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Pew Poll Says Obama a Loser as Reality Sets In
Townhall.com ^ | October 10, | John Ransom

Posted on 10/10/2012 8:52:07 AM PDT by Kaslin

A new poll from the Pew Center for Public Something-or-Another finally get's it right.

Obama's going to lose and it likely won't be close.

According to Fox News, liberals are up in arms about the Pew poll, which has Romney up 49-45 percent just few weeks before balloting starts in some states.    

From Fox News

Something isn’t just rotten in Denmark. Try Washington, D.C., where liberal are going insane reacting to the latest Pew poll results that show Romney kicking election butt by 49-45.

The Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan freaked out about the math and the “12 point swing” that sent Romney from down by 8 points to up by 4. Sullivan asked: “Did Obama Just Throw The Entire Election Away?” That rant earned it front-page coverage on Drudge with the headline: “SULLIVAN: SOS OBAMA.”


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls

1 posted on 10/10/2012 8:52:08 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

It’s what they’ve been trying to hide all along!


2 posted on 10/10/2012 8:54:37 AM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Where's yo dollah ?????)
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To: Kaslin

Has the party affiliaton ratio changed in the last week on all these polls? There are so many of them I don’t remember if Pew was one of them oversampling Dems. If so, are they still do it? If they are, then it will be a blowout.


3 posted on 10/10/2012 8:56:29 AM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: Kaslin

4 posted on 10/10/2012 9:03:31 AM PDT by jennychase
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To: Kaslin

Reagan vs Mondale.

folks we have to get Romney and Conservative voters to the Ohio early voting.


5 posted on 10/10/2012 9:07:20 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Kaslin

We keep hearing about the people calling this for Romney who have never been wrong before which is encouraging but tomorrow I get my nails done. Laurie has voted in every presidential election since 1980 and her candidate has won every time. That’s pretty amazing. She of course, voted for O in 2008. She has been telling me she plans to vote for him again “because he’s cool.” I’ll ask her tomorrow if O is still cool.


6 posted on 10/10/2012 9:09:33 AM PDT by Mercat (He was playing Words with Friends.)
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To: Kaslin

I’m a Loser
The Beatles

I’m a loser
I’m a loser
And I’m not what I appear to be

Of all the love I have won or have lost
there is one love I should never have crossed
She was a girl in a million, my friend
I should have known she would win in the end

I’m a loser
And I lost someone who’s near to me
I’m a loser
And I’m not what I appear to be

Although I laugh and I act like a clown
Beneath this mask I am wearing a frown
My tears are falling like rain from the sky
Is it for her or myself that I cry

I’m a loser
And I lost someone who’s near to me
I’m a loser
And I’m not what I appear to be

What have I done to deserve such a fate
I realize I have left it too late
And so it’s true, pride comes before a fall
I’m telling you so that you won’t lose all

I’m a loser
And I lost someone who’s near to me
I’m a loser
And I’m not what I appear to be


7 posted on 10/10/2012 9:11:20 AM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: Kaslin; Nachum; LucyT; ExTexasRedhead
Cashiers at local stores in my area are openly bashing Obama. We never heard anything like this before, but lack of tolerance for him and his democrat enablers is huge. They've brought it upon themselves.
8 posted on 10/10/2012 9:14:50 AM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: MamaDearest
After Monday night's Tea Party meeting here in coastal Georgia, I spoke with a black waitress at Denny's who was openly contemptuous of Obama's performance at the Denver debate. "He was looking at the floor! What's on the damn floor? His teleprompter?!!"

She likes Romney now and is voting for him.

9 posted on 10/10/2012 9:19:30 AM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: MamaDearest

They did indeed, yet many are to ignorant to realize it


10 posted on 10/10/2012 9:27:54 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Publius

That gives me a GREAT IDEA!

