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Exilednight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-14-10 08:53 AM
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34. Many polling firms will still polling it as a three way race, and those that ............
polled it as a two way race between Clinton and Bush saw huge upswings in undecideds.

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  -How can a president with only a 42% approval rating govern and win reelection? TheWraith  Dec-13-10 09:03 PM   #0 
  - LOL!  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 09:08 PM   #1 
  - It's off the charts tonight.  tridim   Dec-13-10 09:16 PM   #6 
     - That's pretty much what I said to Skinner in the ATA forum earlier today.  TheWraith   Dec-13-10 09:58 PM   #14 
     - I've been spending less time here. It's interesting to come back and see how certain  patrice   Dec-13-10 10:41 PM   #17 
     - Buh bye!  Hawkowl   Dec-13-10 11:35 PM   #21 
        - I Like DU  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 07:06 AM   #29 
  - AND there were three candidates so he won with less than 50% nt  msongs   Dec-13-10 09:08 PM   #2 
  - Clinton got 49% with Perot in the race; he certainly would have broken 50% w/o Perot. n/t  GOPBasher   Dec-14-10 07:18 AM   #31 
     - Never mind; I thought you were talking about 1992.  AtomicKitten   Dec-14-10 10:28 AM   #46 
  - Why, by sheer force of will, the same way he can...  Davis_X_Machina   Dec-13-10 09:13 PM   #3 
  - I think it was the  laugle   Dec-13-10 09:13 PM   #4 
  - He won with 379 electoral votes to 159  OhioBlue   Dec-13-10 09:33 PM   #10 
  - given that clinton got more votes than dole AND perot COMBINED, i'm don't agree.  unblock   Dec-13-10 09:33 PM   #11 
  - Really.  Capn Sunshine   Dec-13-10 10:09 PM   #15 
  - every study I saw backs your claim  rufus dog   Dec-13-10 10:17 PM   #16 
  - Most polling I saw showed Perot taking more votes from Clinton than from Dole. At least that's the  StevieM   Dec-13-10 11:46 PM   #23 
  - Perot's voters would have had to vote nearly 100% for Dole to make the difference  Hippo_Tron   Dec-14-10 01:57 AM   #24 
  - Beware Of Democrats Making Republican Talking Points  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 04:27 AM   #26 
     - Change is the new 'pony'  niceypoo   Dec-14-10 09:40 AM   #40 
  - Better start praying for a new economic bubble..  girl gone mad   Dec-13-10 09:15 PM   #5 
  - Well, they're probably going to nominate Palin.  TheWraith   Dec-13-10 09:17 PM   #7 
  - The next bubble will be our last  niceypoo   Dec-14-10 09:40 AM   #41 
  - Republicans shot themselves in the foot in 1996. They ran Bob Dole ..............  Exilednight   Dec-13-10 09:25 PM   #8 
  - Then Why Did Clinton Maintain A Constant Lead Over Bush Even When Perot Dropped Out Of The Race  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 07:14 AM   #30 
     - Many polling firms will still polling it as a three way race, and those that ............  Exilednight   Dec-14-10 08:53 AM   #34 
  - By triangulation and fucking over the people who worked to elect him n/t  eridani   Dec-13-10 09:29 PM   #9 
  - Get unemployment down to 8% and growth above 3% or thereabouts and things will get better.  dkf   Dec-13-10 09:39 PM   #12 
  - Raise taxes to achieve that goal  Hawkowl   Dec-13-10 11:39 PM   #22 
     - Lower income people probably are closer to zero in Federal taxes.  dkf   Dec-14-10 06:59 AM   #28 
        - No  Hawkowl   Dec-14-10 12:10 PM   #51 
  - And Reagan's were similar I believe. nt  Clio the Leo   Dec-13-10 09:46 PM   #13 
  - Correct .... around the middle of his 1st term he was at about 35% approval for a while. nt  JoePhilly   Dec-14-10 08:57 AM   #35 
     - Yes.  GoCubsGo   Dec-14-10 10:17 AM   #44 
  - self deleted  frazzled   Dec-13-10 10:45 PM   #18 
  - Your twist wasn't very twisty  Union Scribe   Dec-13-10 10:47 PM   #19 
  - Yeah!  polmaven   Dec-14-10 10:08 AM   #42 
  - If the Corpos put their money on it...  ProudDad   Dec-13-10 11:32 PM   #20 
  - Back in June of 2004 Bush had a 42% approval rating.  Life Long Dem   Dec-14-10 02:25 AM   #25 
  - It's I suggest we dump the guy. No point in talking about it. n/t  vaberella   Dec-14-10 04:32 AM   #27 
  - Clinton Won Because Unemployment Was 5.5% And GDP Growth Was 4.0%  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 07:23 AM   #32 
  - I don't know  sweetapogee   Dec-14-10 09:10 AM   #36 
     - People Have A Fetish For Numbers Like Dow 10,000  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 10:31 AM   #47 
        - yes  sweetapogee   Dec-14-10 12:56 PM   #52 
  - How? By getting above 50%, I suppose.  Wednesdays   Dec-14-10 07:28 AM   #33 
  - Defecting to those who hate your guts  niceypoo   Dec-14-10 09:12 AM   #37 
  - It depends largely on who runs against him  slackmaster   Dec-14-10 09:29 AM   #38 
  - I didn't realize there was an election next month or anytime soon.  Phx_Dem   Dec-14-10 09:36 AM   #39 
  - Right now Obama is "running" against himself  Proud Liberal Dem   Dec-14-10 10:09 AM   #43 
  - A poll two years away from the election is at least a couple infinities away  zulchzulu   Dec-14-10 10:27 AM   #45 
  - Good one!! n/t  Fire1   Dec-14-10 10:32 AM   #48 
  - Yep. And anything can happen in two years.  treestar   Dec-14-10 10:43 AM   #49 
  - we shall see  sweetapogee   Dec-14-10 03:00 PM   #54 
  - It's laughable that people are waving the doomsday polls around as if  CakeGrrl   Dec-14-10 11:23 AM   #50 
  - The unemployment rate in October 2012 will likley be a more important number  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-14-10 01:01 PM   #53 
  - Always! The TREND in employment in October is a better indicator.  golfguru   Dec-14-10 03:02 PM   #55 
  - I was wondering if it was from 1946!  whistler162   Dec-14-10 04:24 PM   #56 
  - Will Obama triangulate as much at Clinton did?  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-15-10 08:22 AM   #57 

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