Skip to comments.Newt Gingrich surges in national polls
Posted on 01/23/2012 12:55:17 PM PST by Mount Athos
One week ago, Mitt Romney amassed a record 23-point lead in Gallup tracking polls. But in the latest poll released Monday, the former Massachusetts governors advantage has evaporated to a single percentage point among Republican-leaning registered voters. Romney now stands at 29 percent to Gingrichs 28 percent.
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What percentage of conservatives turned out for a milque toast moderate like McCain? I suspect that it was less than 100%. Newt would fire up 100% of conservatives to turn out AND probably fire up a whole new generation of yoots to become conservative and get active just by showing us a campaign the likes of which has never been seen.
Courage is contagious. Mediocrity, cowardice, compromising your soul in the hopes that evil people will hate you a little less, these things do not inspire.
If he is able to refute them with humor as well as passion, Newt should have an additional surge.
Nice Newty will crush Obomo.
When will Santorum DROP OUT and support Newt ...?
[What is it with these morons, that they just dont get it?]
Two words: Delphi Technique
A way to manipulate the listeners.
Newt doesn't expect that "O' will take his debate challenge. But Newt wins anyway because that will make "O" look like a wimp AND Newt has said if he doesn't debate, that he, Newt, will follow behind him everywhere he speaks and do a rebuttal speech within hours.
Do you have any idea how WATCHED that game would be.
And if the "O" does debate, he's toast.
One tight corner Newt has painted the "O" into.
Newt is the Jack Bauer of politics.
Who’s the lucky CNN guy tonight?
Do you think “JOHN!” will dare?
You got that right. If Obama refuses to debate, Gingrich will set up and empty chair with an empty suit representing Obama and pound away at him.
Heh, Obama will be in one of those damned if you do, and even worse if he “don’t.”
“Anyone here care to second a Newt/Santorum ticket.”
That ship has passed due to Sanitorium’s backstabbing attacks on Newt’s stability and other personal attacks.
Just announced on Kudlow Report. Newt has released his Freddie Mac Contract.
Nice chart of the Gallup 5-day rolling averages.
THAT puts Gallup's National poll numbers SUNDAY at roughly: Gingrich ~ 39% Romney ~ 26% Santorum ~ 9%
Also note those Gallup national 'estimates' for Sunday, coincide pretty closely with all the polling taken Sunday in Florida:
Gingrich leads Romney, IN FLORIDA on Sunday, about 40% to 30%.
...I am not surprised that Romney is 4% higher in Florida than nationally, because he spent $7 Million in Florida on advertising.
(In order to fairly compare the three Sunday Florida polls, I used correction factors on the 2012Florida Primary Poll, and the Insider Advantage Poll to get them to the same (92% decided) levels as Rasmussen. The 2012Florida Primary Poll is the least accurate of these three, because of its small sample size of 300, and it used Registered GOP instead of Likely GOP voters.)
Go, tea party!!
Rebellion is on!!
Yeah, I just saw that a few minutes ago. Great!
We’re going viral! The GOP elite have got to be going nuts right now trying to figure out what just happened.
bump !! Go Newt :)
It won't matter, if that's the case, Newt will probably debate him in absentia. Anything Obama says or has said will be a topic on which Newt can take an opposite position.
He'll simply debate him in the press with provocative and populist campaign statements...just like he's been doing.
I think you misspelled it. Isn’t it “full newtlear meltdown”?
Thanks for all your diligent work on sorting out the various polling data, and for posting these informative graphs and analyses.
It really does help others to get a clearer picture of how the race is developing.
Gingrich has to follow Rush's advice. The media card won't work much longer: he has to explain and expound conservatism and repudiate a couple of his earlier positions. He has a chance here to put Romney away.
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