Pollmania: Obama leads Romney by seven nationally, by nine in New Hampshire

posted at 4:01 pm on April 24, 2012 by Allahpundit

Second look at dog-eating?

That’s the biggest lead he’s had against Romney dating back to last August. Follow the link and scroll down and you’ll see that it’s independents who are driving it, flipping from a 45/39 split in favor of Mitt 10 days ago to a 45/43 in favor of O. Gallup reasons that a dip in gas prices must be behind it, but the dip we’re talking about here is roughly five cents in the national average. Hard to believe you’d see a poll effect this dramatic because of something as meager as that. I think what we’re looking at here is a very noisy poll.

Not sure about this one, though:

The WMUR Granite State Poll shows Obama leading Romney 51 to 42 percent [in New Hampshire]. That’s close to the 10-point lead Obama had over Romney in December…

The results are a dramatic flip from October, when Romney led Obama 50 to 42 percent. Smith said that shows the Democratic base is mobilizing…

The poll shows a mixed picture in terms of the president’s approval rating in the Granite State. Fifty percent said they approved of the job Obama is doing, while 47 percent said they disapproved. The gap has shrunk a bit since February, when 51 percent said they approved and 43 percent disapproved.

I don’t understand the “Democratic base is mobilizing” logic when it comes to polls. Their base would have answered this question the same way in October as they’re answering now. It’s more likely that Romney’s numbers have shrunk because, thanks to six months of a bitter GOP primary, indies know him better now than they did then and some don’t like what they see. That’s not a disaster — conservative Super PACs will begin the attack ad carpet-bombing campaign against O soon enough — but surely no one’s thrilled to see Mitt start the general election this far back in his own backyard. Nominating a “Massachusetts moderate” was supposed to help Republicans put northeastern states in play, states like New Hampshire and … er, realistically I guess that’s it.

I have a powerful eeyorish urge to go curl up in the fetal position so I’m going to go do that now. Here’s something to entertain yourself with, though — a new election model from WaPo that purports to predict the likelihood of an Obama victory or defeat based on two simple indicators, economic growth over the first three quarters of this year and his approval rating in June. In order to knock his chances of reelection below 50 percent, you need zero percent growth and a job approval of 45 percent. Possible, but not likely.


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Nope this time I stick with principle and will not support a liberal no matter which party they happen to be in.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Good deal..So now we can expect to see you ankle biting Obie on HuffPo as much as you are ankle biting Romney on Hot Air..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Da newest Moby handles gettin’ quite a fast and furious workout as the day of electoral reckoning for Obama grows ever nearer.

whatcat on April 24, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Does anyone really think Obama = Romney if you factor in foreign policy and SCOTUS?

kim roy on April 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

Romney would be far worse for Republicans.

Yes I believe Romney would choose just as bad of Judges just like he did in Mass.

Romney will do absolutely nothing to stop Obamas agenda in the Middle East.

Either way we are totally screwed unless GOD steps in. Or by some miracle Romney is not the nominee.

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:28 PM

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:25 PM

rofl..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Da newest Moby handles gettin’ quite a fast and furious workout as the day of electoral reckoning for Obama grows ever nearer.

whatcat on April 24, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Do you remember Captains Quarters, Free Republic?

Posted on both but under ImphClinton.

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Nope this time I stick with principle and will not support a liberal no matter which party they happen to be in.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

And in doing so, you relinquish your right to ever say a bad word about King Obama should he win reelection.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Good deal..So now we can expect to see you ankle biting Obie on HuffPo as much as you are ankle biting Romney on Hot Air..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Why would I go over to a liberal rag like huffpo? Most times you make no sense.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:31 PM

kim roy on April 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

The only people left still pushing the Romney = Obama talking points are people who will actively vote for Obama and people who will passively vote for Obama.

Obama needs every vote he can buy or steal!

LOL!

