Skip to comments.SHOCK POLL: ROMNEY 48% OBAMA 43% [Drudge Headline]
Posted on 03/10/2012 11:17:08 AM PST by RobinMasters
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-four percent (44%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19 (see trends).
Looking at Tuesday's upcoming primaries, the GOP race in Alabama is essentially a three-way tie, while Mitt Romney leads by eight in Mississippi. Nationally, Romney now leads Rick Santorum by 12 points. Regardless of who they want to win, 80% of Republican Primary Voters nationwide believe Romney will be the party's nominee.
With the perception growing that he will be the GOP nominee, Romney leads President Obama by five points in a hypothetical 2012 matchup. Today's numbers show Romney at 48%, Obama at 43%. Thats Romneys largest lead since December. Matchup results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).
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Loving it... Break out the chanpaign...and then get back to work
Looks like we’re going to have a minority President.
That is before the October Surprise. Obama has multiple lines of attack ready for Romney, and it will make what Romney did to Santorum and Gingrich look like child’s play. And unlike those two, Romney will not effectively fight back as his hands will be hamstrung by the GOP-E.
These hypothetical head-to-head matches are so absurdly meaningless when we’re still 8 months out from the election and no candidate has faced the Obama machine yet.
I’m hoping for a minority EX-president.
This poll is fire unadulterated Bull Sh***e!!!!!
It is a push poll to get people voting for Mitt as the primaries come to a close.
Don’t be fooled. Team Obama wants Mitt for an opponent so they can say “Really? Why is Mitt even necessary? His policies and positions are the same as Obama’s”.
They do not want to go head to head with Newton or even Rick.
Bishop Willard will blow up and burn like the Hindenburg when he starts taking fire. Bishop Willard’s freakishness rivals Lightworker Hussein’s.
That is if he can actually get enough conservatives to go out and vote for him. His scorched earth tactics combined with his liberalism means he is going to lose after the dems and the media are done with him.
The reason is that Romney is a huge favorite to win the nomination. The next logical step is to have him compete against Obama.
I don’t trust Drudge, Rasmussen or any of the other players who were the usual regulars on the conservative side.
They didn’t even bother with Gingrich.
These polls are really getting tiresome. One minute you see a poll where Obama’s approval ratings are over 50% then he’s down. One minute he’s up against all his potential Republican rivals, then he’s down.
We’ve ALL faced the Obama machine for quite some time now.
The most recent poll has Obama with 48% and Newt with 40%.
Gloria Allred is scrambling to find a woman to hold a press conference with against Romney a week before the November election.
These so called “ABO” people are Romney trolls working to tamp enthusiasm for the real conservative in the race.
That’s called Drudge pro-Meh propaganda.
Right before Alabama and Miss. they come out with these “shocking” reports, plastered on Drudge and then onto FR.
Maybe we’re just people who dislike the entire field as it stands, but we hate Obama much much more...
And some Democrat voters might think “Romney’s policies and positions are the same as Obamas” so why not just vote for Romney?.. If nothing else, it’s bye bye to the race card in the White House’ cr*p.
If this poll is for real then America is on heavy prescription drugs and or dumb as a turnip or both.
First they elect Obama and then their answer to combat Obama is Obama-lite?
What time does train going to the Land Of Make Believe depart?
Maybe... so we should just boost the progressive-liberal in the republican primary, right before important primaries in Alabama and Miss.
I’m not boosting anybody, but I do believe Newt would have a far harder time beating 0 than Romney or Santorum.
General election match up polls are not worth much of anything at this point.
“Yeah, I remember the polls showing McCain was the only candidate who could win as well......
It is the exact same set up, except that before he was broken, McCain had actually been a good man, and unlike Bishop Willard had served his country.
Can't you just see the comeback kid about October. Big Ears will be up by 5 - my guess.
Just like the polls were staged to provide for the riots in Kenya, and just like the polls were staged to fabricate a “grass-roots movement” to get campaign funding stifled here, the polls can be manipulated for any purpose. It’s clear that the powers-that-be all want Romney, and that the only reason the “little people” are voting for him is because they think he is “electable” - because of these stupid polls, which can be manipulated like child’s play.
Mitt Romney is CURRENTLY trying to force Catholic hospitals in MA to commit abortions, which they believe to be murder. He argues that it is fine because it is the STATE government that is violating religious freedom rather than the federal government doing it.
