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Has Obama Peaked?
American Spectator ^ | 7-31-2012 | J.T. Young

Posted on 07/31/2012 12:53:45 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot

Democrats' biggest concern isn't the economy; it's whether Obama has already peaked. There are numerous reasons to believe it's true. If true, there are rapidly diminishing opportunities for the Administration to reverse it, and a growing list that could accelerate it.

Pick your poll: the presidential race is a toss-up. ...

The race has been so tight for so long, that it is not news -- until we factor in campaign spending. While the focus has been on Republicans' advantage with Super PACs, the overlooked story is how much Obama has outspent Romney on campaign advertising.

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Looking at the polls in this context, the worry should be clear: despite significantly outspending Romney, Obama has gotten no separation from him. Nor is it just Democratic spending that has assailed Romney. He weathered a long grueling primary, during which he was the constant target of all challengers.

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The realization should be emerging that Obama was not really that strong in 2008, when he massively outspent a disadvantaged opponent. And he is even weaker now -- despite an early and significant spending advantage -- when he will be unable to financially overwhelm a stronger opponent. The questions Democrats must be asking is: Has Obama already peaked? And can he hold on just long enough?

(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; bho2012; bhojobapproval; fearfuldems
There are really not that many options left to Obama camp. The only thing is they can get nastier still.
1 posted on 07/31/2012 12:53:50 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

Well, he is a pointy headed liberal.


2 posted on 07/31/2012 12:55:41 PM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
There are really not that many options left to Obama camp.

No more options. They've already played every card from the bottom of the deck. I don't think there are any demographics or issues left for him evolve on.

3 posted on 07/31/2012 12:57:03 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Sir Napsalot

He’s not so much a has-been as a never-was...


4 posted on 07/31/2012 12:58:23 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1288 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The entire reason that Obama has spent such a vast sum so early is that his owning polling shows two things:

1. He’s behind

2. There are almost no undecided voters left


5 posted on 07/31/2012 1:01:04 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

If he hasn’t peaked, it’s NOT his fault. Seriously. He’s done everything possible to lose in a landslide of Reagan v Carter proportions. The Republicans are fiddling and trembling in fear when clearly not only should Obama be slaughtered in this election, he should’ve already been impeached and incarcerated for high crimes and treason!!


6 posted on 07/31/2012 1:01:20 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Obama is bad to the bone. He will do anything to keep power. We must be diligent.
7 posted on 07/31/2012 1:01:42 PM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: Sir Napsalot

his, and the LSM’s, problem is that we now know who he is and what he believes in.


8 posted on 07/31/2012 1:02:28 PM PDT by Jeff Vader (voting for romney, would much rather have Sarah Palin)
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To: null and void
He’s not so much a has-been as a never-was...

First thing I thought of when I saw the headline. How can he have peaked when he never was in the first place.

McCain was a very poor candidate and an even worse campaigner. Obama's victory said very little about him since there was very little to say about him. There was no vetting of his candidacy. And yet McCain was so weak as to allow a clearly unacceptable challenge to beat him.

9 posted on 07/31/2012 1:02:37 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Sir Napsalot

In his planned destruction of America?

Hopefully.


10 posted on 07/31/2012 1:02:58 PM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: null and void

I’ve been reading tons of comments on yahoo after Øbama stories. And 99.8% of them are against him.

That seems unusual for left-leaning yahoo.


11 posted on 07/31/2012 1:03:35 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: johniegrad

McCain was hand-picked by the media...initially so that Hillary could be coronated.

And then the perfect storm occurred and Obama eclipsed Hillary. McCain was the ever-willing patsy regardless of who the opposition was, or just how much they could and would damage America.


12 posted on 07/31/2012 1:05:59 PM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Sir Napsalot

Which is why 0bama is pushing the 3rd party guys:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2912968/posts

This is really a sign of desperation.


13 posted on 07/31/2012 1:07:10 PM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Anyway, just a cautious note of ‘being in the echo chamber’ here.

Remember the SC decision on ObamaCare. We were so sure of it being struck down.

Now, back to your original programming/comment thread.

14 posted on 07/31/2012 1:07:39 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: henkster

Yes, I saw that.


15 posted on 07/31/2012 1:08:57 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

He should resign and make things easier for everybody. Or maybe not, because then we’d have Slow Joe running and the possibility of him becoming a redux of LBJ with a slight indian accent. Seriously man, true story.


16 posted on 07/31/2012 1:11:41 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Spriiingtime for islam, and tyranny. Winter for US and frieeends. . .)
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To: Sir Napsalot
"Has Obama Peaked?"

I don't know. Ask his boyfriend.

17 posted on 07/31/2012 1:12:40 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

WILL HE WAG THE DOG

18 posted on 07/31/2012 1:15:17 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: Jeff Vader

“we now know who he is and what he believes in”

The “you didn’t build that” remark was devastatingly bad for Obama. In just a few short words (which is the beauty of this) his Marxism was there for all to see. It will go down in political annals as one of the greatest campaign blunders in history. And the timing couldn’t have been better.


