Skip to comments.Exit poll: Hint of economic optimism boosted Obama
Posted on 11/06/2012 11:40:07 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
WASHINGTON (AP) Voters who feel the economic outlook brightening after years of misery and believe Barack Obama better understands people like themselves propelled the president to a second term, exit polls show. Mitt Romney suffered from being labeled a champion of the wealthy over the common man.
Americans interviewed as they left their polling places Tuesday were in wide agreement that the economy is still in sorry shape. But they were less likely to blame Obama than to point the finger at his predecessor, George W. Bush.
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That depends on whether or not there is a major economic event that happens in his term
Book cooking worked this time, but time will audit the books.
Yep. Ask Herbert Hoover. Thanks public education!!!
oh horse feathers. it was completely rigged
They will claim so (the Dems said they would claim it "forever"). The real question is, will people keep believing it?
Lies from the media boosted Obama
why am I not surprised?
meanwhile the GOP RINO’s are gonna blame Limbaugh and “bible thumpers” for the loss of their moderate candidate
Yes, that's how stupid they are.
I’m afraid the first sentence of this piece has it exactly right. That and the “get out of jail free” card the media gives to Obama time and time again.
I’m very sad tonight, much sadder than in 2008.
To elect him was one thing, but to re-elect this nincompoop is beyond me.
Steve Schmidt has already started the attacks.
There were too many faults in Zer0 to claim economic optimism
was his winning stroke.
America has lost it’s soul.
The next years are going to be unbearable.
Blacks, hispanics, clinton loyalists....It was a simple demographics numbers game.
no dear it was not. It was stuffing the ballot box
Yes it was rigged and the media being in the tank.
Completely bogus numbers. The dismal “growth” reported was all govt agencies’ end of year spending — burning off $$ to maintain their annual budgets. Not real economic growth.
I guess being unemployed and seeing storefronts shuttered and gas prices higher have less impact than lying politicians and tv talking heads.
This coming year when we can’t afford to heat and cool our homes, pay our taxes, buy groceries, run our cars, etc, maybe people will sit up and say, “Oh! How did that happen?”
There's a word for that...
Suddenly four dead Americans and a coverup don’t mean anything. With the help of the media, Obozo painted Romney as this rich guy that didn’t care about the “little guy”.
The media is Obozo’s enabler.
Regardless of who won we are headed for collapse. Obama will just speed off the cliff.
Oh obastard II is going to fail MUCH worse than obastard I. And those who voted for him deserve it. Sucks for the oroducers, though ...
Does a depression count as a major economic event?
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