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Poll: Obama widens lead over Romney to 11 points in Pennsylvania
theHill ^ | 9/15/12 | Meghashyam Mali

Posted on 09/15/2012 7:08:45 AM PDT by Baynative

A new poll finds President Obama opening up a commanding 11-point lead in the battleground state of Pennsylvania.

A Philadelphia Inquirer poll released on Saturday shows Obama with 50 percent support to Romney’s 39 among likely voters in the state.

Obama has expanded his 8-point lead in the same poll taken last month, where he topped Romney with 51 percent to 42.

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If there is any truth to this at all we have a lot of very troublesome fellow citizens in the state where freedom was signed, sealed and delivered.
1 posted on 09/15/2012 7:08:52 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: Baynative
The poll also asked voters for the first time for their views on the candidates’ religion. While more than two-thirds of respondents at 68 percent knew Romney was a Mormon, there was wider confusion about the president’s religion. Twenty-nine percent correctly identified Obama as a protestant and 12 percent saying he was a Muslim.

Hilarious!

2 posted on 09/15/2012 7:11:56 AM PDT by frogjerk (OBAMA NOV 2012 = HORSEMEAT)
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To: Baynative

Some of this is probably puffing to later support some massive ballot stuffing fraud in a few key states.


3 posted on 09/15/2012 7:12:02 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Where would Christianity be if the early believers put their hopes and trust in the Roman empire?)
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To: Baynative

Consider the source. Consider the Inquirer’s ideological leanings. I believe this is what the poll found, but I don’t think the participants in any way reflect a broader reality.


4 posted on 09/15/2012 7:12:06 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Baynative

This just cannot be possible. There must be something in the water - or they’ve replace it with koolaid.

I refuse to believe that there are that many stupid people anywhere in America.


5 posted on 09/15/2012 7:12:33 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Baynative

Whenever I see a poll, the first question I ask is this - WHAT ARE THE INTERNALS?

Is this poll about REGISTERED or LIKELY VOTERS?

What’s the D/R/I sampling breakdown?


6 posted on 09/15/2012 7:12:40 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: Baynative
There are more people depending on the state than paying in to it. We passed the event horizon some time ago. It doesn't help the GOPe selected a mega rich Mormon to the the candidate.
7 posted on 09/15/2012 7:12:53 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Baynative

Maybe they just oversampled dems by 18 on this poll


8 posted on 09/15/2012 7:13:24 AM PDT by italianquaker ( 17 percent of the tea partiers support barry obama, the fox poll said so lol)
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To: Baynative

I buy almost everything I need from the internet. It is really, really going to suck when I have to diligently start looking to see where, and by whom anything I buy is from a place like Penn if they end up going for Obama.


9 posted on 09/15/2012 7:13:24 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Baynative

The takers have overcome the makers. God help this once great nation.


10 posted on 09/15/2012 7:13:29 AM PDT by BerniesFriend (Sarah Palin-"Lord knows she's attractive" says bitter Andrea Mitchell and the rest of the MSM)
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To: Baynative

Waiting for the MSM to lead this as “Breaking News” in 3...2...1


11 posted on 09/15/2012 7:14:20 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Baynative

Sampling: 432 Democrats, 12 Republicans, 9 Independents.


12 posted on 09/15/2012 7:14:32 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Baynative

The Headline after the election will be how far the polls were off.


13 posted on 09/15/2012 7:14:42 AM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Baynative
No internals?

Flat-out baldfaced ignorant-and-smug-about-it lying.

14 posted on 09/15/2012 7:14:42 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Communist Party = Democrats. Socialist Party = Republicans. WE NEED A CAPITALIST FREEDOM PARTY!)
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To: Baynative

OVERSAMPLING

they are trying to make you give up and stay home on election day and the _resident is in cahoots with the main stream media.


15 posted on 09/15/2012 7:15:09 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Baynative
This poll is TOTAL BOVINE EXCREMENT. The Philadelphia Inquirer is now actually owned by the Democratic Party, if I understand correctly. It has NO PRETENSE now of any objectivity. It is quite simply, The Philadelphia Democratic Party Bugle -- no more no less.

Any poll form this paper can never be taken seriously except as an exercise in disinformation and propaganda.

16 posted on 09/15/2012 7:16:00 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: SeekAndFind
Whenever I see a poll, the first question I ask is this - WHAT ARE THE INTERNALS? Is this poll about REGISTERED or LIKELY VOTERS? What’s the D/R/I sampling breakdown?

They flat-out refuse to say.

It's the newest model for lying and propaganda.

17 posted on 09/15/2012 7:16:00 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Communist Party = Democrats. Socialist Party = Republicans. WE NEED A CAPITALIST FREEDOM PARTY!)
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To: Baynative

One does have to wonder upon how many that did participate in this polling are receiving government/state assistance on any level given the current climate of dependence this epic fail of Obamaeconomy has produced or is producing. =.=


18 posted on 09/15/2012 7:16:14 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Baynative; LS; MNJohnnie

If you look at the internals it is clear that Dems were oversample. Stange thing it claims that 0bama is getting only 77% of the Dem vote and Romney is getting only 71% of the GOP votes. The real stinker in this poll is the claim that 0bama is winning men 46-40 which a laugh riot. No internals were released to show the party breakdown, I suspect the DNC delegation were polled.

