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Obama at Hofstra: Relatively Alert, Ergo Big Winner

john martin Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 11:46 AM
Ohio Obama 47% Romney 46%. Undecideds usually vote against the incumbent.
Dreadnaught011 Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 12:03 PM


There's only one poll which can save Obama. It's when all the ballots have been counted.

He will lose that one narrowly; contest the results and lose it a 2nd time after the recount.

I may be wrong. But nobody ever recounts a poll dropped on us from any other source. The poll that counts is on November 6, 2012.

wiseone Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 11:54 AM
Which "latest poll"?

Romney has already won "FL, VA, NC, CO"
rickmcq Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 11:53 AM
That would indeed bad news for Conservatives, Allison, if it were reported on November 7th, but since it is October 18th, we will not get hysterical.
1987worstyear Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 11:49 AM
This is, overall, very sobering news for conservatives.

http://www.tnr.com/blog/electionate/108770/daily-breakdown-polls-show-obama-slight-edge-in-ohio-nevada-and-wisconsin#

The best question at the second presidential debate came from Michael Jones, an African-American who said: "Mr. President, I voted for you in 2008. What have you done or accomplished to earn my vote in 2012? I'm not that optimistic, as I was in 2008. Most things I need for everyday living are very expensive."

To which Obama said: "Are you my half-brother?"

Actually, all Obama could say was that he had ended the war in Iraq (while pointlessly escalating the war in Afghanistan) and that Osama bin Laden is dead (and so is...