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Poll: Cain surges, opens up 20-point lead on Romney (shock and awe)
Yahoo ^ | 10/07/11 | Alexis Levinson

Posted on 10/07/2011 7:43:44 AM PDT by Libloather

Poll: Cain surges, opens up 20-point lead on Romney
By Alexis Levinson - The Daily Caller
1 hr 9 mins ago

In news sure to inject shock and awe into the Republican political primary season, a Zogby poll released Thursday showed Herman Cain leading the Republican field, topping former front-runner Mitt Romney by an astonishing 20 points. Cain would also narrowly edge out Obama in a general election, the poll found, by a 46�“44 margin.

Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, would lose by a point to the president, 40 percent to 41 percent. Texas governor Rick Perry, who has slipped in the polls of late, would lose to the president 45 percent to 40 percent.

The poll found that 38 percent of Republican primary voters said they would vote for Cain if the primary were held today. Eighteen percent said they would throw their support to Romney, while 12 percent each said they would vote for Perry and Texas congressman Ron Paul. No other candidate attracted double-digit support.

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Wow.
1 posted on 10/07/2011 7:43:54 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Great news. Go Cain 2012. Perry and Romney the liberals are crashing and burning.....could not be more happier.


2 posted on 10/07/2011 7:45:56 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Libloather

Get on the CAIN TRAIN!! Woo! Woo!


3 posted on 10/07/2011 7:46:02 AM PDT by Watchdog85
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To: Libloather

Raising Cain!


4 posted on 10/07/2011 7:46:28 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Libloather

If this proves nothing else, it proves that social conservatism WINS. Even his staunch conservative stance on The Spew didn’t hurt him.


5 posted on 10/07/2011 7:47:01 AM PDT by fwdude ("When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ...")
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To: Watchdog85

O’Reilly will now have a stroke. LOL!!


6 posted on 10/07/2011 7:47:01 AM PDT by Watchdog85
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To: Libloather

WOOHOO!!! I’m all in for Cain.


7 posted on 10/07/2011 7:47:28 AM PDT by mojitojoe (WH says potus didn’t feel the earthquake. No worries. Another is scheduled for November 2012)
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To: Libloather

Awesome!


8 posted on 10/07/2011 7:47:53 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Libloather

Perry and Paul neck and neck. LOL!


9 posted on 10/07/2011 7:49:31 AM PDT by lwd
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To: Watchdog85

Chuckle. Watch him spin his way out of it in his Spin Zone tonight.


10 posted on 10/07/2011 7:50:11 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Overproduction, one of the top five worries of the American Farmer each and every year..)
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To: Libloather
News flash, perry tied with fellow traveler ron paul. Now that is a gut buster, however, rons position is set in stone, perry just dropped by on his way down.
11 posted on 10/07/2011 7:50:17 AM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow democrats.)
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To: Libloather

As a former Palin supporter, I am interested in Cain.

Mostly, his views on amnesty, and what he’d like to do about Obama/Romney-Care.

Can anyone provide a link to best give me that info.

Thanks.


12 posted on 10/07/2011 7:51:04 AM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: Libloather

Cain is able.


13 posted on 10/07/2011 7:51:27 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: Libloather

I would love to see Cain as the nominee..besides all the up-side, it would take the race card out of play, except blacks would start eating each other over Cain vs. Obama.


14 posted on 10/07/2011 7:51:53 AM PDT by stylin19a (obama -> poster boy for Einstein's definition of insanity)
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To: mojitojoe

Right on. Cain’s ROLLING!!! Full steam ahead!!!


15 posted on 10/07/2011 7:51:53 AM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Libloather

Most Palin fans will go with Cain. That really can not be ignored.

Cain could pull a huge upset here. A contest between him and Obama would be highly entertaining, if only I believed Obama would be the democratic nominee. Too bad. It would have been a lot of fun.


16 posted on 10/07/2011 7:52:06 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Libloather

Would be nice for an outsider to get hold of the republican party.

Maybe he would be able to slow the rot and decay that is the GOP.


17 posted on 10/07/2011 7:52:14 AM PDT by CSI007
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To: Libloather

I really can’t see a more interesting matchup than Obama vs Cain in the GE.

Does anyone else think that it might look like conservatives are backing Herm cuz “we” want to be on the soul train too? Is that rasist of me?

In the end I don’t see how it matters much. I think the debt load is going to hurl this country back into the dark ages no matter who is president.

The only person I wouldn’t vote for against Zero is McCain. I’d just move to Greece if that was the choice


18 posted on 10/07/2011 7:53:26 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: All

Now we’re in love with Zogby...


