Skip to comments.Rasmussen : Romney 50%, Obama 43%
Posted on 05/11/2012 6:31:42 AM PDT by sunmars
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows Mitt Romney earning 50% of the vote and President Obama attracting 43% support. Four percent (4%) would vote for a third party candidate, while another three percent (3%) are undecided.
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If Obama starts becoming a drag on the socialist agenda, or looks like he might lose in a historic landslide, he will be shunted aside very suddenly. You watch. They've done it before, even after a candidate had won his primary they've made a last minute substitution. Like pulling a hitter off the on-deck circle just as he is ready to step into the batter's box.
Only up to a tipping point. If the election were held today, a 50-43 pv for Mittens translates into an electoral landslide without regard to state-by-state polling -- the red states simply don't have enough voters to electorally account for such a robust defeat of Bobo ie Mittens would pick up many Blue states if that many Dogs sat on their hands at 43.
Not unironically, something like the 50-41 Reagan-Carter pv, albeit electorally it would be a bit closer than that 489-49 EV thrashing. More like 360-178, which is probably Mitten's limit, picking up outlier states like Maine, etc.
Now, you get a tight pop vote race, like 48-47 (Gore-Bush), different story. Absolutely state-by-state polling is the key in that instance.
Yep it is all politics.
What does it say about Obama, that he takes this allegedly courageous principled stand on homosexual marriage, because he’s scheduled to go to a fundraiser at George Clooney’s house a few days later?
Can you imagine the MSM, if a Republican candidate or president takes some stand on a key conservative issue, right before a conservative fundraiser? Would the MSM laud him or her for a courageous principled stand on an issue, or would they lambast him/her for doing so because they were going to a major fundraiser??????
Wasn’t it the “W” keys they removed when Clinton left the WH? Those liberals are sooooo clever!
But, wouldn’t it be racist to pull Obama out of the election like that????? How can the historic first black president be pulled out like that? Don’t the liberals have a vested interest in seeing this first black president be re-elected?????/
Negative. She’s radioactive politically.
The homo-Nazis have Obama on a very short chain, and they are tugging on it viciously right now.
Except for one aberration in AZ that was later corrected, every time gay marriage is put to a public vote, it loses. Gay marriage is illegal in 44 states. Hell, they couldn’t pass it in CA. NC just fit the existing pattern. It is the MSM and phony polls that create the impression that the majority of Americans support it.
C'mon! You know it's not "racist" if the Democrats do it!
“Only up to a tipping point. If the election were held today, a 50-43 pv for Mittens translates into an electoral landslide without regard to state-by-state polling -”
I agree, but I still like to see those state poll internals as state polls seem to be less influenced by daily fluctuations. They usually are taken on a set schedule and not done on a daily tracking.
I like to watch the trends within each swing state and see how each state is trending. I think that is a more solid basis in predicting where the swing electorate is.
“But, wouldnt it be racist to pull Obama out of the election like that????? “
Exactly. No way in the world Obama would step aside without an internecine blood bath that would doom the Dems for a decade.
Woo hoo. After his ‘for-gay-marriage’ evolving..
Folks this is the election of my lifetime so far.
We need to oust the COMMUNIST FREAKS at all costs.
Then there are those (like me) who live in states Romney can't win such as Hawaii, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maryland, Vermont, and Illinois. We're happy to cut into Romney's popular vote numbers to warn and to worry the GOP "leadership", particularly since if Romney is a few votes from carrying our states, it's all over for the druggie in our White House. Of all the potential nominees for our party, Romney ranked dead last on my list, below Paul (who I consider a well-meaning nutcase). I'm glad I don't have to figure out how to vote in a state when my vote might matter. I'm still hoping for the unlikely outcome in which Paul can force a contested floor vote for long enough that the delegates are free to vote their own minds, and that the delegates will act on the overwhelming lack of enthusiasm for Romney among voters.
He even manages to keep secrets from escaping to the competition - thus a foreign policy hawk. I think his daughter might prove to be a problem though, a~la Meghan McCain.
It will hurt Obama, and Romney is off to Liberty U : )
I don't see how any informed person ever thought that Obama was unstoppable. His Presidency has been an abject failure at all levels. And there are possibly some more shoes that will drop before November, e.g., the two SCOTUS decisions on Obamacare and AZ SB 1070, an economic meltdown in Europe as the EU goes into recession with two consecutive quarters of negative growth, a cooling off of the Chinese economy, continuing high unemployment, etc. Obama will have to defy the laws of political gravity to be reelected.
Truer words were never spoken.
Brilliant - assist in 4 more years of obama.
Just FNG brilliant. Clooney, Obama, oprah, pelosi, reid , thank you.
Attention spans are short. It’s all calculated early on to maximize donations. I don’t put much stake in the duplicity of his statement, even if the press is gaga over it.
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