19 posted on 07/31/2012 1:16:51 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Sir Napsalot
God, I hope so.

I hope it gets so bad that he and Moochelle and the pups hop on Air Force One on November 7th to get dropped off in a country that has no extradition treaty with the United States.

20 posted on 07/31/2012 1:18:04 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the collectivists.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

On the day they swore the Clown Moron in I said: “Well, he’s peaked.” And I was serious. And I was right.


21 posted on 07/31/2012 1:21:10 PM PDT by TalBlack
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To: Sir Napsalot

The backroom vote production line is working overtime to stuff the ballot boxes from coast to coast.

Romney will need a true landslide to eke out a razor thin victory.


22 posted on 07/31/2012 1:24:46 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Has Obama peaked?

He’s digging the valley right now...


23 posted on 07/31/2012 1:24:51 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Jim Robinson

No one could have beat Obama. McKane screwed up, lousy nominee. Everything was in Obama’s favor. Now, we know. Well, us here knew who he is. America doesn’t want socialism. Obama will be kicked out a la Carter.

Look at Wisconsin, look who we are sending to DC. We are on a conservative ascendency.

America won’t vote for population control. We’ll vote for freedom.


24 posted on 07/31/2012 1:24:55 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Sir Napsalot

BoBama peaked about 1 1/2 years ago....the polls are simply catching up.


25 posted on 07/31/2012 1:27:31 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: Starboard
"...The “you didn’t build that” remark... will go down in political annals as one of the greatest campaign blunders in history..." Let's hope so! NK and USA Leaders
26 posted on 07/31/2012 1:28:42 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American that a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: SampleMan

The entire reason that Obama has spent such a vast sum so early is that...

He secretly supported the Romney campaign thinking that
Mitt would be an easier opponent than Newt or any of
his competitors.

He spent it all on Michele’s vacations.

He peaked and now the acid is wearing off.


27 posted on 07/31/2012 1:28:42 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Obama is a leftist black. If you aren’t gay, or a radical feminist looking for free rubbers, or on the federal dole for benefits, the fact that Obama is a leftist black is all he has going for him. That is all it takes to peak with a pile of worthless Democrats.


28 posted on 07/31/2012 1:31:20 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Monterrosa-24

Slight modification:

...narcissist leader of a communist regime who has inflicted great economic hardship on his country.

That was a great poster!!!


29 posted on 07/31/2012 1:39:15 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Puckster

“the polls are simply catching up”

Because they’re so bad for Obama that even aggressive oversampling of Democrats can no longer hide the true picture.


30 posted on 07/31/2012 1:42:05 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Sir Napsalot
Has Obama peaked?...Obama has screwed the pooch...
31 posted on 07/31/2012 1:43:45 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Sir Napsalot
Has Obama Peaked?

Has Obama Peaked Cratered?

YES he has!

32 posted on 07/31/2012 1:45:51 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Sir Napsalot
Has Obama Peaked?

The leftist fawning lame stream media and the timid and terrified Republican establishment are both doing their part everyday to keep Obummer afloat.

33 posted on 07/31/2012 1:54:29 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Starboard

It will be interesting to see how many Democrats react to his loss....when their own party said it was close.

Obviously, there will be those that cry foul, but, there will be an uncomfortable number of Dem’s that will be affected in a very negative way by this election.

Vast amounts of steam will have been lost.


34 posted on 07/31/2012 1:57:25 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: tet68
"Fat Bottom Girls" and "Bicycle Race".

The Obies in two songs...

35 posted on 07/31/2012 2:02:31 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Too many thinking Freepers have left the building...)
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To: henkster

It wouldn’t surprise me if Obama were to funnel money to “the 3rd party guys” just to help split the vote.


36 posted on 07/31/2012 2:09:16 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Peak Obama....like “Peak Oil” ...there’e only finite load of cr@p and lies that can come out of a his mouth.


37 posted on 07/31/2012 2:34:11 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: SampleMan

Yes, Obama’s undecided are few.

Continued socialism will be slowed,
then we get a new Reagan and really
turn things around.

Are we ready to get to work?


38 posted on 07/31/2012 2:40:53 PM PDT by WKTimpco (Traditional Values Counter Revolution)
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To: jersey117

I agree. I think their strategy early on was to try to “brand” Romney with Bain, and it utterly failed; then it backfired with the “you didn’t build that.” So he shot his best magic bullet, I think.


39 posted on 07/31/2012 2:43:00 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Sir Napsalot
Take heart, Comrades. All is not lost! He can always play the Race Card!! Oh, wait,... never mind....
40 posted on 07/31/2012 3:02:55 PM PDT by Gritty (It's either Obama and the Democrats or America. You can't have both. - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Sir Napsalot

He can start a war........


41 posted on 07/31/2012 3:20:35 PM PDT by Pit1
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