Skip to comments.Obama widens lead over GOP rivals in California
Posted on 02/23/2012 7:44:06 AM PST by SmithL
With the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination in increasing disarray, Democratic President Obama has significantly strengthened his hand in California, where his margin over his strongest GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, has doubled in the past three months, a new Field Poll shows.
Obama leads the former Massachusetts governor by 20 percentage points, 55-35, in the nation's most-populous state. Independent voters, who will be critical in the November election, prefer the president 59 to 27 percent, the poll found.
The president has an even more commanding lead - of 28 points - over former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, who is surging in Michigan and Arizona, where crucial primaries will be held Tuesday.
Obama holds a 23-point lead, the poll showed, over former House Speaker Newt Gingrich - who on Saturday will deliver the keynote address to California Republicans holding their state convention at the Burlingame Hyatt.
(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...
I’m devastated that the land of fruits, nuts, illegal aliens, depravity, social decadence, environmental overregulation, and general overall sorriness would vote for Zero!
California is a lost state.
At least until their accounting games no longer work.
Thank God for the Electoral College.
BFD. What would one expect from what is arguably THE single most screwed up state in the union?
I watched “2012” again last evening....and I swear I cheered when California broke up and slid into the Pacific.
Who else will promise to use OUR money to pay for the dim-bulb-crat bankrupt state when it finally has to admit that it’s a non-English speaking, corrupt, piece of trash destined for the tarpits (or the ocean - depending on when the next big one happens).
I’m telling all my Republican friends in Caliph-phony-a to vote Green Party in November. We know damned well that Obama is gonna take this God-forsaken state, might as well get enough support for the Greens to get them real status on the ballot.
Perhaps they can eat into this Demo-socialist cabal in future election cycles to the point where we might actually get some people in there who will actually listen to other than the vociferous special interest geeks!
There are still some of us sane here boys. We are not all fruits and nuts. At least, I know I’m not! Screw this state!
But if the Republican is the popular vote winner, it doesn’t matter what the vote is in California. By law, all the electoral votes go to the Republican, thanks to the legislature’s paranoia that the 2000 election could happen again.
Let’s send all of the libs to California, create their own country, they can let in all the illegals they want, and see how long that lasts.
Southern California is a de facto Mexican state.
Let’s just give Southern California to Mexico. We can break off the north to the State of Jefferson, like they wanted to do in the 40s.
Yup. I deserve a front row seat and see my state go bankrupt from illegals, liberals and morons.
—California is a lost state.—
I confess guilty pleasure at seeing LA slide into the ocean in 2012. :-)
That is just so unexpected.
Especially since we have almost no Republican representation in this state.
Persona non grata.
Thank heavens the founding fathers were wise. Without the Electoral College a few states and blue cities would always control the country.
They were wise indeed to create a system that still works over 200 years later to protect it's citizens
I just realized you beat me to it (see my post just before this one...)
I can just see them scrambling to undo that particular piece of legislation when a Republican wins the popular vote.
Metaphorically speaking, it has.
Libs inherently want to control you,
so they’re not just going to “go away and leave you alone”.