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  • No Dave, Undecided Voters Aren't "Idiots" ---- You Are

    10/28/2012 8:22:12 PM PDT · by kathsua · 24 replies
    Lawrence journal world ^ | October 27, 2012 | Reasonmclucus
    During the last week talk show host David Letterman has been calling undecided voters "idiots" because they are still undecided. If he actually knew anything about the candidates he would understand that the undecided voters may be the smart ones. For those who don't watch Dave, it has been evident for a long time that he's an Obamista. He believes whatever Obama says and ignores criticism of Obama. He frequently criticized Mitt Romney for not releasing his tax returns while saying Obama could keep all his records secret. Many undecided voters may be waiting to see if secret documents are...
  • A Vote for Election Day

    10/24/2012 5:23:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    I suspect most voters watching Monday night's debate found it pretty boring. President Obama wanted to force Mitt Romney into saying something stupid. Romney didn't take the bait. So pretty much nothing changed the dynamics of the race. But what if something did? What if Obama announced in a fit of pique that "America doesn't deserve a president as awesome as me"? Or what if Romney pulled open a panel in his chest revealing that he is, in fact, an android? And he was made in China! Or the game-changer could have been something more plausible. The point is, what...
  • Michelle Obama to supporters: Tell 'knuckleheads' to vote for Barack Obama

    10/15/2012 6:07:26 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 26 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | October 15, 2012 | Joe Newby
    While speaking in Delaware, Ohio, Michelle Obama told supporters they should reach out to the "knuckleheads" in their lives and tell them to vote for Barack Obama ... In August, we reported that the First Lady used the same language when talking about undecided voters...
  • Is this the ad that will win the election for Romney?

    10/01/2012 5:07:26 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 28 replies
    Examiner ^ | October 1, 2012 | Robert Elliott
    Take a look at the internals of any poll on the presidential race, and it will show the same thing: Men prefer Republican candidate Mitt Romney by a significant margin, while women prefer President Obama by a similar margin. This presents both a challenge and an opportunity for the Romney campaign, as they seek to woo more women to support their candidate as Election Day draws nearer. According to Resurgent Republic, a conservative organization that conducts polling and focus groups, Team Romney may have created an ad that does exactly that.
  • 2012 challenge: Corral undecided likely voters

    09/23/2012 8:51:39 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | September 23, 2012 | Jennifer Agiesta and Nancy Benac
    Loretta Mitchell is 100 percent sure she's going to vote in the presidential race come November. She doesn't have a clue who'll get that vote. That makes her a rare and highly sought after commodity: an undecided likely voter.
  • PARADE Exclusive: A Conversation With the Romneys

    08/25/2012 3:05:57 PM PDT · by jocon307 · 8 replies
    It's probably the closest the Romneys have come to kicking back during this campaign summer: a late July afternoon on glistening Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. Grandkids bounce on the trampoline, splash in the gentle waves, soak in the hot tub. The candidate's eldest son, Tagg, 42, and his wife, Jen, keep an eye on their brood while a passel of campaign workers and friends stir things up in the kitchen. But you're never off the clock when you're running for president, which is why Mitt Romney‚ wearing pressed jeans and a more relaxed demeanor than he does on the...
  • Undecided Lean to Insurgent

    04/18/2012 10:19:23 PM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | April 18, 2012 | Dick Morris
    With most current presidential polls of likely voters showing 9 percent to 10 percent undecided, the question of where the undecided votes go becomes of paramount importance. To answer this question, I compared the final Gallup polls with the actual results in every race in which an incumbent president was opposing an insurgent since 1964. This included the Johnson-Goldwater race of 1964, the Nixon-McGovern race of 1972, the Carter-Ford race of 1976, the Reagan-Carter-Anderson race of 1980, the Reagan-Mondale race of 1984, the Clinton-Bush-Perot race of 1992, the Clinton-Dole race of 1996 and the Bush-Kerry race of 2004. In these...
  • Myth of the Undecided Voter

    10/10/2008 6:45:34 PM PDT · by grandpa jones · 10 replies · 1,475+ views
    NN&V ^ | 10-10-08 | nuke
    You’ve seen them in interactive focus groups, and most recently in the Town hall debate: The Undecideds. It makes a normal voter wonder, “Where in the heck to they find these people?” The answer was inadvertently revealed at by Domenico Montanaro in his interview with “undecided” voter Oliver Clark, one of the Town hall debate questioners … …the Sunday before last, I received a call from the Gallop Poll. They asked a few questions regarding my choice in the Presidential election. They asked who I would vote for. I said most likely I would be voting for Barack Obama. They...
  • My Letter Endorsing John McCain For President - Public Use Encouraged

