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To: TonyInOhio
The real reason why Obama won in 2008 is that too many Republicans stayed home, either because they did not like McCain or they did not like Palin.

This time around the Obamaites won't be able to count on conservative apathy.

They gotta worry about their own staying away from the polls.

And, significantly the Mormon card was played by the LSM and the Obama campaign and it did not make a dent.

Mainly, because Obama is SO bad.

4 posted on 10/31/2012 6:37:35 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Slyfox

I agree. I’ve seen tremendous enthusiasm this election.
Not for Romney but against Obama.


5 posted on 10/31/2012 6:39:42 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: Slyfox

Every republican that I recall talking to in the 2008 election cycle either did not vote or voted for Obama because they were sick and tired of the Iraq war and the money being spent on that operation...militarily and nation building. At that time I was living in Vancouver, WA.


15 posted on 10/31/2012 8:07:00 PM PDT by entropy12 (Romney/Ryan 2012... Send Obama back to Chicago/Hawaii/Kenya/Indonesia wherever)
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To: Slyfox
The real reason why Obama won in 2008 is that too many Republicans stayed home, either because they did not like McCain or they did not like Palin.

Polling done after the election made it crystal clear that Governor Palin was the asset that pulled republicans to the voting booth, McCain was a drag on the ticket.

20 posted on 10/31/2012 8:23:26 PM PDT by ansel12 (Vote, but don't pretend.)
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To: Slyfox
The real reason why Obama won in 2008 is that too many Republicans stayed home, either because they did not like McCain or they did not like Palin.

Polling done after the election made it crystal clear that Governor Palin was the asset that pulled republicans to the voting booth, McCain was a drag on the ticket.

22 posted on 10/31/2012 8:25:36 PM PDT by ansel12 (Vote, but don't pretend.)
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To: Slyfox
There was a silent but notable percentage of Republicans who voted for Obama because of the momentum of the moment, the historical aspects of having the first black president, and they thought he really would be "post-racial" and put the race issue behind us. They were fooled then, not now.

The dirty secret is that the evangelical vote is the least represented in both polls and at the polls. A lower percentage votes than other interest groups but the Heritage Foundation has been working on them for the past two years and some of them may come out this time.

32 posted on 10/31/2012 9:12:37 PM PDT by MHT
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To: Slyfox
The real reason why Obama won in 2008 is that too many Republicans stayed home, either because they did not like McCain or they did not like Palin.

Stop repeating that lie about Palin. It was McCain that no one liked , without her more people would have stayed home.
Got to tell you I don't like Romney and think the Republicans could not have picked a worse candidate (especially after what his people did to Palin) but I will walk through glass to vote for him this year because that no good SEAL killing muslim imposter has got to go.

Also I do not expect Romney to fix this country but at least he is an American and doesn't hate this country.

This country has a deep rooted spiritual problem and nothing is going to fix it until everyone who calls themselves a Christians repents of their sins. We have the deficits we have because people in this country who have the nerve to call themselves followers of Christ think that they have a right to steal other peoples money because those other people make more than they do (COVET other peoples stuff and ask the government to steal it from others via taxes and give it to them for their make them feel good pet projects)


We get the government we deserve.
37 posted on 10/31/2012 10:26:43 PM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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