“Teleprompter shoes”


11 posted on 10/10/2012 9:29:45 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Mercat
The 2007 New England Patriots were 18-0 until the Super Bowl. An unblemished record doesn't mean you're going to be perfect the next time.
12 posted on 10/10/2012 9:30:04 AM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: Mercat

People like this shouldn’t be allowed to vote imho


13 posted on 10/10/2012 9:30:14 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: MamaDearest

But... but... he’s “historic”!


14 posted on 10/10/2012 9:31:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Chipper

I believe that the Democrat over sampling is continuing. What it means is that the Democrats cannot even cheat enough to pull off a win.


15 posted on 10/10/2012 9:31:52 AM PDT by Eva (Obama and Hillary lied, Americans died.)
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To: Chipper
>>>>Has the party affiliaton ratio changed in the last week on all these polls? There are so many of them I don’t remember if Pew was one of them oversampling Dems. If so, are they still do it? If they are, then it will be a blowout.

Yes. In the PEW poll it went from a D+9 to a R+2 or 4...can't remember. Either way...it was a BIG switch so I don't trust their motives....

16 posted on 10/10/2012 9:33:22 AM PDT by NELSON111
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To: Kaslin
The truck mounted industrial shredders will be lined up around the
block and running full speed, 24/7 at Holder's Justice Department.


17 posted on 10/10/2012 9:33:26 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obamaspeak: An army of pompous phrases marching across the landscape in search of an idea.)
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To: Chipper
>>>>Has the party affiliaton ratio changed in the last week on all these polls? There are so many of them I don’t remember if Pew was one of them oversampling Dems. If so, are they still do it? If they are, then it will be a blowout.

Yes. In the PEW poll it went from a D+9 to a R+2 or 4...can't remember. Either way...it was a BIG switch so I don't trust their motives....

18 posted on 10/10/2012 9:35:06 AM PDT by NELSON111
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To: NELSON111
Either way...it was a BIG switch so I don't trust their motives....

My understanding is that some of the polls have switched from registered voters to likely voters as the election nears, and it is making a substantial difference.

Don't know if Pew is one.

19 posted on 10/10/2012 9:39:00 AM PDT by Ole Okie
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I think Romney beats Obama in sort of a flip of Obama v McCain.

He will take back FL, NC, Indiana and Virginia. Win Ohio, Colorado and Nevada, and might sneak a win in Iowa and/or Wisconsin.

Maybe if things really go right Romney could get NH, Mich or PA...though I doubt it.

I don’t even think a Reagan EC blowout is possible for either side the way the country is divided.


20 posted on 10/10/2012 9:52:08 AM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: Kaslin

I forget where, but I heard someone describe Obama’s debate performance as political malpractice.


21 posted on 10/10/2012 9:54:38 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Kaslin

45 is still at least a few points TOO HIGH.

Obama will not get over 42-43% of the popular vote MAXIMUM.

AND, it is very much inside the realm of possibility that he will not get 40% of the overall vote.

You are going to have to go back to Hoover 1932 to see an incumbent president get so little of the vote, and its not outside the realm of possibility that Obama may get a lower percentage that Hoover did in 1932.


22 posted on 10/10/2012 9:58:08 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Crimson Elephant; All

This poll is a bit flawed because it has a GOP skew. That said, it is clear this race is tied with independents running to Romney with at least a 9 point margin or so right now...with some polls much higher.


23 posted on 10/10/2012 9:58:18 AM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: Kaslin

I think the reason the pollsters jack up the percentage for dimoKKKRATS is that they take into account the “graveyard” vote.


24 posted on 10/10/2012 10:01:14 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Kaslin

If Mittens wins it had better be by at least 5%. The vote fraud will be off the charts.

Personally, I don’t give a darn if the lefties all riot afterwards. It’s coming one way or the other, may as well be sooner rather than later.


25 posted on 10/10/2012 10:01:25 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: MrB

Do you remember Pee Wee Herman in Pee Wee’s Playhouse? He had these mirrors on his shoes and would play coy, sliding his foot side to side as he spoke to girls in skirts.


