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Polls: All Tied Up, With Emerging Romney Advantages

Lin82 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 8:53 PM
The debates, because they are unfiltered by the media, give a clear picture of the two candidates.... but still the leftwing media spins like crazy trying to do damage control. What a feckless bunch. I am surprised Romney hasn't FORGED ahead in the polls after the last debate. I think it's time for many to turn off 'Dancing with the Stars' and pay attention, This is OUR FUTURE. It's worth everyone's time.
rhinegarten Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 8:58 PM
Romney probably has forged ahead. But the MSM and most polling outfits are going to be hesitant to admit it.
Tincan844 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 9:04 PM
Hesitant? Heck the MSM is suicidal. LOL
Tincan844 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 8:58 PM
Romney has surged ahead in the polls 49 to 45 percent. However, it is more likely 51 to 43 percent if you take poll inaccuracies into account

Many of us assumed Mitt Romney would earn a considerable polling bounce following his debate victory last week.  Early indications were that the Republican made a splash in some key swing states, and now it looks as though a national bounce has emerged.  The question is whether this phenomenon represents a flash in the pan or a more lasting shift in public opinion.  Let's examine three new polls and see what conclusions we might be able to draw:
 

(1) Rasmussen - The race is tied, 48/48, among likely voters.  For those Americans who are locked...