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  • Biden flops again: One day left, draws crowd of 800 in Va.

    11/05/2012 8:48:31 PM PST · by Qbert · 19 replies
    Twitchy ^ | November 5, 2012 | Twitchy Staff
    Jennifer Epstein@jeneps Crowd count for Biden, Kaine, Warner and Webb in Sterling, Va., is 800, fire marshal says. 5 Nov 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite Oh, my! As Twitchy reported, Biden has been flopping up a storm at rallies. It seems that voters are just not that into him, or his boss.Today was the saddest “Dear John” rally yet, according to reporters on the scene. [Snip] Criminy! If there was any more time left, his crowds might dwindle to Fluke-sized “intimate gatherings.” Take a gander at the sad pics. Poor, lonely Joe.
  • Media Report 20K At Obama Milwaukee Event... In 12K Arena

    11/04/2012 10:06:12 PM PST · by Qbert · 27 replies ^ | 4 Nov 2012 | BEN SHAPIRO
    In their blatant attempt to pump up President Obama’s crowd sizes, the media has taken to inventing seats at arenas. Yesterday, the Chicago Sun-Times reported: With help from pop sensation Katy Perry, President Barack Obama drew 20,000 people Saturday... [Snip] “It’s good to be so close to home!” he shouted to roars inside the Delta Center in downtown Milwaukee. [Snip] That claim was also reported by the Hollywood Reporter and various other outlets. Only one problem: the capacity for the Delta Center in Milwaukee is 12,580.
  • Final Weekend: Obama Wants the Election Over, We Want Obama's Presidency Over

    11/02/2012 11:06:15 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 9 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 11/02/2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Look, I don't want to -- not bore you. That's not the word. I don't want to wear anybody out, and I don't know what the fatigue factor is. I hear people talking about they just want this election over. People in Ohio, Virginia, Florida, just want this election over. I think it's the Obama people who want this election over. I mean, I want the election to happen, but I'm not tired of this. I could sit here every day telling people the truth about this country. I could sit here every day telling you what I fear...
  • Describe any drop in Obama enthusiasm in your area.

    10/25/2012 11:43:45 AM PDT · by StandAndDeliver1 · 150 replies
    Vanity, elections, news | 10/25/12 | Vanity
    In Northern suburbs of Chicago: 2008: Obama intensity overflowing in every direction. 2012: Have NEVER heard enthusiasm expressed for Obama. What I have heard is low-key excuses for Obama or low-key sniping at Romney.
  • Politico/GWU Battleground poll finds 13-point enthusiasm gap favoring GOP

    10/08/2012 8:16:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/08/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Politico warns that Barack Obama has a problem he never saw in 2008 --- and it's getting worse. Mitt Romney's likely voters are much more enthusiastic than his, and these numbers mainly came from polling data collected before Obama laid a debate egg in Denver: A new POLITICO/George Washington University Battleground Tracking Poll of likely voters shows ahead of Mitt Romney 49 percent to 48 percent nationally, a statistical tie and a percentage point closer than a week ago.The head-to-head numbers have held remarkably steady through the past three weeks, but thereÂ’s been a notable shift of intensity from the...
  • Obama suffers enthusiasm deficit

    10/17/2011 12:53:16 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 11 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/17/11 | Stephen Dinan
    Republicans seem far more excited to vote in next year's presidential elections than Democrats are, suggesting the same sort of enthusiasm gap that pushed the GOP to big gains in the 2010 elections. The numbers were part of the latest CNN-ORC International poll that found 62 percent of self-identified Republicans were extremely or very enthusiastic about voting for president, while only 48 percent of Democrats said the same thing. Independents, meanwhile, are the least eager, with just 39 percent saying they're excited to vote, and a whopping 21 percent saying they're "not at all enthusiastic." Faced with reports of faltering...
  • The Real Effect of the "One Nation" Rally...

    10/04/2010 6:39:17 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-4-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
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  • Now 20%, the “Enthusiasm gap” is crushing Democrats putting 111 in danger

    10/01/2010 7:22:42 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 29 replies ^ | OCTOBER 1ST, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Two of the latest stories about the coming election jump off our screens and support each other. In recent weeks those who make their living forecasting wehat will happen in November’s elections have unanimously moved their predictions toward a bigger Republican victory. In mid August the aggregate number of Republican victories they foresaw was a 103 seat pick up. Now a month and a half later they have added more than a seat per week as things get worse and worse for the Democrats. The new Democrat kill number is now 111 who can easily lose. They so deeply don’t...
  • The sound you hear is the tsunami of Republican votes building by the day

    09/09/2010 8:45:18 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 10 replies ^ | SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Here’s some tangible easy to understand data that clearly explains why Republicans will win and win big in November. Republican primary turnout has been huge. We have to go back to 1930 to find numbers like these. That’s eighty years since Republican primary voters have outnumbered Democrat primary votes as we have seen thus far this cycle. The edge in GOP turnout has not been by a few votes, it has been by enough votes to carry a presidential election. The percentage of Republican primary votes increased by 22% over the 2006 primaries results. Republican’s increased their turnout in 30...
  • Republicans Up By 10 In Generic Ballot

    08/30/2010 10:04:57 PM PDT · by CaroleL · 3 replies ^ | 08/31/10 | CaroleL
    The electoral tidal wave heading for Democrats in November is growing more powerful by the day. The latest bad news for Team Obama/Reid/Pelosi comes from Gallup in the form of its weekly generic ballot. Among registered voters, Republicans lead Democrats by 10 points (51% - 41%); the largest margin in Gallup's history of tracking the midterm generic ballot for Congress. But Election Day could end even worse than that for Democratic candidates.
  • “Enthusiasm gap” replacing the “Generic ballot” as crystal ball for November’s results?

    06/29/2010 7:14:33 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 1 replies
    The Collins Report ^ | June 29, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    The 1994 election delivered a 53 seat pickup to House Republicans and gave us an understanding of the value of generic ballot surveys. This is a measure of whether Americans will vote for a Democrat or Republican in the next Congressional election. Since Democrats ALWAY have a “generic” edge in expressed voter preference both sides agree that if the Democrats are at +2 the Parties are essentially tied. The 1994 election saw the Republicans at +6 which it led to their landslide victory. Over the years, the generic index has been a fairly accurate predictor of election results. Nevertheless the...
  • GOP frets over Democratic fundraising

    02/29/2008 5:19:01 PM PST · by The_Republican · 98 replies · 246+ views
    AP ^ | February 29th, 2008 | JIM KUHNHENN
    WASHINGTON - For Republicans, watching Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama fight for supremacy in fundraising is not just a spectator sport. It is a look into the future, and the GOP isn't cheering. Obama and Clinton together raked in as much as seven times as much cash in February as John McCain, the all-but-certain Republican nominee. The Democrats, particularly Obama, are also developing a broad base of fervent donors whose help goes beyond sending money. Some Republicans are sounding alarms. "Since the midterm election of 2006, Democrats have had an enthusiasm gap with Republicans," said GOP strategist Scott Reed....