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Thu Feb 9, 2012, 07:17 PM

 

(Ohio) Santorum Outperforms Romney in Head-to-Head Against Obama

According to Rasmussen, Obama beats Romney 45-41 (+4) in Ohio, but only draws with Santorum 44-44 (Tie).

I'm not surprised at this. After Romney's unfavorability spike combined with Santorum's primary victories on Tuesday, I figured polls would come out soon showing Romney underperforming Santorum against Obama. When enough polls like this one go around the right-wing internet circuit, it could shake up the primary race significantly. Under-performing Santorum against Obama cuts into the core of Romney's argument - that he's the most electable.


Romney is not the strongest candidate against Obama, and he's not guaranteed the nomination either.

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Response to LetTimmySmoke (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 07:25 PM

1. Who do you think IS the strongest candidate against Obama? -nt

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Response to NAO (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 08:13 PM

7. Short answer: no one.

The GOP clown car is proving themselves to exactly that. The top candidates are a major religious fundamentalist jutjob, an egomaniacal wannabe dictator, and a guy who made a living gutting everyone else's way of making a living. If they cant win they'll try impeachment. It's just a big circular firing squad right now in the GOP. Nobody knows what they really want - it seems to be who's the least crazy right now.

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Response to LetTimmySmoke (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 07:28 PM

2. Been saying since the beginning that Romney would be the easiest one to beat

I stand by that.

Don

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Response to NNN0LHI (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 07:44 PM

5. I agree. Romney is boring, lame, predictable, uninspiring and a gaffe machine.

What more could you ask for in a political opponent?

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Response to DCBob (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 08:04 PM

6. And Romney has the glass jaw of getting flustered easy

Seemed like in every debate so far he called on the debate moderator to make another candidate stop talking. Like a little kid putting his hand up to ask the teacher to tell one of his classmates to quit picking on him. He does that once or twice with President Obama and it will be all over with for Romney. Obama gets him fumbling around like that and he will go in for the TKO. He had to hold back with McCain because there was no gain in beating up on an old, disabled, war hero on national TV. So that had to be handled completely different. I don't think Obama will mind in the least really whooping a rich, young, healthy guy that no one likes already.

I can hardly wait.

Don

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Response to LetTimmySmoke (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 07:32 PM

3. A tie? WITH SLICK RICK? ....... That electorate frightens me.

nt

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Response to marmar (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 07:37 PM

4. Santorum is the plucky underdog

He is still comparatively unknown, thus it's natural that this sort of poll will seep out every now and again. The page would turn to a different story if he became their candidate.

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Response to LetTimmySmoke (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 08:16 PM

8. Give Rick time, and his unfavorable ratings will jump too.

He's just like Romney, except instead of his out-of-touchedness being his crutch, it's his insistence on what would essentially be the marriage of church and state.

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Response to LetTimmySmoke (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 08:19 PM

9. In 2006, Rick Santorum lost his Senate seat by 18 points.

Eighteen percentage points. That's a bigtime loss.

The people of Pennsylvania, who know what an ass clown he really is, voted him out for good reason.

The man is a fool, always was, and always will be.

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Response to LetTimmySmoke (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2012, 09:00 PM

10. Thanks! I'll take the Quinnipiac Poll of Ohio which has Obama beating all GOP...

candidates by seven or more points than the Rasmussen Poll

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