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With Superior Ground Operations, Obama Widens His Lead In Ohio [Obama with 10-Point Lead?]
Yahoo News ^ | September 26, 2012 | Holly Bailey

Posted on 09/26/2012 10:37:07 PM PDT by Steelfish

With Superior Ground Operations, Obama Widens His Lead In Ohio By Holly Bailey, Yahoo! News

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio—For Mitt Romney's campaign, the location was nothing more than a friendly business that had agreed to host a rally to promote the candidate's policies toward small businesses and manufacturing.

But it was hard not to view Romney's midday appearance at American Spring Wire, a company that makes wire that bounces back into place, as a possible metaphor for the candidate's electoral hopes in this crucial swing state.

"It goes right back to where it started," Romney told a crowd of several hundred people here, explaining how spring wire works.

He's hoping the same can be said of his race in this state. The Republican candidate's impromptu tutorial came as a series of new polls found that after months of a close race here between President Barack Obama and Romney, the GOP's chances in Ohio appear to be slipping away.

A New York Times/CBS News/Quinnipiac poll released on Wednesday found Obama leading Romney among likely Ohio voters by 10 points, 53 percent to 43 percent. It came on the heels of a Washington Post poll released on Tuesday that found Obama besting Romney by 8 points in the state.

They were the third and fourth polls in a row to find Obama expanding his lead in the Buckeye State—a move that prompted ABC News to change its projection of Ohio being a "toss up" state in November to one that "leans Obama."

As Romney spoke, Obama was campaigning on the other side of the state, holding his own rally at Bowling Green State University. There, the president lit into his Republican opponent, accusing Romney of wanting to gut education by giving wealthy Americans a tax cut.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: democrats; obama; ohio; romney
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Romney must immediately fire his campaign strategists. Time to appeal to voter values in OH. Run 24/7 ads with DNC delegates booing God and show coffins and blood on the streets with burning embassies with just "A bump in the road" tag.

The Romney campaign leaders like Ed Gillespie, Stuart Stevens, and Reince Priebus RNC Chair, as blue-blood Republicans have no clue on how to fight a blood and guts trench warfare game.

Sack this team, do a major campaign ad buy and enough of the economic graphs (its not working). Speak to gay marriage, booing God, and show images of burning embassies and coffins arriving , and you'd have the Reagan Democrats back on your side.

1 posted on 09/26/2012 10:37:16 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish
[Obama with 10-Point Lead?]

Nope.

2 posted on 09/26/2012 10:39:44 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Steelfish

Yeah, this is why Obama is spending all his time in Ohio.


3 posted on 09/26/2012 10:40:04 PM PDT by SoDak (Obama..change you can step in.)
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To: Steelfish

why do you believe the lame stream media reports???? People in Ohio say the ground game is on and he conservatives are out in force.

DOn’t panic and believe the lies. Just hunker down and work harder to make sure that O is defeated


4 posted on 09/26/2012 10:41:59 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Steelfish

I live in Ohio and can’t understand this at all. Why the hell anybody, except holder’s people, would vote for Obama is beyond my comprehension.


5 posted on 09/26/2012 10:42:45 PM PDT by doc1019 (Turn Medina into a glass parking lot and all this crap will stop.)
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To: Steelfish

Rasmussen has it Obama 47%, Romney 46%.


6 posted on 09/26/2012 10:43:34 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Steelfish

Why are you selling the Kool Aid?

“RUSH: DON’T LET POLLS FOOL YOU”

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2012/09/26/RUSH-Dont-Let-Polls-Fool-You


7 posted on 09/26/2012 10:43:44 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: Steelfish

I find it incredibly difficult to believe that the same electorate that voted for John Kasich, a Republican, and know that Ohio’s lot has improved because of HIS policies would turn around and vote for obama no matter what these polls show.


8 posted on 09/26/2012 10:45:25 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: SoDak; Steelfish
Yeah, this is why Obama is spending all his time in Ohio.

It's gotta be close or he wouldn't be there and neither would Romney.

9 posted on 09/26/2012 10:46:54 PM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: Steelfish

Reince Priebus needs to go. What’s in a name? A BAD JOKE is what’s in his name. Seriously, replace that slurring slo-mo with someone sharp and QUICKLY to the point!


