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Obama leads Romney, helped by independents (49% - 42%, Internals Skew Numbers!!!)
Reuters/IPSOS ^ | 5/9/12 | Reuters

Posted on 05/09/2012 10:05:07 AM PDT by NE Cons

U.S. President Barack Obama extends his lead over Republican Mitt Romney to seven percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: poll
Internals are ridiculous

Dems 47%

Repubs 38%

Also, the Indies went from 37% approve /57% disapprove just three weeks ago, to 48%/40% this month

Really? They think we're that dumb? His net approval went from -20% to +8%... a swing of 28% in 3 weeks. Wow, how pathetic

1 posted on 05/09/2012 10:05:12 AM PDT by NE Cons
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To: NE Cons

Just when RealClearPolitics was going to show Obama losing in aggregate, Reuters to the rescue. These libs take turns throwing flawed polls into the mix to prop up the “one”. NYTimes, AP, NBCNews.

Gallup daily poll shows Romney maintaining a 3 point lead, Ras maintaining a 5 point lead.


2 posted on 05/09/2012 10:07:59 AM PDT by NE Cons
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To: NE Cons

Sure. Obumbu is running away with it. The whole country is in love with the guy, just like in 2008. If anything, they feel more strongly now than the did then.

Heh heh.


3 posted on 05/09/2012 10:08:22 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: NE Cons

I wouldn’t trust Reuters for the time of day.


4 posted on 05/09/2012 10:09:48 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: NE Cons

Bingo - stick w Ras and Gallup - the rest oare wortheless.


5 posted on 05/09/2012 10:11:16 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Steely Tom

Expect more and more fake polls and statistics. they worked for Bill Clinton. Question every one of them.


6 posted on 05/09/2012 10:11:34 AM PDT by NotTallTex
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To: NE Cons; All

The poll is of REGISTERED voters, not likely voters.

I means nothing.


7 posted on 05/09/2012 10:11:40 AM PDT by donna (Mitt? NEVER!)
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To: donna
Agreed. Look at what I posted above.

A swing of 28% among Indies in 3 weeks!!! Wow. Who would buy that junk?

8 posted on 05/09/2012 10:13:39 AM PDT by NE Cons
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To: NE Cons

Why that’s just awful for Republicans... Obarry is going to win it in a landslide it seemss!

Demjocraps don’t even need to go out and vote! He’s got it made

In fact, they expect decmocrap voting to be so heavy they made a special day for Republicans on tuesday and Democrats on Wednesday


9 posted on 05/09/2012 10:14:21 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: NE Cons
This is fantastic, I hope there are more just like it and everyone thinks O’s the man! Even fewer than I think will turn out, whereas you won't be able to keep those against away. The way I see it, it all works in our favor.
10 posted on 05/09/2012 10:15:01 AM PDT by GizzyGirl
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To: NE Cons

So with a 9 point edge of polled democraps Barry only got a 5 point advantage?

hmm.....


11 posted on 05/09/2012 10:16:07 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: GlockThe Vote
The unfortunate thing... the media will cite this poll... It serves their purpose well...

How disgusting

12 posted on 05/09/2012 10:16:45 AM PDT by NE Cons
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To: NE Cons

These polls don’t mean jack since both candidates are as Progressive as the eye can see. Either choice leads America in a regressive direction backward.


13 posted on 05/09/2012 10:17:00 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: NE Cons

Gallop had Romney over Obama yesterday. This is going to happen with every poll a another one will come out saying the opposite.

Yesterdays vote was the only poll that matters and O lost big.


14 posted on 05/09/2012 10:18:37 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: edcoil

Today’s Gallup shows Romney maintaining his 3 point lead. Registered voters... So if/when they switch to likely voters, it should mirror Rasmussen’s 5 point Romney lead.


15 posted on 05/09/2012 10:20:41 AM PDT by NE Cons
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To: NE Cons

Zippy is doing so well that Soros has to dump a few million to prop him up.


16 posted on 05/09/2012 10:22:07 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: NE Cons

Bull$XXX.

Reuters, like ABC, NBC, CNN, etc, is in the bag for Obama.

