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Mitt Romney's Poll Surge Might Be Bigger Than It Looks
US News and World Report ^ | May 15, 2012 | Peter Roff, contributing editor

Posted on 05/15/2012 9:49:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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1 posted on 05/15/2012 9:49:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No disrespect to OP but ... oh please.

Romney is going to get slaughtered.

The bottom lines on this poll are suspect as Hell. The MSM is going to eviscerate him. Other polls released just today show him trailing badly in swing states. It’s 6 months out.

This is what they want from you. The want you to fall in line like nice little sheep.

Romney is a disaster. He is going to be slaughtered in Nov.

But, hey. Don’t believe me. Just wait.

Santorum 2012


2 posted on 05/15/2012 9:54:47 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Romney’s rise in the poles is due to Obama has been on TV lots lately, reminding folks that Obama is a failure!
3 posted on 05/15/2012 9:54:53 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Newt/Cain would have been the ticket to the WH


4 posted on 05/15/2012 9:56:20 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Do you want to remind Santorum that he’s actually running, that might be news to him.


5 posted on 05/15/2012 9:56:35 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama’s Gone Queer....that’s why Romney is rising.


6 posted on 05/15/2012 9:59:51 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Still never voting for the troll. It would be hypocritical to do so.


7 posted on 05/15/2012 10:00:03 PM PDT by reaganaut (VAB! Voting against both Romney and Obama. Constitution party, here I come!)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Palin/West sounds better to me. But Milt will be the nominee, whether you and I like it, or not.


8 posted on 05/15/2012 10:00:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Given that Obama has had a relatively good week and Romney something of a bad one,
___________________________________________

Wee Willie Mitty had a bad week ???

What happened ???


9 posted on 05/15/2012 10:02:12 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Get over yourself.
Every GOP Primary candidate will support Romney.
Every elected Republican will support Romney.
The NRA will support Romney.
The NRLC will support Romney.
The Club for Growth will support Romney.
Nearly every conservative group out there will support Romney.
Romney will win by 6 points, is my guess.


10 posted on 05/15/2012 10:03:20 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mitt Romney's Poll Surge Might Be Bigger Than It Looks

thank goodness the word "surge" is in there...

11 posted on 05/15/2012 10:05:26 PM PDT by Zeppelin (Keep on FReepin' on...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wouldn’t get overly excited about national polls. While they aren’t discouraging, it’s a handful of key swing state polls that mostly matter: Ohio, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Indiana, and, possibly Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan,


12 posted on 05/15/2012 10:05:47 PM PDT by RC one (all y'all had to do was vote for Newt but noooooo, he wasn't good enough.)
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To: reaganaut

I’d vote for Hubert Humphrey, Junior Samples, Gerald Ford or the Three Stooges to get rid of Dear Leader. Our nation is at stake.


13 posted on 05/15/2012 10:06:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: dfwgator

snicker, I thought these Santorum fanboys would just disappear but they keep popping up like new acne.


14 posted on 05/15/2012 10:07:22 PM PDT by max americana
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To: RIghtwardHo

Sainto? LOL

Ron Paul is more likely!


15 posted on 05/15/2012 10:08:29 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Obama is so busy killing himself politically that even the MSM’s worst, sucking up to him, will be seen for the nonsense it is.

Romney had a “bad week”? In what universe? He simply looked more or less normal and actually managed to flip flop away from gay marriage.


16 posted on 05/15/2012 10:08:44 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

That specious article on WaPo’s front page about the supposedly gay student haircut back in 1965. You missed it?


17 posted on 05/15/2012 10:09:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: RC one

Obama stinks so bad that even some traditional Democrat strongholds are in trouble for him. Can you say sit out?


18 posted on 05/15/2012 10:10:13 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: max americana

I fought it, but now I’m at “acceptance”. Maybe, just maybe, Romney won’t be that bad........Obama this week has reminded me of why he has to go. If nothing else, to see liberals crying on election night would make it worth it. Fags are really funny when they cry.

With a Republican Congress, maybe, if they replace Boner, they could somewhat keep Romney in line.


19 posted on 05/15/2012 10:10:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And how many people said they cared, that didn’t already hate Mitt?