I am not sure what the party ID spead in PA is.


19 posted on 09/15/2012 7:16:26 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Vaquero
they are trying to make you give up and stay home on election day and the _resident is in cahoots with the main stream media.

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Correct.

20 posted on 09/15/2012 7:16:53 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Perdogg

You found the internals? I looked and didn’t see them. Could you post them?


21 posted on 09/15/2012 7:17:08 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Communist Party = Democrats. Socialist Party = Republicans. WE NEED A CAPITALIST FREEDOM PARTY!)
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To: Baynative

They probably conducted the poll outside the Philly social security office. You know, little card table, Obama poster on the brick, free suckers in a bowl.


22 posted on 09/15/2012 7:17:40 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Lazamataz

Bradley Effect


23 posted on 09/15/2012 7:17:51 AM PDT by 4Liberty (Some on our "Roads & Bridges" head to the beach. Others head to their offices, farms, libraries....)
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To: Baynative

Romney should have been way ahead by now. Is there any coherent strategy to Romney’s campaign? We know what Obama’s is: Appeal to special interests and rely on the press to make him look good. So far, Romney’s seems to be expecting to win by treading water. His comments on Obama’s apology were fine, but when they were attacked, no one responded in his defense except conservative writers, whom only conservatives read.

I don’t care how much money Romney has if he and his people don’t know how to use it.


24 posted on 09/15/2012 7:18:34 AM PDT by djpg
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To: Baynative

FWIW, I think the game is to gin up the poll numbers prior to the election to such a degree that when Romney wins, the false narrative of “disenfranchisement” comes into play.

The dems can then say that all these people were barred from voting.

I have gotten very cynical over the years, but truly believe this is the game plan.

If this is the plan, then the dems have gone beyond any semblence of democratic process into the realm of Leftism worthy of hell.

This would cause violence and massive unrest in the cities.


25 posted on 09/15/2012 7:18:49 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: Baynative
Photobucket The media is making obama look like beating him would be impossible.. So that when he loses by a land slide they can scream,"How can this happen? The republicans must have cheated! They rigged the election!" Then the much wanted race war will begin.
26 posted on 09/15/2012 7:19:04 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Baynative

I will concede that Obama probably leads in PA, but this 11 point lead poll is pure BS. I wouldn’t trust what the Phil. Inquirer says any more than I would trust the NYT. I would check the internals, but I know what I would find, so why bother. The onbly polls I am going to pay attention to from here on in are Rasmussen and Pew. The rest of them are extensions of the Obama campaign.


27 posted on 09/15/2012 7:19:07 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Baynative
I'm not buying these polls showing Obama climbing. I will react positively as if they were true which means we need to work harder than before. Assume they are correct. I think we'll see that this is going to be another one of those "how were were the polls so wrong?" elections.

Wasn't 2002 one of those "unexpected" wins for the Republicans?

Let's make sure it happens again in 2012.



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28 posted on 09/15/2012 7:19:27 AM PDT by tsowellfan ("Real leaders don't follow polls. Real leaders change polls")
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To: Lazamataz

http://www.philly.com/philly/gallery/091512_Results_of_Inquirer_Pa_poll_presented_by_Susquehanna_Bank.html?viewGallery=y


29 posted on 09/15/2012 7:19:27 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Psalm 144

It’s being set up to make the claim Romney stole the election.


30 posted on 09/15/2012 7:19:36 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: redgolum

Pray tell,what Gop candidate would the Dem.garbage be persuaded to vote Republican?


31 posted on 09/15/2012 7:20:34 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: redgolum

stop wetting your pants, it is a bogus poll.


32 posted on 09/15/2012 7:20:46 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: JudyinCanada
I refuse to believe that there are that many stupid people anywhere in America

Don't get out much, eh?

33 posted on 09/15/2012 7:21:07 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: Baynative

pretty scary

even a cooked poll is hard to tilt this wide

I tell ya...the mix of minorities and goofy non Anglo Saxon Scots Irish Yankee whites has about doomed most of the North

and the parts of Dixie and the Sunbelt where they have now migrated.

minority demographics along with collaborator whites will be what killed America

and in quick fashion

we tried to warn folks here 8 or 9 years ago but were shouted down by the Bush love they neigbor gang or the “but they are all Catholic immigrants Wardaddy!” gang

well here we are folks...looks great eh?


34 posted on 09/15/2012 7:21:15 AM PDT by wardaddy (this is a perfect window for Netanyahu to bomb Iran..I hereby give my go ahead..thanks Muzzie idiots)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
I will concede that Obama probably leads in PA

I haven't seen or heard from Santorum lately. Is there anyone else with pull in PA? Obviously Rick needs some help.

35 posted on 09/15/2012 7:22:08 AM PDT by tsowellfan ("Real leaders don't follow polls. Real leaders change polls")
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To: djpg

No need for pant-wetting over a bad poll.


