Skip to comments.Time to Panic?: Romney Takes Eight Point Lead over Obama
Posted on 05/12/2012 10:17:05 AM PDT by y6162
Yesterday, Rasmussen had Governor Romney up 7 points over Obama, 50-43. Today, the poll's rolling three-day average has increased Romney's lead to 8, 50-42.
Any way you slice it, this is horrible news for a sitting incumbent. Not only has his challenger reached the magic 50-point mark for two days running, but any incumbent under 50, especially in the mid-to-low 40s, is in deep trouble. According to Rasmussen, 58% of the country is not ready to vote for this known quantity. And it's just a fact that undecideds almost always choose the challenger.
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Man, you really gotta suck to trail Romney.
Romney is not winning. The commie lizard is losing.
America is sick of his alinsky crap.
Having fun yet, Axelrod?
It is hard to think of an LDS as Amoral, he is close
But Obama is just flat Immoral and destructive to
family, society, business, and defense
He is doing profound injury to his own people (his definition)
He is damaging the Constitution that he is sworn to uphold
I keep waiting for lightning to hit
This is not good enough. We don need a generic ABO
We need to force Romney to champion our values.
It's a choice between death and blindness,
It's enough to make Jimmy Carter blush.
It will be interesting to see if say about a month to go and ZERO realizes it's over. He could do a lot of stupid things. I mean even dumber than what he has already done.
Looks like the DNC will have to dump Obama for some reason or go down to flaming defeat-—OR maybe not?
1. Obama could cancel the election due to some manufactured event—a race riot, terrorism, Pandemic, natural disaster, Maybe blow up a nuke plant? Another 9-11? War?
2. Obama could have Mittens Assassinated?
3. Obama could use friends to cancel the election with fraud and secret deals with the Blue states. He wins a landslide!
4. Obama could use the military to take over—rule by decree— and deal with all opposition. Cancel all Hate Parties—and Ban the GOP.
5. Blow up or burn Congress—be granted extraordinary powers and become “Leader”? Time to switch to de-caf coffee.
Obama will not drop below 42%. That is the minimum estimate number of leeches and liberals in this country when spread over the electoral system.
Ham sandwich v. Obama
Ham sandwich wins.
“We need to force Romney to champion our values.”
The Kenyan’s “war on” campaign flogged on by the MSM has flopped. This is good news.
I think the Tea Party will have a say with Romney.
Even leeches and liberals can become disspirited by their standard bearer's incompetence and duplicity. Maybe some of them stay home...
Though Obamas policies have the country in a mess, I dont think its his policies that explain the political mess hes now in.
No, its that his true character is slowly being revealed. And not through his actions either.
Its his speeches.
We seem surprised that every time the One delivers a speech, the ensuing polls show a drop. Its not the content of these speeches thats causing them to be ill-received, unless you factor in the monotony of repeated failed ideas.
Obamas delivery now has a noticeable tinge of anger and desperation. Worse for him, the ubiquitous use of the words I and me, and my administration, my cabinet, my Secretary of..., is corroborating for all the most reviled character trait anyone in any social circle can possess-arrogance.
Clinically extreme arrogance.
We on the right have known this and reviled him for some time. Now the rest of the world is noticing. Arrogance is a turn-off, even to some who share the same beliefs.
With the media constantly shilling for him, protecting him, excusing him, he becomes like the teacher’s pet student in school. It’s the student’s reaction to being chosen in this way that determines his popularity. Arrogance is the reaction that brings scorn and ridicule.
Theres a reason previous presidents have been careful to show humility. It is a leadership trait that is essential to getting things done. For a leader to be constantly taking credit for successes of the minions is demoralizing and debilitating to any effort, and when noticed, can be cringe-inducing.
Its Obamas narcissism that is being noticed. It comes through now in his every utterance, and makes him small.
Combine this general feeling of his character with the fact that the economy is in the tank, and you have the makings of a landslide in 2012.