    10/04/2008 7:17:22 AM PDT · by manofaiki · 1 replies · 311+ views
    Saturday, October 4, 2008 | manofaiki
    At the official John McCain website: http://www.johnmccain.com/HomeLogged.aspx You can transport your E-mail contacts and then send anyone you choose a personal e-mail explaining why you are endorsing John McCain on Nov. 4th and encouraging them to do so as well. http://www.johnmccain.com/ActionCenter/ ... eWord.aspx Here's the E-mail I just sent to about 30 different people I know - I'm making this public use, so you can put them into your own words if you wish and send the letter to all your friends. I know some of you haven't heard from me lately, and I'm sorry about that. I'm contacting you...
  • Who participates in focus groups?

    09/26/2008 9:07:29 PM PDT · by Harry Wurzbach · 48 replies · 764+ views
    me | 9-26-08 | me
    I'm rather skeptical as to whether or not the composition of focus groups is truly reflective of the electorate, or of "undecided" voters. CNN and Fox News both had such groups featured tonight. How are these groups put together? Do the participants get paid? I would imagine that they do. Is that truly reflective of the electorate? I know that the little focus group meters they have seemed off. When McCain was sticking it to Obama, it seemed like the GOP line never really went up that high. Like, for example, when the debate turned to spending and McCain called...
  • NPR's "Undecided Voter" (2004 Flashback)

    11/19/2007 7:13:26 AM PST · by jdm · 4 replies · 128+ views
    Les Jones ^ | Sept 17, 2004 | Staff
    National Review's KerrySpot looks at a NPR feature that interviews swing voters, and one swing voter in particular: John Ridley, who is also an NPR contributor. First, isn't getting your "man on the street" from the payroll list a little on the lazy side? It's like Ted Baxter using Bernie as his "common man." And does NPR really think their staff represents a sample slice of America? Next thing you know they'll refer to Cokie Roberts as a "soccer mom" and Click and Clack as "NASCAR dads." Anyway, Ridley doesn't seem terribly unbiased. He thinks the Swift Boat Veterans for...
  • **CNN's six "undecided voters" were all Democratic operatives**

    11/18/2007 10:42:09 AM PST · by Syncro · 368 replies · 1,954+ views
    Directorblue ^ | November 17, 2007 | Doug Ross
    Saturday, November 17, 2007 CNN's six "undecided voters" were all Democratic operatives    UPDATES BELOW - CNN hits bottom and digs: All six debate questioners appear to be Democratic Party operatives. So much for "ordinary people, undecided voters". To paraphrase Junior Soprano, CNN is so far up the DNC's hind end, Howard Dean can taste hair gel. In a nutshell, CNN's six "undecided voters" were: A Democratic Party bigwigAn antiwar activistA Union officialAn Islamic leaderA Harry Reid stafferA radical Chicano separatist Wow. This looks "rather" like a scandal. Hot Air: ...You’d think the network’s audience might want to know who...
  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT ON UNDECIDEDS AND FIRST-TIME VOTERS (how the undecideds have to break for Bush)

    10/27/2004 12:25:22 PM PDT · by Cableguy · 20 replies · 1,061+ views
    Kerry Spot/NRO ^ | 10/27/04 | jim geraghty
    Sometimes, two fascinating pieces of information come to the Kerry Spot e-mail box almost simultaneously.Kerry Spot reader Steve, a fountain of fascinating information, broke down the numbers of how the undecided voters would have to break to give each swing state for Bush or for Kerry.Using the most recent averages of the Battleground polls found on RealClearPolitics.com I created a table that determines the number of undecided voters from each state that would be required for either Bush or Kerry to win. This is done by assuming that 20% of the overall ranks of the undecided won't vote at all...
  • Congrats to Our Own Gerry Dales (Picked up by Kerryspot/NRO and Podhoretz)

    10/26/2004 6:48:24 AM PDT · by LS · 8 replies · 688+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 10/26/04 | LS
    Both John Podhoretz's column and the "Kerryspot" on National Review Online discussed "Dales'" analysis of the undecideds breaking for the incumbent, when he posted here several days ago. Way to go, Gerry. Once again, Freepers ahead of the game.
  • States up for grabs dwindling

    10/17/2004 8:17:12 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies · 1,462+ views
    Newsday ^ | October 17, 2004 | KEN FIREMAN
    .............."It's 2000 all over again," said pollster John Zogby, who does a daily tracking survey of 1,211 voters for the Reuters news agency. Zogby's latest poll, which was taken Wednesday through Friday, had Bush up by 4 percentage points with a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. Earlier last week, his survey had found Kerry up by 3 points. Zogby said the oscillations in his survey tracked very closely with the patterns in a similar poll he conducted in the final phase of the 2000 campaign. ....The pollster said the movements in his current poll are...
  • "Independent Voter" Wife almost convinced to vote for Bush!

