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Kaboom: Romney Leads Obama by 3 in New CBS/NYT Poll

hoots Wrote: May 15, 2012 1:47 PM
it's the electoral votes that count. the big liberal states need to be overcome. i'm afraid of another election where the popular vote winner is not the same as the electoral vote getter.
theerighthstuff Wrote: May 15, 2012 2:08 PM
And, in the electoral vote count, still not looking good for Romney.
wiseone Wrote: May 15, 2012 2:27 PM
I agree. Romney has little cahnce of holding Obama to only 6 states plus DC like Reagan did to Carter. he has no chance of winning 48 states like Reagan and Nixon both did when winning re-election.

If I was up against Obama and couldn't out-do Nixon I'd be embarrassed.

All the usual May polling caveats apply, obviously -- but my oh my, there are some eye-opening numbers in the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.  The topline number shows Romney leading The One 46-43 among registered voters (a very low number for an incumbent), but the internals hold even better morsels:

A few notes:

(1) Romney leads among women by two points.  This is a dramatic turnaround from even a few weeks ago, when the Left was singing the dopey "war on...