Skip to comments.Internal Obama Poll Reports He Is Up By 2 In Pennsylvania
Posted on 10/14/2008 2:58:15 PM PDT by Born ConservativeEdited on 10/14/2008 5:44:49 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
Steve Corbett, a radio talk show host in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, received a copy of an internal email sent by Grant Olan who heads the Wilkes-Barre headquarters of the Obama campaign. The email went to 627 Obama campaign volunteers in the Wilkes-Barre Scranton region, saying that Obama Headquarters reported an internal poll which shows that Obama is only 2 points up in Pennsylvania.
Sean Smith, who is heading Obama's Pennsylvania campaign, was interviewed by Steve Corbett via phone at 5:35 today to discuss this. He said that Grant "went rogue", and aknowledged that Grant was "reprimanded" for this. Sean would not deny that the internal poll showed this, and his words were carefully chosen.
Please do. You'll be wrong, but please do.
I’ve said this on several threads today... to get a sense of what the internal polling is showing is by WHAT STATES THEY ARE VISITING.
Why does Sarah have THREE visits to NH planned for Wed? They would not waste $$ and time there if their internals do not show that NH is in play.
On the flip side, why haven’t they gone to CO lately? That has to be a close race...
It makes sense to me. Both campaigns have been spending time in PA. IF McCain/Palin was down the double-digits the media polls have them, they wouldn’t be spending so much time there—and neither would Barry’s Wonderama.
I’m calling BS on most of the polls breathlessly reported every single freakin’ day. They are heavily weighted in the dems favor—not realistic at all.
That's why Palin will be there tomorrow.
McCain has his own internal polls to go by.
I agree on NM...no voter ID in place, heavy ACORN presence, history of "finding" enough dem ballots after the polls are closed...I don't believe NM was ever in play this time.
Geez, reading this thread it’s frightening how many here are completely surprised by this news. It’s like there are about a half dozen of us that post only to each other. We must have some secret code or scrambling device. :-)
That trick only works in cases like 2000 where Bush pretended to make a play in CA to make Gore waste time, money, and other resources on CA instead of other real battleground states.
If Bush had just let it slip that he thought he had a chance in CA, Gores internals would have shown it for a bluff. But by Bush actually campaigning there, that made Gore sit back and ask himself “is he seeing something I am not?”. And since CA is a must win for Dems, Gore could not chance it.
Your question is so subtle, so deft, so very oblique, may I ponder just a while your reason for asking?
McCain is only screaming , we are down by 6 to help the
get out the vote effort. Voters stay home if they think their canidate is safe. They get out if they think their canidate can be helped.
ah...I missed you...how are Cedric...having fun? I gave a softball earlier with a true Troll...
Here is the secret to understanding this year’s election: it’s 2000 in reverse. Our side is grim, determined, and angry. We may not love our guy (although we certainly love his running mate), but we know that he is far better than the alternative. The other side is enthusiastic, overconfident, and more than a little arrogant and obnoxious — and they got this way by getting intoxicated on mostly false and even fraudulent polling. They don’t really know why they like their guy, and many of them don’t even know where their polling place is (and will not expend the effort to find out, believing that their guy is going to win in a landslide anyway).
It would not surprise me one bit if the GOP actually turns out more of its own voters than the Democrats — something else that no one ever anticipated would have happened in reverse in 2000. For now, I’m predicting that turnout will be within the high range of traditional turnout rates — somewhere between 53% and 2004’s 55%. This just happens to be the sweet spot for maximum GOP performance, based on a comparison with turnout in previous Presidential elections. And then we are going to have to put up with the mad rantings of hateful leftists, who will accuse this country of racism.
And you know what else? I think that guys who accidently leaked that info is about to get his ass kicked, or worse. This does not, I repeat, NOT fit in with the narrative that 0 and his bootlickers are trying to foist onto the voting public.
HA HA HA
Because there’s too many stupid people in Michigan??? (not FReepers of course)
I smell a trick.
Numbers not in yet, but check out the links on this thread: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2105455/posts
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