Rassmussen has Romney leading Obama by 49% to 44%.

I would give as much credence to a Reuters Poll as I would to one of their “news” articles - that is, NONE.


17 posted on 05/09/2012 10:26:01 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: NE Cons

Any Poll showing Obama at or above 45% is flat out lying, or completely bad math.

The guy is looking at a McGovern/Mondale/Carter type disaster, and short of a major political shift between now and election day, he is going to lose, and lose by a margin no sitting president in the modern age has lost by in a 2 person race.

Low 40s is the BEST this guy can possibly pull off.


18 posted on 05/09/2012 10:29:43 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: NE Cons

Maybe it was unmarried women, LOL.


19 posted on 05/09/2012 10:32:03 AM PDT by donna (Mitt? NEVER!)
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To: Mr. K

oops- i mean 7


20 posted on 05/09/2012 10:32:44 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: NE Cons

Baghdad Bob is now working for Reuters?


21 posted on 05/09/2012 10:34:12 AM PDT by Freestate316
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To: NE Cons

“Internals are ridiculous
Dems 47%
Repubs 38%”

Media polls are always cr*ppy propaganda polls. Maybe they dont care how bad they are, so long as it says the story they want to tell...


22 posted on 05/09/2012 10:36:52 AM PDT by WOSG (Anyone But Obama)
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To: NE Cons

The One is so popular that West Virginians went to the polls last night and 41% of the Democrats voted for a convicted (and incarcerated) felon.


23 posted on 05/09/2012 10:47:58 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (- bursting with adequatulence -)
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To: TonyInOhio

we might as well just not vote. Just like North Carolina was predicted to vote for gay marriage.


24 posted on 05/09/2012 10:50:23 AM PDT by cajungirl
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To: TonyInOhio

we might as well just not vote. Just like North Carolina was predicted to vote for gay marriage.


25 posted on 05/09/2012 10:50:25 AM PDT by cajungirl
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To: NE Cons

I’ve been saying for years, POLLS ARE LIES.

Then some on here say “no no they’re accurate, they match the election results”

Uh huh.


26 posted on 05/09/2012 10:51:28 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Yeah but Romney doesn’t hate us, he doesn’t have a prayer rug to worship facing Mecca. Romney is American.

And not as conservative as we want but a helluva lot better than that evil man we have.


27 posted on 05/09/2012 10:55:45 AM PDT by cajungirl
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Yeah but Romney doesn’t hate us, he doesn’t have a prayer rug to worship facing Mecca. Romney is American.

And not as conservative as we want but a helluva lot better than that evil man we have.


28 posted on 05/09/2012 10:55:45 AM PDT by cajungirl
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To: NE Cons

Whats really crazy about this poll is that they polled only 10% indies???? really???? Now I want to know how “picked” those 10%. Looking at the 47% Dems numbers, did they call/poll the indies in the upper west-side of manhatten? This poll is a farce on the face of it. 10% indies? yea, that represents the voting population....not.


29 posted on 05/09/2012 10:55:56 AM PDT by trappedinnj (Missing Something)
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To: NE Cons

I wonder how the polls will explain the Democrat primary in West Virginia.


30 posted on 05/09/2012 11:02:32 AM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: HamiltonJay; Clintonfatigued
I've been predicting this election will look like either 1988 or 1992, EV-wise.

Barring some truly Earth-shifting event(s), Obama’s done. He knows it and his supporters know it.

31 posted on 05/09/2012 11:30:34 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The stench of Earth Pimp-age is permeating over the internet...)
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To: donna
Whether registered or likely if you want to find a trend line it doesn't matter at all. Now, regarding so-called Independents, those are Democrats who got off the party mailing list.

They must still be presumed to be voting Democrats.

There are, after all, no real independents ~ some part of your life ~ job, geography, relationships, church, social groups ~ is tied up in some way with the great coalition parties we call Democrats or Republicans.

32 posted on 05/09/2012 11:32:14 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: cajungirl

You really need to provide some details on that.


33 posted on 05/09/2012 11:33:41 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Jack Hydrazine
I predict both these guys below 50% all the way through to the convention.

There will be no convention bump for either one.