36 posted on 09/15/2012 7:22:17 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: OpusatFR

I agree with that assessment. When obama loses his minions will be so outraged that they will just have to act out by burning down some neighborhoods.

Obama’s philosophy: If I can’t have the USA, NO ONE will.


37 posted on 09/15/2012 7:22:46 AM PDT by Josa
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To: Perdogg
Very few internals there. 600 polled, +- 4% (which is a garbage rating) 250+ polled in 5 county area with a LAUGHABLE +- 6.9%.....

But, still no D/R/I breakout. THERE is the lie, RIGHT THERE.

38 posted on 09/15/2012 7:24:15 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Communist Party = Democrats. Socialist Party = Republicans. WE NEED A CAPITALIST FREEDOM PARTY!)
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To: Slyfox

Nah, Newports.


39 posted on 09/15/2012 7:24:31 AM PDT by ebshumidors ( Marksmanship and YOUR heritage http://www.appleseedinfo.org)
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To: Baynative
A Philadelphia Inquirer poll

That says it all/smirk

40 posted on 09/15/2012 7:24:42 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: JudyinCanada
This just cannot be possible. There must be something in the water - or they’ve replace it with koolaid.

People LIKE Obama. Even more important, they WANT to like Obama. Simple as that. He's run a masterful campaign, the Democrats had a very effective convention, and Hussein has given folks enough reasons not to blame him for the rotten economy.

The blue states are simply coming home.

41 posted on 09/15/2012 7:25:09 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Baynative

What a pile.


42 posted on 09/15/2012 7:25:49 AM PDT by shankbear (This Tagline space is for rent.)
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To: Baynative

I have a car for sale with no tires or engine, rides smooth and runs great....


43 posted on 09/15/2012 7:26:32 AM PDT by just me (NObama)
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To: Baynative

One of my FR posts I stated that Romney made one mistake. He intends to replace Bernanke, consider gold standard. Both are against what the Wall Street bankers want. You will see a gradual shift behind the scenes from Romney to Obama by the rich powers to be. Obama was backed in 2008 after Clinton promise she would investigate and go after the bankers. The radical left/Chicago went to the bankers with a devils pact. Back radical Obama and in return no investigation/prosecution of bankers and let the 5 year statue of limitations run out. The bankers made the deal and within one month the MSM ignored Clinton and money poured into Obama’s campaign coffer. FR think MSM is dominated by leftwing liberals, it is true until the top seven advertisers says otherwise. When Romney stated firing the Fed chairman, replacing it with a strong dollar one, and consider gold as real basis for money, this is worst then having to deal with Obama as POTUS. If implemented banks no longer can expand paper money and use it to camouflage their schemes. Strong dollar means deflation of current overblown asset prices to real market prices, meaning more mortgage notes held by banks are more worthless. Banks have been able to avoid free market based losses by bailout and Fed printing of money and debt. I think Romney will lose because with Wall Street bankers mandating the MSM to black out on his positive actions and harping/magnifying his gaffes, the GOP candidate has the firepower of a third party candidate. My prediction based on what I see, Romney will win the popular vote but lose the Electoral College.


44 posted on 09/15/2012 7:26:44 AM PDT by Fee
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To: djpg

The Romney/GOPe strategy is, “Vote for me, I’m not Obama!”


45 posted on 09/15/2012 7:27:10 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I also want to know the ratio of women to men...another way to hide skewing.


46 posted on 09/15/2012 7:29:35 AM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: redgolum
It doesn't help the GOPe selected a mega rich Mormon to the the candidate.

It doesn't help if idiots prefer an affirmative action, atheist ne'er do well!

47 posted on 09/15/2012 7:30:31 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: JudyinCanada
"....that many stupid people anywhere in America"

You obviously have not spent much time in Pennsylvania.

These are the people that re-elected John Murtha AFTER he called them racists. Murtha called our Marines "cold blooded murders" including one young man that lives in his district; and still he was re-elected.

These are the people that voted for obama AFTER he said they cling to their guns and religion and are afraid of people "different" than them.

I live here, I love them, but believe me, there's a boat load of stupid people in this state.

48 posted on 09/15/2012 7:34:09 AM PDT by Pietro
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To: Baynative

Philadelphia Inquirer is a liberal rag. Negatives about Republican convention, front-page drooling over Dems.

What I hate is our obsession with polls, that they can use them to depress the vote.


49 posted on 09/15/2012 7:36:32 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Baynative

The only thing worth looking at in regards to these polls is the choice among independents. As long as these polls are not complete fabrications, the independent numbers will reflect the real state of the electorate and trajectory of the campaigns.
Right now before our eyes, the Leftist media is maliciously attempting to cover up zero’s Mideast policy failures, so why not go all in with phony poll models and outright poll fabrications if it helps promote their statist agenda? If a criminal can rationalize one crime, why not rationalize two or three more crimes? The Leftist media’s lies are bigger and more numerous every day because they are morally bankrupt, just like the criminal.


50 posted on 09/15/2012 7:38:44 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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