26 posted on 10/10/2012 10:02:40 AM PDT by printhead (Standard & Poor - Poor is the new standard.)
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To: Kaslin; All

Folks these polls bounce all around. Let’s not focus excessively on one single poll. And Obama will probably be more focused (for him anyway) and, more importantly, aggressive in his remaining debates.


27 posted on 10/10/2012 10:08:23 AM PDT by lasereye
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To: Kaslin
“I’ve been in business for 25 years. I have no idea what you’re talking about. Maybe I need to get a new accountant, but the idea you get a break for shipping jobs overseas, is simply not the case.”
28 posted on 10/10/2012 10:12:01 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: MamaDearest

Exact same thing is happening in Phoenix. Cashiers are downright hostile to Obama.


29 posted on 10/10/2012 10:13:26 AM PDT by GilGil
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To: Kaslin

LOL She’s a pretty typical suburban soccer mom. Bright but not highly educated. Loves movies like Bridget Jones’ Diary. Doesn’t read the newspaper or watch the news. Not quite a Honey BooBoo affectionado.


30 posted on 10/10/2012 10:22:22 AM PDT by Mercat (He was playing Words with Friends.)
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To: NELSON111

The way I understand it is that people are asked at the start of the poll “at this time do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or other”. They are not asking what you are registered as. I was polled in this way and that was the first question. I was never asked what I was registered as. So if the sample is now +2 it means 2% more people answered that they consider themselves now Republican than Democrat.


31 posted on 10/10/2012 10:40:44 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: NELSON111

some polls may oversample Republicans now so they can adjust them after the next debate and make Obama look like a “comeback kid”.

band wagon effect.


32 posted on 10/10/2012 10:41:22 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Kaslin

The emptiness of Obama has been exposed, just once, for 90 minutes. It brought down the shiny, pre-chewed packaging the MSM has crafted for 5 years.

Epic.

....................

When you were a kid did you ever get a huge box for Christmas and inside was another box? and inside that was another box. and inside that was another box. and inside that was another box. Then you find out that this thing, which has been sitting under the tree for ages, was a decoy while your parents enjoy the show of you frantically trying to get to the bottom of it? All package and nothing inside?

Yep. Obama is just like that.


33 posted on 10/10/2012 10:49:02 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: printhead

34 posted on 10/10/2012 11:40:01 AM PDT by death2tyrants
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To: Kaslin

Strangely enough, I am starting to feel a 57-43 type vote coming up for Romney iff. Ryan and Romney both do at least adequately during the three remaining debates.

This due to so many starting to admit that they finally have lost their infatuation with 0bama, as well as their overblown expectations of him in ‘08, and the way that they put all their eggs in the one basket of making Romney/Ryan appear “not presidential” - and a full 70 Million plus witnessed that basket come crashing down.


35 posted on 10/10/2012 2:22:00 PM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: All

Election Night, 11:55pm.

Somewhere, in the halls of Obama election HQ, staffers will be committing seppuku.

I’m just sayin...


36 posted on 10/10/2012 7:10:42 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: MamaDearest
I'm leaving for Hawaii on Friday morning but I can't find a pair of sandals anywhere in New England. It's October here and the weather has turned cold so all that summer stuff has come off the shelves.

Well, to be totally honest, I scheduled these two weeks in Hawaii because I remember October of 2008 - it was four weeks of a living hell. So six months ago, I told the wife that we ought to get to Hawaii for a couple of weeks to take our minds off of the election. I figured by now, Obama would be up 10 points in the polls and that we would need to get away.

Not that I ever thought that Obama would actually get re-elected, but I figured the MSM would have him up in the polls so as to discourage us normal people. I figured that the race would close and go Romney's way in the final 10 days and we'd be home for that as our plane lands back in Boston on October 27.

