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Obama's Approval Bump Hasn't Transferred to 2012 Prospects - Obama still running neck and neck...
Gallup ^ | May 11, 2011 | Lydia Saad

Posted on 05/11/2011 9:40:06 PM PDT by neverdem

Obama still running neck and neck with unnamed Republican candidate

Given a choice between Barack Obama and an unnamed Republican, 43% of registered voters say they are more likely to vote for Obama and 40% are more likely to vote for the Republican. This is essentially unchanged from April and February, when voters' preferences were evenly split.

Trend: 2012: Barack Obama vs. Generic Republican -- Based on Registered Voters

Track election 2012 data >
The May 5-8 Gallup poll, conducted after the death of Osama bin Laden, did not pick up the same rally effect in support for Obama's re-election as Gallup Daily tracking has found in the president's job approval rating.

The two-percentage-point increase in support for Obama's re-election over the past month, from 41% in the April 20-22 poll to 43% today, is not statistically significant...

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: dems17percent; obama; oversampled; republicans
The increase was from pubbies for doing his job???
1 posted on 05/11/2011 9:40:10 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

I really think we need some new parties.


2 posted on 05/11/2011 9:42:17 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Shut up and eat your Beans!)
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To: screaminsunshine

I really think we need some new parties.


The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the presidency. It will be easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to an electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails us. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The republic can survive a Barack Obama It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president.” — Author Unknown


3 posted on 05/11/2011 9:49:02 PM PDT by unkus
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To: neverdem
I>Obama's Approval Bump Hasn't Transferred to 2012 Prospects - Obama still running neck and neck...

Seriously? No way this clown gets reelected.

4 posted on 05/11/2011 9:50:51 PM PDT by doc1019 (Palin/Bachmann, unbeatable.)
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To: screaminsunshine
Bad idea!
a 3RD party guarantees an Obama win!
5 posted on 05/11/2011 9:51:15 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: screaminsunshine; neverdem

Get real. It depends on how they asked the question.

“Did you approve of what the President did, killing Osama bin Laden?”

One would have to be brain dead to say “NO!”

I no longer trust polls. What I am discovering in talking to ordinary people in supermarkets and the like, is that they universally dislike and distrust Obama!

That tells me a lot!


6 posted on 05/11/2011 9:51:15 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NOT FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT)
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To: neverdem
Obama's Approval Bump Hasn't Transferred to 2012 Prospects - Obama still running neck and neck...

Seriously? No way this clown gets reelected.

7 posted on 05/11/2011 9:52:00 PM PDT by doc1019 (Palin/Bachmann, unbeatable.)
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To: doc1019

No way this clown should have been elected in the first place...but “unkus” post above nailed it


8 posted on 05/11/2011 9:55:48 PM PDT by ldish (Looking forward to Independence Day)
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To: neverdem

If Rush was correct today, the WH knows that these poll numbers are artificially high. He said the WH has internals that show Obummer at half of what the public polls have him at. That makes a lot more sense than him being even with even a stray dog on the street. Obummer is doomed.


9 posted on 05/11/2011 10:03:51 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: screaminsunshine; Kansas58

I agree with Kansas, don’t hand Odumbo the win with a 3rd party. This is damn winnable for the GOP. The American public did not buy that this clown got OBL, which is good. Just need a candidate who won’t sit there and take it from the MSM.


10 posted on 05/11/2011 10:04:02 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: unkus

Much wisdom.


11 posted on 05/11/2011 10:06:21 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: unkus

It’s obvious that once and awhile, America needs a trainwreck like Carter or Obama as a painful lesson of what happens when you elect empty suits as president. Hopefully, many outside the mainstream media and the fringe left who voted for Obama have learned from the experience and will do better in 2012. I hope what’s left of the dem party learned nothing from the massive a$$ kicking they recieved last Nov. and will continue on with their crap so we can make sure Obama is voted out of office next year.

