Skip to comments.Flashback 10/1/2008: Rasmussen McCain – 45%, Obama – 51%
Posted on 10/01/2012 8:18:39 PM PDT by timlot
I couldn't believe Rasmussen has Obama 50%, so I took a look back and was astonished to see after everything thats happen the last 4years hes only lost a point.
10/02/2008: McCain 44%, Obama 51% 10/01/2008: McCain 45%, Obama 51% 09/30/2008: McCain 45%, Obama 51% 09/29/2008: McCain 45%, Obama 50% 09/28/2008: McCain 44%, Obama 50% 09/27/2008: McCain 44%, Obama 50%
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This worries me, too. The polls are nearly identical to where they were 4 years ago. I don’t feel good about it.
What nobody is counting is all the new voters. STOP WATCHING POLLS.
Follow the BIG donors. When they start bailing then the polls are true.
I never said I wasn’t voting. The 2008 polls didn’t stop me from voting for McCain, and I’ll vote for Romney in November.
But that doesn’t mean he’ll win.
The Tea Party didn’t exist in 2008. They seem to be large, well-organized, and are chomping at the bit to vote Obama out.
In 2008, we had anecdotal info about the PUMAs turning against Obama but that proved to be generally wishful thinking. I’d rather have the tea party groups on our side.
“What nobody is counting is all the new voters. STOP WATCHING POLLS.”
Yeah, but unfortunately, many of those new voters are college students come of age.
About that Obama student vote:
From a Fox News article, September 23rd:
“Nearly half of the young voters who in 2008 registered and cast their first presidential ballot may have not updated their voter registration, according to a new survey, a situation that could most impact President Obama considering that voting bloc helped him to victory four years ago.
The finding by the non-partisan group HeadCount found that seven out of 10 young voters changed residence in the past four years, and 43 percent of those potential voters have yet to update their voter registration.”
I see your peddling the astroturf so quietly.
Nice try .
Who don’t have jobs.
Joined 2-12 -12 .
and just in time to promoting more astroturf to push dismay..
What is the weatther like in Chitown today ...
Actually Ras is one that is counting new R voters and high registration.
It is what it is; Romney at this point is losing. Deal.
To compare apples with apples, and not apples to Belgian endives, let's see where polling is on Wednesday.
Where is the Romney campaign hitting on the economy day after day and tying it to Obama’s policies?
The polls today are exactly where they were in 2008...
In 2008, it was Obamamania. Bumper stickers, crowded DNC offices, yard signs, millions of people in stadiums all chanting “OBAMA!”
In 2012, Obama’s presidency has brought zero economic growth to the country, Al-Qaeda on the rise again despite Bin Laden’s death, and a healthcare mandate that’s unpopularity (which continues to this day) got his party shellacked in the mid-term. There is no obamamania out there. Black pastors have turned against the president. He’s lost huge amounts of youth, Jews and Catholics. He’s the most hated president in history among conservatives.
The polls today are exactly where they were in 2008...
This should immediately set off alarm bells in your head. Something is screwy.
The Rasmussen spread now is 3, this is 6. The polls are much tighter this go around than in 08.
Remember 2010? Big Conservative turnout over 2008.
I don’t believe it, there are so many variables that weren’t around last election... Deal yourself.
It could mean that to Obamabots it doesn’t matter what the anointed one does.
A-HAA, see the MSM was fudging the polls in 2008 too. We all know McCain won in a landslide just like Rush predicted he would.
Oh, there is a DEFCOM level 10 alarm ringing in my ears. I guess I worry that the country has changed, that we now have a majority of dependent children deciding and running the show. If that’s true, then we get what we deserve, I guess.
I hope I’m wrong.
The Rasmussen poll that has Obama up 3 is a weekend poll and Obama always has better numbers in those
So-called media, so-called scientists, so-called public servants, all of them, cooked up so-called scientific data on global levels to deceive and fabricate and bamboozle the world about Globull Warming, do you have any doubts they’re capable of deceiving and fabricating and bamboozling polls-scholls in favor of their favorite messiah??
What you should do is to trust your own heart and senses, not these fabricated polls-schmolls. Is there any chance in hell that this wreck will get another 4 years as president of the USA?? I don’t think so either. It ain’t gonna happen. Trust your own intuition and move forward (pun!) positively. obama will NEVER get another 4 years in the WH.
Sadly, I think we are merely delaying the inevitable. If we have to convince people, this far along, that Obama is the wrong guy then something is seriously wrong considering the laundry list of historic failures. The MSM bias is so over the top now, so prevalent, it’s impossible to overcome. They cover for his every mistake while nailing Romney for imaginary ones. I see Obama commercials on tv everyday, not one for Romney. There is absolutely no reason why we should lose this election, yet we probably will. Just sad. America is all but dead and the next four years will seal our fate. As much as I love Ryan, Rubio would have been a better choice demographically in turn of appeal with latino voters. That may have tipped the scales.
Could it be that the liberal douchebag posing as a libertarian Gary Johnson is having more of an impact than we suspected? After all, these are 2-candidate polls only.
And yet, he sits at 50% in the one poll that we conservatives consider gospel. Honestly, what has Romney done to give himself a chance to win this thing? I would submit that he has done very little. I had some hope back in May and June when it looked like he might be willing to go after Obama a bit, certainly more than McCain did. But since August, the R/R campaign has so far been like a Seinfeld episode - a campaign about nothing. Put yourself in the shoes of an undecided voter (however dumb they may be) - what reasons has the Romney campaign given them to support his candidacy? I can't even come up with a theme as to their message, other than "Obama is a great guy, but...". I'm sorry, but that isn't a winning message for the people that pay little attention to politics.
I think it will come down to this first debate. If Romney only has a so-so performance (or worse), then Obama only has to fall on the ball and run out the clock from then until 11/6. The other debates won't matter, unless Obama is so bad that undecideds will be forced to re-adjust their thinking.
Our best hope is that republicans and conservatives are more motivated to vote. Hopefully a lot of the dirtbags will stay home.
Looks like it’s back to 1 again. I can never recall such a media spin prior to an election calling it “over.” Not even in 08.
Now, all of the sudden, with pretty tight polls, the media has been calling it over for weeks now (and a lot of righties are swallowing their prediction).
Reagan was down 8 to Carter less than 2 weeks before the election by Gallup. Imagine if people had of jumped off the cliff then like they’re doing now.
This race is not over, and anyone who tells you it is has an agenda.