Rasmussen: Obama 43, Romney 50

Rasmussen has Romney opening his biggest lead yet.

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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This is the first time Romney has reached the 50% level of support and is his largest lead ever over the president. It comes a week after a disappointing jobs report that raised new questions about the state of the economy.

Ed thinks this might be about Obama's new/old gay marriage position, or at least the shakiness in leadership on display with Bumblin' Joe forcing a reluctant president to come clean.

I initially thought it would be very unlikely that this would move any votes at all.
1, if someone were strongly anti-gay-marriage, or strongly pro-gay-marriage, I have to think they would have chosen a horse already and would not be suddenly reacting to the revelation that the Democrats like gay marriage and the Republicans don't.

2, I don't think marginal voters -- swing voters -- follow things closely enough to even notice how the sausage gets made. I think it's remarkable enough that the least politically interested voters even hear of "sausage" in the first place, never mind the process for making it.

But there is some chance this Obama's declaration did move some voters. If it's the case that, say, only 90% of natural Republican/conservative voters had yet decided to vote for Romney -- if around 10% of such voters were holding back support, due to concerns/anger about Romney -- I guess it is possible that Obama's announcement crystalized the situation for that kind of voter, and might have pushed him towards supporting Romney.

However, Gallup has Romney losing a point and Obama gaining a point, so that Romney's lead (with registered voters) is down to 46-45.

Meh. I like having confirmation in another poll for a big move. I'm going to chalk this up to noise.

Bonus: Andy U points this one out -- Romney leads Obama by 9 points on economic leadership.

Gallup calls this a "slight" lead.

Posted by: Ace at 01:13 PM



Comments

1 SCOAMF!

Posted by: Jumbo Shrimp at May 11, 2012 01:15 PM (DGIjM)

2
brb, distractin you

Posted by: lolobama at May 11, 2012 01:15 PM (G/zuv)

3 ***seal claps*****


arr arr arrr

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:15 PM (piMMO)

4 Way, way too early. Still gives me a tingle, though.

Posted by: joncelli, heartless Con and all around unpleasant guy at May 11, 2012 01:16 PM (RD7QR)

5 Let the cratering begin.

Posted by: Cicero at May 11, 2012 01:16 PM (QKKT0)

6
And Robert Downey Jr and all those Hollywood queers can go horsefuck.

Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:17 PM (G/zuv)

7 Have the PUMAs announced who they're supporting?

Posted by: Big Fat Meanie at May 11, 2012 01:17 PM (Ec6wH)

8 Polls are for watching girls dance on.

Posted by: Bang Out Of Order at May 11, 2012 01:17 PM (1H47k)

9 But Intrade has Obama up by 20!!

Posted by: In before In before the troll at May 11, 2012 01:17 PM (3jGS1)

10 http://governor.state.tx.us/news/editorial/17236/

USAF (read Obama) Decision Puts Gulf Coast Lives in Danger

Posted by: Why does Barry hate brown people? at May 11, 2012 01:18 PM (0It32)

11 Racist poll. That's all it is.

Posted by: eureka! at May 11, 2012 01:18 PM (xCpfo)

12 The only insight to be gained is that Obama's doing what Romney probably couldn't have on his own--shored up social conservative support for the GOP ticket.

Beyond that, unless Obama turns out to be a stray Westworld android, page me in November. This is actually starting to become boring...

Posted by: Brother Cavil, New Caprica City DMV at May 11, 2012 01:18 PM (GBXon)

13 Holy fuck balls, Ace

This1 This is a thread: "President Obama's former doctor claims that the president lacks passion, feeling and humanity"

Fuck the fucking polls for the last goddamn time already.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 11, 2012 01:18 PM (ebPtk)

14 As much as I like this poll it's too early to be ordering that pudding just yet...

Posted by: the pink cracker formerly known as the hobbit Donna at May 11, 2012 01:19 PM (ZHge+)

15 But, but, but SSM is inevitable . . . . At least, that's what the MFM and many AoSHQ bloggers tell me.


Suckers.

Posted by: Leo Ladenson at May 11, 2012 01:19 PM (mAm+G)

16

Bullying does not work. See polls.

Perhaps we need an ongoing tally of Obama's thuggery (GatewayPundit keeps up with some of that and reminds us ever so often, in chronological order).

I'm starting to think, even his mentioning of his daughters is showing a subtle thuggish side to him as a father.

Remember when he "trashed" one if his daughters weight in public?

Remember when he "trashed" one of his daughters grades in public?

The ultimate is his use of them for wedge and extreme issues, like school, obesity and now gay marriage.

He scavenges at the bottom of a very dirty pond.

Posted by: Father Bully at May 11, 2012 01:19 PM (HOOye)

17 I wash born here, an I wash raished here, and
dad gum it, I am gonna die here, an no sidewindin bushwackin,
hornswaglin, cracker croaker is gonna rouin me bishen cutter.

Posted by: Gabby Johnson at May 11, 2012 01:19 PM (QKKT0)

18 Meh. It's too early. It's going to be a long 6 months. Most people won't start paying attention until Aug/Sept. The internal polls at 1600 must really suck. haha

Posted by: Infidel at May 11, 2012 01:19 PM (O/fK8)

19 I just made a donation to Romney. I did it for the pappooses! I guess I am probably on the enemies list now. Well, I hated that fucker first.

Posted by: Sgt. Fury at May 11, 2012 01:20 PM (twVol)

20 9 But Intrade has Obama up by 20!!
Posted by: In before In before the troll at May 11, 2012 01:17 PM (3jGS1)
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I seriously think Intrade has been infiltrated by Soros & Co. I wouldn't trust it.

Posted by: polls and more damn polls at May 11, 2012 01:20 PM (HOOye)

21 "President Obama's former doctor claims that the president lacks passion, feeling and humanity"


I see a doctor about to lose his license. Unexpectedly, ofcourse.

