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Rasmussen: Bounce over, Romney up 7 on economy
HotAir ^ | 9/13/12 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 09/13/2012 12:09:13 PM PDT by The G Man

Half the nation’s voters now trust Mitt Romney more than President Obama when it comes to dealing with the troubled U.S. economy, the number one issue on their minds as they go to the polls.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters trust Romney more when it comes to handling the economy. Forty-three percent (43%) trust the president more. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Although Romney has consistently led the president in regular surveying when it comes to the economy, this is the highest level of trust he’s earned since May when 51% expressed more confidence in him. The gap between the two candidates had narrowed to four points – 48% to 44% – by late last month.

Eighty-eight percent (88%) of Republicans and 15% of Democrats have more faith in Romney when it comes to the economy. Seventy-nine percent (79%) of Democrats and eight percent (8%) of GOP voters trust Obama more. Voters not affiliated with either party are almost evenly divided: 44% for Romney, 42% for Obama.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; polls; rasmussen; romney
Nice. Keep it going.
1 posted on 09/13/2012 12:09:20 PM PDT by The G Man
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To: The G Man

The ship is starting to right itself (again), thank God!


2 posted on 09/13/2012 12:10:25 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: LibFreeUSA
It's certainly better than this ship:


3 posted on 09/13/2012 12:11:39 PM PDT by The G Man (The NY Times did "great harm to the United States" - President George W. Bush 6/26/06)
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To: The G Man

Let’s see where we are next Tuesday or Wednesday. The economy isn’t getting better, and now -bama’s foreign policy has literally blown up in his face. It’s taking some time for the reality of this to sink in for most people, as the media is running cover for -bama. But, the attacks on our embassies are not going away, they are spreading. And -bama is doing NOTHING, just out going to fundraisers.

As it sinks in for Americans that -bama means no international security AND no jobs at home, you will see a sea change in the polls that even lawsuits cannot paper over.


4 posted on 09/13/2012 12:14:51 PM PDT by henkster (With Carter, the embassy staff was still alive.)
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To: The G Man

Good....

Obama has gotta go.....


5 posted on 09/13/2012 12:15:13 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: The G Man

Saw reported poll that said Obama more trusted in foreign affairs than romney by 44 to 39%... my god, what are these people thinking?


6 posted on 09/13/2012 12:15:30 PM PDT by Froggie
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To: The G Man

43% of Americans are insane.


7 posted on 09/13/2012 12:15:39 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: The G Man

Romney is going to win. It is not necessarily because he is so good but because Obama is so bad. Obama sealed his fate this week. Now that we are going to have President Romney, what on Earth is America going to look like in four years. That frightens me just as much as Obama’s next four years. Romney is very liberal....we will still have Obamacare (maybe different name), we will still be adding to the deficit, we will still have abortion (hopefully he will at leat get rid of late term abortion, but I am not even convinced he is against that), we will still have gay mafia insisting on special interests and he is definitely for the gays. So I ask you what is going to make Romney a wonderful President? Not being Obama is not enough, it must be more than that.


8 posted on 09/13/2012 12:15:59 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Paul Ryan/Rick Santorum 2012....That would be the best scenario ever.)
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To: Froggie
Saw reported poll that said Obama more trusted in foreign affairs than romney by 44 to 39%... my god, what are these people thinking?

Bet it was an older poll (pre-9/11) that they are talking about now to try and offset the negativity around Obama's handling of this mess.
9 posted on 09/13/2012 12:18:01 PM PDT by DaveInDallas
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To: The G Man
Obama bounce???

More like a Clinton boing

... after the thrill is gone.

10 posted on 09/13/2012 12:18:04 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: henkster
As it sinks in for Americans that -bama means no international security AND no jobs at home, you will see a sea change in the polls that even lawsuits cannot paper over.

I just hope that it will Sink In with the brainwashed boobs in this country

Maybe the might figure out that all those movies where the Black Guy is the hero who saves the world etc etc are just BS
11 posted on 09/13/2012 12:18:25 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: napscoordinator
Not being Obama is not enough, it must be more than that.

If the past few days haven't convinced you that replacing Barack "I'm sorry you killed Americans because someone said something you didn't like" Obama isn't enough, nothing will.
12 posted on 09/13/2012 12:20:05 PM PDT by DaveInDallas
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas
43% of Americans are insane.

True

That is the base number democrats get even in landslide losses --Carter--Mondale--Ducakis
13 posted on 09/13/2012 12:21:12 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: The G Man

And next week O will be up and R down. Polling at this point has more to do with keeping the horse race mentality going then anything else.


14 posted on 09/13/2012 12:21:45 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: The G Man

Regular gas today is $4.29 today! That is not going to change much before 11/6! Keep reminding people of this! This Obama’s fault!!


15 posted on 09/13/2012 12:22:31 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: DaveInDallas

Don’t forget the speech to his campaign volunteers in Las Vegas telling them that they are just like the diplomats who lost their lives.

The GOP PACs really need to run that as a commercial.


16 posted on 09/13/2012 12:22:37 PM PDT by henkster (With Carter, the embassy staff was still alive.)
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To: DaveInDallas

Note to self, stupid double negatives...


17 posted on 09/13/2012 12:22:59 PM PDT by DaveInDallas
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To: The G Man

Help! Someone get me off the ledge up here on the 52nd floor.


18 posted on 09/13/2012 12:24:21 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: The G Man
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters trust Romney more when it comes to handling the economy. Forty-three percent (43%) trust the president more.

Like Der Shlickmeister said: It's the economy, stupid.

The Democrats seem to have forgotten this fact. Their convention seemed to be primarily about birth control and abortion.