If we would choose as our candidate somebody who argues the groundwork to allow STATES to institute sharia, we are absolutely NUTS!! Just think of Michigan. This plays right into the Islamist playbook, since their method is to get sharia into pockets based upon there being a majority Muslim population in that pocket. And then they use that as a legal precedent to get sharia everywhere.
Whether Romney is a tool, evil, or just stupid, it would be downright DANGEROUS for this country to elect him. If he is the R nominee we will have the choice in November between a Muslim-in-chief who told the Egyptian ambassador that he was and still is a Muslim who supports the Muslim agenda.... and a moron who thinks sharia is fine as long as it’s instituted state by state rather than federally.
People, people, people! We NEED to see that the enemy is within a hand’s grasp of taking this country for the Islamic caliphate. The communist-Islamist economic powers-that-be (which I believe made the run on the bank in Sept 2008 to get Obama elected) - which also own the media and the democratic party (as Soros has said openly) - is twisting all this around so we will have no Winston Churchill still standing when the Neville Chamberlains have ceded this land to the enemy that has us surrounded.
It does us no good to nominate Neville Chamberlain just because we believe he could be “electable”. Sure, he might be a SLOWER death than electing Obama, but that just means the gangrene will be even more firmly entrenched (and the frog more easily boiled with gradual increases in the “temperature” we adjust to) in case somebody eventually gets the balls to actually FIGHT for everything we love.
Polls are a psych tool of a liberal campaign. Romney and the liberals use it to shape opinions and tamp down interest and enthusiasm for a specific candidate. They do post the truth now and then, otherwise the tool becomes ineffective as it loses credibility.
“And some Democrat voters might think Romneys policies and positions are the same as Obamas so why not just vote for Romney?.. If nothing else, its bye bye to the race card in the White House cr*p.”
On the contrary, it is hello historical Mormon bigotry in all its white and delightsome glory.
Romney is much more appealing than McStain. It does suck that the media selects the Republican candidate. The left owns the media, THAT’S the problem!
OMG! Here’s a headline championing the idea that Romney is the go to guy if we want to beat Obama, and we’re all clapping.
Folks! Wake the hell up!
At this point, I don’t care if Romney can beat Obama 99 to 1%.
He’s not our guy. I know Santorum is the great Satan on the forum right now, but Romney is the enemy. Anyone remember?
All depended on election day. Right now meaningless.
Romney is not going to beat BO because all the liberals and moderates would vote for O, and a lot of the conservatives will not vote for Romney because he is a liberal with the same policies and anti-liberties stance as BO.
She seems to use the same wonderful make-up artist that works on the Joker’s face.
Gloria is a real test for me, not wishing people a stroke or something similar. I wouldn’t wish that on anyone, but there are times when I come real close to it with this vile creature.
To me, she represents everything that is vile about the legal profession.
I believe Romney would fare better against Obama than Santorum, but it would be a close race.
I honestly would like a brokered convention to get a good candidate in there, but I don’t think 2 months is enough time for a new guy to get the support.
This is very promising. Hussein just invested enormous amounts of time over the last month stoking up his left wing base with his War against Christianity, all to no avail. He’s losing ground.
Leftists choose to vote for the real thing. Why vote for Obama lite, when you can have the real thing?
As for informed Conservatives, a vote for Romney is considered on a number of points to be a vote for Obama. Yyyyyuck!
Romney is not going to fare better against BO than any of the other two candidates. He will not get enough votes from liberals or conservatives. He is a king without a kingdom.
Funny how only the polls that are good for newtie have any meaning for you Newt supporters.
Newt can't win!
The people who like him will vote for him...sure, but those who don't like newt hate him. That's it. His like/dislike poll numbers are 39/61. He's the best known of all candidates, everyone knows him and have made up their minds about him. Those numbers won't change in any significant way because he IS so well known!
In a way I agree. I don’t think the GOP really has a chance against the true King O.
But we could make him a lame duck by taking the senate.
Boy that would be sweet.
“The people who like him will vote for him...sure, but those who don’t like newt hate him.”
Couldn’t have said it better myself.
For good reason. Newt could be President of FR...perhaps...but never POTUS!
Oh really? So now Rassmussen is a mittbot too? Geez...you people are just too much!