Posted by: EC at May 11, 2012 01:20 PM (GQ8sn)

22 Pudding Futures Soar

Posted by: alt headline dept at May 11, 2012 01:20 PM (fl7ev)

23
Where is the same-sex bounce?

Posted by: George Clooney at May 11, 2012 01:21 PM (c3mby)

24 I would not underestimate the reaction to his public outing on this issue. Despite not being a real change the media is selling it like he's going to fight very hard to force redefining marriage down everyone's throats. The general public will see the overt hostility on forcing birth control coverage and apply it to this. This could be a significant factor in rust belt states.

Posted by: Rocks at May 11, 2012 01:21 PM (Q1lie)

25 I've done some internal polling over at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave!

Posted by: Reggie Love at May 11, 2012 01:22 PM (jucos)

26 It's Friday. I just got a random refund check in the mail. It's gorgeous out. I have a vat o'sweet tea. Now this.

brb rolling around in the goodness

Of course, being me, this means a meteor is sure to slam into me annnny second now.

Posted by: alexthechick at May 11, 2012 01:22 PM (VtjlW)

27 Dick Takes BeatingIn Recent Poll

Posted by: alt headline dept at May 11, 2012 01:23 PM (fl7ev)

28 A lot of women--the Missus included--were turned off by Palin's selection last cycle because they saw it as a too-obvious pander. I wonder if this last piece of cowardice and cynicism was just too much for some, just too blatant.

Posted by: spongeworthy at May 11, 2012 01:23 PM (r5w1L)

29
One of you people who live inside my computer linked to a little story about that cocksucker Matt Taibbi, yesterday.

Taibbi listed a few solid reasons why Obama is gonna cruise into a second term.

"You have a relatively popular incumbent, the economy is not doing
terribly and traditionally – especially the candidate who has a
fundraising advantage – almost always wins."


Obama Biden 2012
We're Relatively Popular; the Economy Isn't Too Shitty; And We Can Raise a Bagfull of Cash

Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:23 PM (G/zuv)

30 Barky's gay conversion interview was odd. Perhaps Axelrod has seen even worse numbers, and views a base vs. base + cheating election as Obama's only hope. Perhaps the independents are already lost.

Posted by: Spike at May 11, 2012 01:23 PM (wtnmC)

31 19 I just made a donation to Romney. I did it for the pappooses! I guess I am probably on the enemies list now. Well, I hated that fucker first.
Posted by: Sgt. Fury at May 11, 2012 01:20 PM (twVol)
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same here

And, I've never donated to a presidential campaign before. This is just too crucial.

The money is keeping Romney, not just on the defense, but on the offense. His team and superpacs are on the ready for whatever crap obama's regime throws at him. I'm impressed. But, it takes money.

Those $3 donations Obama is screaming for constantly adds up. Not as much as Clooney and Soros money, but even $3 helps if multiplied by a 1000.

Posted by: polls and more damn polls at May 11, 2012 01:23 PM (HOOye)

32 Pfft. And what was the sample? 80% likely Grand Wizards, age 65-75?

Posted by: Trollworth P. Fuckwhistle at May 11, 2012 01:24 PM (A+odv)

33 This pleases us.

Posted by: Zombie Queen Victoria at May 11, 2012 01:24 PM (Qxdfp)

34 Posted by: alexthechick at May 11, 2012 01:22 PM (VtjlW)

Might be a good day to take a hot bath while re-calibrating the light meter on your laptop cam?

Posted by: Moron A/V Dept. at May 11, 2012 01:25 PM (fl7ev)

35 This is NOT about the Gay issue per se... but it IS about him flipping on it.

It reminds people of his lack of character. Add in the silly attacks on Romney about bullying, while he admited to it himself?

This all just reminds people that he is a Politician with no scruples or morals.. and that he IS UnAmerican in his outlook...

Add in a bit of "Gay marriage looses at the polls, but I KNOW BETTER than those voters'?

He's destroying his own image... and the electorate is responding.

Posted by: Roemo13 at May 11, 2012 01:26 PM (lZBBB)

36 Of course, being me, this means a meteor is sure to slam into me annnny second now.
-------------------------------------

Most people are surprised by meteors crashing through their houses. But you won't be.

More lemons into lemonade for you!!!!!

Posted by: Sam I Am at May 11, 2012 01:26 PM (ShuAW)

37 Ed thinks this might be about ..

----


Dunno. He's been trending down this past week. Even before the gay marriage clusterfark. But, it probably help bump it a bit. Maybe.

Posted by: polls and more damn polls at May 11, 2012 01:26 PM (HOOye)

38 Rassmusen had McCain winning as late as September

Posted by: occam at May 11, 2012 01:26 PM (hgDJr)

39 FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!
FUCK YOU NAZIS - ALL LIES!!!!!

*SPIT*

Posted by: KayInMaine at May 11, 2012 01:26 PM (/Aauo)

40 Polls are for strippers named Cameron, Whoretence, or Mandy Handy!

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 11, 2012 01:26 PM (ebPtk)

41 Busy grading final exams, which is always a depressing activity. So thanks for the cheering up.

But this poll tells just about nothing about the election's final outcome. Still, it's a good way to start the weekend.

Can't wait to see how the JEF responds - probably more shrill whining about how people just don't understand that Presidenting is hard.

Posted by: RightWingProf at May 11, 2012 01:26 PM (IC6Er)

42 I see a doctor about to lose his license. Unexpectedly, ofcourse.
Posted by: EC at May 11, 2012 01:20 PM (GQ8sn)
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or at least an audit from the IRS

Posted by: polls and more damn polls at May 11, 2012 01:27 PM (HOOye)

43 31, Agreed. I was a Perry guy as he's my Governor. But, The SCOAMF has got to go. He has to GO. I can't change the MFM, Hollywood, Soros and the host of other Obama back room buttboys but I can donate. We need to go all in.

Posted by: Sgt. Fury at May 11, 2012 01:27 PM (twVol)

44 Rassmusen had McCain winning as late as September

Link, maybe? Or STFU, troll.