19 posted on 10/07/2011 7:53:30 AM PDT by Doofer ("If debt is the problem, how is more debt the solution"?)
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To: org.whodat

Where are most of the Palin supporters going ?

Cain. He’s surging right now. He’s going to need tons of money to fight the GOP RINO establishment.


20 posted on 10/07/2011 7:53:50 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Reagan69

Search the back and forth between Cain and Clinton back in the 90’s. It will give you a pretty clear picture.


21 posted on 10/07/2011 7:53:54 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

“Cain is able.”

Like it!


22 posted on 10/07/2011 7:54:41 AM PDT by all the best
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Cain is able.

"Cain is able. Obama is NOT!"

23 posted on 10/07/2011 7:54:49 AM PDT by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: Libloather

No doubt Cain is surging and I’m glad to see it, but I think the online Zogby poll showing a 20 point lead needs to be taken with a ton of salt. Cain is now in the top three and leading in some polls, but 20 points?


24 posted on 10/07/2011 7:55:11 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Libloather; AuH2ORepublican; Perdogg; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy

Zogby won’t get me for a third time!

His “poll” is not scientific poll it’s an internet survey and it’s been giving higher support to Cain all along.

In June it had MB ahead with 34% and Cain in second with 15%. It’s had Myth Romney at between 14 and 18% for months.

http://www.zogby.com/news/2011/10/06/ibope-zogby-poll-cain-expands-lead-over-gop-field-leads-obama-46-44/

Don’t flame me, I support Cain and he is rising in all the real polls too but he’s not 20 points ahead, yet.


25 posted on 10/07/2011 7:55:21 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: atc23

—In the end I don’t see how it matters much. I think the debt load is going to hurl this country back into the dark ages no matter who is president.—

OK, now THAT cracked me up! You and I are on exactly the same page here. I watch this the way most people watch sports. But hopefully they are watching less monday night football. ;->


26 posted on 10/07/2011 7:56:29 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: atc23

I had a similar thought to be wary about putting a black guy in just to say we had one, but Cain is too well qualified not to be picked - regardless of race.

And I consider not ever holding elected office to be one of his greatest strengths, in no way a weakness in this cycle.


27 posted on 10/07/2011 7:56:29 AM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: stylin19a

Obama is only half black.

Cain is 100%, genuine, real-deal African American !

The match up would be interesting.


28 posted on 10/07/2011 7:56:29 AM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: Reagan69

Here you go.

https://www.hermancain.com/the-issues


29 posted on 10/07/2011 7:56:29 AM PDT by Watchdog85
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To: Libloather
If it should turn out to be Cain v Romney, I'll crawl over glass to vote for Herman, but let's watch over the next few weeks as planted stories start claiming "he's not a true conservative", and alleging vague character flaws.

Ignore them.

And I much prefer Perry over Cain.

30 posted on 10/07/2011 7:56:33 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: napscoordinator

Especially as the Perry and Romney clone’s partisans here have only offered that Cain cant get wide no support when called on the socialists they are pandering for.


31 posted on 10/07/2011 7:57:54 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: moovova

CAIN versus UNABLE


32 posted on 10/07/2011 7:59:33 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: K-oneTexas; Tucker822; Kartographer; freekitty; carmody; Dead Corpse; MsLady; Publius772000; ...

PINGANATOR!

Cain will be speaking at Values Voter Summit today - watch live here http://www.valuesvotersummit.org/

Georgia Guys Are Ganging Up on GOP Presidential Candidates
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2789327/posts

Cain brings novel approach to GOP campaign
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2789123/posts

Who Is Hermain Cain?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2789313/posts

Boortz Discusses Herman Cain’s 999 and FairTax Support
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jr6xpxCQs7E

Reading Herman Cain’s AMAZING Resume
https://www.facebook.com/notes/rock-the-conservative-vote/reading-herman-cains-amazing-resume/294552657237233

How To Know Whether Cain Is Able
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2789097/posts

Herman Cain Train (VIDEO o FUNNY)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XicCLPP5Ye0

Nevada GOP: Romney pushed for early date (barf alert!)
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1011/65302.html


33 posted on 10/07/2011 7:59:33 AM PDT by justsaynomore (Cain 2012 - http://teamcain.hermancain.com)
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To: mojitojoe

When Bachmann, Santoro, Perry, etc drop out, most of those votes will go to Herman. No gain without Cain!


34 posted on 10/07/2011 7:59:33 AM PDT by stickywillie
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To: Impy

Then let’s git’er done!


