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10 Reasons Mitt Will Win
TownHall ^ | 09/25/2012 | David Limbaugh

Posted on 09/25/2012 3:54:38 AM PDT by nhwingut

Call me Pollyannaish, but I believe Mitt Romney will defeat Barack Obama in November. Let me give you some of my reasons:

1) Romney's campaign message is essentially positive; Obama's is overwhelmingly negative. People always prefer promises of something better, but Americans are especially hungry now because times are very tough. Romney is offering concrete and realistic plans to help America grow again and create millions of new jobs. Romney's message and agenda appeal to all Americans, not just certain groups, and tell them they are not imprisoned in their current economic "station" as Obama would have them believe. Though Obama's promises of "hope and change" in 2008 were vague, at least he presented them as something positive. Today he tells us we must accept an America in decline both internationally and domestically. He insists that 8 percent unemployment is the new normal and that we must adjust to the malaise because it is going to take a long time to make a dent in it.

2) Obama is appealing to people's baser instincts of envy, greed and fear and has deliberately fanned the flames of racial tension for political gain. This would have been bad enough if he'd not presented himself as a post-partisan, post-racial phenomenon.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; bho2012; obama; polls; riggedpolls; romney; top10

1 posted on 09/25/2012 3:54:41 AM PDT by nhwingut
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To: nhwingut

Will he win here in NH?


2 posted on 09/25/2012 3:59:10 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: nhwingut
Most of this could have been written months ago. Note that with the exception of the highly generic pablum in point no. 1, there is no reason to vote for Romney, just reasons to vote against Obama.

Every FReeper who is honest with himself knows that Willard is an awful candidate on more levels than one can count. I mean, really -- who among us is gung-ho to vote for this guy?

If there is a bright side to what increasingly looks like his loss in a few weeks, it's that we won't have him around for 8 years.

3 posted on 09/25/2012 4:05:14 AM PDT by King of Florida (A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.)
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To: nhwingut
Main reason I'm worried he won't. This is a map of total votes per district in 2004:

Can't seem to find the 2008 one right this minute, but point is look at how the cities will carry the states.

P.S. - wondering why Chicago's stack seems inordinately high. Hmmmmm......

4 posted on 09/25/2012 4:07:34 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Past Your Eyes

Morning PYE. You probably know better but I think he will take NH, WI and FL too. Not as optomistic about PA but some polls have it close and there are very few BO signs.
What is your opinion?


5 posted on 09/25/2012 4:07:39 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: nhwingut
Romney's campaign message is essentially positive;

How good is a positive message when it is not delivered? Here in NW Florida I still only hear SIEU ads on the radio. Romney and the Republicans are totally absent. I listen to various conservatives on talk radio and in every ad space the SIEU ads and other Democrat "messages" fill up the space. Romney is doing as Bush I did. I waited cor B-I to come out with that all out push at the appropriate moment but there was never an appropriate moment. Bush I took a dive. So did McCain, and Dole, and Ford. It is what Republicans do. I hear from FR folks about the Super Pac about to UNLEASH a monster push, but it doesn't come.It is getting late. There is no discernible Romney campaign hereabouts. I think we are stuck with Lenin by default.

Romney apparently doesn't actually want to be President.Does he think he will be allowed to continue to be comfortable in the forthcoming communist state? Does he think he will even be allowed to continue living? Can any of these people see past next week?

6 posted on 09/25/2012 4:34:08 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson)
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To: nhwingut

I want to believe that, too. There`s always a chance of some kind of unforeseen disaster or scandal that`ll bottle up 0bama.

With that, along with four nearly flawless debate performances by Romney and Ryan, and historically high turnout among GOP and conservative voters on election day, Romney still has a chance.


7 posted on 09/25/2012 4:36:13 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: Past Your Eyes

NH will be close. In prez races, the state leans Dem - as they round up the college kids in Keene, Plymouth and Durham. In off years, the state leans Repup.

I think Romney will win by 2-3 points. If he loses NH, I say he loses the election.


8 posted on 09/25/2012 4:36:20 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: arthurus

Romney has a nice $10 million estate in Red Hampshire...that will console him after his loss...


9 posted on 09/25/2012 4:39:18 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: nhwingut
10 Reasons Mitt Will Win

Call me Pollyannaish, but I believe Mitt Romney will defeat Barack Obama in November. Let me give you some of my reasons:

1) Romney's campaign message is essentially positive; Obama's is overwhelmingly negative. People always prefer promises of something better, but Americans are especially hungry now because times are very tough. Romney is offering concrete and realistic plans to help America grow again and create millions of new jobs. Romney's message and agenda appeal to all Americans, not just certain groups, and tell them they are not imprisoned in their current economic "station" as Obama would have them believe. Though Obama's promises of "hope and change" in 2008 were vague, at least he presented them as something positive. Today he tells us we must accept an America in decline both internationally and domestically. He insists that 8 percent unemployment is the new normal and that we must adjust to the malaise because it is going to take a long time to make a dent in it.