Posted by: Cicero at May 11, 2012 01:28 PM (QKKT0)

45 Posted by: Trollworth P. Fuckwhistle at May 11, 2012 01:24 PM (A+odv)


*****

This goes in the "keeper" file alongside T. Coddington Van Vorhees the VII

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:28 PM (piMMO)

46 Kay has gnawed through the chicken wire again, Uncle Jed.

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at May 11, 2012 01:28 PM (B+qrE)

47 What KayInMaine said.

Posted by: Trollworth P. Fuckwhistle at May 11, 2012 01:28 PM (A+odv)

48 I'm not sure, but I think KayInMaine's finely-nuanced argument has persuaded me to vote for The One.

Posted by: Cicero at May 11, 2012 01:29 PM (QKKT0)

49 32
Pfft. And what was the sample? 80% likely Grand Wizards, age 65-75?

Well Ed over at Tepid Air had the breakdown and it did have Republicans slightly higher than the Dems.Actually R/D/I were all pretty close. It supposedly reflects the current party affiliations.The over-sampling of Dems has probably made Obama have higher numbers than he actually has. in some polls. Rass. also does likely voters where others do Registered voters...

Posted by: the pink cracker formerly known as the hobbit Donna at May 11, 2012 01:29 PM (ZHge+)

50
For the last time, McCain isn't Romney and this isn't Two-thousand-and-fuckin-eight.


Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:29 PM (G/zuv)

51 Looks like Romney's picking up all of the disaffected John Edwards voters.
If he starts off the convention by saying, "I'm Willard Romney, reporting for duty,"we'll have this in the bag.

Posted by: Big Fat Meanie at May 11, 2012 01:29 PM (Ec6wH)

52 Of course, being me, this means a meteor is sure to slam into me annnny second now.
Put on your meteor hat!

Posted by: eleven at May 11, 2012 01:29 PM (fsLdt)

53 I LICK CARPETS!
I LICK CARPETS!
I LICK CARPETS!
I LICK CARPETS!
I LICK CARPETS!
I LICK CARPETS!
I LICK CARPETS!
I LICK CARPETS!

Posted by: aVerAgE kAy at May 11, 2012 01:30 PM (ebPtk)

54
@25 "I've done some internal polling over at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave!"

LOFL!

Posted by: Jaws at May 11, 2012 01:30 PM (4I3Uo)

55 Imma give that big eared fuck a swirlie.

Posted by: Mitt "the bully" Romney at May 11, 2012 01:30 PM (m38+j)

56

kay sounds angry
and quite sad

Posted by: poor thing at May 11, 2012 01:30 PM (HOOye)

57 I see a doctor about to lose his license. Unexpectedly, ofcourse.


*****

Write a book. Problem solved!

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:30 PM (piMMO)

58 Put those dicks down, gentlemen.

Posted by: Winston Wolf at May 11, 2012 01:30 PM (8sCoq)

59 yeah and 52% of Americans approve of SSM ,until it's voted on hahahhahaha!!!!!

Posted by: sonnyspats at May 11, 2012 01:30 PM (bo11P)

60 *SPIT*
Posted by: KayInMaineat May 11, 2012 01:26 PM (/Aauo)

Now, now -Kay.
A lady always swallows.

Posted by: Zombie Emily Post at May 11, 2012 01:31 PM (fl7ev)

61 Come election day it's going to be a 50/50 race just like 2000 and '04, '08 wasn't close because of the historical first black president factor, that's not there this time, it's going to be close.

Posted by: booger at May 11, 2012 01:31 PM (HI6wa)

62 Gallup is just being subconciously honest, given his awesome ineptitude Ogabe is suffering a slight deficit compared to Romney in this gimmicked poll.

If people held Jugears to the standard the other 43 men to hold the office were held to he'd be in the 30s regardless of party loyalty.

Posted by: sven10077 at May 11, 2012 01:31 PM (LRFds)

63 Did the numbers start to change before or after? I wonder if Obama saw some internal polling he didn't like and that's what brought about his very sudden "evolution" on gay marriage.

Posted by: Crazy Bald Guy at May 11, 2012 01:32 PM (tCOxP)

64 Barack Obama is a stuttering clusterf*ck of a miserable tyrant.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at May 11, 2012 01:32 PM (8y9MW)

65 Might be a good day to take a hot bath while re-calibrating the light meter on your laptop cam?

Oh good suggestion! I'll have to make a note to do that later.

Most people are surprised by meteors crashing through their houses. But you won't be. More lemons into lemonade for you!!!!!

Heh. Boy BFF explains the difference between his luck and my luck this way. He and I will be walking down the street. I will be killed when a meteor slams into me. He will become a multi-millionaire when he retrieves the meteor out of my smoking carcass and it turns out to be pure plutonium. He will then use my horrible tragic death to pick up women. Because I'd want it that way.

Posted by: alexthechick at May 11, 2012 01:32 PM (VtjlW)

66
Fuck the fucking polls for the last goddamn time already.


****

All successful projects require mile markers and plans for celebrating small wins.

It keeps the forces motivated and engaged.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:32 PM (piMMO)

67 You know, I'll bet KayInMaine is actually a delicate, sensitive flower. When she's sober. Which is, what, one week out of the year, cumulatively?

Posted by: joncelli, heartless Con and all around unpleasant guy at May 11, 2012 01:32 PM (RD7QR)

68 I think Obama gets a slight bump out of the gay marriage thing because it gives traditional media a chance to salivate over him non-stop and changes the conversation from topics he doesn't want to talk about. He gets the money, gets to reboot the "transformative President" meme, and solidifies that portion of the youth vote that might have dallied with Ron Paul.

The cynicism and hypocrisy of the move is a more subtle story with fewer megaphones at Romney's disposal.

Nevertheless, I think it has a chance to hurt Obama long-term in the Electoral College, which is what's important. So he better capitalize on it now. Even more so than Bin Laden's killing, he has to realize the half-life of the political theater part of it is short.

Posted by: Nicholas Kronos at May 11, 2012 01:33 PM (UCR1O)

69 58
Put those dicks down, gentlemen.


Heh, exactly, we shouldn't start sucking just yet.

Posted by: booger at May 11, 2012 01:33 PM (HI6wa)

70 at 59 It's all just MFM bullshit! Maybe some of these idiots are finally starting to wake up.

Posted by: Infidel at May 11, 2012 01:33 PM (O/fK8)

71

There's a beautiful beach in Maine that I visit from time to time. It's mostly private; quite; relaxing.

