Skip to comments.Rasmussen: Among Military Vets: Romney 59% Obama 35%
Posted on 07/22/2012 10:07:02 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
Most military veterans dont like the job President Obama is doing and prefer Mitt Romney in Novembers election.
New Rasmussen Reports polling finds that 59% of Likely U.S. Voters who have served in the military favor the Republican challenger, while 35% support the president. Five percent (5%) of these voters like some other candidate in the race, but only two percent (2%) are undecided.
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I’m surprised it’s still that close. But maybe that’s because Romney is the worst possible candidate that the GOP could have chosen.
Too bad the libs will null and void the military vote. Absentee ballots will mysteriously vanish. And the GOP will do little to thwart this attack on liberty. It’s the same thing year after year.
Obama being the commander in chief is telling. It’s like a boss getting a 35% vote of confidence. That’s not good by any standard.
What truly disturbs is, that anything as high as 35% support the Kenyan.
And Albie’s right - Indecision 2000 saw exactly that chicanery in/around Jacksonville.
Compared to other polls, this one sounds legit.
Most of the swing states have republican governors this year (FL, OH, VA, PA, WI, MI, etc..).
I doubt that it will be so easy for the dems to pull off their usual dirty tricks but we’ll see.
Thank God somebody in the R party finally figured out Soros SOS plotting.
I am shocked and amazed that 35% of US military vets support Obama. I wouldn’t have expected a number nearly that high.
Don’t be too surprised. The 35% are overwhelmingly PAC clerks, finance clerks, and general combat service support troops. Jobs that are essentially make-work easy-retirement positions that should have been outsourced or privatized.
The closer you get to the tip of the spear, the faster support for Obama declines.
If you got a link to that, Wolf, I’d be glad to get it from you.
There’s a few vets under the VFW/Legion umbrella I need to show that to.
Thanks from a career spook.
The only cars with Obama stickers that I’ve seen at MacDill AFB were driven by blacks.
How come so many still support 0Bammy? He deserves absolutely no military veterans’ support! This person doe not “support and defend the Constitution,” as stated in the oath he falsefully stated on January 20, 2009. He mocks our Constitution and his philosophy of change is to run the USA. He is an evil, destructive individual!
Sorry, no link, just more than a long weekend spent in Afghanistan and Iraq. People in certain MOSs that are non combat, de-facto unionized office jobs seem to have a much higher rate of people who are socioeconomically inclined to be Obama voters. Unfortunately, some jobs are magnets for people who love military benefits but don’t like the idea of personal danger.
In combat arms and combat support folks are either conservative going in or conservative coming out due to the nature of the work. (I was the latter; fairly liberal going in, then maturing as time went on.). They may not be pro-Romney, per se, but they have no love for what Obama is selling. It’s hard to be a good NCO without adhering to conservative principles; and vice versa. Liberals are emotionally based people who make terrible combat leaders.
An interesting thing with the officer corps is that it is also functionally very conservative, but has a thick liberal streak that seems partially a college-days holdover, but also a bit of nanny-state philosophy that is inherent from running a big centralized organization.
No argument there, brother...
An interesting thing with the officer corps is that it is also functionally very conservative, but has a thick liberal streak that seems partially a college-days holdover
Also agree. Having been both, I can recall not a few fellow officers who had that Leftist streak. They didn't make careers of it...
“Im surprised its still that close. But maybe thats because Romney is the worst possible candidate that the GOP could have chosen.”
It’s also ( apart from the sampling nonsense) the reason that Romney is still “neck and neck” with FUBO.
I find it absolutely astounding that 35% of the people who offered to sacrifice to uphold the Constitution and defend the Nation are that STUPID.
What the health are they thinking? Are they thinking?
“What truly disturbs is, that anything as high as 35% support the Kenyan.”
Just took a look at the stats. In 2008 the combined percentage of Blacks (22%) and Hispanics (13%) in the military gives you the answer. It’s still skin color uber alles with the minorities! They want that second job over at the USPS when they “retire” from military service.