2) Obama is appealing to people's baser instincts of envy, greed and fear and has deliberately fanned the flames of racial tension for political gain. This would have been bad enough if he'd not presented himself as a post-partisan, post-racial phenomenon.

3) Obama had the wind at his back in 2008 after happening on to a perfect financial storm he claimed he had nothing to do with creating. Today our financial outlook is actually much worse; we are much closer to a Greek-style collapse, and Obama has done nothing and proposed no ideas to avert it. It strains credulity to think Americans are gullible enough to swallow his shameless scapegoating of Republicans for problems he exacerbated and is unwilling or too incompetent to address.

4) Indeed, Obama's record has been horrendous in every category -- economic, debt, national security, military strength, energy dependence, social cohesiveness, religious liberty, race relations, health care and business. America is significantly worse off than it was when Obama took office. It will be extremely difficult for Obama to overcome the reality of his terrible record with his fictional whitewashing of that record.

5) Similarly, it is hard to believe that the liberal media's gross distortion of events will trump the events themselves. For example, Republicans did not have a terrible convention, and Democrats did not have a wonderful one. Republicans presented a positive message; both Paul Ryan's and Romney's messages were strong and inspiring, and Clint Eastwood's speech mostly resonated. Most Democratic speakers were angry and sniping, and Obama's speech was mostly flat, empty and uninspiring. Bill Clinton's wonkish fantasy speech was the best they could do, but Clinton is not the candidate. It's also unlikely the media succeeded in fooling people into believing that Obama's terrible jobs numbers and foreign policy week from hell were positive or that Romney's relatively innocuous 47 percent video and his proper criticism of Obama's Middle East apologies were terrible negatives.

6) The avalanche of negativity spewing from the liberal media can be discouraging to conservatives, but the liberal media have steadily lost clout over the past 20 years, and the alternative conservative media have never been more robust. Not only are the liberal media less powerful but also conservative talk show hosts, bloggers, tweeters, columnists and Fox News react with lightning speed to counter every single lie they promulgate.

7) The polls can be discouraging, too, but we've seen this in previous elections. Some pollsters showing Obama significantly ahead have a dubious history of distortion and have used their polls to manipulate instead of report public opinion. Most polls showing Obama ahead are either oversampling Democrats (using 2008 as a model instead of more recent elections) or understating Romney's lead among independents. The Weekly Standard reports that through 2004, every incumbent whose Gallup approval rating was less than 50 percent at this point -- as is Obama's -- lost. In Ohio, thousands more Republicans have ordered absentee ballots than Democrats. Also, I'm skeptical that all poll respondents are being completely candid in their positive responses about Obama for fear of being accused of racism or of being out of step with the manufactured media narrative that Obama is a likable person.

8) Obama is having some difficulty with his base, which is why his campaign is increasingly desperate and shrill. Some blacks are so angry over his liberal social views they may stay home. Some Jews are awakening to Obama's mistreatment of Israel. If Obama were so confident, he wouldn't be so flagrantly neglecting his official duties to feverishly campaign.

9) Conservatives have never been more motivated. Americans reject Obama's radical liberalism. Scott Brown won Ted Kennedy's Senate seat; Democrats took a "shellacking" in the 2010 congressional races; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker won; a strong majority of Americans still hate Obama's proudest achievement, Obamacare; the tea party is more energized than ever; and grass-roots Americans voted with their bellies for Chick-fil-A.

10) Americans haven't given up on America yet. They recoil at Obama's socialist rantings, redistributionism, class warfare, race baiting, apologies for America, attacks on business and domestic energy producers, and bizarre and offensive statements that "the private sector is fine" and that the death of our ambassador was "a bump in the road."

10 posted on 09/25/2012 4:42:29 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: ScottinVA
There`s always a chance of some kind of unforeseen disaster or scandal that`ll bottle up 0bama.

Don't count on that. Obama could be caught holding up a bank and the lib media would say it's being taken out of context.