Now I'm kind of wishing we never booked that trip because I am having fun now that Romney is already moving ahead and gaining momentum. But that's OK, Hawaii is not going to bum me out that much. And I will have Wi-Fi in my hotel so that I can tune into the Free Republic whenever I am drying off from a swim at the beach.

So tomorrow night I get home from work and take off my socks and shoes for 17 days. I will still have a very good suntan on November 6th, when Obama goes down to massive defeat.

37 posted on 10/10/2012 7:21:35 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76
Enjoy your vacation. Maybe you will find his birth certificate in a bottle while beach combing.
38 posted on 10/10/2012 7:42:30 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Chipper
Has the party affiliaton ratio changed in the last week on all these polls?

Yes, but there's more to it than that. Obama's 2012 narrative was built upon the premise that Mitt Romney was a not very nice guy. Ok, that's an understatement ... the picture painted of Romney was of Ebenezer Scrooge dressed up in white sheets while carrying a bag full of children's allowance money in one hand and a burning cross in the other.

The result was a situation where people (at least until the conventions) preferred Romney on significant policy issues, but didn't like him very much. They did like Obama, but didn't like him policy-wise.

This meant that Obama's support was pretty soft. Even in the polls that wildly oversampled Dems, there were numbers indicating that a lot of Obama voters were still willing to change their minds.

So what happened? Well, with the first debate the Mitt Romney that Obama's been painting a picture of didn't show up. Instead a guy who knew his stuff AND was likeable, showed up. No Ebenezer Scrooge. No white sheets. No childrens' allowance money. And no burning cross.

At that point the Obama narrative collapsed in on itself. And it's going to be damn hard for Obama to recover because the way Romney won the first debate, and can win the next to, is to NOT be the guy Obama's been making him out to be. And anyone who thinks Romney is going to walk into the next debate wearing white sheets, carrying a bag full of childrens allowance money and a burning cross and then act like Ebenezer Scrooge by extension must believe that Obama owns a mind-control machine.
39 posted on 10/10/2012 7:49:36 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: hinckley buzzard

“Message In A Bottle” is one of my all-time favorite songs. However, should I find Obama’s birth certificate in a bottle, floating in the beaches of Hawaii, you can rest assured that I will take it to my hotel room and flush it down the toilet.


40 posted on 10/10/2012 7:51:04 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Mercat

“Honey BooBoo”

What, may I ask is a Honey BooBoo?


41 posted on 10/10/2012 7:54:46 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: SeekAndFind; LS; Perdogg; napscoordinator; God luvs America; nutmeg; SoFloFreeper; Ravi; ...

Poll Ping.


42 posted on 10/10/2012 7:55:36 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 elections.)
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To: lasereye
Obama will probably be more focused (for him anyway) and, more importantly, aggressive in his remaining debates.

Remember what the stakes are for him, too.

Win/lose is the difference NOT between four more years in the White Hut and life on the economy on a President's pension, it's the difference between life in the White House and life in Leavenworth.

He'll be motivated. Then we'll see what he's got under the hood ..... and of course, his Politburo will be talking to his earplug.

He'll go from being the TOTUS to being the Earplug of the United States, and Plouffe and Axelgrease will take turns as the Man Behind the Curtain.

43 posted on 10/10/2012 8:43:35 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Kolath
Somewhere, in the halls of Obama election HQ, staffers will be committing seppuku.

Oooooh! Can I get tickets?

44 posted on 10/10/2012 8:48:05 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Batman11

Seriously? You don’t know who Honey BooBoo is? Have you been in a bunker on Mars? Google it.


45 posted on 10/11/2012 4:04:01 AM PDT by Mercat (He was playing Words with Friends.)
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To: MrB
Teleprompter shoes
So that’s how Obama was able to debate Romney even as well as he did!!!

Of course! We’ve been suckered again!!

Those darn Democrats! They’ll pull a fast one every time!!


46 posted on 10/11/2012 6:59:13 AM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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