10 posted on 09/26/2012 10:47:29 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Steelfish

So you actually believe this? Quinnipiac has admitted their polling is skewed.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2936603/posts


11 posted on 09/26/2012 10:49:49 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: Steelfish
Is this where you do your shopping?


12 posted on 09/26/2012 10:54:10 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Doofer

And, does anyone think the debates are immaterial? Look what the debates did in the primaries. If Romney performs like he’s capable of performing, it’ll seal the deal for everyone except the all-in leftists. Obama is NOT a good debater, and Romney isn’t a tired old man like McCain.


13 posted on 09/26/2012 10:56:08 PM PDT by SoDak (Obama..change you can step in.)
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To: SoDak

Consider the source? Yahoo?


14 posted on 09/26/2012 10:59:35 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: doc1019
I wish the Romney-Ryan team was not so far behind in the polls in OHIO, but then I realized that we have the Three C's, Cincinnati, Columbus and Cincinnati with their big inner city liberal,progressive Democrap voting blocs. Add those to the big voting blocs of inner city Toledo,Dayton,Youngstown, and the whole Northern Ohio area, and all the college student Obobo lovers, white guilt people, and you will see that we (Conservatives,Republicans) are outnumbered. I wish it wasn't true, but wishing isn't going to help. Too many people getting the freebies! I'm not giving up, just stating my opinion.
15 posted on 09/26/2012 11:01:53 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: SoDak

I hope Newt is Romney’s debate coach!


16 posted on 09/26/2012 11:02:50 PM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: timestax
Should say Cincinnati,Columbus, and Cleveland.
17 posted on 09/26/2012 11:05:01 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: doc1019

If even conservatives can’t completely remain immune to the impact of liberal MSM and negative reporting, who can?


18 posted on 09/26/2012 11:06:22 PM PDT by granada
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To: timestax

However the majority of Ohio voters are not in the inner cities, why would the vote for Obama? Stupefies the crap out of me.


19 posted on 09/26/2012 11:10:40 PM PDT by doc1019 (Turn Medina into a glass parking lot and all this crap will stop.)
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To: doc1019

Maybe they place the polling as they do now, to explain away the illegal alien and dead people votes on election day.


20 posted on 09/26/2012 11:11:31 PM PDT by donna (The United States Constitution and the Koran are mutually exclusive.)
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To: Steelfish

Check this out ... “ROMNEY RALLY IN TOLEDO:
Huge Crowd Stands in Line in the Rain!

Posted on | September 26, 2012

TOLEDO, Ohio
“OK, if you believe the polls, Mitt Romney’s 10 points behind in Ohio. But then there are those people — THOUSANDS of people — who stood in line in the rain to get in to see Mitt this afternoon in downtown Toledo:”

Make sure you watch the video at the end of the updates.
http://theothermccain.com/2012/09/26/romney-in-toledo-huge-crowd-stands-in-line-in-the-rain/

Coupled with this .....
“ROMNEY LEADING +2 OVER Obama – Mainstream Media Ignores Results From #1 Polling Firm”

http://theulstermanreport.com/2012/09/26/romney-leading-2-over-obama-mainstream-media-ignores-results-from-1-polling-firm/


21 posted on 09/26/2012 11:12:14 PM PDT by IwaCornDogs ("There Will Be Bamboozeling" ~ Nobama 08')
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To: Steelfish

oh really


22 posted on 09/26/2012 11:23:23 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Steelfish

Obama did seem to have superior ground organization that successfully knocked out Hillary’s campaign.


23 posted on 09/26/2012 11:25:28 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: Nifster
This is all left wing Psy Ops. It's a two fold strategy:

1. Demoralize many republicans into not voting.

2. Get the uninformed to join the Obama bandwagon, because the polls show him to be the more popular choice. "Gosh, why not vote for him, everybody else is".

24 posted on 09/26/2012 11:25:37 PM PDT by Right Brother
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To: doc1019

I believe they’re feeding us these polls to convince their own lunatics that this election was stolen from Obama. I wholeheartedly believe that Obama wants blood in the streets. This goof wants revolution even more than he wants the presidency, I think.


