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Poll: More Americans side with Obama than Romney on Libya (no breakdown data)
LA Times ^ | 9.17.2012 | Morgan Little

Posted on 09/17/2012 3:48:47 PM PDT by libh8er

A plurality of Americans approved of President Obama’s handling of events in the Mideast, but by a wide margin Americans had a negative reaction to the way his Republican opponent Mitt Romney has reacted to the events, according to a Pew Research Center poll.

The new poll found that, of those Americans who had paid attention to the protests, riots and killing of Americans in recent days, 45% approved of Obama’s moves, while 36% disapproved. Judgments of Romney were far more negative, with only 26% approving and 48% disapproving.

Romney came under fire even from Republicans last week when he condemned Obama for what he said was apologizing to and sympathizing with “those who waged the attacks.” He based that on a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo that did not apologize and was released during protests but before any attacks had been made.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; 57states; bspoll; chrisstevens; libya; mediawingofthednc; mymuslimfaith; obamalies; obamasfault; partisanmediashills

1 posted on 09/17/2012 3:48:51 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: libh8er

All this says is that 52% didn’t agree with how a sitting President handled the ME crisis.


2 posted on 09/17/2012 3:50:57 PM PDT by scbison
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To: libh8er

Time for some new head cutting videos. That’ll sober up the stupid Americans.


3 posted on 09/17/2012 3:51:07 PM PDT by gotribe (WTF?)
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To: libh8er

LOL, exactly what did ROmney do that the morons disapprove of and why do they approve of a POTUS lying to their faces.


4 posted on 09/17/2012 3:51:40 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: libh8er

A group of RINOS criticized Romney to get into the news cycle and we know their names. I can’t believe how dumb this nation has become that we approve of the failed apologies of Barack Obama, but disapprove of a strong statement for American values and pride in such values. Disgraceful.

I guess the masses really are under the sway of Obama’s propaganda wing.


5 posted on 09/17/2012 3:51:43 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: libh8er

Apparently the USSA media did it’s job. Mission accomplished.


6 posted on 09/17/2012 3:52:29 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: libh8er

In related news, 100% of the Obama voters also hoped that the Mideast unrest would not result in any of their freebies being curtailed.


7 posted on 09/17/2012 3:52:42 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: libh8er

80% of America responded that they believe mainstream news to be highly accurate.


8 posted on 09/17/2012 3:53:00 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: gotribe

This is a BS poll. There are no internals, it means nothing. They could have polled a bunch of Democrats with some token independents and Republicans thrown in.


9 posted on 09/17/2012 3:53:10 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: libh8er

I call BS.


10 posted on 09/17/2012 3:53:41 PM PDT by Internet Walnut
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To: libh8er

I’m starting to think Americans are ingesting ‘bath salts’ by a wide margin too.. Americans aren’t only easily fooled by a lying, corrupt and criminal regime, they’re the stupidest people on Earth.


11 posted on 09/17/2012 3:53:58 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: libh8er

Err, just what IS 0bama’s position on Libya? Anyone know?


12 posted on 09/17/2012 3:54:06 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: libh8er

“The most endangered species,
The honest man,” - Rush, Natural Science


13 posted on 09/17/2012 3:54:45 PM PDT by Jimmy4Toes (this tagline space is available.)
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To: libh8er

Guess they haven’t heard the latest about obama wanting to release the blind sheik to Egypt.


14 posted on 09/17/2012 3:55:10 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: libh8er

Oh hey, that’s great and so, so spontaneous!

You know, I can’t wait to see the day that the morons of this country get their asses kicked from one side of the world to the other.

Although, I suspect that they are so stupid that they will agree with those whom are kicking their asses from one side of the world to the other.


15 posted on 09/17/2012 3:57:05 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: libh8er

What are they standing on with him, he hasn’t done anything but apologize.


16 posted on 09/17/2012 3:57:21 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

L.A. Times

N.Y. Times

I believe 0% of anything they print.


17 posted on 09/17/2012 3:58:21 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: libh8er
A plurality of Americans approved of President Obama’s handling of events in the Mideast, but by a wide margin Americans had a negative reaction to the way his Republican opponent Mitt Romney has reacted to the events, according to a Pew Research Center poll.