Roy Rogers on April 24, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Bishop will never read this…

Seven Percent Solution on April 24, 2012 at 6:32 PM

And in doing so, you relinquish your right to ever say a bad word about King Obama should he win reelection.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:30 PM

so 1) you admit Mitt is a liberal.

and

2) your logic fails.

If Obama wins re-election its because the idiots decided running a liberal against a Marxist was a good idea.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Good deal..So now we can expect to see you ankle biting Obie on HuffPo as much as you are ankle biting Romney on Hot Air..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:26 PM

By now it is already clear.

Moderate Mitt will lose.

Moderate McCain lost.
Moderate GHW Bush lost but Conservative GHW Bush won.
Moderate Dole lost
Moderate Ford lost.

Since Nixon was nearly impeached no moderate has ever won. Not a single one. Mitt is the worst candidate yet. Not only do conservatives not like him they actually hate him with a passion.

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:33 PM

These polls will be all over the place from now until election day…and then Obama will lose.

Rational Thought on April 24, 2012 at 6:34 PM

good post but I don’t really know what Mitt believes in. I think he believes in whatever he thinks will win him the election. And yes you are correct in the only person to save us from Obama is Mitt it appears at this point. But then you have to ask yourself is the cure worth it. You seem to think it is.

I have come to the conclusion it isn’t. I’m fine with Mitt winning but I think Mitt will do more harm in the long run for conservatism like bush did and at the end of 4 or 8 years of a Mitt term in office the country will rush to embrace socialism like it did in 2008 and I can’t be a part of that like I was with defending Bush during his term. Nope this time I stick with principle and will not support a liberal no matter which party they happen to be in.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Let me ask you this:

1. Is it worth it to repeal Obamacare.

2. The power to nominate conservative judges. If Obama is in that we could get some more Kagans and Sotomayors and then bye bye 2nd amendment… property rights… etc. Now it’s true that Romney may not nominate true conservatives but we won’t see any Kagans or Sotomayors from him.

For these two reasons alone it’s worth it to support Romney.

I agree that the GOP could be a big mess and we could lose in 2016 due to Mitt. Then again it’s not a given, depending on how many conservatives we have in Congress (they could make Romney look better).

Even if we lose in 2016 and Romney pulls a Bush by making the GOP look bad, it would be worth it to have Obamacare repealed. If it doesn’t get done in the next 4 years it never will. I don’t want to be at the mercy of a bunch of bureaucratic thugs for my healthcare.

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 6:35 PM

These polls will be all over the place from now until election day…and then Obama will lose.

Rational Thought on April 24, 2012 at 6:34 PM

I like the simplicity of this plan :-)…

jimver on April 24, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Why would I go over to a liberal rag like huffpo? Most times you make no sense.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:31 PM

It makes as much sense as you ankle biting the nominee of the GOP on a conservative website..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Mitt might win. If he doesn’t win this cycle then a moderate /liberal from the gop can never win.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:35 PM

It makes as much sense as you ankle biting the liberal nominee of the GOP on a conservative website..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:35 PM

fify. Sorry didn’t know Hotair was the RNC’s lapdog. Last I looked conservatives call out liberals.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:37 PM

The only people left still pushing the Romney = Obama talking points are people who will actively vote for Obama and people who will passively vote for Obama.

Obama needs every vote he can buy or steal!

LOL!

Roy Rogers on April 24, 2012 at 6:32 PM

You are totally wrong.

Moderate Republicans are DOA when they “win” the convention. Intelligent people study history and know this. But Moderates never study history just their progressive history that is simply propaganda the Communist put out.

We never vote for these Moderates and Mitt is the worst yet.

He will get very few conservative votes though most conservatives are too scared of Communist to tell the truth about voting against Mitt. In other words not voting for President mostly.

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Well, she can make a formal announcement for Obama and that may help her career for awhile – just not with Conservatives or the Republican Party.

whatcat on April 24, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Conservatives don’t want Palin to have anything to do with Rmoney. He’d get her dirty. Only Republicans want that.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:38 PM

Second look at dog-eating?