25 posted on 09/26/2012 11:41:25 PM PDT by SoDak (Obama..change you can step in.)
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To: Right Brother

” Get the uninformed to join the Obama bandwagon,”

Those would be the brain-dead, not uninformed. It worked back then, so do it again. This time, he doesn’t have a crappy slogan like Change so he’s toast.


26 posted on 09/26/2012 11:53:48 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Steelfish
IF ?? yes, I capitalized IF.... IF he has a 10 point lead ? why then spend time and money in Ohio ?


27 posted on 09/27/2012 12:08:22 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Red Steel

Bunch of BS


28 posted on 09/27/2012 12:16:01 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Steelfish

So you show you are a gullible, easily fooled boob just like the typical Obama voter. Does that trouble you? Isn’t it extremely embarrassing to display those traits in full public view?


29 posted on 09/27/2012 12:19:26 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: SoDak
" Obama is NOT a good debater, and Romney isn’t a tired old man like McCain. "

Rush Limbaugh " I hope he fails "

I am praying, and hoping that he loses his cool on live national broadcast TV.
He makes a slip and words like " yous white peoples " come out.
He does not perform well under pressure.
He does not do well when the venue is not his realm of ease and the questions are not under his strict control.
Hope Rush Limbaugh and the New Media says things that get up under his skin and he loses his cool on live TV in front of the whole nation.
He's a total failure when things are not under his strict control.

30 posted on 09/27/2012 12:20:30 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: SoDak

Romney is not Popeye gone wild...... John McCain has that Crusty old Pirate clinched teeth AHEEYYYYYY aurora about him.


31 posted on 09/27/2012 12:23:28 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: SoDak

They can’t do that or claim that if the election is not even close... a land slide like Reagan had would suffice.


32 posted on 09/27/2012 12:27:57 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: SoDak

Agreed.

What’s frustrating is that I know people who didn’t vote for Obama, but had hopes for him. They didn’t want to believe that he was a radical. And each time he says or does something to show his radicalism, these people get a little more disillusioned with him. But if you tell them that he really wants violence in the streets, they’ll still tell you that you’re crazy.

Maybe we’re wrong, maybe he’s not quite as bad as we’re making him out to be. But we certainly have good reason to suspect that he want chaos. And what’s really scary is the fact that so many people won’t let themselves even entertain the thought that might be true.

That’s what makes this seem like the 1930’s all over again. People deluding themselves about a World Leader, to some degree or another, with all different opinions about him, and only the so called “nuts” being right in the end.


33 posted on 09/27/2012 12:30:24 AM PDT by The Fop (Excuse me while I clean the saliva out of my racist dog whistle)
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To: Steelfish

It was Bowling Green AND Kent State, where the Undocumented Coffee Server did speak to a packed crowd. The colleges ARE the main democratic base.

Romney has 30 days or less, to prove beyond doubt,

1. That he’s not a front man for fascism, the few favored bought in to exploit the many,

2. That he’s not a front man for favoring the instigators of false financial instruments attempting to exploit and extort Americans assets and accounts as a deceptive form of bailout known, deceptively, as “Affordable Care Act”.

3. That he’s actually a candidate that, unlike his behavior in Massachusetts demonstrated, who knows how to use the checks and balances of the Executive Office.

Otherwise, it is HillaryRomney 08 vs, Undocumented Coffee Server revisited. Too many will be on to him by November.


34 posted on 09/27/2012 12:31:50 AM PDT by Varsity Flight (Extortion-Care is the Government Work-Camp: Arbeitsziehungslager)
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To: Steelfish

Obsma is leading among registered voters with land lines who pick up calls from telemarketers without screening them and answer questions from strangers over the phone.

I don’t know anyone that stupid. Do you?


35 posted on 09/27/2012 1:38:07 AM PDT by cgbg (No bailouts for New York and California. Let them eat debt.)
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To: bicyclerepair

Yahoo is one of the main MSM online Obama campaign leaders. Everyday they have two or three of their five headline bars pro Obama, such as today’s: “Ohio’s looking like an Obama state”.


