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Gallup/USA Today Poll: Romney Leads on Economy, Jobs, Deficit

lbarraza Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 10:12 PM
Heres where many of you Liberal Kool Aid drinkers are wrong.Not only am I hispanic,im also fairly below middle income,and let me tell you Obama hasnt done squat to help the poor.In fact,hes making America POORER (Canada is now RICHER than us!)Obama has done nothing but spend and spend,stimulus after stimulus and STILL the economy sinks lower into the ground.Hes ran out of ideas,and if re-elected,he will spend us,tax us,and sink us more into Greece status.I dont care how rich Mitt,is,I dont want his money,I want to EARN my own.Im voting for Romney.
brimley Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 10:18 PM
US poverty on track to rise to highest since 1960s

The Associated Press surveyed more than a dozen economists, think tanks and academics, both nonpartisan and those with known liberal or conservative leanings, and found a broad consensus: The official poverty rate will rise from 15.1 percent in 2010, climbing as high as 15.7 percent. Several predicted a more modest gain, but even a 0.1 percentage point increase would put poverty at the highest level since 1965.

Here's your obligatory follow-up to yesterday's post, thanks to USA Today and Gallup's new release of additional polling data.  Executive summary -- Romney leads on issues, Obama leads on personality:

The Republican holds double-digit leads on the economy and deficits, and is also preferred on taxes and job creation.  Obama does better on...