35 posted on 10/07/2011 8:00:22 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MrEdd

Have another cup of coffee! ;-)


36 posted on 10/07/2011 8:00:42 AM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: AuH2ORepublican

I shouldn’t have bothered to even post that, no one will care.


37 posted on 10/07/2011 8:00:50 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: atc23
Does anyone else think that it might look like conservatives are backing Herm cuz “we” want to be on the soul train too?

Not this one. I'd vote for him mainly because he is outside the Beltway, the same as I felt about Mrs. Palin. I couldn't care less if he was polka-dotted or striped - what he stands for is what counts.

38 posted on 10/07/2011 8:00:59 AM PDT by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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To: Col Frank Slade

Yup, I believe Sarah will hold her endorsement of Cain until the time is right for the surge to push him over the top :)


39 posted on 10/07/2011 8:01:08 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: Watchdog85
O’Reilly will now have a stroke. LOL!!

This makes O'Reilly look VERY foolish for tossing out the Cain & Paul results in his previous BOR/FOX poll.

40 posted on 10/07/2011 8:01:46 AM PDT by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: Libloather

zogby, polls are still no meaning. An outlier generated to sway the RCP poll average. There is still Romney, and how much money does any candidate have?


41 posted on 10/07/2011 8:02:01 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: cuban leaf

I was thinking that if it were Herman vs Zero, Herm would have home field advantage because . . .

Obama is only half.


42 posted on 10/07/2011 8:02:31 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Yes we Cain!


43 posted on 10/07/2011 8:02:59 AM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Balding_Eagle

LOL! My guess is he’ll say something like “oh well these poll will be going up and down a lot in coming weeks. Not a permanent picture. Don’t be an ingratiator when writing to the Factor.”


44 posted on 10/07/2011 8:03:49 AM PDT by TEXOKIE (Anarchy IS the strategy of the forces of darkness!)
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To: WellyP

I worry about Cain.

If his sales tax passes then 20 yrs from now we have an income tax AND a sales tax.


45 posted on 10/07/2011 8:04:02 AM PDT by GreaterSwiss
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To: cuban leaf
Most Palin fans will go with Cain. That really can not be ignored. Cain could pull a huge upset here. A contest between him and Obama would be highly entertaining, if only I believed Obama would be the democratic nominee. Too bad. It would have been a lot of fun.

I think there is a direct correlation between this death rattle on the left and all the protests and the surge in the perceived conservative in the race. Obama is merrily tacking far left and the MSM has been feeding him the much needed propaganda to bolster his delusion(Polls showing tax the rich, well tax everyone except my boss). The MSM is back to lying about the economy and puffing up its moribund numbers to make Obama seem better. The left has been vocal the last couple of weeks but that has not translated into Obama's numbers going up. The right and middle are motivated and I don't think any level of far left turnout can help him now. Watch as these protest turn into the annual G-7 riots and Obama has to circle a square and appear to distance himself.

46 posted on 10/07/2011 8:04:29 AM PDT by pburgh01 (No more GWBs, say no to Perry.)
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To: cuban leaf
Most Palin fans will go with Cain. That really can not be ignored. Cain could pull a huge upset here. A contest between him and Obama would be highly entertaining, if only I believed Obama would be the democratic nominee. Too bad. It would have been a lot of fun.

I think there is a direct correlation between this death rattle on the left and all the protests and the surge in the perceived conservative in the race. Obama is merrily tacking far left and the MSM has been feeding him the much needed propaganda to bolster his delusion(Polls showing tax the rich, well tax everyone except my boss). The MSM is back to lying about the economy and puffing up its moribund numbers to make Obama seem better. The left has been vocal the last couple of weeks but that has not translated into Obama's numbers going up. The right and middle are motivated and I don't think any level of far left turnout can help him now. Watch as these protest turn into the annual G-7 riots and Obama has to circle a square and appear to distance himself.

47 posted on 10/07/2011 8:04:42 AM PDT by pburgh01 (No more GWBs, say no to Perry.)
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To: Libloather

48 posted on 10/07/2011 8:05:20 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: justsaynomore

great Cain Train video! LOL!!


49 posted on 10/07/2011 8:05:44 AM PDT by Watchdog85
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To: atc23

0bama and his administration have an

“impenetrable melanin-based criticism shield”

that no white man could get past.
Herman Cain can and will “get past” it, and his beliefs are sound.

The surge you see is due to the Palinites jumping on the Cainwagon.


50 posted on 10/07/2011 8:05:52 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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