36 posted on 09/27/2012 1:55:27 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (I'm starting a business. Who's going to build it for me?)
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To: Steelfish

I read on another post that the GOP was leading in early voting.


37 posted on 09/27/2012 2:28:15 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: American Constitutionalist
He does not do well when the venue is not his realm of ease and the questions are not under his strict control.

Questions not under his control? That's a laugh. Just look at the MSM stars that are "moderating" the debates and tell me they aren't feeding the questions to the Obama campaign in advance, or even coordinating with the Obama campaign is their preparation. We will have representatives of PBS, ABC, CBS, and CNN moderating the four debates. What does that tell you?

38 posted on 09/27/2012 2:48:09 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Steelfish
Actually, they are trying to keep Obama voters from getting overconfident by downplaying his lead. He's really ahead in Ohio by 87% to 7% with the rest voting "Other" or undecided. The 5% undecided are definitely leaning to Obama.

Furthermore, Romney's 7% in Ohio are less than enthusiastic and may well stay home. There is a strong possibility that by November Obama will be poised to capture 100% of the Ohio vote.

39 posted on 09/27/2012 3:53:22 AM PDT by stevem
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To: Fresh Wind
Just look at the MSM stars that are "moderating" the debates and tell me they aren't feeding the questions to the Obama campaign in advance, or even coordinating with the Obama campaign is their preparation.

That is pretty much guaranteed and is not conspiracy kook stuff. Romney and team must understand that his only chance to "surprise" The Serial Liar and make him think on his feet is with questions that Romney asks or facts he states.

40 posted on 09/27/2012 3:54:51 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: Steelfish
Please stop with this crap. 1) in Montgomery Co, and I can't speak for any other county, the organization is viewed by one precinct captain as the best she's ever seen. The read outs we have on every voter are extensive, we've done MORE WALKS AND VASTLY MORE CALLS THAN IN 04. We are #2 in the nation in calls. EVERY R voter who gets an absentee receives a "walk" and a slate card within 48 hours of getting his absentee ballot.

2) I have seen NO EVIDENCE AT ALL in Dayton of an Obama "ground game"---no sign, no rallies, no walkers.

3) If there is such a bad Romney "ground game" then they are dong a helluva job in getting out the R absentee numbers WHICH ARE HEAVILY OUTPERFORMING 2008, while Obama is HEAVILY UNDRPERFORMING 2008.

41 posted on 09/27/2012 4:08:33 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: stevem

Bingo. See my post 41.


42 posted on 09/27/2012 4:10:57 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Fresh Wind
That's what I meant... : " He does not do well when the venue is not his realm of ease and the questions are not under his strict control. "

What I meant was is IF he was at a venue that he does not feel at ease at, he does not do well, and IF the questions are not strictly controlled by him, he does not do well.
43 posted on 09/27/2012 4:13:20 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: LS

I’m in PA, not Ohio, but this is the first time EVER that I have received an absentee ballot application in the mail. I thought that was interesting.


44 posted on 09/27/2012 4:16:48 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: timestax

I think Cincy will go Romney. But it will depend on turnout.


45 posted on 09/27/2012 4:20:49 AM PDT by Blogger
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To: Steelfish

Will you relax! This poll is abject CRAP!!! Do you really think Ohio is going to go Obama by a 10 point margin on his best day? Please!

They over sampled dems by 9 points!!!

Be serious.


46 posted on 09/27/2012 4:21:37 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: SoDak
does anyone think the debates are immaterial?

Problem is, with all the early voting, many folks will have voted before they've had an opportunity to view/hear the debates. I heard Ed Rollins say, on the radio earlier this morning, that up to 40% will be "early voters" this time around (it was 33% in 2008).

47 posted on 09/27/2012 4:52:35 AM PDT by Salvey
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Agreed. It is shocking how inept the GOP chairman is


48 posted on 09/27/2012 5:13:40 AM PDT by STJPII
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To: Steelfish

I don’t have an opinion on his team but it’s the height of insanity for anyone to believe Obama has leads larger today than he won by in 08. Its not happening.


49 posted on 09/27/2012 5:52:02 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Steelfish
Which story do you believe?
50 posted on 09/27/2012 6:12:52 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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