But, I won't tell Kay.

Posted by: beach and a Kindle at May 11, 2012 01:33 PM (HOOye)

72
In the lower thread Calvin just posted a quote from RDjr from 2008.

What changed since then? I'll tell you what changed.

RDjr is doing really well and someone came up to him and said hey, that's a nice career and bank account you have there, shame if something happened to them.


Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:33 PM (G/zuv)

73 Japan suffering from severe "kid shortage". A date of extinction already calculated for Japanese people.

Guess I'll be heading over there on a 90-day work visa to help them out with that.

I'm a humanitarian. What can I say?

Posted by: Sam I Am at May 11, 2012 01:34 PM (ShuAW)

74 Meh. I like having confirmation in another poll for a big move. I'm going to chalk this up to noise.

Remember that Gallup is using that 7 day average, now. If there's a bump for Romney, Ras will show it earlier (since he's still using a 3 day average, yes?). If there's going to be one, look to see it in Gallup probably Tues or Wed next week.

Otherwise, this probably is "noise."

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at May 11, 2012 01:34 PM (8y9MW)

75 Nobody has said this yet that I've seen, but here's my take.

It's true this stand on gay marriage might not move the needle for most people who have chosen a side on the issue. Where it might hurt him is with his base in the black community. Many do not look kindly on the attempts to make gay rights the moral equivalent of the black struggle. And remember, they were the ones who passed Proposition 8 in California.

Posted by: Nameless Horror at May 11, 2012 01:34 PM (O2ypu)

76 Racist Rasmussen Reports Rousing Romney Romp

Posted by: American Association for the Advancement of Alliteration at May 11, 2012 01:34 PM (PmTnq)

77 Obama went pro SSM because he NEEDS the money. He has a huge operation and his burn rate is high. The regular folks are NOT giving him any dough, unlike 2008. 1 billion dollar campaign? Not likely.


Posted by: Jimbo at May 11, 2012 01:35 PM (O3R/2)

78 Obama should try to salvage this by proclaiming he's in favor of human-dog sexual relations. Jump into the 21st century, as Shep likes to say!!

Posted by: CoolCzech at May 11, 2012 01:35 PM (niZvt)

79 RDjr is doing really well and someone came up to him and said hey, that's a nice career and bank account you have there, shame if something happened to them.


****

And he's a father now. Besides, he has been at the lowest of the lows in his life and turned it around and made a success out of himself.

People who have done that expect others to do the same.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:35 PM (piMMO)

80
"President Obama's former doctor claims that the president lacks passion, feeling and humanity"


So he's saying he's a sociopath.

Shit , we knew that already. Next news flash: The sun is hot.

Posted by: Sean Bannion at May 11, 2012 01:36 PM (sbV1u)

81 OT

Geraldo was raped by a TSA agent?

Hell, I'd have done a cavity search with a flashlight rolled in bees wax and crushed glass.

Posted by: Zombie Queen Victoria at May 11, 2012 01:36 PM (Qxdfp)

82 Obama should try to salvage this by proclaiming he's in favor of human-dog sexual relations. J


****

There's a judge in NY that's like to approve it.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:36 PM (piMMO)

83 Agh! F*ing socks.

Posted by: Clutch Cargo at May 11, 2012 01:36 PM (Qxdfp)

84

Eduardo Saverin, the billionaire co- founder of Facebook Inc. (FB), renounced his U.S. citizenship before an initial public offering that values the social network at as much as $96 billion, a move that may reduce his tax bill.

--- drudge

Yep.

Posted by: beach and a Kindle at May 11, 2012 01:36 PM (HOOye)

85 Obama should try to salvage this by proclaiming he's
in favor of human-dog sexual relations.Posted by: CoolCzech


Don't play with your food!

Posted by: Pres. O'diddy at May 11, 2012 01:37 PM (ebPtk)

86 Polls?
Here's your polls.
OHIO
PPP before jobs announce/gaymarriage: O+7
Quinnipiac after: O+1

OREGON
SURVEY USA BEFORE OBAMA 50 ROM 39
NOW OBAMA 47 ROMNEY 43

WISCONSIN
RASMUSSEN BEFORE- OBAMA 50 ROM 39
RASMUSSEN NOW OBAMA 49 ROM 45

Romney is not leading yet but he is rapidly eroding Obama's advantages he enjoyed during the bruising R primary.

Posted by: CAC at May 11, 2012 01:37 PM (z7ks9)

87 Ed thinks this might be about Obama's new/old gay marriage position, or at least the shakiness in leadership on display with Bumblin' Joe forcing a reluctant president to come clean.

Ed should wear a bike helmet for every outing.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 11, 2012 01:39 PM (ebPtk)

88 Romney is not leading yet but he is rapidly eroding Obama's advantages he enjoyed during the bruising R primary.


*****

I suspect there are a lot of people out there still holding on to "hope" that things will "change" for the better. Eventually, some of those will come to their senses and either go Romney or stay home.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:39 PM (piMMO)

89 Geraldo? or as Rumsfeld calls him: Jerry Rivers.


Posted by: Jimbo at May 11, 2012 01:39 PM (O3R/2)

90 If you're a Mormon hating evangelical, you might have been planning on sitting this one out. Now? Plug your nose and vote for the guy who won't appoint SC Justices who will vote to force SSM on all of us.

Posted by: Greg Q at May 11, 2012 01:39 PM (4Pleu)

91 85
Obama should try to salvage this by proclaiming he's

in favor of human-dog sexual relations.Posted by: CoolCzech

Don't play with your food!


Posted by: Pres. O'diddy at May 11, 2012 01:37 PM (ebPtk)

It's okay, just sell it to the people in the next village over.

Posted by: Imam joncelli Ibn Jerry al Death to American mit Hate Israel at May 11, 2012 01:39 PM (RD7QR)

92 MOAR

FLORIDA QUINNIPIAC PREV MONTH O+6
NOW O+1

COLORADO
PPP O+13
Post primary/begin of decline
PURPLE STRAT TIED

MICHIGAN SUSA O+11
NOW EPICMRA (old poll actually by now) O+4

Posted by: CAC at May 11, 2012 01:40 PM (z7ks9)

93
Really.

Ed Morrissey is a child when it comes to politics.

Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:40 PM (G/zuv)

94
Obama will let unemployment benefits end then blame it on Republicans. Of course, the communist media will join him in his efforts. Americans, dumer than a box of rocks, will re-elect Obama. I have no doubt it will work.

Posted by: burt at May 11, 2012 01:41 PM (OzqQM)

95 Not big on polls this early but this I really like for one main reason -- the media will get even more desperate in their attempts to smear Romney. It will be off putting to independents and conservatives that still aren't sold on getting out there to vote for him may do just that.

Thanks corrupt media assholes!

Posted by: laceyunderalls at May 11, 2012 01:41 PM (pLTLS)

96
But I have to agree about the Poll Posts.

Enough already. They deserve a mention in the sidebar to keep us informed.

The last thing we want to become is a bunch of poll watchers.

Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:41 PM (G/zuv)

97 The black community does NOT like gay marriage. The evangelicals are more likely to vote, and the blacks and latinos LESS likely to vote.

This was all about money. He desperately needed the money. I guess they hoped it would buy back some of the lost support eventually.

We will see.

Posted by: Tommy V at May 11, 2012 01:41 PM (iJ5jJ)

98 Really.Ed Morrissey is a child when it comes to politics. Posted by: Soothsayer

"To be fair ... "
/EdMorrisseyMode

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 11, 2012 01:41 PM (ebPtk)

99 I support President Obama. I have been convinced, so can I have another Pupperoni now Barry ????

Posted by: Pippy the Chihuahua at May 11, 2012 01:42 PM (48wze)

100 I love the 'Dislike' gif Drudge has up with the Facebook founder story. Too funny!

Posted by: Tami at May 11, 2012 01:42 PM (X6akg)

101
I still can't believe we have people who think Joe Biden made a screw up last Sunday.

The whole thing was scripted.

Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:43 PM (G/zuv)

102 >>For the last time, McCain isn't Romney and this isn't Two-thousand-and-fuckin-eight.

Heh. You're gonna be saying that six times a day until November.

Posted by: HeatherRadish™ braucht ein Bier at May 11, 2012 01:43 PM (/kI1Q)

103 I still can't believe we have people who think Joe Biden made a screw up last Sunday.

The whole thing was scripted.


***

Indeed.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:44 PM (piMMO)

104

Ed get's no respect.

Posted by: rodney allah dangerfield at May 11, 2012 01:44 PM (HOOye)

105 Just a gentle nudge, Reggie.

Posted by: Barry "mr sensitive" O-K at May 11, 2012 01:44 PM (0It32)

106 It's truly sad that this is what this once great country has become. I weep for my child's future.

Posted by: © Sponge at May 11, 2012 01:44 PM (+jZjt)

107
I put as much stock in this:

The black community does NOT like gay marriage.

...as I do in the claim that hispanics are inclined to conservatism.


Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:45 PM (G/zuv)

108 93
Really.

Ed Morrissey is a child when it comes to politics.

Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:40 PM (G/zuv)


Jobless benefits end for 230,000 this weekend
posted at 10:41 am on May 11, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

(Hot Air link) http://tinyurl.com/8xdq7oo

My (jwb) observation:
As expected, the unemployment rate will fall again.
By a lot this time.

Posted by: jwb7605 at May 11, 2012 01:45 PM (Qxe/p)

109 The whole thing was scripted.Posted by: Soothsayer

Oh, I dunno. Biden's a loose cannon.

Besides, when I look at how they handle everything from the economy, to Solyndra, to Fast and Furious to the "whiteness" of their campaign operation, and on and on and on... the explanation of incompetence is a lot more persuasive

"Never attribute to malice what can be explained by mere stupidity"
- Shit Jefferson Said, Vol 1.

Posted by: Sean Bannion at May 11, 2012 01:46 PM (sbV1u)

110 Scripted? Everything SCOAMF touches turns to shit. This actually pulled in money.

Hrm.

Posted by: HeatherRadish™ braucht ein Bier at May 11, 2012 01:46 PM (/kI1Q)

111 Considering both the interest in and lack of knowledge of Mr. Gowdy (prior thread) I suggest we have a weekly highlight reel of him ripping someone in the House. There's lots of material to start with.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:46 PM (piMMO)

112 I still can't believe we have people who think Joe Biden made a screw up last Sunday.The whole thing was scripted.
I can't believe Biden managed to stay on script. I mean, really, who goes "Quick! We need a clever plan! Get me Joe Biden!"

Posted by: alexthechick at May 11, 2012 01:46 PM (VtjlW)

113 OMG OMG OMG

He's here if you're queer.

Buy some Obama gay apparel

tiny.cc/lnn5dw

Posted by: laceyunderalls at May 11, 2012 01:47 PM (pLTLS)

114 I have no doubt it will work.

As one of the other commentors says: "The Democrats aren't running against McCain this time. They're running against Breitbart."

Which is to say: I do doubt it will work. One of the things that is slowly happening while America slowly wakes is that Americans are realizing that the Media is complicit (at minimum) in the Democrats' deception. They're questioning more of what they read and see in the Media.

Maybe all of them won't realize what's going on, but I suspect enough will.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at May 11, 2012 01:47 PM (8y9MW)

115 Nude Post!

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 11, 2012 01:47 PM (ebPtk)

116 lacey

that is so ghey.......ugh

Posted by: phoenixgirl at work at May 11, 2012 01:48 PM (4/NTV)

117 He's here if you're queer.

Buy some Obama gay apparel


****

Yeah. He went there.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at May 11, 2012 01:48 PM (piMMO)

118 This1 This is a thread: "President Obama's former doctor claims that the president lacks passion, feeling and humanity"

That's about as close to calling the sitting President a full blown psychopath as I have ever seen.


Good call.

Posted by: An Observation at May 11, 2012 01:48 PM (ylhEn)

119 While I love seeing Barky falling in the polls.....I think that high poll numbers for Romney could cause some people to stay home and not vote....thinking that it won't matter.