Add the lapdog protection with the fact that he is our first black POTUS, whereas voters have set a very low bar (basically grading him on a scale). And there are your reasons for a bum like this polling in the mid to high 40s. Any other incumbent would be in the low 30s - at best.
11 posted on 09/25/2012 4:42:58 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: P.O.E.
Every bit of data has been poisoned.
Just as we are told ten percent of all men want to perform fellatio and sodomy with another man, it is all over stated bull crap.
What I would like to know, if anyone can answer, what are the check and balances involved in the vote count which takes place in Spain?
How is it that any American would accept counts being processed in Spain?
WTF?
12 posted on 09/25/2012 4:45:10 AM PDT by RavenLooneyToon (Tail gunner Joe was right.)
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To: Past Your Eyes

Maybe, maybe not

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2935767/posts


13 posted on 09/25/2012 4:53:12 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (Obama's biggest challenge in this election; reality.)
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To: who knows what evil?

Mark Levin is starting to sound desperate, not so much in the actual words he uses but in urgency and tone. Romney could still win this if he wants to. He may yet win by default but betting on that is pretty slim.


14 posted on 09/25/2012 5:09:03 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson)
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To: arthurus

Anyone sounding desperate knows that you can’t win by default. You can’t beat something with nothing. You can say a lot about 0, but he’s definitely something. Mitt has to go out there and remind people that’s he’s something better.


15 posted on 09/25/2012 5:13:17 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: prisoner6

How is he going to take Florida? He has no presence here. The Republicans seem to have written off the state- no discernible advertising, not in the Northwest part, anyway. Granted, this is pretty solid Conservative and derivatively Republican country but because there is no campaign here there will be much less urgency to vote. Votes from this part of the state are needed to balance Miami-Dade.


16 posted on 09/25/2012 5:13:54 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson)
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To: Tanniker Smith

The lenin is hustling. Romney is twiddling his thumbs wishing this would get over with so he can go back home and relax.


17 posted on 09/25/2012 5:18:11 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson)
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To: nhwingut

Tate = Obama
Jennings = Romney
Ref #84 = Rasmussun
Ref #26 = Politico

18 posted on 09/25/2012 5:18:11 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!)
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To: Kaslin
8) Obama is having some difficulty with his base, which is why his campaign is increasingly desperate and shrill. Some blacks are so angry over his liberal social views they may stay home. Some Jews are awakening to Obama's mistreatment of Israel. If Obama were so confident, he wouldn't be so flagrantly neglecting his official duties to feverishly campaign.

I know what fear smells like - and the Obama campaign reeks of it. Freepers should know better than to fall for the MSM's psyops campaign that is designed to discourage Romney's base - haven't we seen this for several decades?

Though he was my fourth choice in the primaries, I now believe Romney is the best candidate we had among those who ran. Perry never caught on, and both Gingrich and Cain would long ago have been destroyed by smear campaigns. And none of them could match Romney's experience as a chief executive in both government and business. Mitt Romney is a turnaround specialist, and that's exactly what we need. And he's going to win.

19 posted on 09/25/2012 5:56:46 AM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: nhwingut

Excellent point on #2. I suspect many of my blue-collar yellow-dog Democrat neighbors will actually vote Romney because they are white, they believe Obama has set the stage for race conflict, and when it comes he has already chosen sides.


20 posted on 09/25/2012 6:29:49 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: nhwingut

Newsmax
Obama Sweep! Now Leads in All Key States, Even N.C., Nevada, Colo.
Monday, September 24, 2012 06:47 PM

By: Todd Beamon

President Barack Obama leads GOP challenger Mitt Romney, according to polls in 10 key swing states, with margins ranging from as little as 4 percentage points to as many as 12 percentage points.

This, according to Real Clear Politics, despite the president’s unpopularity and poor record of high unemployment, lost jobs and a sputtering economy.


21 posted on 09/25/2012 6:44:47 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: arthurus

In Tallahassee, we see lots of Obama ads targeting the elderly, basically saying they’ll lose Medicare if Romney is elected. Michelle Obama was here last week speaking to a crowd at the civic center.

Would love the Romney camp to do something here...


22 posted on 09/25/2012 6:51:40 AM PDT by AUJenn
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To: nhwingut

Don’t forget the ones in Hanover. Dems will turn them out, too. They’ll tell them that the mean Repubs want to take away their right to vote.


23 posted on 09/25/2012 6:58:23 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: prisoner6

I am not optimistic about NH.


24 posted on 09/25/2012 7:02:02 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: arthurus
Mark Levin is starting to sound desperate, not so much in the actual words he uses but in urgency and tone.

He always sounds like that.

25 posted on 09/25/2012 7:16:03 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Past Your Eyes

My local political exyepert believes Mittens will take New Hampshire.


26 posted on 09/25/2012 8:57:19 AM PDT by LiveFree99
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To: Sans-Culotte

I listen to him a lot. That would be compared to his usual.


27 posted on 09/25/2012 9:46:47 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson)
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To: AUJenn

SIEU is all over. Romney... is he running for something?


28 posted on 09/25/2012 9:48:01 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson)
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