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Poll: Obama widens lead over Romney despite jobs data
Reuters ^ | 9/8/2012 | Alina Selyukh

Posted on 09/08/2012 4:33:59 PM PDT by libh8er

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To: nhwingut
He's hitting the numbers but it's not being polled honestly. The media already knew McLame didn't have a chance so they reported his true numbers off the bat.

Minds are made up and have been since 2010. Looking at almost every mid-term election, special elections and other agenda votes, I don't see Romney losing.

41 posted on 09/08/2012 5:24:06 PM PDT by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I think this is pretty negative (and damn effective): http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fZgQhnNRSuw


42 posted on 09/08/2012 5:26:22 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: libh8er
Online survey.Generally,the older you are the less time you spend online and the less likely you are to cooperated with online polls.
43 posted on 09/08/2012 5:27:27 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Voter ID Equals "No Representation Without Respiration")
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To: dfwgator
I think you may be right. The slackers assume Obama will extend the dole for longer than Romney will.

They are probably right about that.

44 posted on 09/08/2012 5:27:32 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Gay State Conservative

I think these polls are right. They just show how stupid the voting populace is. My parents who are retired love obama. Ive asked them why they love him and they have no answer other than how stupid the republican are. It makes me sad how politically ignorant my parents are. Ive even pleaded with my parents to vote thinking of their only granddaughters future. Even that won’t sway their demoncrat party line voting.


45 posted on 09/08/2012 5:27:43 PM PDT by hillarys cankles
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To: nhwingut

I think this is pretty negative (and damn effective): http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fZgQhnNRSuw


46 posted on 09/08/2012 5:28:19 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: nhwingut

Au contraire. When you look at how the poll sampling was done in 08, vs. the splits now, Romney is well ahead of McCain. In the ARG poll two days ago, Romney was up 10 in the “real” weighted sample and up five using Dem weights.

Ras doesn’t expect Obama’s number to stay up. Moreover, the swing state poll Ras did had Romney up in every state.

Perhaps what you should be observing is the fact that except for one pretty jimmied RV poll and one +13 Dem sample poll, Obama can’t get anywhere close to 50%.


47 posted on 09/08/2012 5:31:15 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Salgak
Thanks for saving me the trouble of looking for that.....

The closer we get to end. the more important the "Likely voter" polls become and the "Register voter" polls become inaccurate.....

48 posted on 09/08/2012 5:33:07 PM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: hillarys cankles
The polls aren't right. They are trying to push the notion that Obama is benefiting from the convention but I guarantee there is no more than 2% undecided pre and post conventions.
49 posted on 09/08/2012 5:34:59 PM PDT by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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To: nhwingut

Romney is down within the margin of error and their packing it in.. shessh.


50 posted on 09/08/2012 5:35:23 PM PDT by scbison
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To: nhwingut

Romney is down within the margin of error and their packing it in.. shessh.


51 posted on 09/08/2012 5:35:23 PM PDT by scbison
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To: utahagen

“My plan is to vote for Romney, and let the chips fall where they may. I am at peace. If Obama should win, it’s over.”

_Exactly_. FR never liked MR, but that was during the primary season and it’s time to get over it. People on here who continue to run him into the ground and claim that Newt Gingrich was electable are falling for the DNC Kool Aid, which is to demoralize you so you don’t go out and vote.

You don’t want to see Barry reelected. You really don’t. There is no telling what he has planned for his second term. Abolish term limits and rule as an emperor for the next 30 years? Make another push at single payer HC? Who knows. I would rather not find out.


52 posted on 09/08/2012 5:36:50 PM PDT by Strk321
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To: profit_guy

And too many people on this site are falling for it..


53 posted on 09/08/2012 5:37:12 PM PDT by scbison
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To: libh8er
Obama increased his lead over Romney in certain favorable characteristics. Asked who was more "eloquent," 50 percent of the 1,720 registered voters questioned in the poll favored Obama, compared to 25 percent for Romney. Asked about being "smart enough for the job," 46 percent sided with Obama compared to 37 percent for Romney.

In fact, Obama led Romney in a dozen such favorable characteristics, such as "represents America" or "has the right values." The only such category in which Romney had an advantage was being "a man of faith," as 44 percent picked Romney, who is Mormon, compared to 31 percent for Obama, who is Christian.

I want to see the internals on this poll but I'll take it from these comments above that this poll was very heavily sampled toward Democrats......

54 posted on 09/08/2012 5:38:23 PM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: libh8er

These “polls’ are nothing but camouflage so that when the Ratz and commie pigs steal the election, they can use this BS for cover.


55 posted on 09/08/2012 5:39:37 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a Hate Crime. I just Hope they don't like it.)
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To: thingumbob; All

i went to the Ipsos main site- they don’t even have this poll on their main page...last poll they have is from yesterday

http://www.ipsos-na.com/news-polls/us/2012-election/

oh, and btw- if you click on to their poll from Friday there’s no polling data but the following claimer:

“The data were weighted to the U.S. current population data by gender, age, education, and ethnicity. Statistical margins of error are not applicable to online polls. All sample surveys and polls may be subject to other sources of error, including, but not limited to coverage error and measurement error. Figures marked by an asterisk (*) indicate a percentage value of greater than zero but less than one half of a per cent. Where figures do not sum to 100, this is due to =the effects of rounding.”

http://www.ipsos-na.com/news-polls/pressrelease.aspx?id=5758


56 posted on 09/08/2012 5:45:36 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: God luvs America

This sounds like one of those You.gov “polls.”


57 posted on 09/08/2012 5:46:43 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: God luvs America
there’s no link in the story to the polling data...

Of course not. You think they want you to see the +20 point Democrat oversample???!?

Good old Reuters... the MSNBC of the news feed world.

58 posted on 09/08/2012 5:47:01 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Communist Party = Democrats. Socialist Party = Republicans. WE NEED A CAPITALIST FREEDOM PARTY!)
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To: Strk321
I agree 100%, and I believe Newt Gingrich would, too. The stakes never have been this high. If Obama wins, it's over.
59 posted on 09/08/2012 5:47:30 PM PDT by utahagen
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To: ilovesarah2012

I see lib friends on Facebook posting like mad with every cartoon, link, and story they can find that bashes Mitt while they swoon over Barry’s every move. They seem scared out of their minds.


60 posted on 09/08/2012 5:47:30 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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