Posted by: wheatie at May 11, 2012 01:48 PM (g4NO6)

120
Oh, I dunno. Biden's a loose cannon.

If you watch the interview, Biden is not at all surprised by the topic. And he doesn't skip a beat while giving his answer. No hemming. No hawing.

In fact, I'll bet that Joe Biden delivered his lines too strongly and was supposed to hem and haw a little bit.


Posted by: Soothsayer at May 11, 2012 01:49 PM (G/zuv)

121 As expected, the unemployment rate will fall again.By a lot this time.
But does it really matter whatthe numbers say when the real unemployment figure is so high?
The pain is real. If they said unemployment was 1% would it matter?
The chocolate ration has been increased!

Posted by: eleven at May 11, 2012 01:49 PM (fsLdt)

122 I still can't believe we have people who think Joe Biden made a screw up last Sunday.

It started before Slow Joe's non-gaff. Remember the Grenell story? Romney not-staffer who was fired forced out resigned before he even started working?

Yeah. I'm betting this was orchestrated that far back, at least.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at May 11, 2012 01:49 PM (8y9MW)

123 He's here if you're queer. Buy some Obama gay apparel

Does this mean the Obama Dildo is going to be making a comeback?

Posted by: garrett at May 11, 2012 01:50 PM (fl7ev)

124 And WaPo just so happened to put that article out yesterday - the day after the Emancipation Proclamation 2.0 speech??

Puhlease. Scripted, indeed.

Posted by: laceyunderalls at May 11, 2012 01:50 PM (pLTLS)

125 ...and traditionally – especially the candidate who has a fundraising advantage – almost always wins."

The ONLY Democrat president to win re-election since FDR was Clinton.

And that was probably thanks to the House that was controlled by Newt Gingrich holding the line on spending and allowing the economy to flourish.

Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, TX at May 11, 2012 01:51 PM (0xqzf)

126 he really needs to sell a bend over shirt or a bohica shirt

Posted by: phoenixgirl at work at May 11, 2012 01:51 PM (4/NTV)

127 Puhlease. Scripted, indeed.


Posted by: laceyunderalls at May 11, 2012 01:50 PM (pLTLS)

You aren't kidding.Too bad these things keep blowing up in their faces...

Posted by: the pink cracker formerly known as the hobbit Donna at May 11, 2012 01:52 PM (ZHge+)

128 And that was probably thanks to the House that was controlled by Newt
Gingrich holding the line on spending and allowing the economy to
flourish.


Don't forget Good Ole H Ross. Or, for that matter, Bob Dole.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at May 11, 2012 01:52 PM (8y9MW)

129 Tiger Woods just teed off at The Players Championship.

Fuck Tiger before he fucks you.

Posted by: © Sponge at May 11, 2012 01:53 PM (+jZjt)

130 In fact, I'll bet that Joe Biden delivered his lines too strongly and was supposed to hem and haw a little bit.Posted by: Soothsayer

Yeah, maybe, maybe not. You could be right. But it doesn't change the fact that the entire Obama operation is incompetent. Of course, when the MFM is on your side that erases most of that perception and buys you 8 points in polls.

Which is why I think it would be HILARIOUS if Obama got buried in an electoral landslide that the MFM never saw coming.

Matt Taibbi, call your office.

Posted by: Sean Bannion at May 11, 2012 01:53 PM (sbV1u)

131 Too bad these things keep blowing up in their faces...

Oh,Barack likes that.

Posted by: Reggie Love at May 11, 2012 01:53 PM (fl7ev)

132

The Washington Examiner reports Obama wants to repeal DOMA
President Obama declared his personal support for same-sex marriage yesterday, but the White House chose not to push for the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act today.
"Well, party platform issues are for the party to decide," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said when asked if Obama would call for the repeal of DOMA and endorsement of pro-gay marriage language in the party platform. "That process is underway, and I refer you to the DNC on the question about the platform."
He added that "the President’s belief that DOMA ought to be repealed is well stated."
Carney refused to disclose when Obama actually completed the process of "evolving" towards support for gay marriage. "I don’t have a specific date for you," he said.

Posted by: sonnyspats at May 11, 2012 01:54 PM (bo11P)

133 "Well, party platform issues are for the party to decide,"

How does this man say these things with a straight face? When your candidate is the President, he pretty well dictates the platform.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at May 11, 2012 01:56 PM (8y9MW)

134 #121 Sure it matters, to a point. Totalitarian states wouldn't worry so much about propaganda and control of the media, however, if perceived reality wasn't just as important as reality.

If you're unemployed and the government is keeping you afloat, you'll probably vote for the party who will keep the checks rolling out.

If you're employed and rely on the media, you'll believe unemployment would be worse without our savior.

Those who know what's really going on will vote accordingly, but when they try to tell others the media isn't being truthful they'll be labeled as cranks, racists, and haters.

Posted by: Nicholas Kronos at May 11, 2012 01:59 PM (UCR1O)

135
Sean, aye, the Obama Team is incompetent at leading the nation.

But they're experts at making the GOP trip over their own dicks and at fooling the electorate.


Posted by: Soothsayer, and things of that nature at May 11, 2012 02:01 PM (G/zuv)

136 I'm actually feeling cautiously optimistic about the election. Not the first one here to make this point, but as signs mount that the President isn't cruising to the easy reelection that he and his supporters think he obviously deserves, they're going to get desperate. They're showing the most heartwarming signs of overreaching in ways that are going to backfire. (How the hell do you turn "I ordered the successful mission to kill bin Laden" into "I killed bin Laden" and backlash?)

Posted by: JPS at May 11, 2012 02:01 PM (PVzSz)

137 I will be killed when a meteor slams into me.

Tell that to your friends and they'll think your a little over the top.

Stand around outside yelling it with a catchers mask and glove without any pants and they call the police.

Posted by: DaveA (I'll be back you can't keep the democrats in the white house forever) at May 11, 2012 02:02 PM (ZYrSB)

138 I still don't get Wisconsin. How can Obama and Walker both poll equally well?

Posted by: Damn Sockpuppet at May 11, 2012 02:05 PM (YmPwQ)

139 The black community does NOT like gay marriage.

Given the track record there with the hetero variety, I'm not sure that means a whole lot.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, New Caprica City DMV at May 11, 2012 02:06 PM (GBXon)

140 And Robert Downey Jr and all those Hollywood queers can go horsefuck.


Posted by: Soothsayer

There go all my hot fantasies about Ironman. Shit.

