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CNN Poll: Obama holds 7-point lead over Romney (Mega-Barf)
cnn.com ^ | August. 9, 2012 | CNN Propaganda Unit

Posted on 08/09/2012 1:18:08 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Washington (CNN) - Mitt Romney's unfavorable rating is up, most Americans think the Republican presidential challenger favors the rich, and the public no longer believes that the economy will get better if Romney is elected, according to a new national poll.

But a CNN/ORC International survey released Thursday also indicates that Romney's supporters are increasingly getting behind the presumptive GOP nominee.

It all adds up to a seven point advantage for President Barack Obama over the former Massachusetts governor, with 52% of registered voters questioned in the survey saying that they'd vote to re-elect the president and 45% backing Romney.

"Among independent voters, the poll indicates President Obama has a 53%-42% lead," CNN Polling Director Keating Holland said. "The president holds a nine point advantage among women voters and a smaller six point edge among men."

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


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1 posted on 08/09/2012 1:18:16 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How’s that liberal Republican working out for ya now GOPe???? This was your wish....now deal with it.


2 posted on 08/09/2012 1:20:24 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Mitt Romney’s unfavorable rating is up...”

Well of course they are .. HE MURDERS OLD LADIES!


3 posted on 08/09/2012 1:20:30 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis." - Universal truth.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
They had to rush this one out to take the focus off the fact that Romney is up four in Rasmussen. You will notice anytime a major poll has Romney up, within a couple hours another one is pushed out that has Obama up
4 posted on 08/09/2012 1:21:20 PM PDT by apillar
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I call bullsnot on this poll. There is no way that he has a 6 point lead with men. Unless, of course, this survey was done in cities only.


5 posted on 08/09/2012 1:22:05 PM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Does anyone remember the polls showing Carter ahead of Reagan a few Weeks before the election? Sure hope it is the same in this election. Also wish it was someone besides Romney.


6 posted on 08/09/2012 1:22:19 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: apillar

Has anyone seen the internals? Is this another D+12 poll...


7 posted on 08/09/2012 1:22:43 PM PDT by apillar
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To: woweeitsme

CNN is not a credible source.

They are an arm of the DNC, there is no way they are credible about politics.

Or anything else for that matter.


8 posted on 08/09/2012 1:24:04 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: napscoordinator

is this the first time our leader has been over 52%? This makes me sick gag


9 posted on 08/09/2012 1:24:10 PM PDT by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The only thing good about the mainstream media and their BS is that it has a tendency to make the opposition so mad that they come together to beat the idiots.


10 posted on 08/09/2012 1:24:41 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The polls are all over the place.


11 posted on 08/09/2012 1:24:41 PM PDT by bkepley
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To: Free ThinkerNY

After the recent burtations from the Romney camp supporting gays in the Boy Scouts and the desirability of socialized medicine, I wonder whether there are seven points of difference in governing philosophy.

I decided to hold my nose and support Mitt for these reasons;

He’s not a lawyer.
He’s not a Muslim.
He’s not a communist.

I’m beginning to wonder about that third thing.


12 posted on 08/09/2012 1:25:19 PM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture....all should be preserved)
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To: napscoordinator

No. You deal with it.


13 posted on 08/09/2012 1:25:33 PM PDT by DWC (historian)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Registered voters, not likely.

Most likely those polled were in Boston or areas like that.

14 posted on 08/09/2012 1:28:45 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Mitt Romney's unfavorable rating is up, most Americans think the Republican presidential challenger favors the rich, and the public no longer believes that the economy will get better if Romney is elected

One thing I have to grudgingly give to the dems... they are masters at perpetuating lies about their opponents. Good or evil, or up or down, the pick the narrative and own it. They're just tougher in the trenches in the political world.

15 posted on 08/09/2012 1:28:45 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Was the poll tilted to the "Like, oh my God" crowd?


16 posted on 08/09/2012 1:29:09 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

To put the poll’s inaccuracy in perspective, 50% say they approve of Obama’s job performance, outpacing long running Gallup and Rasmussen daily polls.

And, 30% of respondents viewed Dingy Harry favorably....although he polls 22% favorable in other polls.

Another question asked if we would be better off with Rats of Republicans controlling congress...rats won 45% to 39%.

Question 7 is a class warfare question about whether or not the candidate ‘favors’ the rich or poor...nice touch.

Since the only criteria for the poll seems to be the ability to fog a mirror (not registered voters), I cannot find the sampling....when oversampling 18 points doesn’t work, just sample people who don’t vote!


17 posted on 08/09/2012 1:29:24 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
...of registered voters questioned in the survey

Meaningless.

