Skip to comments.Romney Jumps to Lead in Another Poll
Posted on 10/09/2012 6:30:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Whoa. Public Policy Polling sometimes acts like Public Policy Trolling. Tom Jensens outfit will publish polls that are not just outliers from other polls, they can be outliers from our realm in the time-space continuum. They had Obama leading Rick Perry in Texas, at the height of Perrys presidential buzz last year, for instance, and PPPs polls tend to lean more left than other polls.
I bring all of that up, to drop this hammer on you.
Mitt Romney has overtaken President Obama in a Public Policy Polling survey released on Tuesday.
Romney won 49 percent support from likely voters in the poll, compared to 47 percent for Obama.
Its the first time all year Romney has led in the poll, which was conducted on behalf of the liberal Daily Kos website and the Service Employees International Union. Obama led 49-45 percent in the groups previous poll, conducted before last weeks debate.
Romneys biggest gain is among women, where he has closed the gap to just six points. He has always led with men, so now a fair media would start talking about Obamas gender gap the fact that hes consistently losing men. Republicans also expanded the enthusiasm gap over Democrats.
Kos isnt happy, which makes me smile. It is good in life to crush your enemies, see them driven them before you, and to hear the lamentation of their pundits.
But my admonition still applies. Now is no time to get cocky. Obama is swooning. Do not let up.
I would love to see some pollsters take this poll: Obama VS Bigbird.
I would put my money on Big Bird. 50 to 45. 5% for Tickle me Elmo.
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