Posted by: mpfs at May 11, 2012 02:06 PM (iYbLN)

141 Sean, aye, the Obama Team is incompetent at leading the nation.But they're experts at making the GOP trip over their own dicks and at fooling the electorate.

They used to be. Now the Obama Team seems to be not only tripping over their own dicks, but castrating themselves with a rusty hacksaw.

Posted by: Damn Sockpuppet at May 11, 2012 02:07 PM (YmPwQ)

142 There are some Christians who only show up to vote when there is a social issue such as same sex marriage at stake. Their attitude to the economy is pretty much be not of this world.

Posted by: NC Mountain Girl at May 11, 2012 02:07 PM (VvrNA)

143 Something in my Southern District just went from Blue to Purple...

Posted by: Captain FAPtastical at May 11, 2012 02:09 PM (/pd0C)

144
My take. I find [want to find] positives here. SCOAMF must be getting desperate for cash. He's so desperate that he is willing to risk driving the evangelicals [huckabees] to Romney. This is counter to the usual Dem strategy of depressing the vote of their electoral enemy. It may be counterproductive because it energizes the reluctant.
I also don't buy the Biden apology. This whole thing has been scripted like the war of womyn and Trayvon, etc. There is no reason to have Biden make any apology public except to create the image of the furrowed brow Obama "evolving" and [gasp] being forced to do so.Consider the timing of the WaPo gay bullying story and the SCOAMF's vists to gay friendly states [WA and CAL] for fund-raisers.
We need to run these asshole Commies out of the country

Posted by: The Poster Formerly Known as Mr. Barky at May 11, 2012 02:13 PM (qwK3S)

145 I actually do think the Biden 'coming out' was a screw up.

Think about it, if you have a master strategy in place, do send Biden out to spear head it?

Also, the flak they took from all sides for several days tells me they were caught flat-footed.

Come November, this is REALLY going to hurt Obama. Sure, it brought in a few extra million from Hollywood, but I would argue 80-90% of that money was going to be there anyway. I'd much rather have the votes in places like Iowa, Ohio, North Carolina, and Virginia instead.


Posted by: Brigadier at May 11, 2012 02:15 PM (0kf1G)

146 2 A lot of women--the Missus included--were turned off by Palin's selection last cycle because they saw it as a too-obvious pander. I wonder if this last piece of cowardice and cynicism was just too much for some, just too blatant.

Anecdotally, I would say you could be correct. A coworker of mine who is slightly left of Feingold is pissed about the lack of transparency in this whole charade. She definitely reads this as a blatant ploy to pander hard. Im not implying she wont vote for him because of it. Just that it has definitely irked her. And if Obama has pissed off someone like her, then theres really no telling how badly this could be playing out in flyover country.

Posted by: Jaydee at May 11, 2012 02:15 PM (5YMB7)

147 To add. Playing the gay card probably means that Axelrod thinks that the huckabees animus against Mormoms [the August-September agitprop] will overcome their reaction to the SSM.

Posted by: The Poster Formerly Known as Mr. Barky at May 11, 2012 02:16 PM (qwK3S)

148 I believe Romney is disciplined enough not to have any major fuck ups between now and November. He wants to President, McCain didn't really want it bad enough.

Mittens just needs to hammering away and SCOAMF's record. Never let up.

Posted by: mpfs at May 11, 2012 02:22 PM (iYbLN)

149 Obummer's numbers are down because the electorate is on to him. Dominating the news cycle with SSM that most people could give a rip is a reminder that the President is not focused on economy. Future distractions will do more damage.

High poll numbers for Romney will not affect R vote. Everyone's gonna pile on and enjoy the victory.

Posted by: Norwester at May 11, 2012 02:28 PM (Uai3p)

150 _____________________________________

Hmmmmm....

It's hard for me to believe that Mitt Romney is going to break away from Obama in the polls this early on. But maybe. If numbers like this hold up for a few weeks, then I'll begin to believe them.

Then the media meme will be that Romney is peaking too early.
Hey, whatever makes the medicine go down a little easier.

I still won't be surprised if it's not until 4 - 10 weeks out from election day that Romney's poll numbers move consistently and therefore decisively into a solid 5 point or better lead.

By the way Barry, you know you're in trouble when the Beach Boys declare you an asshole. I'm pickin' up good vibrations.




Posted by: _Dave_ at May 11, 2012 02:29 PM (2amQY)

151 108: I've got an idea. In September, Republicans should vote to re-activate jobless benefits for everyone through middle of November. This gets everyone "back in the labor force" as they're "looking for work".

Nothing like having an honest 11% unemployment rate heading into the election.

Posted by: Greg Q at May 11, 2012 02:29 PM (4Pleu)

152 I'm picking up good vibrations lol good one.

Obummer is starting new band "Barry and the Distractions"

Posted by: Norwester at May 11, 2012 02:31 PM (Uai3p)

153 SUSA has Obama only up 47-43 in OREGON with 10% undecided. He was up 11 points in March.

Posted by: Jaydee at May 11, 2012 02:31 PM (5YMB7)

154 Good polls, but there'll be bad ones soon enough. We've got a good chance with a disciplined candidate.

Posted by: MJH at May 11, 2012 02:37 PM (kBLec)

155 I used to be for gay marriage until President SCOAMF demonstrated what a BS Joke issue it was. I've evolved in my thinking.

Posted by: @ParisParamus at May 11, 2012 02:40 PM (0kpJ0)

156 But Romney is losing the dead purportedly gay guy vote.

Posted by: TexasJew at May 11, 2012 02:41 PM (z8HSj)

157 ____________________________________

Ace,

There is another possible explanation as to how Obama's "evolution" on the gay marriage issue could have moved the numbers in the polls against him.

It's not just that Obama's 'new' pro-gay-marriage position could have galvanized social conservatives who had maintained reservations about Romney - as you noted.

