Skip to comments.Poll finds most think Obama will win first debate
Posted on 09/30/2012 7:55:46 PM PDT by smoothsailing
September 30, 2012
By Stephen Dinan and Ben Wolfgang
DENVER Mitt Romney has one thing going for him headed into this weeks first presidential debate with President Obama: Voters dont expect him to do very well.
The newest Washington Times/Zogby Poll, released Sunday, found twice as many voters think Mr. Obama will win Wednesdays kickoff affair as think Mr. Romney will win it and among self-identified independents, its even more pronounced.
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New York Post September 30, 2012
Democratic National Committee spokesman Brad Woodhouse tells Fox News he thinks Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will win.
DFid they call in on their ObamaPhones?
“DFid” = Did. My bad.
all of the bylines were written weeks ago about Obamas victory at the Debates.
They’re just waiting to fill in the blanks withe e heavily editted soundbites.
There is a contest going on as to how many times Obama says “I”, “MY”, “ME”, and “UHHH”
My bet is 50,40,45,and 200
No matter how resoundingly Mitt b-slaps hussein the msm will declare hussein the winner.
Liberal media spins everything for Obama.
I think Obama is going to get schooled.
I agree with this 100%!
This is probably the most useless poll to date.
I’m new here, but I was motivated to register a few days ago when someone declared that we would see headlines the day after the first debate such as “Romney Swings and Misses” and “President Obama Keeps His Cool As Romney Continues to Struggle”... Yes, probably already written and set aside.
Fortunately, I saw something today that made me realize that Obama probably cannot win this election without using every dirty, rotten trick in the book. Enthusiam for Mitt Romney at a major non-partisan event in Hudson County here in New Jersey. Romney probably will not win here, but if the enthusiasm is this big for him here he should be able to coast to a big win in many other parts of the county. Nothing anyone says to me at this point will change my mind about this.
According to the media, it seems 800 poll participants in Ohio will decide the entire election, starting with their prediction of the first debate.
That could be one dangerous drinking game.
Well, duh. obama will be given all the questions in advance, so how can he lose the debate?
Zogby...the registered Dem who tries so hard to tell us he’s not.
Know why I won’t be watching? Because Obama makes me violently sick. Whenever I see an advertisement of his interrupt a football game, I change the channel immediately. I can’t stand this pathetic, marxist, sham of a human being masquerading as President, undermining our individual liberties and pissing on our Constitution every chance he gets. I know who I’m voting for and it’s called anyone that can beat this loser and send him packing in November. So, I will find something else to do rather than listen to this anti-American ass spew lies from his piehole for two hours. The mere site of his face disgusts me beyond belief.
Obama cannot win anything...unless the media gives him a script AND the answers along with it.
Kathleen SeBelius should issue a warning about that.
The man has talked us into a coma over the past four ear drum inflaming years. He is in my TV, he is on my computer, he us constantly addressing the nation about stuff I already know about.
The end result is that we figure that he’s got the whole “talking us into unconsciousness” thing down.
Same here. I’ll probably check in on the live thread here and there for any highlights, but I can’t bear to hear/watch the smarmy sycophant media lie for Hussein, pitch softballs to Hussein, and generally kiss Hussein’s crusty azz. I certainly can’t bear to listen to him dither as he tries to remember what his coach told him to say, or rambles off on tangents using vague high-flown rhetoric. I just really don’t put it past the media to have given him the questions in advance.
Will Bath-House Barry have a teleprompter?
If not, he’ll be toast.
Considering Journo-list and all the other little tidbits about the media’s relation to Hussein that have come to light, don’t believe for a second that they wouldn’t do that.
AFTER the debate I cannot wait for the media to tell me what I saw and who won. Life is simplified when I can rely on my betters to keep me misinformed.
He may remember to actually answer a few of the questions, if he can remember the answers, considering that the media will likely as not give him the questions in advance. But he still has to remember a few answers even then. I wonder if he’ll wear a hat, or have his hair fluffed out?
LOL, I hear you. I’m not watching it either, FR will provide the rundown when it’s over.
I find that heartening. Mitt can come across as plastic, but he's become a whole lot better than I thought he'd ever be this past year. If he comes across as a plausible alternative, a plausibly smart guy with some decent answers, it will push things his way.
I remember when Bush stood up to Gore (the so called smartest debater ever), it dawned on people that the preconceptions about the two were wrong.
You don’t have to wait for them to tell you the winner, they already have articles written up. Guess who?
I used to think the Washington Times was a somewhat respectable right-of-center rag. Now they're throwing in with Zogby? Man, have they sunk to the gutter.
Zogby's got about as much credibility as Baghdad Bob.
It's rare to find a Democrat who can actually speak the language coherently. Every word he utters may be utter bs, but he does sound good while he's doing it. For the most part.
This is why the left thinks he's a brilliant orator.
I'd rather get an impression for myself, and then see what FR and other conservative sites are saying.
I wonder if the Washington Times is gaming Zogby. The DNC and Obama campaign are doing their best to say Romney is a great debater and he will win.
Then Zogby shows up with his goofy poll screaming Obama wins! LOL!
I agree, the poll helps Romney. The DNC and the Obama camp can’t be happy at all with Zogby and his poll. HA!
“This is why the left thinks he’s a brilliant orator.”
Yes, but the intellect-challenged left don’t know Bath-House Barry needed his teleprompters to speak to a sixth grade classroom of kids.
that was classic!
Why bother when your handlers have all of the questions and will be feeding you the answers through a hidden ear piece?
I'm sure you're right, it's his pattern.
I would like to enter but I don’t own a TV!
The Media stories praising Obama’s “UNEXPECTEDLY BRILLIANT!” Debate performance have already been written, and submitted to MediaMatters for approval.
Unless the SOB has a teleprompter or knows the question beforehand so he can memorize an answer, yes he will sound like your typical 6th grade drop-out gangbanger. Obummer reads good, nothing else.
Romney needs to win with the voters, not MSM in this rigged game, the rest of the traitors or the pollsters.....
Without a teleprompter?
Question #2: Will zero have a teleprompter to keep him from veering off into redistribution, reeducation camps or what happens to those who don't pass reeducation camp?
It's a theory, and if true, would be devilishly devious. Zogby is now one of the worst rated pollsters out there, so you know he's hurting for work.
The folks at The WT, knowing this, and knowing his penchant for skewing things madly in the Dem's direction, could have hired him knowing that he'd pump up expectations for Dem voters, when by all indications, Mitt's gonna whup Obie's behind.
That's one way of looking at it, but I can't for the life of me, see what's in it for the Washington Times.