infomercial didn’t help.
They mock the free market to their peril - ignorant fools unable to differentiate infomercials from legislative tyranny. To hell with them!
Perhaps AZ’s judgment on illegal immigration deserves the criticism it’s getting after all.
Yup, and it’s so strong you can smell it whilst upwind!
I agree. Her endorsement of Hayworth would have made all the difference. This indicates a tone deafness on her part which does not bode well.
No, it wasnt for nothing. He had to spend $20 million to convince everyone he was more conservative then JD. BTW, thats money you and I gave to help in the campaign against Obama. McCain had it left over so he spent it taking down JD.
The sad thing is had he spent that money fighting 0bama and had he mounted such a tough battle against 0bama as he has against J.D. maybe we wouldn’t be cursed with 0bama as Pres—ent!
He’ll go all out to keep his Senate seat but acts like a whipped dog when running for the highest office in the land! Please folks from AZ don’t get sucked in by him again.
Perhaps Duncan Hunter and Jim DeMint should have campaigned strongly for Hayworth then he would be sitting on a 64pc favorable, right?
Which begs the question, why haven’t more conservative pols been conspicuously supportive of Hayworth?
I’d say because McCain is owed a lot of favors and he’s calling them in this time, every single one.
He has fought tooth and nail spewing lies and distortions in ad after ad. He started running ads against Hayworth before Hayworth said he was running!
McLame wouldn’t attach Zero on real things like Bill Ayers, his radical friends, his lack of experience, etc. etc. but he’s fighting to the death for his Senate seat.
Yep, after the primary, McShame will take a hard left turn.
I guess you missed the McCain - Palin love fest where she said that John was what the tea parties were all about. (barf)
Just when we thought AZ was getting it together....
The poll is not primary-focused. It was weighted. And yes, after all of my opposition research of McStain, I would be surprised if that poll were accurate.
More likely the poll was bought and paid for by liberal interests. I’d bet they are “helping” McCain so that the GOP will stay home in AZ in November.
Please explain in detail how he is more odd and creepy than McCain.
McCain handed your country to the Democrats and Obama through MCCain Feingold. It will never be the same. Hopefully the people in AZ understand that. McCain is also for amnesty and is tied to Soros. I still think he will lose.
Huh? That joke is as bad as Mitt Romney himself.
Huh? That joke is as bad as Mitt Romney himself.
Wouldn't surprise me in the least.
So you admit Sarah’s endorsement and constant ads running help McCain?
You are the one with the joke.
“Ouch. That number seven is a killer. “
You mean this one?
I just came from 6 months in AZ and found not one single McLame supporter
7 posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 1:21:46 PM by Mr. K
I live here, and at least nobody I know will ADMIT to being for McCain.
No, that’s my opinion, and apparently not just mine, by the polls.
I sent the campaign some money after Palin joined. I now get spammed regularly by McCain, I think even after asking to be removed from their list.
How can Arizonans be so smart with Brewer but so dumb with McCain?
It seems fairly obvious that Arizonians don’t like the Mc Cain alternative. He becomes the smart choice when there is nothing perceived as better