But the GOP cannot just sit back. McCain was a terrible choice in 2008. I pray the right ticket is formed that can not only soundly beat Obama/Biden, but will also be the right people to lead this country in a better direction.


12 posted on 05/11/2011 10:10:05 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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To: max americana
You can see a chart of how third party candidates gave Democrats Presidential wins in previous elections here.
13 posted on 05/11/2011 10:10:27 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: neverdem

There’s something profoundly wrong, if BO can’t be defeated.


14 posted on 05/11/2011 10:16:25 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Obummer is doomed.

Yup. That’s why he’s running for reelection NOW.


15 posted on 05/11/2011 10:33:25 PM PDT by WOSG (Herman Cain for President)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

I agree 100%. Well said.


16 posted on 05/11/2011 10:37:07 PM PDT by unkus
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To: screaminsunshine
I really think we need some new parties.

I agree. As long as the new parties start from below, bottom up, not jump to presidential races.

18 posted on 05/11/2011 11:40:04 PM PDT by paudio (The differences between Clinton and 0bama? About a dozen of former Democratic Congressmen.)
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Polls are mfg’d bullsh!t with a hint of truth to give them legitimacy. I hate polls on the same level that I hate the political liars who try to destroy the greatest country God ever created.


19 posted on 05/11/2011 11:56:58 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: neverdem

Wait for the big Obummer summer that’s coming.
Five buck gas, expensive food, people not going on vacations, it’s going to be an eye opener for many.


20 posted on 05/12/2011 12:26:09 AM PDT by Names Ash Housewares ( Refusing to kneel before the "messiah".)
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To: paudio

“I agree. As long as the new parties start from below, bottom up, not jump to presidential races. “

Agreed.

This fantasy that a third party can win the white house from Obama is massively dangerous.

It’s Obozo’s dream for a PeROT factor again.
Pretty much guarantees he wins, and we lose our country for sure.


21 posted on 05/12/2011 12:29:37 AM PDT by Names Ash Housewares ( Refusing to kneel before the "messiah".)
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To: neverdem
The good news is that there is still plenty of time for him to keep running the numbers negative. He needs no help from anyone. Obama says he's doing fine All By Myself.
22 posted on 05/12/2011 12:39:43 AM PDT by Puckster
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To: Puckster
Okay, okay, I got it right this time. The good news is that there is still plenty of time for him to keep running the numbers negative. He needs no help from anyone. Obama says he's doing fine All By Myself.
23 posted on 05/12/2011 12:43:02 AM PDT by Puckster
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To: neverdem

Zogby poll...

Will you vote for Obama orsomeone else...

Obama 37%
Not sure 7%
Someone else 55%


24 posted on 05/12/2011 3:27:58 AM PDT by ez ("Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, Paradise Lost)
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To: SatinDoll
I no longer trust polls.

Me neither. They are designed to deceive.
25 posted on 05/12/2011 5:09:22 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: liberty or death
Polls are mfg’d bullsh!t with a hint of truth to give them legitimacy.

It's just another tool they use to spread their propaganda. The clueless believe it and make the MSM prophesy come true. It worked for many w/their 'everything is wrong w/Bush' and the same media gave us Barry.
26 posted on 05/12/2011 5:14:15 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Names Ash Housewares

We went to a wedding on the other coast shortly after 9/11 (flew into Logan no less) and decided to make the flight even more worthwhile by adding in sight seeing in the northeast for another week.

Pretty much all the motels had big “special deals” and most had signs out that said, “Thank you for traveling.”

Inflation prevents the special deals this time, but you can bet tourist oriented businesses will be grateful for anyone who does manage to travel.

I hope whoever does travel will remember to comment in front of as many people as possible, “I can’t take much more of this fundamental change.”


27 posted on 05/12/2011 7:44:28 AM PDT by Sal (Islamo Bamma is the star, writer, director and producer of AS THE WORLD BURNS.)
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