19 posted on 09/13/2012 12:26:10 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Maybe they are and maybe they are not

I suspect we are seeing a repeat of 1980. I think a lot of the Obama support is very very soft.

A whole lot of Democrats told pollsters they were for Carter then voted for Reagan.

In a lot of places the Democrat party is a religion. You toe the party line no matter how much you disagree with what is going on. So they will mouth all the party loyalty slogans until they get in the privacy of the voting booth. These are the Democrats that 0bama scorned as “clinging to their God and their Guns” in 2008.

In 2008 0bama was a blank slate who these voters could write anything they wanted on. Now he is a known quantity.

Going to be interesting to see if they show up on election day for O. All the polling is assuming, like they did in 1980, that these Democrats are going to show up and vote Democrat in Nov. Maybe they are and maybe they will not.


20 posted on 09/13/2012 12:28:24 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: The G Man

Bush’s...stike that, make that Obama’s fault.


21 posted on 09/13/2012 12:29:01 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: napscoordinator

One thing for sure about the next four years is people like you will still be whining and counterproductive


22 posted on 09/13/2012 12:32:52 PM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: henkster

Todays’ numbers are the first “reliable” 3 day numbers post conventions. Thursday - Saturday release assuming the Daily release are from previous day sampling. are the only days that contain NO WEEKEND DATA.

Obama having a bounce from the convention was laughable, the only bounce out of that convention would have been for Clinton, and it wasn’t going to prop up this fool for any length of time.


23 posted on 09/13/2012 12:36:05 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: The G Man

Concern trolls, ABRs and DU trolls are sad.


24 posted on 09/13/2012 12:36:31 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: The G Man

“Nice. Keep it going.”


25 posted on 09/13/2012 12:38:58 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: napscoordinator
he is definitely for the gays

Obama favors both Gay Marriage and Taxpayer funded abortion on demand up to birth. He required that both of these positions be added to the 2012 Democrat party platform.

I know you Conservatives to Reelect President 0bama (CREEP0) members don't like theses inconvenient facts about Obama being made public like this

26 posted on 09/13/2012 12:40:22 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: VanDeKoik
Concern trolls, ABRs and DU trolls are sad.

The "Conservatives to Reelect President Obama" (CREEP0) members around here are on suicide watch today

27 posted on 09/13/2012 12:42:13 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: napscoordinator

What was your Rate in the Navy?


28 posted on 09/13/2012 12:44:40 PM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: HamiltonJay

Let’s see what the polls show after the last 2 days of ME unrest

I am fearful that the dopes in this country will rally to the Las Vegas poser


29 posted on 09/13/2012 12:46:44 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: The G Man

I checked out Intrade, expecting some good news.

Turns out Obama got a huge bump, since 9/11!

WTF!?

http://www.intrade.com/v4/markets/contract/?contractId=743474


30 posted on 09/13/2012 12:51:27 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: The G Man

Even though I can’t really afford it, I’ll gladly pay $5 at the pump for a couple of months if it does the trick.


31 posted on 09/13/2012 12:52:21 PM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: DaveInDallas

Regarding foreign policy, let’s face it no one is addressing that issue.

I’ve always been more concerned with security issues, but Obama is so turning us leftward at home, I’ve been willing to go with the economy as the issue to beat him with.

But left wing foreign policy always leads to disasters. And Obama is bringing on the type of weakness and instability that can get us blindsided by a big war.


32 posted on 09/13/2012 12:53:15 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: The G Man

Romney might just be the right man at the right time. We need him. I’m thankful he’s here. After he gets the economy fixed, people back to their jobs, and served his two terms - maybe we can elect a real conservative...


33 posted on 09/13/2012 12:53:26 PM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

You’re worried about a betting site?? Sheesh the bettors had the NY Giants heavily favored to beat the Cowboys last week


34 posted on 09/13/2012 1:22:54 PM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: US Navy Vet

Chief Yeoman


35 posted on 09/13/2012 1:28:48 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Paul Ryan/Rick Santorum 2012....That would be the best scenario ever.)
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To: MNJohnnie

I know you Romney types who slobber all over his ever word types, should know that I expect a Democrat to be for those things. However I DON’T EXPECT A DAMN REPUBLICAN TO BE FOR THEM TOO - YOU TWIT!!!!!


36 posted on 09/13/2012 1:30:40 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Paul Ryan/Rick Santorum 2012....That would be the best scenario ever.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Mitt Romney’s vice president July 2012

Paul Ryan Intrade chances: 4.1%

Rob Portman Intrade chances: 32%


37 posted on 09/13/2012 1:31:40 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: LibFreeUSA

The ship was never unrighted.....the polls were.


38 posted on 09/13/2012 1:44:51 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: The G Man
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39 posted on 09/13/2012 1:58:43 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: over3Owithabrain; napscoordinator

Oh, please. Records mean nothing to the desperate, and Romney’s got one that’s loud and clear. It’s just that dragging a socialist Republican over the line rids us of imminent take over by foreign and domestic enemies, lined up by Obama.

You will be whining soon, under Romney, so keep naps handle handy. He’s seen a thing or two and Romney is no rainbow.


40 posted on 09/13/2012 2:03:57 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: napscoordinator

ABH(8 Years) and IS(12/13 years) retired IS1


41 posted on 09/13/2012 4:29:16 PM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: US Navy Vet

Cool. I used to hang with the ABH’s when I was stationed on IKE. Good people and the IS’s were cool in Korea when I was stationed there. Thanks for your service!!!!


42 posted on 09/13/2012 4:31:39 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Paul Ryan/Rick Santorum 2012....That would be the best scenario ever.)
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To: over3Owithabrain

I didn’t say I was worried — I was surprised is all. You’re free to bet against the crowd.


43 posted on 09/13/2012 5:02:33 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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