20 posted on 05/15/2012 10:10:59 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Sorry, but I really don’t believe you and I am
definitely not a Mittwit. As each day goes
by, myself and many others gain more confidence
that when the dust settles even the MSM won’t
be able to pull BO’s gonies out of the fire.


21 posted on 05/15/2012 10:11:11 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal Red Turf)
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To: dfwgator

“Fags are really funny when they cry.”

I haven’t seen a fudgepacker cry in person but come Nov 2, I’m sure a certain kenyan will.


22 posted on 05/15/2012 10:12:54 PM PDT by max americana
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I dont think Obama wants to win.
He’s done his damage and laid the bombs.
He’s happy to skip down the road and let an R take the blast in 2014


23 posted on 05/15/2012 10:12:57 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Going gay has convinced me he really doesn’t want to win. They want to implement “Scorched Earth” between now and when they leave office.


24 posted on 05/15/2012 10:14:05 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RIghtwardHo
I find it interesting from the Casandras that they never mention the shellacking the Dems took in the 2010 midterms similar to what happened to the Reps in 2006. Just as was the case in 2006, 2010 will be a harbinger of what will happen in 2012.

As long as the election remains a referendum on Obama and his policies, Obama will lose and lose big. Even Obama can't defy the laws of political gravity.

25 posted on 05/15/2012 10:14:17 PM PDT by kabar
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To: dfwgator

I believe you are right,and they will lay at at our feet as best they can.


26 posted on 05/15/2012 10:15:59 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Once out of office, Obama will campaign to be the next Secretary General of the UN.


27 posted on 05/15/2012 10:17:31 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: kabar

Except one thing.
He planted the bombs to go off in 2014.


28 posted on 05/15/2012 10:18:48 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Problem for Obama is most people will tune out for Summer and not tune back into politics until Sept./ Oct. So all the negative ads won’t be effective until then.

And in the meantime, Obama goes and gets people’s attention by announcing a position on gay marriage, of all things, which most people oppose.

The more Obama talks the more he sinks. Same thing happened with his pushing Obamacare.


29 posted on 05/15/2012 10:19:17 PM PDT by Williams (Nobama)
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To: dfwgator

No doubt.


30 posted on 05/15/2012 10:19:28 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Java4Jay

With his baggage, Newt would have sunk any ticket!


31 posted on 05/15/2012 10:19:28 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I’d vote for...Junior Samples...


32 posted on 05/15/2012 10:20:13 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: RC one
Obama will lose Ohio by 4, Indiana by six, New Hampshire by 3, Florida by 7, Virginia by 4, North Carolina by 8,New Mexico by 2, MI & PA by 1 - 2 PTS New Mexico by .5 - 1.

Walker wins the recall and it is Katie bar the door in WI. If he wins the recall by more than 5, Obama will lose the entire Midwest including Minnesota and maybe even IL by default because they may not have the funds necessary to hold an election.

This turkey is cooked, he can't poll above fifty percent in his own family, not that half of them are eligible to vote anyway and I don't mean the kid. He is sinking quicker than the Titanic and may even be unable to ge his own vote.

Romney is allot of things, many of them I do not like. One thing he is not is stupid. It doesn't take a wizard to beat Obama with his abysmal record. It apparently has been shown that Willard knows how to bully a freak and who is a bigger freak than Obama?!

33 posted on 05/15/2012 10:22:15 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Our nation is at stake.

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Yes it is, which is why it is the most stupid thing that the GOPE put Romney up. We should have won this and we won’t.

Romney is a pale Obama. Nothing different. I stand on my principles and trust God.

Romney will be the end of the GOP AND this country...Obama will be the same.

No thanks.


34 posted on 05/15/2012 10:22:20 PM PDT by reaganaut (VAB! Voting against both Romney and Obama. Constitution party, here I come!)
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To: Kansas58

But many here will never support Romney.

Which is OK, as long as Obama doesn’t win.

But, I’m a little concerned about these polls, reversibly speaking so to say.

I don’t want Romney to peak too soon, I don’t want him to get up on top of some mountain, the easier to throw him down.

I don’t want Obama to panic and do who knows what, not yet anyway.

I AM NOT A MITTBOT, I gave Santorum money and if we lose in November I’ll be the first (and probably the last) to say: It’s Perry’s fault.

(And, I live in NJ, we won’t even have our primary until next month!)