“Obama will not drop below 42%”
He will if he loses black support. Gay marriage isn’t popular among blacks.
The Kenyan gets 100% of 13% blacks in every poll. Take away 13 and he is polling 29.
I would venture to say 45% as the bottom-out figure for Obama. The demographics have changed dramatically since the 1980 election. If we applied today’s electorate to the Reagan-Carter election, Reagan would have won but barely, maybe 48% to 44% and maybe 300-320 EV.
One of the things that developed first in America is a political party class which is detached from any politician. These people at the DNC and RNC support their candidates, but they take a long term view as well. They will not dump a candidate unless for dire reasons, and the simple fact that he will lose is not dire enough. The reason is they are taking a longer term view of keeping their base constituents together for the next election, rather than stabbing on of their own in the back and losing their base. To them being out of power is the time to build the base back up, blame the other guy, etc, not to do a scorched earth policy.
“No, its that his true character is slowly being revealed.”
True. America can see madness in the lizard’s eyes. He’s frightening. The left’s thug tactics are backfiring. America doesn’t like getting bullied.
I really don’t think so. I remember blacks laughing about OJ getting off. I remember both blacks and liberals laughing about Clinton and the BJ and how he was a ‘player’ and ‘it was not sex’.
The most consistent thing about a liberal (a leech in the common vernacular) is their ability to irrationally rationalize the faults of ‘their guy’. They may be disillusioned, but they will not give up their guy - because they know their foolishness would come to an end when a sane man or woman with balls enters the White House.
He’d better listen.
The conventions are far off and yet the Kenyon is already this far behind? This aint good for him. Even Carter was up on Reagan at/near this point.
The false dictator is about to go into melt down mode and that is a worry to me. This SOB can do a lot of damage in the lame duck session.
LOL. Pretty much. The disaffection with Dems is across the board. Latest polling in OH has the relatively unknown Josh Mandel now within six in a REGISTERED voters poll of Sherrod Brown, who cant get above 46%. So its probably a tie at present.
Most blacks have already demonstrated that they will vote for color over principle.
Being the racist I am I would vote for Thomas Sowell or Walter Williams in a heartbeat.
Even liberals can get dispirited. They won’t vote for Romney, but they will stay home.
When all the dust clears, just watch... black voter percentage will be down from 2008. Obama’s new pro-homo position combined with everything else will cause black to just stay home compared to 2008 levels.
Very true, if they were to dump Ojackass they lose the black vote for the next 20 years.
Yep. And November through January 20, 2013 should be fun too.
Like I posted a few days ago, the day after the election, the incoming GOP government needs to go to the WH and tell Obama, in no uncertain terms, that if he starts a scorched earth campaign on his way out the door, he WILL be prosecuted, ex-POTUS or not.
I am praying for a landslide defeat of Obama,followed by members of his former administration tried, convicted and jailed, and Obama revealed to the world for the know-nothing grifter that he is.
Perhaps true with the black population - I don’t know. I do suspect, however, that there are massive new numbers of illegals, felons and a fresh batch of dead people who will be voting Democrat. This government under Obama has dropped all pretenses of being fair or impartial, or even having the best traditional interests of this country in mind in their actions. They are evil, and evil will do whatever good lets them get away with.
I say, 3.
There are enough leeches and liberals who understand enough basic mathematics to realize that in order for them to remain on the dole, the productive class has to be gainfully employed.
I’ve said here in the past that if we (conservatives) ever get full control of the Congress and WH, we should purge this country of the evil that besets it. Indict and imprison any person connected with the lawlessness this administration has perpetrated. RETRIBUTION
What a wasted opportunity for the GOP, who could have been winning this race with a real conservative.
Well, no matter, I’ll crawl across broken glass to vote against Obama. I don’t care who the pubbie is this time.
So, if Romney stands up somewhere and parrots off a bunch of conservative platitudes, you'll relax into a state of bliss?
