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Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:10 AM

 

Polls Start Showing a Debate Bounce for Romney


Title and excerpt below are from Slate.com.

Mitt Romney’s trouncing of President Obama at Wednesday’s debate is starting to show up in public opinion surveys. Rasmussen Reports, which has regularly shown results more favorable to Romney, gives the former Massachusetts governor a two-point edge over Obama nationally, 49 percent to 47 percent, a mirror image of how the poll looked before the debate. The results are based on a three-day rolling average so two-thirds of the interviews were conducted after the debate. Yet it still marked the first time since mid-September that Romney has been ahead “by even a single point,” points out Rasmussen Reports.

Meanwhile, Gallup’s Saturday poll shows Obama with a three-point lead, 49 percent to 46 percent, a decrease from the five-point margin reported the previous day. Yet Gallup’s poll is taken from a seven-day rolling average from Saturday to Friday, suggesting there is still room for the numbers to continue narrowing.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2012/10/06/romney_debate_bounce_polls_mitt_romney_gets_a_boost_from_first_debate.html


At RealClearPolitics, Obama's lead took a -2.7 hit pre/post debate (+4.1 to +1.4)




Problem is: there's a risk for the next debate on foreign affairs:

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Reply Polls Start Showing a Debate Bounce for Romney (Original post)
jeanV Oct 2012 OP
nc4bo Oct 2012 #1
Tcbys Oct 2012 #2
Tippy Oct 2012 #3
courseofhistory Oct 2012 #9
Tippy Oct 2012 #19
gkhouston Oct 2012 #4
grasswire Oct 2012 #5
regnaD kciN Oct 2012 #6
Cali_Democrat Oct 2012 #7
tarheelsunc Oct 2012 #8
davidpdx Oct 2012 #10
TroyD Oct 2012 #11
fugop Oct 2012 #14
Cosmocat Oct 2012 #15
DCBob Oct 2012 #16
Godless in Seattle Oct 2012 #12
RBInMaine Oct 2012 #13
DCBob Oct 2012 #18
DCBob Oct 2012 #17

Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:18 AM

1. I hope Romney and his campaign are enjoying their short moment win.

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:19 AM

2. We're doomed........

 

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:19 AM

3. You might want to check out Talking Points Memo

Josh gave a good explination...I'm happy

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Response to Tippy (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 02:38 AM

9. Do you

have a link?

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Response to courseofhistory (Reply #9)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 11:58 AM

19. Sorry about that.....

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/

I have it on my opening page and never give it a second thought...

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:20 AM

4. To be expected. It's not likely to last. n/t

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:27 AM

5. thanks for your concern and welcome to DU nt

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:28 AM

6. By the way, foreign affairs aren't until the third debate...

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:34 AM

7. So one poll has R-Money ahead

and it's Rasmussen

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:36 AM

8. Maybe if we're lucky, Mitt will sing McCain's Bomb Iran song!

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 03:53 AM

10. The foreign policy debate is going to be the one to really watch

Oh is Mitt going to get his fucking ass handed to him on a platter burnt like a good steak.

I don't think he'll be as bad as Palin, but he doesn't know that much more than her.

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Response to davidpdx (Reply #10)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 04:11 AM

11. I certainly think that was the general feeling about until Libya

And Obama will probably still be at his strength when talking about foreign affairs, but remember that the unexpected crisis in Libya is now going to be brought up and the Republicans are hoping to use it as a strategy against Obama.

Romney is also making a major foreign policy speech on Monday.

So as always - let's not get overconfident. Obama needs to be well-prepared for the next 2 debates.

NBC reported that David Axelrod is now taking over debate preparation.

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Response to TroyD (Reply #11)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 07:09 AM

14. About that speech...

Wonder if many will pay attention. And I really wonder if it will just be another attack Obama speech or if he'll actually try to lay out a vision. Hope he doesn't snooker more people with more well-delivered lies.

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Response to TroyD (Reply #11)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 07:25 AM

15. the problem with lybia

is that overall it is one of this admins true screw ups.

At the very least, the got lax and fell into political considerations in trying to say it was only an extension of the protests the first few days. And, there are enough reports out there about the refusal of security for the ambassador for Romney to work with. I mean, he could make that shiite up out of thin air, but there are actual reports.

He is going to amp up on adderall and just drill HARD on Lybia.

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Response to TroyD (Reply #11)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 08:02 AM

16. RW media tried to make Libya an issue.

It never stuck.

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 04:14 AM

12. Wait till Monday

 

That'll be when the first polls taken after the jobs report will be available.

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 06:40 AM

13. Almost all other national polls show Obama still ahead. Jobs report needs time to figure in too.

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Response to RBInMaine (Reply #13)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 10:42 AM

18. +1

i suspect it will be wash by next week.

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Response to jeanV (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 08:04 AM

17. Rasmussen made the average drop significantly..

surprise surprise!

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