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Fri Aug 7, 2015, 10:52 AM

 

Every Major Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Challenging or Defeating Clinton

Almost Every Major Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Challenging or Defeating Clinton and Republicans. Here's Why



Polls once extolling Hillary Clinton's enormous lead over Sanders are now dwindling for the same reason Sanders beats Republicans in various other polls: Americans have had enough of dynasties, scandals, wars, and Wall Street corruption. I will be voting for Bernie Sanders because I too have had enough of endless wars, and Bernie says "I'll be damned" if more Americans are sent back to fight in the Middle East. I'll also be voting for Sanders because like the polls illustrating his lightning fast surge, more and more Americans have had enough with a two-party system that doesn't give people a choice. I want my Democratic nominee to vote against counterinsurgency wars and vehemently oppose environmental disasters in the making like Keystone XL, not evolve towards the most politically expedient position available at the time.


With Sanders already surging in Iowa, and now virtually tied with Clinton in New Hampshire, it's important to remember that Vermont's Senator is doing something most observers once thought to be an impossibility. He has a great chance of winning the first two contests on the road to the Democratic nomination, while his challenger deals with subpoenas from Congress and other scandals. Every classified email uncovered by the FBI dooms one candidate, while paving the way for Sanders.


Clinton gets markedly negative favorability ratings in each state, 35-56 percent in Colorado, 33-56 percent in Iowa and 41-50 percent in Virginia.

"Hillary Clinton's numbers have dropped among voters in the key swing states of Colorado, Iowa and Virginia. She has lost ground in the horserace and on key questions about her honesty and leadership," said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.



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FreakinDJ Aug 2015 OP
sufrommich Aug 2015 #1
yourout Aug 2015 #2
leftynyc Aug 2015 #3
Historic NY Aug 2015 #4
procon Aug 2015 #5

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Fri Aug 7, 2015, 10:55 AM

1. Another H.A.Goodman unskewed poll.

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Fri Aug 7, 2015, 10:56 AM

2. I am as big a Bernie fan as there is but this is nothing but a Hillary hit piece.

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Fri Aug 7, 2015, 11:04 AM

3. LOL - what a bunch of bullshit

 

Whatever gets you through the day, knock yourself out.

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2015, 11:04 AM

4. From the same guy that says he is voting for Rand Paul......

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2015, 12:29 PM

5. There's a lot of skewed logic going on in this puff piece.

The author wants us to believe that somehow Sanders is beating Clinton, but the facts just don't justify his headline. At best he's up on Clinton by a point or two in some battleground states, but a quick glance at the most recent polling data proves Sanders is not challenging or defeating Clinton in major polls.

Maybe Clinton shouldn't be measuring for curtains in the oval office yet, but Sanders still has a lot of work ahead to pose a serious threat to the front runner. The question I still have, is whether he's up to the task? He's forsworn big money, but without (b)millions $$$ in the bank, he'll never get his message out beyond his faithful loyalists to reach the millions of voters he will need to win. People just don't know about him, and looking at the actual poll numbers, he may never have a viable, realistic plan to reach them.

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