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Obama vs Romney Polls: When You Crunch the Numbers, Romney is Actually Doing Very Well

Forrest12 Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 7:12 PM
Mitt Romney may now be perfect, but he will not lead the country over the cliff into final recognition of bankruptcy and a total loss of relevancy in the world. If Obama wins and the Democrats still control, even though I am disabled, use food stamps and are appealing for service-connected compensation (Vietnam vet) I will one way or the other, leave the land that I love because it will no longer be , precisely, that.
Paulus Textor Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 8:08 PM
Your points, Forrest, are vague and essentially meaningless. "He won't lead the country over the cliff," for example.

Substantively, on the actual, big-policy issues, there are no significant differences.
Editors' note: this piece originally appeared at PolicyMic.

Two things typically happen after the major parties conventions come to an end. People that normally do not pay attention for most of the year start to pay attention to the news and polls more, and voter enthusiasm jumps up as a result. The major polls that are appearing on the daily newscasts, in the newspapers and on the internet have become incredibly important. While meant to accurately reflect the views of the nation, these polls today have unfortunately turned into a weapon.

Many major organizations have skewed their...