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GALLUP: Romney, Obama Tied (aka: What Was That About a 5 pt Lead, Herbert?)

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by Goaltender66, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Goaltender66

    Goaltender66 NRA GoldenEagle

    Flintlocker hardest hit:


    Gallup Poll to Show Romney, Obama Tied Among Likely Voters

    No word on the internals yet. :) Interesting to see if polling outfits are shifting their weighting back to realistic turnout models yet or if they will give it another week.
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2012
  2. aircarver

    aircarver Ride Continues Silver Member

    Don't they have to go to more +Dem polling to hold against the tide of debate-driven switches ? .... :supergrin:


  3. Goaltender66

    Goaltender66 NRA GoldenEagle

    Flintlocker...I owe you an apology. Yes, I was very hasty in posting this, taking as I did the word of a third party as to what the poll results would be. Turns out she was incorrect and, well, so is my post. No, Romney and Obama are not tied per Gallup.

    Romney is two points ahead.

    So hey.... Sorry.

  4. JFrame


    May 29, 2001
    Mid-Atlantic, US of A

    Kudos, GT66 -- you are a big man to 'fess up when your post is in error. :beer:

  5. sheriff733

    sheriff733 NRA LIFE MEMBER

    Nov 4, 2007

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  6. Berto

    Berto woo woo

    Sep 15, 2003
    I listened to a leftist talk show co-host this morning, confused as to why only one debate caused such a shift in the polls.
    I thought;
    1) The 'shift' had already been there, buried in skewed polling.
    2) There was also the last 4 years.
  7. BuckeyePPC


    Jun 26, 2001
    SE AZ
    I feel a group hug coming on. :grouphug:
  8. countrygun


    Mar 9, 2012

    I have just a hunch that Obama knew some time ago that the game was over. I wouldn't be surprised if he give a somewhat better performance in the next debate but still no a "good enough" one.

    When he loses the election he has the scapegoat of "The Debates" that's what caused the loss. "I was leading in the polls 'till the debates, it's the fault of the debates themselves that I lost."

    Then we will hear all kinds of theories. "debates are racist/rigged/etc"

    anybody feel like making a bet?
  9. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

    Jan 16, 2005

    You know he disappeared for 2 or 3 days after the debate - if you people aren't careful, you'll just drive him into hiding again. Then who'll post "triumphant liberal" threads that are easily and amusingly disproven? Where would the entertainment come from?
  10. Obama still has a considerable lead among unlikely voters.

  11. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

    Jan 9, 2002
    Outside the perimeter
    So all it took to destroy O's lead was a whipping in the debate? And the bandwagon shifts? All it took was somebody standing up to him, and it didn't happen before because the media was in love with him?

    Isn't that sad?

    I once read someone had uncovered internal Nazi memos indicating that if Hitler had encountered a Girl Scout troop at the Czechoslovakian border he would have turned back. But no one resisted because they all knew the Germans were invincible. Has the media finally admitted to not seeing O's clothes?

    My God, I hope this trend continues.
  12. F350


    Feb 3, 2005
    The Wyoming Plains
    AND remember with Columbus day there are no poll results out yet that show pure post-debate stats, the total Romney surge hasn't been seen yet.
  13. Goaltender66

    Goaltender66 NRA GoldenEagle

    Pretty much. Remember in 300 when Leonidas tossed that spear and showed the Persians that their god-king Xerxes bled like everyone else?

    Just read a fascinating article that makes the case that Obama's campaign strategy has always revolved around maintaining the appearance of winning the polls. A good read.
  14. Paul7


    Dec 16, 2004
    East of Eden
    What a surprise, only NPR has Barry up. Your tax dollars at work.

    I'm sure Biden will help Barry by winning his debate.

    /Sarcasm Off

    PS I actually heard some uber-lib on MSNBC saying Ryan isn't in Biden's class. She's actually right.
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2012
  15. Flintlocker


    Jul 1, 2011
    This is humorous. You twerps spent two weeks whining about how skewed the polls are and how they oversampled Democrats. Now you're celebrating a poll that oversamples Republicans. If there was every a time to acknowledge your own hypocrisy then this may be a good place to start. But I won't hold my breath.
  16. aircarver

    aircarver Ride Continues Silver Member

    Oh... Go ahead. Hold yer breath ......:supergrin:

  17. Goaltender66

    Goaltender66 NRA GoldenEagle

    Oh? What's the partisan breakdown of the Gallup poll and why is it unrealistic? Also feel free to defend a D +9 sample before you start lobbing accusations of hypocrisy.

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  18. QNman

    QNman resU deretsigeR Silver Member

    Oct 5, 2005
    St. Louis, MO
    Isn't Gallup the very same poll you trumpeted as the beacon of truth a couple days ago?

    The celebration is that even in the presence of oversampling, Romney is gaining steam.
  19. Sam Spade

    Sam Spade Staff Member Lifetime Member

    May 4, 2003
    So Gallup has Romney +2.....on a D+4.5 sample. :rofl:

    Oops, read the wrong line...Gallup used a D+5! :rofl::rofl:
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2012