    10/16/2004 8:55:40 PM PDT · by right way right · 58 replies · 1,056+ views
    People, there are many like me out there that do have people in their lives who have not made up their minds. I have a Wife who is very private about her voting habits. (She leans Democrat so it is a major source of anxiety in our relationship.)She has concerns about Bush such as job outsourcing because she was a Boeing employee and was laid off as a result of this. (as she see's it). Also she has concerns about unemployment in this country. (Yeah, I know?) She likes Bush's stance on the War on terror.She needs education on George...
  • Young undecided Pennsylvania voters not sold on Kerry

    10/14/2004 12:35:01 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 10 replies · 811+ views
    The Daily Times ( Delaware County) Pennsylvania | October 14, 2004 | William Bender
    the Daily Times Delaware County Pa The Undecided: Young voters step up to the plate By WILLIAM BENDER , wbender@delcotimes.com 10/11/2004 The fact that someone like Nicole Mattucci is still undecided three weeks before Election Day should be cause for concern for John Kerry’s Pennsylvania campaign. It means President Bush is connecting with liberal-minded college students in a state Kerry must carry to win the November election. Mattucci, 19, of Middletown, is pro-choice, anti-war and doesn’t like the direction in which the economy is heading. She thinks banning assault weapons makes sense and banning gay marriage is ridiculous. Her values...
  • The term "undecided voter" should be an oxymoron

    10/11/2004 6:43:58 AM PDT · by RightWingReader · 18 replies · 506+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10-11-04 | Doug Powers
    Shortly before the Revolutionary War, one-third of the colonists were for independence, one-third were content with the British tax system and left-side-of-the-road travel, and one-third were neutral or completely unaware of what was going on. Naturally, for a nation seeking direction, the wise thing to do would be to base their course of action on the last second thoughts or whims of that latter third, right? That's how we seem to handle it these days. If you don't have an opinion, we'll make you have one, and sometimes even drive you to the polls! What a bad way to run...
  • Your Opportunity to Make A Difference - Give Us A List of Your Ideas

    09/22/2004 8:20:21 AM PDT · by grassboots.org · 33 replies · 575+ views
    Grassboots.Org ^ | 9/22/04 | David
    Lord Willing, Time and Funds Permitting, we will be adding new flyers almost every day for you to download, print and distribute to others. See SamplesWhat we want are your ideas for flyers and topics. These will be given to folks who don't watch Fox News or listen to Sean Hannity and handed out door-to-door, at football games, etc.
  • VANITY: I Wonder If "Undecideds" Are Going For Bush Because Nobody Wants A Repeat of 2000?

    09/20/2004 5:26:07 PM PDT · by Lurking2Long · 7 replies · 259+ views
    PURE VANITY ON MY PART | 9/20/2004 | Lurking2Long
    It just occurred to me that the obvious polarization of this particular electorate is due to events that happened after 2000...Al Gore's rantings, the Florida Sumpreme Court's antics, and the uncomfortable reality of having the world's greatest (and only) superpower teetering on the brink of a potential Consitutional crisis?Given Bush's energized base, I think this has lead undecideds to pick the candidate with the obvious momentum in the polls.Freeper thoughts?
  • The Zell Factor

    09/02/2004 5:10:36 PM PDT · by neverdem · 12 replies · 1,389+ views
    NRO ^ | September 02, 2004 | Larry Kudlow
    E-mail Author Author Archive Send to a Friend <% printurl = Request.ServerVariables("URL")%> Print Version September 02, 2004, 3:18 p.m. The Zell FactorCan Sen. Miller grab undecideds? Can Bush harvest more conservatives? Senator Zell Miller’s white-hot convention speech was a tremendous energizer for delegates and spectators alike. People repeatedly jumped to their feet in wild applause as the veteran Georgia Democrat and former governor took Senator John Kerry apart piece by piece, limb by limb. The former Marine from the hill country bordering Georgia and North Carolina revived a form of campaign oratory from the old-school of Southern Democrats. Some...