Man, you're easy.
A comment worthy of Mark Twain himself. Well done.
polls before the DN & RN conventions ? what are they worth ?
The Democrat Party can no more abandon Barack Obama than Blanche DuBois could abandon her illusions and face reality.
Barack Obama is the figure which transforms and legitimates an otherwise utterly debauched political party. The party is elitist and riddled with corruption masquerading as egalitarianism. It is riven with Marxists and utterly ruthless and selfish. But no grotesquerie of ideology or deed need be confronted or even acknowledged so long as the party holds to the belief that "Republicans are racists and we are not."
To abandon Obama would be to abandon the very illusion which denies reality.
Too true. Black voters came out in huge numbers for Clinton in his '96 re-election bid, because the momentum of the Reagan economy roared right through Clinton's first term. Blacks were doing as well, or better, than they ever had, and they gave all the credit to Bubba.
Contrast that period to the economic conditions during Obama's term in office. Blacks are now in the worst economic pain in living memory. Starting with the Democrats' take-over of Congress in 2007, then accelerating after the election of Obama, the US economy has nearly imploded. Blacks have been impacted harder than any other American demographic by that.
It will not be possible for Obama to convince blacks that they're better off for having given him their unquestioning support in 2008. They're worse off now, than they were under George Bush, and they KNOW it. Note that Obama isn't doing any sort of major outreach to black voters. How can he, given the pain that his ruin to the economy has caused them?
Oh, yes. I agree with you and have been saying the same on other threads, but the ONE seems to be starting his finish-us-off campaign well in advance of the November election, and if these international treaties and Executive Orders are extensively binding for the United States, we are already in danger that may not be undone.
Ann Romney was right when she said she had worried that it may be too late, though she was reassured by Myther that it wasn’t. I am not too sure of that. Obama and Holder should have been impeached, the czars defunded, and all of them run out of town, but they’re black and indulged instead.
Panic, is real. I’m pretty panicked.
Not sure how this could be expected to go any differently. If this were President Joe Blow everyone would already be widely discussing his pending blowout loss. Almost nothing has went well or right during his term either for the country or for his supporters.
If we’re lucky he will go on a 3 month vacation.
He doesn’t need to do any of that. He has spent the last 3 years creating a shadow government that is accountable via elections. He has placed his minions deep into the bowels of government and they will continue to pull the strings with or without him. Obama may be a dictator wannabe that can be disposed of but the power behind him will never sleep. They will keep chipping away our country bit by bit through regulation. A major house cleaning is needed.
Saw an article which i did not bother reading yesterday stating his support among blacks remains unchanged. The headline alone convinced me i did not want to read further.
I meant to say unaccountable.
“What a wasted opportunity for the GOP, who could have been winning this race with a real conservative.”
My fear is the entire election is a setup. The insiders know the economy and the dollar will collapse shortly after the election. The next President will inherit a depression that will make the 1930’s look like a party. The Democrats may have decided it benefits the party to lose to Romney in a tight election.
Romney, who will run under the conservative label, just as George W. Bush did, will govern as a compromising moderate to liberal. He won’t get credit for compromising and will be pilloried by the press, academia, and the elites for turning the Obama recovery into a depression .
The Democrats will retake the House and Senate in 2014 and will win the presidential race in 2016 by a landslide. Ironically they may even run Obama again for another “historical” election (Grover Cleveland revisited), with the campaign theme of bringing back hope and change. After 2016 demographics will almost certainly ensure Democrat dominated government for decades.
Any time now Obama will start making noises about “wanting to spend more time with his young family”... not that he works all that hard right now, or takes the same vacations they do. But the Media will buy it and then re-sell it to the uniformed masses.
The 2008 "white guilt" vote for Obama has evaporated. They've all seen him in action now -- and if voting against him makes them a "racist" -- they don't give a damn.
Frankly, any rejection of Obama is good for America. May these numbers only grow.