18 posted on 08/09/2012 1:29:24 PM PDT by Mr. Bird
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“The CNN poll was conducted by ORC International Tuesday and Wednesday (August 7-8), with 1,010 adults nationwide, including 911 registered voters, questioned by telephone. The survey’s overall sampling error is plus or minus three percentage points.”


19 posted on 08/09/2012 1:30:14 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: DWC

No. You deal with it.

Why should I? If anyone is going to deal with it, it is going to be his fans or the ones that wanted him in the first place.


20 posted on 08/09/2012 1:30:39 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: napscoordinator
How’s that liberal Republican working out for ya now GOPe????
Gee, a CNN Kool-Aid drinker right here on FR. Who knew?

21 posted on 08/09/2012 1:31:08 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: bkepley

This poll is a minimum of +6 dems.


22 posted on 08/09/2012 1:31:38 PM PDT by Perdogg (Let's leave reading things in the Constitution that aren't there to liberals and Dems)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
CNN IS NOT A CREDIBLE SOURCE FOR POLLS NOR POLITICAL STORIES!
23 posted on 08/09/2012 1:33:10 PM PDT by Sen Jack S. Fogbound (We have met the enemy and they is us! After all, who voted Obama in?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Marc Litvinoff runs ORC international... look him up and the companies that he has been involved with since 1990.

LLS


24 posted on 08/09/2012 1:33:57 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: oh8eleven

actually the ones drinking the kool aid are the Romney lovers who slobber all over themselves. I for one make up my own mind. I don’t go along with the masses which is why I am a conservative. It is funny how you liberals are freaking out. I am laughing my butt off knowing I had NOTHING to do with this mess. God we should have Newt, Santorum, Bachmann, sheesh anyone other than the worst Repubublican on Earth.


25 posted on 08/09/2012 1:34:07 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: napscoordinator

Now you’re so dumb you believe CNN polls?


26 posted on 08/09/2012 1:34:29 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Free ThinkerNY

LOL


27 posted on 08/09/2012 1:34:29 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When was the last time cnn had a poll showing the republican ahead?

CNN.com - Kerry leads Bush in new poll - Mar 9, 2004 www.cnn.com/2004/.../elect04.prez. poll/Mar 9, 2004 – John Kerry leads President Bush in the latest CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll, although ...

Kerry leads Bush in new poll - CNN articles.cnn.com/.../elec04.poll.prez_1_jo... Feb 2, 2004 – Sen. John Kerry, the front-runner among Democrats vying for their party’s presidential ...

CNN.com - Poll puts Bush, Kerry about even - Oct 4, 2004 www.cnn.com/2004/... poll/index.html Oct 4, 2004 – President Bush and his Democratic challenger, Sen. John Kerry, are about even ...

Poll: Voters split between Bush, Kerry -CNN articles.cnn.com/.../prez.election_1_ ... Jul 23, 2004 – Less than a week before the Democratic National Convention, voters remained evenly ...

CNN.com - Poll: Bush, Kerry split six key states - Nov 1 ... www.cnn.com/2004/.../ poll.../index.html Nov 1, 2004 – (CNN) — Likely voters surveyed in six major showdown states indicated that they are ...

Poll: Kerry tops Bush in debate - CNN articles.cnn.com/.../debate.poll_1_debate- ... Oct 1, 2004 – John Kerry fared better than President Bus


28 posted on 08/09/2012 1:35:12 PM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: napscoordinator

I don’t know which is more uproariously pathetic: the poll or the fact that you apparently believe it! :)


29 posted on 08/09/2012 1:35:22 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: napscoordinator
Why should I? If anyone is going to deal with it, it is going to be his fans or the ones that wanted him in the first place.

Next time find someone who can win. Santorum/Bachman wasn't going anywhere, even in the Republican party.

30 posted on 08/09/2012 1:35:33 PM PDT by bkepley
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I know this is just anecdotal, but I have come across at least 30 aquaintances that say they voted for Obama but will not this time. I know of NO ONE who is going the other way.

These polls are screwy.


31 posted on 08/09/2012 1:36:08 PM PDT by cookcounty (Kagan and Sotomayor side with Joe Wilson: -------Obama DID lie!)
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To: napscoordinator

This poll is unmitigated bull squat. It’s designed to depress republicans, to drive results...not to reflect reality.


32 posted on 08/09/2012 1:37:07 PM PDT by pgkdan (A vote for anyone but Romney is a vote for obama...got that?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

someone needs to take away their Detroit phone book.


33 posted on 08/09/2012 1:37:29 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: LibLieSlayer

that photo of the women just fawning all over the guy is just sickening. truly sickening.

and frightening...I fear for this country.


