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Old 04-26-2012, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Oh dear...this is what the pollsters must do to make it seem obama is doing just fine...polling adults, polls so skewed toward the democrats the outcome is certain...except for this one.

This poll is of RV with a D+9 advantage for the dems - Romney 47-46.

Obama has some really horrendous numbers in this poll.

http://cdn.yougov.com/cumulus_upload...nTabReport.pdf

The war on women? Not going so well. Obama leads by 4 - 49-45.

Those coveted hispanics the dems are counting on (but by recent analysis, WON'T be there for them)? Obama leads by 10 - 52-42. Whooops.

By all accounts, by all the "narratives" from the Left and MSM, obama should be running away with this race......what's happening?
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:24 PM
 
Location: Long Island (chief in S Farmingdale)
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The poll is not D+9 they show the unweighted amount which was D+9, but don't show how the weighted the poll.....
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Old 04-26-2012, 09:38 PM
 
Location: it depends
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Arrogance, hubris, ego, and overreach could make this little man very brittle in the heat of a close campaign...which could lead to a real blow-out. On the other hand, he has no qualms aboout bringing the full power of the federal government to bear on his enemies:

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Try this thought experiment: You decide to donate money to Mitt Romney. You want change in the Oval Office, so you engage in your democratic right to send a check.

Several days later, President Barack Obama, the most powerful man on the planet, singles you out by name. His campaign brands you a Romney donor, shames you for "betting against America," and accuses you of having a "less-than-reputable" record. The message from the man who controls the Justice Department (which can indict you), the SEC (which can fine you), and the IRS (which can audit you), is clear: You made a mistake donating that money."

Strassel: The President Has a List - WSJ.com
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:10 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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The poll is not D+9 they show the unweighted amount which was D+9, but don't show how the weighted the poll.....
Oh yes, it was weighted.

http://cdn.yougov.com/cumulus_upload...nTabReport.pdf

9 points...and this is the best obama can do.

His numbers on the issues are really bad.

Quote:
Arrogance
This was one of those characteristics at the top of the list describing obama.
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Montgomery County, MD
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Oh yes, it was weighted.

http://cdn.yougov.com/cumulus_upload...nTabReport.pdf

9 points...and this is the best obama can do.

His numbers on the issues are really bad.



This was one of those characteristics at the top of the list describing obama.
lol Yougov I don't think touting polls that no one has ever heard of is exactly helping the Romney cause.
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Long Island (chief in S Farmingdale)
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Oh yes, it was weighted.

http://cdn.yougov.com/cumulus_upload...nTabReport.pdf

9 points...and this is the best obama can do.

His numbers on the issues are really bad.



This was one of those characteristics at the top of the list describing obama.
WRONG.

The unweighted portion was D+9 than they weighted the sample, but they did not show the party breakdown of the weighting. On top of that this was an online survey.
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:54 PM
 
Location: Hoboken
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lol Yougov I don't think touting polls that no one has ever heard of is exactly helping the Romney cause.
Why am I not surprised you never heard of Yougov. Have you heard of the Economist?
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:56 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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WRONG.

The unweighted portion was D+9 than they weighted the sample, but they did not show the party breakdown of the weighting. On top of that this was an online survey.
That explains it. Next.
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Montgomery County, MD
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Why am I not surprised you never heard of Yougov. Have you heard of the Economist?
lol oh yeah I am so tired of seeing Yougov constantly trending on Twitter and being cited on news programs. Ask 100 people if they've heard of Yougov, you'll get 99 blanks and 1 guy thinking it was the last name of the first Russian in orbit
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Why am I not surprised you never heard of Yougov. Have you heard of the Economist?
Amazing, isn't it?

IF Lefty NATE SILVER thinks Economist/Yougov is credible....

https://twitter.com/#!/fivethirtyeig...42098345193472

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes...rmed-strongly/

According to Nate, very credible and accurate.
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