Joseph Goebbels would be proud of our "free" press if he were alive today.

18 posted on 09/17/2012 3:58:33 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: libh8er

Time to go to the Times website, find ‘contact us’ and have at it!


19 posted on 09/17/2012 3:58:36 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

The nice thing about this issue is that you can lie and lie and will believe it, but the issue doesn’t go away and you can buy it with someone else’s money from taxes. This is not over and we will get one of our cities destroyed because the msm is so complicit with this loser potus. Plus, they are so stupid that they don’t even consider that it will be one of the liberal cities.


20 posted on 09/17/2012 3:58:47 PM PDT by arkfreepdom
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To: libh8er

Who are they polling? Who would side with this limp-wristed reaction. Nay, I’m not sure it was a reaction. Obama and Hillary delliberately sent our Ambassador to his death and prohibited any protection of him. Who agrees with that?


21 posted on 09/17/2012 3:58:54 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Joe Biden is reported to be seeking asylum in a foreign country so he does not have to debate Ryan.)
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To: libh8er
this as in EVERY other favorable report on the obozo is nothing but horse sh!t spewed in preparation for the coming fraud the government and the MSM are trying to sell as a national election.
22 posted on 09/17/2012 3:59:19 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: libh8er
I'm finding that most people don't know what really happened. When I tell them, the usual reaction is disbelief -- they can't accept that the Obama administration has been peddling these lies.

When they take the time to read media outside the country (like the Daily Mail article), they are usually furious.

23 posted on 09/17/2012 3:59:26 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: libh8er

The ME headache for Obama isn’t over. Like Colon Powell said: “Mr. pResident, if you break it you own it.”


24 posted on 09/17/2012 4:01:22 PM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: jwalsh07

Who are the sheeple going to believe, the liberal media or their lying eyes?


25 posted on 09/17/2012 4:02:34 PM PDT by JediJones (KARL ROVE: "And remember, this year, no one is seriously talking about ending abortion.")
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To: justlurking

Polls like this are meant to discourage us. Ignore them. If we turn out to vote, and bring our conservative friends with us, we’ll win.


26 posted on 09/17/2012 4:02:41 PM PDT by Jaguarmike
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To: libh8er
Romney's statement on the night in question was about EGYPT, not Libya.

Frankly, I am a little pissed off at Romney's team for not making that crystal effing clear.

27 posted on 09/17/2012 4:04:00 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: libh8er

What if ALL THE FACTS WERE PRESENTED BEFORE those being polled, were asked the question?

As is, the only question the poll is answering is “Has the media complicity in the Obama lie been successful?”


28 posted on 09/17/2012 4:09:19 PM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Statement from US Enbassy in Cario

“The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions,”

This is what Hillary said:

“Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet. The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear: There is never any justification for violent acts of this kind,”

This is what Romney said

“I’m outraged by the attacks on American diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and by the death of an American consulate worker in Benghazi. It’s disgraceful that the Obama administration’s first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions, but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks,”

Romney was dead on.


29 posted on 09/17/2012 4:10:35 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: libh8er
"...He based that on a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo that did not apologize and was released during protests but before any attacks had been made."

Is this a news article or an opinion piece? I'm really confused about what Romney actually did that, a week later, people are still harping on it? Whatever it was, "even Republicans(?) have condemned it. Sounds drastic, but I'm guessing the Republicans are named Kristol, Erickson and Carlson?

30 posted on 09/17/2012 4:10:58 PM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: arkady_renko

See #29


31 posted on 09/17/2012 4:12:34 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: SoFloFreeper

How is it that Team Romney knows how to defeat Conservatives but not Communists??


32 posted on 09/17/2012 4:19:11 PM PDT by roses of sharon ("Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise." Luke 23:43)
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To: libh8er

POLL: MORE AMERICANS BELIEVE IN BIG FOOT THAN ANYTHING THE LA TIMES PRINTS I polled my four dogs. They’re all Republicans, but the little one is sneaky and he would vote for Obama if he gave him a cookie.....the dog, not Obama.


33 posted on 09/17/2012 4:30:24 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Perdogg
Thanks.