It's also possible that there is a measurable portion of moderate Democrats out there who mindlessly default-lean toward voting for Obama but who also strongly believe that marriage has been and should only be between one man and one woman.






Posted by: _Dave_ at May 11, 2012 02:43 PM (2amQY)

158 Is the romney camp ignoring this? Are they going to be proactive or reactive?
http://tinyurl.com/4mxqwl

"Obama Is Crushing Romney In Karl Rove's New Electoral Map"http://tinyurl.com/d2ceqzh

and, for balance, from the same site: "Romney Is Absolutely Destroying Obama In A New Poll"http://tinyurl.com/8yejvk9

and for good measure: "SARAH PALIN TELLS HEDGE FUND CONFERENCE: 'Hello one percent! More power to ya!'" http://tinyurl.com/cpsq5as


Posted by: / at May 11, 2012 02:48 PM (oZfic)

159 Meh. I like having confirmation in another poll for a big move. I'm going to chalk this up to noise.

As AllenG said, due to Gallup's 7-day averaging, the smoothing effect will be pronounced. We won't see much of the cyclical weekly variation (on the plus side), but any events which shift voters will necessarily lag in Gallup. The large stuff will show up in the numbers, with the time for it shift the numbers as the inverse of event size (large event = quicker/shorter time frame). We'll miss all of the quick news cycle dynamics since their duration is brief and event size small.

Gallup is better for the horse-race, Rasmussen will be better for judging movement. And for his likely voter screen!!

Posted by: D. Axelrod & Associates at May 11, 2012 02:52 PM (JdSQO)

160 you know, the way things look at the moment, maybe Ann Coulter was on to something. Romney is almost starting to look like he bought a supply of Reagan's teflon.

Posted by: mallfly at May 11, 2012 02:54 PM (bJm7W)

161 Rove is keeping it real. Real green. Super green. And more power to him, his PACs are out-raising the Dem's by 8-10 to 1.

Unless you think we're current underdogs in SC.

He shouldn't overplay it though.

Posted by: Uriah Heep at May 11, 2012 02:57 PM (JdSQO)

162 Look, more pron links from it. How nice.

Posted by: Mallamutt, RINO President for Life at May 11, 2012 02:59 PM (OWjjx)

163 hey, has anyone asked CAIR or some other Moslem group rep or leader in the US about Barky's newly evolved opinion on homosexual marriage?

Posted by: mallfly at May 11, 2012 03:02 PM (bJm7W)

164 Rove's map also has Tennessee "leans" Obama. McCain beat Obama by 15 points in Tennessee.

Home-boy Gore couldn't even carry Tennessee for the Democrats.

To be sure, Romney is a little blue-blood for the state, but Tennessee is as solid of for the GOP as Texas.

Posted by: Nicholas Kronos at May 11, 2012 03:06 PM (UCR1O)

165 Rasmussen uses a likely voter model already, whereas Gallup is still registered voters until, I believe, after the conventions.

Obama's gay marriage gambit is designed to open up the donations - fully 20% of his top fundraisers are openly gay and had begun slowing the money to pressure him - and to pump up enthusiasm among young voters, the only other demographic that gets excited about it, having been programmed by the government schools to have politically "correct" beliefs even if they can't read and write properly.

The plan was to drop the G-bomb in his acceptance speech in Charlotte, creating instant buzz and excitement and helping push economic issues out of the spotlight for awhile, which is Obama's only hope. They had to move it up because Obama's fundraising is well behind pace, trailing even Bush's in 2004, and so they staged the Biden "gaffe" - it was planned, the whole thing a set-up, including the "apology" - to get it out there.

Posted by: Adjoran at May 11, 2012 03:09 PM (VfmLu)

166 I don't think it's teh ghey thing. People are starting to pay attention to the race and they feel and know that Barry has wrecked the economy with all his czars helping him.

Gas today? $4.30/gal.

Posted by: PJ at May 11, 2012 03:23 PM (DQHjw)

167 zzz

Posted by: Gerry at May 11, 2012 03:49 PM (9TAnN)

168 Gallup NEVER releases their party affiliation sampling so who the hell knows what goes on over there.

For a long time now, Gallup's "moving average approval polls" have experienced wild swings almost daily. Of course, the purpose of a moving average poll is to prevent that. For instance, a 4 point one day swing in a moving average poll is a BIG deal and should be a rarity based upon some huge news event. However, on Gallup these have been commonplace.

Again, we all love Gallup now because he shows Romney ahead, but be careful - he may have Obama up 12 next week for no apparent reason.

Posted by: Bill Mitchell at May 11, 2012 04:01 PM (hlUJY)

169 Rasmussen being Rasmussen. Yet another outlier poll. Historically (especially in the recent past), it has had the biggest Republican house effect. It was very inaccurate in 2010. And yet every Ras poll which is positive for the GOP gets headlines here. It doesn't matter if it is accurate; it just matters that the arrow points in the red direction.

Posted by: Ranginess at May 11, 2012 04:13 PM (1d6WV)

170 Obama is a stuttering clusterf*ck of a miserable failure.

Posted by: steevy at May 11, 2012 04:43 PM (7W3wI)

171 169 You mad bro?

Posted by: steevy at May 11, 2012 04:46 PM (7W3wI)

172 I haven't read all the comments but, has anyone noted that Average Joe sucks cock by choice yet?

Posted by: that guy that doesn't read all the comments at May 11, 2012 04:48 PM (NG097)

173 You're making an apples-to-oranges argument by comparing Rasmussen's likely voters to Gallup's registered voters, I think.

Perhaps you assume a little too much that we all know that Rasmussen nearly always polls likely voters.

Posted by: TooCon at May 12, 2012 09:52 AM (YcTIW)

174 There are a lot of people who quietly go about their lives, willing to tolerate a certain among of moral permissiveness but at some point draw the line.
Codifying homosexual marriage is that line, no matter the polling.
The proof is in the election results- people don't want it because they know it's profoundly morally wrong.
It's going to hurt Obama- count on it.

Posted by: jjshaka at May 12, 2012 01:38 PM (RRh1P)






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