Skip to comments.41 MILLION TEA PARTY SUPPORTERS SET TO VOTE
Posted on 09/29/2012 2:48:12 PM PDT by kingattax
The Tea Party is regularly ridiculed and declared "dead" by the mainstream press and their elitist allies in Washington and Hollywood. Not surprisingly, when Tea Partiers show up and rally by the thousands, they get all but ignored, while 30 Occupy Wall Street crazies in masks will always get wall-to-wall coverage and admiration.
TV shows and movies take cheap shots at Tea Party conservatives, often linking them to murder-of-the-week cases on insipid crime procedurals or dismissing them as birthers. But a new Associated Press poll shows tea party supporters may have the last laugh in November.
The AP/GFK poll shows that 31% of likely voters consider themselves Tea Party supporters. With 131 million votes cast in the 2008 elections, that translates into an incredible voting bloc of 41 million Tea Party supporters waiting to cast ballots. These voters have already made their voices heard in Wisconsin earlier this year, as well as in Republican primaries in Texas and Nebraska.
That 31% of likely voters figure is greater than the 19% who described themselves as either strongly or somewhat liberal.
Surprisingly, liberals have escaped media characterization as being a small, fringe-like group with little power or influence. At 19% of likely voters, self-described liberals would have a turnout of 25 million voters, some 16 million fewer voters than the Tea Party.
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Unfortunately, so will 47 Million government dependents, who are convinced by the TV that if they don’t, Mitt romney is going to kill them.
GOP tidal wave coming!
I keep asking myself, I say self, where is the Tea Party?
I did my part in the Senate race here in Texas. But no rallies here or anywhere else that I have heard about.
And by the way, who is John Galt? :-)
I don’t think everyone on welfare watches TV.
The Tea Party doesn't need rallies. We watch, listen and vote.
Hopefully, the MSM won't know what hit them on Nov. 6th.
“I dont think everyone on welfare watches TV.”
What else would they be doing?
I doubt that many of them miss their daily Oprah show.
Social security and military pensions?
He was an electrical engineer who worked for GE in the Berkshires in the early '50's - who applied for every credid card as it came out and had an unlimited credit, even thouhg no other information was listed - and he never used one of them
Now, scenario? if thousands of people are holding such cards, what would happen if they all maxed them all out all at the same time and melted back into Galt's Gulch?
Something has to explain “Honey Boo Boo”.
As in the turn out for 2010, Chick-a Filla, 2016 and the "empty chair"
See this compilation of Eastwood's GOP speech and the Superbowl ad...
A gritty gut wrenching indictment of Obambi policies in 2 mins and 39 seconds
I don’t think so. The ones that are truly lazy sponges of society will not show up at polls, either. That’s what I’m counting on. Their lack of motivation is so ingrained, they won’t even make the effort. At least, that’s what I hope.
What do rallies really do? NOTHING.Tea partiers got busy, recruiting and assisting conservatives to run in local elections. That is how you change the Country, not by rallies.
Post of the Flippin Week.
As a screen Poster said over a week ago, Broken Glass Baby Broken Glass
“I dont think everyone on welfare watches TV”.
Au contraire, NAM.
My RN daughter works with the “poor” (new baby moms).. Most of them have big screen TVs..some 60”...the new normal for the underprivileged.
The bad part about living in Texas is August and lack of attention in national elections. The last two Republican nominees for president was already decided before the polls opened in Texas. John McCain and Mit Romney would have taken a whipping in Texas.
We, the Tea Partiers,did our thing getting Ted Cruz on the November ballot. My wife and I attended two Tea Party events prior to the primaries. Both were well attended as Bell County events go...
The Tea Party is probably a majority of ‘senior’ citizens that remember the USA as it should be. We will vote!!!!Our fathers, brothers and uncles paid the price for us to do that...
(We are both depression babies, a rather rare group...)
BTW, I have not answered a phone call that I thought might be a pollster...
“Unfortunately, so will 47 Million government dependents, who are convinced by the TV that if they dont, Mitt romney is going to kill them.”
Ohfercrisakes. That 47 million number includes seniors on SS and vets drawing military retirement and disabilty. And these people hate Buckwheat’s guts. If you want to wave the white surrender flag, do it someplace else.
———Unfortunately, so will 47 Million government dependents——
We don’t know how many of the 47 million that includes those of us on SS are also included in the 41 million tea party types.
It might be the majority of both groups
After four long years of this, I have had enough, and WILL be with my Tea Party Patriot friends voting this Communist out of office.
Obama up by 40 points in North Carolina. It’s gonna be a hell of a steal!
“It might be the majority of both groups”
Could be, buddy. Guess we’ll need to start shooting and see who’s left. My bet is that more accurate firepower will be coming from the patriots than the fat cow leftists in the criminal fascist syndicate. Last time we confronted the SEIU cows in my district, they ran like scared dogs.
2010 turnout was 90,732,693 and at 31% that’s only 28 million voters. The swing from 2008 to 2010 should be accounted for. We don’t want to get fooled into underperforming.
The focus of both campaigns are the “undecideds”. Sadly, these mushy minded voters decide all our elections. In 2008 Bush-fatigued had settled in. The LSM hid Obama’s faults and gave him hundreds of millions in free advertising.
In 2008 Obama-fatigued has settled in, but mainly because of the economy. The LSM continues to cover for him and that’s propped him up.
Given the LSM is in the bag and working overtime to cover up the economy, along with his foreign and domestic policy disasters, so that’s a wash. Romney will have to fire things up to close the gap. He’ll need to get the base out in droves and capture 80% of the undecideds. Then he wins and perhaps big, like 301 EC big.
At least not what we watch.
Note to self:
Barack Obama received approximately 69,456,897 votes in the 2008 presidential election (52.92%).
McCain received about 59 Million.
If 41 Million Tea Partiers are voting, all that is needed is 30 million more voters for Romney to win this election by popular vote.
I don’t think Obama will get more than 69 Million this year given the current turnout estimate for Democrats.
So, the question is, will there be 30 million non-tea party voters out there who will go with Romney/Ryan to oust Obama?
Our 16% edge in enthusiasm plus Catholic vote and Obamas done for.