I still hear ABC news going on about "ill made comments by Mitt Romney." Where are they coming from? He was right on the money. They always include that 'even republicans thought his comments inappropriate'.

I was live on Twitter when this happened and the one jackass on our side I did see go down that road was the guy from Red State - Erickson. He was/is a moron.

34 posted on 09/17/2012 4:30:49 PM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: libh8er

Come on people; if you believe any thing the LA Slimes prints, I have some Somali property I want to sell you.
Even if the Slimes got a poll saying something like this; they will spin it for their almighty Obastard, no matter who was polled or how the questions were framed.
The LA Slimes has been in the pocket of every corrupt democrap since the late 40s.


35 posted on 09/17/2012 4:31:49 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: roses of sharon

What are you mumbling to yourself about?


36 posted on 09/17/2012 4:33:33 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: libh8er

The Romney campaign is imploding before our eyes. They aren’t fight back and the candidate is saying stupid things out on the trail.

I felt in 2008 McCain was in cahoots with 0bama to throw the election......I am starting to think Romney is throwing the race to 0bama. The fix is in I am afraid.


37 posted on 09/17/2012 4:35:27 PM PDT by GR_Jr. ("On Nov.6 I guess I will swallow that bitter pill called Mitt Romney...only to stop 0bama")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I do. Time for ropes and oak limbs.


38 posted on 09/17/2012 4:35:36 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: libh8er

What this shows is that the State Owned Media successfully confused the issue to make it look like Romney had a knee jerk reaction. Romney’s words, “I’m outraged by the attacks on American diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and by the death of an American consulate worker in Benghazi.”

“It’s disgraceful that the Obama Administration’s first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions, but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks.”

His words were in response to words the U.S. Embassy in Cairo issued with a statement condemning the YouTube film that was used as the rallying point for the rioters. “The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims — as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others.”

Even though the Embasy statement was before the seige by protesters, it was reitterated after the breach.


39 posted on 09/17/2012 4:39:16 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: libh8er

Romney gained on Obama in all relevant polls over the past 5 days.

Either the poll is flat-out wrong or Americans simply don’t care about the Middle East. Likely both.


40 posted on 09/17/2012 4:46:24 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: libh8er

Kristallnacht was successful too.


41 posted on 09/17/2012 4:50:02 PM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: libh8er

Soon to be forgotten.


42 posted on 09/17/2012 4:56:40 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: 5th MEB

AMEN to that.


43 posted on 09/17/2012 4:57:53 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Perdogg

Mumbling?? Have no idea what you mean, but I will repeat...Romney and team need to be as hard on Obama as they were on their Conservative opponents in the primaries.

They and the Republican media assured us that only Romney could beat Obama and his commie media.


44 posted on 09/17/2012 5:04:37 PM PDT by roses of sharon ("Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise." Luke 23:43)
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To: libh8er

A group of people thought the way the LSM told them


45 posted on 09/17/2012 5:09:56 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: libh8er; All
Polled people told pollsters what the media told them to tell? I'm shocked!

Even the Sunday Shows couldn't believe how much time had been wasted on the media stirring up Romney's "gaffe" while ignoring the actual news in the Middle East.

Now that we find out just how false and misleading the Obama regime has been about the video's role in the Libyan murder of our ambassador what will people say?

46 posted on 09/17/2012 6:59:28 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 50 days away.)
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He based that on a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo that did not apologize and was released during protests but before any attacks had been made.

A statement the Embassy DOUBLED-DOWN ON later, L.A. Slimes!

A statement the White House was forced to denounce, L.A. Slimes.

47 posted on 09/17/2012 7:01:41 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 50 days away.)
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To: libh8er

Americans don’t side with obama on a damn thing. People who live in the United States might side with him, but Americans don’t.


48 posted on 09/17/2012 7:04:50 PM PDT by sport
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To: libh8er
A plurality of Americans approved of President Obama’s handling of events in the Mideast

REALLY? They now approve of war crimes?

A POW named Momar Gaddafi was raped, tortured, abused and murdered. And here's what Secretary of Hate Hillary Clinton had to say about it, "We came, we saw, he died!".


49 posted on 09/18/2012 9:12:28 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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