Mon Sep 24, 2012, 08:05 PM
Norbert (2,589 posts)
Mitt Romney Losing Support Among Older Voters
Source: Huffington Post
WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Even before his running mate was booed by a lobbying group for older Americans on Friday, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was losing support among such voters, whose backing is crucial to his hopes of winning the Nov. 6 election.
New polling by Reuters/Ipsos indicates that during the past two weeks - since just after the Democratic National Convention - support for Romney among Americans age 60 and older has crumbled, from a 20-point lead over Democratic President Barack Obama to less than 4 points.
Romney's double-digit advantages among older voters on the issues of healthcare and Medicare - the nation's health insurance program for those over 65 and the disabled - also have evaporated, and Obama has begun to build an advantage in both areas.
Voting preferences among seniors could change in the final six weeks of the campaign, but the polling suggests that a series of recent episodes favoring Obama and the Democrats could be chipping away at Romney's support among older Americans.
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Mon Sep 24, 2012, 09:00 PM
jtuck004 (5,069 posts)
5. Why? The guy will send a meat wagon to the shelter and take your cold dead body to the morgue.
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We have to afford that $40 Billion a month being paid to support the investments of people like him for the good of all of us, but he's allowing us this. He's not for taking everything. It's not like he's without compassion.