Obama/Romney Popularity

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    There have been a lot of polls out that show Obama beating Romney in a head-to-head match up. It's still too early for any poll to accurately predict the outcome of the general election - if any poll could ever predict the outcome. Having said that, I'd say the more telling numbers are in the candidates' popularity/likability. Romney is not even close to Obama in popularity. Maybe it translates to votes, maybe not; but Romney and his camp can't be too happy with these numbers, and given Romney's foot-in-mouth disease and inability to connect with the common person, I don't see his numbers improving.

     
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    and your analysis means jack-shit.
     
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    Thanks for the input, professor.
     
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    I remember when Bill Clinton was sagging in the polls and he went on Arsenio Hall and played his sax and talked about his cat. It was like magic.
    Anything can happen. If gas goes to $6/gal people will look to a savvy businessman to get us out of it.
     
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    Well...since the Primary began, Romney has grown LESS popular while the President's popularity has increased. The more people see of the Romneybot 2012, the less they like.

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    The constant bashing by the media and other GOP candidates might have something to do with that.
    I remember when Nancy Reagan was looked down on because she wanted to re-decorate the White House. She started a reading program and "just say no" and her image changed radically.
    Public opinion is pretty malleable.
     
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    LOL. Of course the unfavorable ratings in the polls would have nothing at all to do with the alienation of women and minorities. The GOP has done everything in it's power to present itself as the party of misogyny and bigotry.
     
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    actually that is the media doing that. The truth is the Democrats are the most racist party on earth.
     
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    Yep. Among women, Obama leads Romney by something like 25 points :lol:
     
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    And when the GOP candidate, Romney, has the delegates, his popularity will rise along with his poll numbers and he will become our next president.

    I personally don't have to "like" him to vote for him. I just have to feel that he can bring jobs to our country, by using his many years of negotiating business transactions as well as balancing a budget while governor of MA. :)

    He is also, a good and modest guy, according to those who know him well.
     

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