It's a race to the bottom presuming Romney is the candidate, and he knows it even if his acolytes refuse to admit it.

Best thing Romney can do for his candidacy is to stay home, stay quiet, and don't show up until its all over ~ like a number of other unlikeables did before him.

34 posted on 05/09/2012 11:36:46 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

These polls are tools of spin. The notice you give them helps to destroy the republic and turns the election into a spin contest. It leads the RINOs astray.


35 posted on 05/09/2012 11:40:49 AM PDT by donna (Mitt? NEVER!)
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To: NE Cons

This poll is totally lacking in credibility — it is a fabrication, pure and simple.


36 posted on 05/09/2012 11:43:15 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: cajungirl

Doesn’t matter if he hates us or not. Collectivism, whether under the Progressive, Communist, Fascist, or Socialist banners always end up destroying the people and country that use them.


37 posted on 05/09/2012 11:47:55 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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38 posted on 05/09/2012 12:02:48 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Well I don’t think the EV vote will be as skewed as 88, the way the population is now distributed I think its going to be next to impossible to get something like 88 or 84 ever again, however the overall pouplar vote I believe will be on par with a 72 or 84 or 80.

LIke I said, this guy is looking at a CARTER style loss, but without the 3rd party candidate. An unprecidented loss for a sitting president in the modern era.

Fact is the electorate has made up its mind, and the ABO voters and motivation are such that no way in hell he can win. He’s got a MAX, and that means no mistakes, number of 42-43%, and he’s not going to be able to pull it off.

He’s attempting a balkanization approach, just today with his embracing of Gay Marriage, something he’s always done but never said before.. he hopes that will buy him some base motivation, but the problem is, those for that cause were already voting for him anyway. He’s going to do anything to try to get motivation behind him, which isn’t going to work, he’s going to openly embrace every leftist stand he can.. he truly believes the contry wants a leftist government.

He completely fails to understand that his victory in 08 was more about depressed republican turn out, and disgust with BUSH than anything else.. he’s doubling down on a strategy that will get those who supported him a bit more jazzed, but its going to further the resolve of those against him, and make the ABO voters swell.

He’s getting bad advice from a closed self feeding loop. Today he basically nationalized the gay marriage debate, and while that will help him in CA and NY, its not going to help him in much of the rest of the country...

Get ready for a vey nasty election cycle.


39 posted on 05/09/2012 12:23:49 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: HamiltonJay; Impy; Perdogg; RitaOK
Very well thought out scenario.

The gay “marriage” turd Barry tossed out today will ensure he loses badly. Granted, Biden helped speed up the process (Thanks, Joe?), but know Obama is out front in his support of the sodomites and carpet munchers.

Nice strategy guys...

Luckily for us the Rat party is so dependent on PC. Because anyone with 1/10th of a brain would have tanked him as the Rat candidate.

And IF, IF the GOP wins as big as it should this November, Mission One needs to be to punish the left, in every and any way.

40 posted on 05/09/2012 4:19:06 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The stench of Earth Pimp-age is permeating over the internet...)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Obama is very likely done. I would be shocked if he could pull off even enough tricky crap to pull this election out. Why not be a martyr for the extreme Left, go out as a kick butt Marxist like “the little engine that tried”?

Did you catch Morris tonight on O’Reilly, saying the ONE has painted himself into a Lefty corner, one that will lose him some votes among Hispanics, over the embrace of the gay marriage thing.


41 posted on 05/09/2012 5:43:54 PM PDT by RitaOK (Nevermind, Newt. Forget the convention. I'm trusting God for the rest.)
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To: RitaOK
He's done. This seals it for him, barring some cosmic occurrence(s).

I didn't catch Morris on O’Reilly. What you say about Hispanics and votes makes a lot of sense.

Look for Obama to go down in a blaze of “glory” - I agree with you. The GOP should show up at the WH on Election Night and tell him in plain English, if he craps in the punchbowl, he will be prosecuted for everything under the sun, whether he's POTUS or ex-POTUS.

42 posted on 05/10/2012 7:55:54 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The stench of Earth Pimp-age is permeating over the internet...)
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