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Polls Don't Reflect Romney's Momentum in Ohio

oldtexgal Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 8:25 AM
That Obama retains the support he has, at this late date, is amazing! Guess, by this time tomorrow, we'll see if Romney's momentum carried him to victory. Am mystified how anyone can look at Obama... debt, deficit, Fast and Furious, green energy scams, Benghazi, 7.9% unemployment, stifling energy policy, dollar devaluation, Obamacare, etc., and actually vote for 4 more years of the same! We'll see.....
Ross83 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 9:39 AM
Obama's support is largely emotional. wealthy liberals support him because it makes them feel altruistic and liberal, while their own financial position is safe. Those who depend on government will vote for him to protect their checks. It adds up to a lot of people.

"I think the intensity is on our side this year," said Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, perhaps the most effective campaigner for Mitt Romney, as he shook hands Thursday afternoon with volunteers and supporters in a suburban Cincinnati restaurant. "Theirs is not what it was in 2008."

Portman was visiting the Firehouse Grill to campaign not only for Romney but also for Brad Wenstrup, the local Republican favored to win a seat representing Ohio's 2nd District in Congress. After the event, Portman came over to a table where my laptop displayed the RealClearPolitics average of Ohio polls. There were nine polls...