34 posted on 08/09/2012 1:37:58 PM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If this country reelects Obama, then it is deserving of every bit of mockery and derision it has coming.


35 posted on 08/09/2012 1:38:08 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ah the over sample and report and when the election comes and the illegal vtes are counted the polls will show obama was going to win anyway.

Lets face it the media need calling out as well as the homostapo right now by talk radio, tv heads and the flaming elitist idiotic, lets play fair they called me a name but we’ll be nice GOP


36 posted on 08/09/2012 1:40:21 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: woweeitsme
Rasmussen has Romney +4 (likely voters) and Gallup has Obama +2 (registered voters).

Hmmmmm, who to believe? Rasmussen, Gallup, or CNN/3 kids with cell phones who barely squeaked by undergrad statistics?

37 posted on 08/09/2012 1:42:23 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Perdogg

Because they don’t show a breakdown of dems/reps/independs you can throw this poll in the garbage.


38 posted on 08/09/2012 1:42:38 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; Free ThinkerNY; ScottinVA; SoFloFreeper; woweeitsme; apillar; Venturer; bkepley

From the report, it appears to be “419 GOP/GOP leaning independants”

The best case would be +13 D; the worse case would +17 D. This is very skewed.


39 posted on 08/09/2012 1:43:53 PM PDT by Perdogg (Let's leave reading things in the Constitution that aren't there to liberals and Dems)
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To: CaptainK

see #23


40 posted on 08/09/2012 1:44:41 PM PDT by Perdogg (Let's leave reading things in the Constitution that aren't there to liberals and Dems)
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To: napscoordinator
I for one make up my own mind.
Yeah, just like all the other smug, self-righteous morons. You guys are just ooooh-soooo special.
If you don't stand up for something, you'll fall for ... CNN polls. I pity you.
41 posted on 08/09/2012 1:45:36 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This poll is BS..Rasmussen already has a poll out today showing Romney with a 4 point lead over Obama..Obama will always have the media in his corner. They will do anything to make sure their Communist buddy is re-elected


42 posted on 08/09/2012 1:45:51 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: napscoordinator

Why don’t you hold your breath and stomp your feet? That would be more intelligent than making your stupid comments.


43 posted on 08/09/2012 1:52:22 PM PDT by Lucas McCain ("The day may come when the courage of men will fail, but not this day.")
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To: Lucas McCain

Stupid comments? Stupid comments would be something that I would say if I was not serious. Obviously you love Romney too. Kiss his feet when you see him.


44 posted on 08/09/2012 1:53:39 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: napscoordinator

Guess that’s what happens after an ad blitz and your spokesperson’s only response is “Romneycare!”

We’re doomed. Romney is running just like McCain.


45 posted on 08/09/2012 1:58:25 PM PDT by CountryClassSF
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To: ScottinVA

Allright Dhimmocrats lie as usual BUT this is not an excuse for Republicans !

If Republicans only told the very truth about the dhimmycrats they would win most of the time !


46 posted on 08/09/2012 1:58:38 PM PDT by Ulysse
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To: manc
ah the over sample and report and when the election comes and the illegal vtes are counted

and the military absentee ballots in FL are thrown in the trash

47 posted on 08/09/2012 2:03:41 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: CountryClassSF

We’re doomed. Romney is running just like McCain.

People with zero principles really have nothing to say. He can’t really complain about gay marriage, abortion, Obamacare since he has the same beliefs as Obama. I guess he could talk up the Salt Lake Olympics. Anyway, it is amazing how many people complain about the patriots who tell the truth about Romney. Very telling and why America is in the toilet.


48 posted on 08/09/2012 2:05:58 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: napscoordinator

Good Grief! You are stupider than I thought. It isn’t obvious at all that I love Romney. Romney was my last choice among the contenders. But nothing is more obvious than that he is going to be the nominee.

Since it comes down to a contest between Romney and Obama, I will support Romney. Anyone that doesn’t is helping Obama. Only a moron can’t see that.


49 posted on 08/09/2012 2:08:06 PM PDT by Lucas McCain ("The day may come when the courage of men will fail, but not this day.")
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To: napscoordinator
Romney is running just like McCain..

Basically true so far, but Obama has a 4 year record of fail attached to him now.

I know it's tough to swim upstream against a tsunami of MSM support, but I don't see Baraq as a lock by any means.

One example is here in Indiana where Obama pulled out a thin margin in 08 and will likely lose by 10 points this year.

50 posted on 08/09/2012 2:09:15 PM PDT by nascarnation
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