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CollegeFBRules
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The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally

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Mitt Romney has opened up a 5-point lead over President Obama nationally, according to the latest daily tracking survey from conservative polling outlet Rasmussen.


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Tic tock, tic tock.


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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
The five point spread is great but its obama stagnating in the low 40's that's even more telling of how this election will play out.


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CollegeFBRules
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The five point spread is great but its obama stagnating in the low 40's that's even more telling of how this election will play out.


I agree. Expect a big swing to the middle from the anointed one over the next few months.


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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
I don't read too much into July polls. Wait until after the conventions.


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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
Those 'you didn't build that' comments beginning to bare their fruit.


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CollegeFBRules
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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
Neither do I, but they sure are fun to poke at Otto, summacumDA, and the others with.


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Expect a big swing to the middle from the anointed one over the next few months

I agree he's going to have to temporarily change his spots. I just don't think its going to resonate with voters. I don't see him adding much to that 44% going forward to November.


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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
Both camps are pretty sure of themselves for victory.


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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
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Expect a big swing to the middle from the anointed one over the next few months.


Won't happen.

Clinton had Dick Morris who developed the strategy of triangulation (move to the center).

Obama's advisors are hard left and instead of folding the bad hand he keeps doubling down.

His strategy depends on getting out his base (unions, AA, Hispanics who support amnesty and essentially open borders, LGBT, Hollywood, and the liberal elite) and hoping he can grab enough swing states to win.


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Obama's advisors are hard left and instead of folding the bad hand he keeps doubling down.


Yeah I find this odd also. He has taken a stand/opinion on almost every toxic issue out there

At first I was reading into this as bravado and courage? But now I'm wondering if it's just an attempt to draw Romney out in the
open, so his snipers have a clearer shot.

Consider this:
- I don't recall Obama calling for gun control in the Fort Hood, or Tuscon shootings.
- Never heard a peep on immigration until just recently
- Ditto on gay marriage.

The Obama campaign appears to be drawing on/using up the Presidents capital as a 'likable' person, to go at this issues and challenge Mitt.

Is it working? I dunno.
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RollTide1987
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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
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Clinton had Dick Morris who developed the strategy of triangulation (move to the center).



He also moved to the center almost two years before the elections of 1996. It was in January 1995 when he declared that the "era of big government" was over. If Obama were to suddenly become more moderate this close to the election, Romney would have a field day with ads claiming that Obama is pandering and will say and do anything to get re-elected.



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His strategy depends on getting out his base (ACORN, unions, AA, Hispanics who support amnesty and essentially open borders, LGBT, Hollywood, and the liberal elite) and hoping he that they can illegally vote 7 to 10 times each in swing states, together with the help of Eric Holder unconstitutionally blocking any common sense voter I.D. laws.


FIFY!


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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
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I agree. Expect a big swing to the middle from the anointed one over the next few months.


I doubt it. This election is going to be about getting the base out for both sides. Most people have their minds made up on Obama already. It's literally about the lesser of two evils.


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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
All this after Obama spends big bucks in July.

Not a good indicator for him. He's going to depend on motivating his base while Romney undermines his support among independents. He's literally being chased to the far left.

5 points is huge. I think it may even widen.
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ottothewise
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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
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they sure are fun to poke at Otto, summacum, DA, and the others with


great fun.

now try some recent Rasmussen state polls, say Ohio and Virginia.
LINK

LINK


not so much fun, eh? if Romney loses Ohio and Virginia, what are his chances of EV victory nationally? 1 out of 15?

some of that, eh?
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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
Otto, why you left out Fla. Wisc.

This is only the beginning of the Kings fall!!!

1% in Va. and 2% Ohio

I would consider that margin some what of a dead heat?

Thats both on a down swing for obama , wouldn't you say ?

Dropping almost weekly, from what i'm seeing!!
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ottothewise
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Otto, why you left out Fla. Wisc.


If Obama wins Ohio and Virginia, Florida will not matter.


link is most recent Wisc poll (below NV poll)
LINK /

what little chance Romney has in Wisc is among INDs
Obama 44 Romney 41 15 undecided.
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Robot Santa
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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
You can't poll dead people and pets, so this doesn't mean much.


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re: The Hill / Rasmussen: Romney Leads by 5% Nationally
He left them out because it all comes down to Ohio.

Fl. will go Romney, Wisconsin is irrelavent.

Ohio.


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