Just had to put the BEST DOG EVER to sleep today and break the news to all 6 of my kids and our other dog. Not in the mood for the snark too much. Sorry.

txmomof6 on April 24, 2012 at 6:39 PM

The difference being that Obama would sell his soul and the country and its allies for political expediency. None of the R candidates would even consider that.

There’s no good choice fiscally, but the foreign policy issues are really worrisome.

As much as it pains me, I don’t think now is the time to let the GOP crash and burn. We have to be pragmatic and calm things down and then we can do what needs to be done.

Does anyone really think Obama = Romney if you factor in foreign policy and SCOTUS?

kim roy on April 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

Well said. I believe you’re a fellow Palin supporter as well right? I know it’s not easy to support the wimpy moderate in Mitt, but Obama must be defeated.

I would add in Obamacare to the two things you listed above. The next four years is the only shot we have at repealing it.

Romney will sign a repeal bill. He’s promised to do so, it’s on his website, and it would be political suicide for him not to do so.

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 6:39 PM

fify. Sorry didn’t know Hotair was the RNC’s lapdog. Last I looked conservatives call out liberals.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:37 PM

You are in for a cruel summer..:)

PS..Romney is the GOP noinee and is better than Obie..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:40 PM

It makes as much sense as you ankle biting the liberal nominee of the GOP on a conservative website..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Not all conservatives are Republicans, and not all Republicans are conservatives. This is a conservative site, not a Republican site. We’re entitled to mock, demean, and cheer the failings of a non-conservative like Rmoney.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Mitt might win. If he doesn’t win this cycle then a moderate /liberal from the gop can never win.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:35 PM

McCain already proved that for the fifth time since Regan.

Forty long years and not a single moderate Republican winner.

You were fooled five times are you the fool?

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:40 PM

We never vote for these Moderates and Mitt is the worst yet.

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:37 PM

oh, but of course you don’t, what an offence to all you a moderate, you vote for radical marxists like The Once :-)…

jimver on April 24, 2012 at 6:40 PM

call you…

jimver on April 24, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Does anyone really think Obama = Romney if you factor in foreign policy and SCOTUS?

kim roy on April 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

control of the Senate offsets it. that’s where our efforts need to go.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:41 PM

so 1) you admit Mitt is a liberal.

and

2) your logic fails.

If Obama wins re-election its because the idiots decided running a liberal against a Marxist was a good idea.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Show me where I said that Mitt is a liberal. Anyone is better than the Communist in the White House who will get to make 2 SCOTUS picks of radical left wing nature, which will take decades to overcome.

Enjoy holding your breath, stomping your feet and having a tantrum because your candidate of choice either didn’t bother to run, dropped out or decided to use OWS talking points. How childish of you.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:41 PM

I call poll sh*t.

dthorny on April 24, 2012 at 6:41 PM

You are in for a cruel summer..:)

PS..Romney is the GOP nominee and is better than Obie..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Fixed..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Yes I believe Romney would choose just as bad of Judges just like he did in Mass.

Romney will do absolutely nothing to stop Obamas agenda in the Middle East.

Either way we are totally screwed unless GOD steps in. Or by some miracle Romney is not the nominee.

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 6:28 PM

You’re being dishonest here.

The liberal judges in MA were appointed by the Democrat leglislature. Yes, Romney rubber stamped them like the wimp he is but he didn’t go out and pick them himself.

It would be different with a GOP House/Senate — which will be more important than ever.

Now please do tell how Romney is going to further Obama’s middle east agenda?? I don’t see Romney bowing to dictators, blaming America, or throwing Israel under the bus anytime soon!

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 6:42 PM

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 6:35 PM

1) i don’t think Mitt will repeal Obamacare his advisors have said as much. If Obamacare is to be repealed the only way that happens is if the SCOTUS strikes it down. It is a done deal unless that happens. The gop congress of 2010 show they won’t touch it. the dmes while they may lose the senate majority will still have filbuster proof senate. Mitt will only put up a repeal bill if he knows it is going down to defeat. there are too many things in the bill that the elites want in it. It goves them massive power, gives them a way to cut costs in the long run without politcal price once in place. No one in Dc will give up that type of power once passed. Mitt certainly won’t.

