Skip to comments.Barack Obama's Re-election Bid is Already in Deep Trouble. "Hot Diggity Dawg" Says it All!
Posted on 04/19/2012 8:46:37 PM PDT by lbryce
Newt Gingrich may not have got the memo but the battle for the Republican nomination is over. Some in the Romney campaign were hoping for a Febuary end but others were fearing it would go on until June and a small number of Republicans even predicted a convention fight in August.
All in all, April is not a bad result for Mitt Romney - long enough to test him, short enough to allow him to focus solely on the general for the final six months.
Despite the very recent and ugly and negative primaries, Romney's struggle with conservatives and the relative difficulty he had in overcoming a lacklustre field, Republicans - who tend to fall in line more readily than Democrats - are already uniting behind him.
Obama_1318962c President Barack Obama: in deep trouble
The RealClearPolitics poll average puts President Barack Obama at 47 percent and Romney at 44.2 percent - statistically insignificant lead of 2.2 percent.
Drill down into the numbers of the latest CBS poll and there are ominous signs for Obama. Only 33 percent of Americans believe the economy is moving in the right direction. A mere 16 percent feel they are getting ahead financiallty. Some 38 percent think their situation will get worse of Obama is re-elected, 26 percent think it will get better.
A cursory look back at incumbent versus challenger presidential races does not give Obama much comfort.
In April 1976, President Gerald Ford was in about the same position as Obama is now. He lost the 1976 general election to Jimmy Carter by two points. In April 1980, President Jimmy Carter was leading Ronald Reagan by 38 points to 32 points with John Anderson on 22. In November 1980, Reagan won by three points.
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I love Beck’s description of Obama this morning: “A Communist who eats dogs.”
You ARE wearing your flame retardant tighty whities, right?
Saw it on another post — Rasmussen has Newt Gingrich within 7 points of Obama.
That means he is breathing down Romney’s neck, and the MSM isn’t telling us!
Oh, I’m not into flaming anyone. But there is 4 more months until the convention in Tampa, and in politics that can equal a lifetime.
Newt isn’t out of this race yet, no matter how much Romney, who is a Fascist, would prefer.
See my post at #25; there is a reason why the MSM is silent about poll numbers and are ignoring Newt.
You ought to see what America looks like to those of us who are pushing 60 or better!
Its over...Romney is going to be the nominee. Conservatives who refuse to vote for him in November out of spite might as well vote for Obama. The end result is the same. As much as Im not a fan of Mitt, Ill take him in a heartbeat over our Marxist in Chief.
Sure, many are angry hes going to be the nominee, but I view it as more of a failing of the other candidates. They had their chance and failed; plain and simple. They have no one to blame but themselves. For whatever reason they didn’t connect with the base, too many skeletons, inept campaigns. Perhaps we will get a better lot of potentials next time around.
Bitching only gets us so far, before common sense - pragmatism - needs to take over. I can choose to be 10 years old or I can work to defeat the most radical President in U.S. history. It’s not rocket science.
Can you explain how losing decisively to an opponent he will never get the chance to face is good news?
You’ve only been here since mid-February. Your ignorance of politics is appalling.
Pay attention! The nomination process isn’t over. The nominating convention in Tampa is 4-months away, and anything can and will happen in that length of time.
Romney is a Fascist (a self-professed national socialist), the MSM aren’t reporting all the facts, and the majority of people I talk to do not like Romney, period.
As to losing to Obama - THAT election is 7-months away, and in politics that can be a lifetime.
This political race is just getting started.
You are correct sir, they have infiltrated th voting places and are in full blown deceive mode..
It’s not over, as much as you would like it to be. Just about the only way Obama can win again is if we run Romney, and I think a lot of people realize that.
One of the chief factors in a candidate’s success is his likeability, and believe it or not, Obama scores high in that area, even in very recent surveys. I find him completely wierd and unlikeable, but apparently I’m the exception.
Romney, however, gets a very low likeability score. People seem to find him artificial, untrustworthy and arrogant, all of which is true. This means, particularly since his positions are virtually the same as Obama’s, that people won’t be voting for him, especially people in that sought after “undecided middle” group who vote impusively and on the basis of emotion.
Nobama would never put Hitlery on the ticket with him. He knows he would be assassinated if he did so.
Considering the amount of people that put this guy in office... yes, we have an uphill battle to fight.
It sure looks like it is begining to backfire on Obama.
Romneys flaws...there are plenty... but come campaign time we need to stop tearing down mittens....IF he wins four years, we can always throw his ass out.
When we resort to name-calling and anger we are NO better than the progressives who have no argument but to blame, bait and name-call. Seriously is it really important to call out someone who has only been here a short-time? Are we now claiming entitlements based on how long we have been here? This should be a forum for realistic and rational debate.
That being said...
It is TRUE the nomination process is NOT over.
It is TRUE Newt is still in the process.
It is Illogical to believe that Newt can mount enough momentum to overcome Mitt or stop his nomination. I don’t even know if it is a mathematical possibility, but even if it were there would have to be a momentous shift in the remaining electorate. For Newt I just don’t see this happening.
I don’t like Mitt...I voted for Newt in my primary. I could (like many here) list all the reasons NOT to vote for Mitt. However, I dislike the current administration more than I dislike Mitt.
The mission is now change the occupancy of the White House. We must get behind that mission and stop the “WE HATE MITT” banners. Two months ago that was fine, but not now. The anti-mitt rehetoric, at this point, makes no sense unless you are trying to convince people to not vote for Mitt at the expense of losing more of our freedom by allowing the current President to stay.
Truth.....we’ve lost the Republic
You can throw out comparisons to earlier elections because the corruption of the election process, I believe, is much deeper and broader than even WE suspect.