I kind of figured Mitt would be down a few, within the margin of error maybe, until maybe after Labor Day.

Because, as good as Romney could ever, ever be, do you think he’s good enough to sustain “Mittmentum” for 6 long months?


35 posted on 05/15/2012 10:22:44 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: reaganaut
Still never voting for the troll. It would be hypocritical to do so.

Exactly. I once said exactly the same thing, it would have been hypocritical of me to vote for George Bush after he made a deal with the democrats in congress and broke his pledge to not raise taxes. (Surprise!) The democrats never followed through with their promised spending cuts. I, and 19 million others, refused to cast a vote for Bush. We voted for Perot...and helped to elect Bill Clinton who walked into office with only 43% of the popular vote.

I learned my lesson. It's hypocritical to stand aside and let bad things happen. Never again will I cast a protest vote or stand aside and let the chips fall were they may.

36 posted on 05/15/2012 10:24:16 PM PDT by SC Swamp Fox (Aim small, miss small.)
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To: jocon307

Perry’s fault LOL!


37 posted on 05/15/2012 10:25:51 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: SC Swamp Fox

I have spent 20 years witnessing to the LDS, countering their arguments and praying for them. To vote for one for POTUS would make me a hypocrite. I know too much about them to ever trust one for POTUS.

I held my breath and voted for W and for McCain. That is over. I can’t believe people think Romney will be ANY better than Obama. He won’t - his record proves that.


38 posted on 05/15/2012 10:27:00 PM PDT by reaganaut (VAB! Voting against both Romney and Obama. Constitution party, here I come!)
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To: mylife
Even with all the damage he has done, a fix is not impossible or even that difficult. We have gotten out of recessions before. A strong dose of heavy lay offs at the Federal level. Lower regulations and massive increases in drilling will give business an incentive to spend.

Large business lack the confidence to spend. They have $2 trillion dollars in cash, but refuse to spend in a vacuum. Once stability and reason are introduced, that money will rush into the economy.It will have a great effect.

39 posted on 05/15/2012 10:27:02 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Kansas58

He’ll need to have at least 6 points to overcome the vote fraud and the obamunist’s suspect overseas donations.


40 posted on 05/15/2012 10:27:08 PM PDT by correctthought ("Obamunism is a temporary setback on the road to freedom" - Liberty Prime)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Hey, come and play!


41 posted on 05/15/2012 10:27:49 PM PDT by reaganaut (VAB! Voting against both Romney and Obama. Constitution party, here I come!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“...even the MSM’s worst, sucking up to him...”

You know, now they are like the dreadful strangling lovesick teenage girl.

I think Newsweek really hurt him with that cover. I mean, he comes out for gay marriage, so now he’s gay? A gay saint?

That’s not the posture Obama was looking to strike, not by a mile, I mean the man is a nincompoop, but nobody but the MSM could be that stupid.


42 posted on 05/15/2012 10:27:57 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: jocon307

Positive Mittmentum is actually negative Barackmentum.


43 posted on 05/15/2012 10:28:12 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: SC Swamp Fox

I’ll probably vote Ron Paul to protest in the primary this week but I wont vote for him in the General.


44 posted on 05/15/2012 10:28:33 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Jim from C-Town

Well the western hemisphere economy looks pretty ***ty.

Asia too


45 posted on 05/15/2012 10:30:55 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Williams
They will also see him on at least one more multimillion dollar vacation with the jet set for two weeks, along with an extra plain for the FLOTUS and maybe one each for the two daughters and the dog.
46 posted on 05/15/2012 10:31:15 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: mylife

I dont think Obama wants to win.
He’s done his damage and laid the bombs.
He’s happy to skip down the road and let an R take the blast in 2014


I agree. and they’re going to do everything they can to make 2013 and on as ugly and disasterous as they possibly can.


47 posted on 05/15/2012 10:32:36 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: dfwgator
Once out of office, Obama will campaign to be the next Secretary General of the UN.

That's cool, just move the UN to kenya and be done with it.

48 posted on 05/15/2012 10:32:45 PM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: reaganaut

Vote Blobama.


49 posted on 05/15/2012 10:32:59 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Jim from C-Town

I like your thinking!


50 posted on 05/15/2012 10:35:29 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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