Wave: GOP Voters At All-Time High...

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    Just thought i'd post this for all the Dem-Bot nutters who keep posting their stupid "The Republican Party is Dead" threads.


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    According to new research released today by Rasmussen, more voters identify themselves as Republican than ever in the last 8 years. More importantly, by a 4 point margin, more voters identify as GOP than Democrat. This is the largest spread between the parties ever. Worse for Democrats, the number of voters who identify with their party is also approaching an historic low.

    In August, 37.6% of voters identified themselves as Republican. That is up from 34.9% in July. By contrast, just 33.3% of voters identify themselves as Democrats. That is very near their historic low in February, when 32.4% of voters identified as Democrat. The 4.3 margin in favor of the GOP is the biggest gap ever between the parties. In November 2010, when the GOP won a landslide in the mid-term elections, their advantage was just 1.3 points.

    Immediately prior to Obama's inauguration, the Democrat party held a nearly 9 point edge over Republicans. Over 41% of voters called themselves Democrats then, compared to around 32% who were Republicans. It is a stunning reversal as Obama heads into reelection.

    The last time GOP was close to this level was September 2004. President Bush went on to win reelection two months later, with an electorate that was evenly split. Even then, more voters called themselves Democrats then, but the party's advantage over the GOP was just over 1 point.

    Most of the polls this year are based on the assumption that the Democrats will have a numerical advantage on election day. Many media polls assume even that the electorate in November will be more Democrat than it was in 2008. Based on these results, that event is close to mathematically impossible...

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    Reminiscent of the 2010 election....
     
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    sorry dear, I already beat you with this..;)
    didn't get much from the liberals on it, they probably don't want to believe it
     
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    You mean they haven't tried to blame FOX News or the internet...damn free speech.:lol:
     
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    Yeah, it fucks with their programming. They're probably off rebooting and receiving their DNC Talking Point update. ;)
     
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    In reality the only place we need Republicans to outnumber the Dems are in the swing states. The "given" states are exactly why the Electoral College needs to be modified. Not to say that blue states can't go red and Reagan was proof of that... although even I agree that Romney is no Reagan.
     
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    lol, probably so, but the DNC must be behind in getting it out to them..awfully quiet on this:lol:
     
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    Or they're busy pecking away at their keyboards posting another idiotic 'The Republican Party is Dead' thread.
     
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    or another one on how when "Republican party dies" all will be UTIOPIA
     
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    Who cares? GOP candidates need to win over Independents, not more wingnuts
     

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