Skip to comments.Romney Hits the 50 Percent Mark, With a Clear Edge on the Economy
Posted on 10/25/2012 2:09:33 PM PDT by SoftwareEngineer
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm Romney Hits the 50 Percent Mark, With a Clear Edge on the Economy
Mitt Romney has seized further advantage on economic issues at the core of the 2012 campaign, taking him to 50 percent support among likely voters vs. 47 percent for Barack Obama Romneys highest vote-preference result of the contest to date. The difference between the
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Major move for Gov Romney. This will help the RCP average also.
Shocker! 50% now in this poll!
So of the 4 major tracking polls today, you had Obama gain a point in one poll, one stay unchanged, and the two that had been the best for Obama each move toward Romney. And in 3 of the 4 tracking polls, Romney is at or above 50%.
Here is the commentary by ABC News
Internals look VERY GOOD for Gov Romney
but but but... NATE SILVER SAID THAT ROMNEY’S MOMENTUM WAS STOPPED BY OBAMA’S BRILLIANT DEBATE PERFORMANCES!
Washington Post: “The Momentum Myth”
Thursday, October 25, 2012 5:11:07 PM · by Redcat
The Washington Post ^ | 10/25/2012 | Jonathan Bernstein
Guess Bernstein missed this one! They’re imploding.
Nate Silver is a legend in his own mind.
I credit the Colin Powell “endorsement” ROFLMAO
Yeah I can imagine an endorsement from a guy whose named after an organ that holds poo is always something you look forward to LOL
In reality, Romney is well ahead but the MSM will never admit it.
They will protect O to the bitter end!
ABC UP ,Gallup down...HMMMM I am suspicious
my race right or wrong?
It’s a clear trend.
It is going to be hard for Obama to move that with 11 days to go now. He has been stuck at 47% for 3 years.
Now I am 110% determined to vote. By Election Day it will be 150.
Consensus of all major tracking polls is R50 O47, with some Democrat oversampling. Factoring in the oversampling and the undecideds breaking more towards R we’re likely at 53-46 (1% other) as the “reality spread”. Anyone disagree?
Only 83% of conservatives support Romney. The 17 percent who don’t need to get on board to remove Obama. We can cross the other bridge when we come to it.
From Washington Post..
I don’t disagree. I think that’s where Romney is really at but the MSM will never admit it.
They have stories to write and want to remain relevant. I don’t really doubt Romney is going to win this election. At this point in time, no one leading in late October went on to lose on Election Day.
Some of the 17% are fellow Freepers, unfortunately.
See how they all converge to match Ras/Gallup. This after endless rounds of insults leveled at anyone who entertained even the possibility that Romney could be even with the messiah, let alone be ahead!
If the numbers say this now, we could be moving toward a huge blowout in November.
I pray it happens!
I can’t support him for reasons that have nothing to with him personally. I won’t vote for a liberal. Then again, I am not standing in the way of those who do want change! :)
I really think the Romney win will be a massive blow out.
No doubt having to report this caused nausea and projectile hurling at the Compost and ABC.
Same take here. Romney will have to run for re-election and he will have to earn my vote the old-fashioned way. I always thought the famous Barney & Smith commercial I saw as a child was priceless!
He’ll be our next President. I called it last week and have no reason to take it back! ;-)
What a hoot if a Romney win exceeds the percentages that the false messiah won by in 2008. How delicious would that be?
On Intrade O’s numbers have climbed back up to 62.5%. Either they’re seeing something we aren’t or they’re in denial.
Hate to be a persistent pest but.. What’s the D/R/I sampling breakdown of this poll?
I heard this covert liberal on a conservative talk show recently. His bias was just below the surface, but clearly visible to anyone who is paying attention.
The trouble is that the Narcissist may look for a last-minute legacy moment, even if it's too late to save his campaign. I'd watch for any major developments in Turkey or the Persian Gulf region.
The Qataris and Saudis are aiding the Sunni Islamist rebels in Syria, against the Shia/Iran backed Assadists. Any small shipping incident in the Persian Gulf may blow up into war, possibly sucking NATO member Turkey (and hence the US) in.
That's how I see it, FWIW. A flip of 08, when the anoited One was going to raise the oceans and heal the planet.
D 4+. I think that’s too high. Odds look good it’ll be even by Election Day.
O is being massacred among the Independents - he’s behind with men and barely breaking even with women. With numbers like that, he’s not going to come from behind any time soon.
Sounds right, but subtract 2-3 for massive Demoncrat voter fraud, and Romney wins by a tread.
People with money to waste can throw money in on Obama on Intrade and move the needle.
No, it's pride. It's like betting on the Steelers, and being unwilling to admit they are going to lose, even though there is only 2 minutes left in the game.
Either that, or someone manipulating the market. It wouldn't take much money to manufacture the desired result.
You don’t have a +19 with Independents if the Independents are demoralized and not interested in voting.
To me the I’s look very energized to vote. It certainly looks like 0 is doomed.
Yes, it’s looking good.
I hope that there are others out there that are going through a severe ‘mind boggling’ experience relating to the fact that Obama still has 47% which happens to be the percentage Romney quoted at the fundraiser. Although the connection to the quote is not the mind boggling part - the fact that Obama can generate 47% given his track record is simply beyond the pale - it’s as if some sort of mental illness has taken over millions and if they win, we are doomed.
Thanks for reminding me that this is a good time to go over to DUh and see how they are handling it...
Scroll down to the comments below the article. Someone named EmJayEs had the most hilarious reply I have ever to an online comment:
“5:34 PM EDT triumph wrote:
So basically, Romney changed from conservative (in order to win the nomination) to centrist (in order to win the election).
What happens if he actually wins?
Which Romney will we get?
5:35 PM EDT EmJayEs responds:
The one that’s not Obama.”
The absolute definition of cutting off your nose to spite your face.
What were intrade’s numbers on obamacare being overturned?
They're just a small core group of "investors" with time and money on their hands, reacting to events.
Or, as I like to say, “The aptly-named colon powell.”
Wonder what the political affiliations of the intrade participants are. Perhaps its mostly wishful-thinking liberals.
Intrade only had Paul Ryan at 4% for VP. They had their money on Portman.
That’s what happens when foreigners try to play U.S. politics.
I certainly don’t disagree. I have money on 53-47 and 330+ EV’s for Mitt.