2) I’m not convinced Mitt will nominate conservative judges. Most likely he will go the Souter path. Nominating a stealth liberal or someone he has no idea of their leanings and just worry about their resume.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:42 PM

When the Occupiers pee on the DNC convention, or the NBP commits more revenge murders, Obama’s polls should go up?

Yeah, Romney = Obama. Riiiiight!

Roy Rogers on April 24, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Does anyone really think Obama = Romney if you factor in foreign policy and SCOTUS?

kim roy on April 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

On issues they have already acted upon that we can compare side by side?

Pro-abortion?

Anti-gun?

RomneyCare (HusseinCare)?

Judicial appointements?

What answer do you expect on the above? Same for both, so go ahead, explain it to us how do their records differ in real life. You, as others, keep repeating the fallacy propagated by Romney camp’s talking points that CONTRADICT FACTS. Facts just keep saying otherwise. All you guys have is excuses for this and excuses for that.

Now is not the time to gamble on someone who woke up one day a few years ago and said, “You know what, I am no longer progressive liberal, I am now a Republican”.

You know, Fool me once… Problem is, we have already been fooled by the guy once. I am not a gambling man.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Forgot to add, Deficit spending? to the list above.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:45 PM

We’re entitled to mock, demean, and cheer the failings of a non-conservative like Rmoney.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:40 PM

I agree everyone is free to post whatever..That being said..Using Soros talking points (quotes) to run down any GOP candidate is beyond the pale on a conservative website..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:46 PM

You wouldn’t know a Communist if it jumped up and bit in the arse.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Communists support Socialism. Romney created a socialist plan so far to the left that even 0bama was impressed. 0bama was SO impressed that he used it as the foundation of 0bamacare.

Anyone supporting Romney is as bad as any Communist because their belief sets are so much alike.

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:46 PM

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:41 PM

not holding my breath, i’m withholding my vote. sue me.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:47 PM

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Yup. Rmoney is another GWHB. He gave us Souter. Next.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:48 PM

2) I’m not convinced Mitt will nominate conservative judges. Most likely he will go the Souter path. Nominating a stealth liberal or someone he has no idea of their leanings and just worry about their resume.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Funny Robert Bork is working with Romney in this area..You do know who that is??..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:48 PM

I agree everyone is free to post whatever..That being said..Using Soros talking points (quotes) to run down any GOP candidate is beyond the pale on a conservative website..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:46 PM

A broken clock is right twice a day, and Soros happened to be right for once.

Did you ever consider that Soros stole a Conservative talking point because it hit the nail on the head?

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:48 PM

When the Occupiers pee on the DNC convention, or the NBP commits more revenge murders, Obama’s polls should go up?

Yeah, Romney = Obama. Riiiiight!

Roy Rogers on April 24, 2012 at 6:43 PM

not sure about the DNc convention but getting a race war started will drive blacks to the polls giving close races in the southern states.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:49 PM

not holding my breath, i’m withholding my vote. sue me.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:47 PM

Who cares??..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:49 PM

I agree everyone is free to post whatever..That being said..Using Soros talking points (quotes) to run down any GOP candidate is beyond the pale on a conservative website..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:46 PM

How about we use Romney’s past comments…:)

One of Mitt Romney’s most famous quotes comes from his 1994 race for Senate in Massachusetts. Whie debating Ted Kennedy, he openly stated that he did not want to return to “Reagan-Bush,” adding that he was an independent during that time.

idesign on April 24, 2012 at 6:49 PM

not holding my breath, i’m withholding my vote. sue me.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:47 PM

I’m debating whether its best to leave it blank or vote Gary Johnson. I’m no SoCon and Johnson did a bang-up job in NM, and I don’t mind legalizing the sticky icky. Thoughts?

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:49 PM

not holding my breath, i’m withholding my vote. sue me.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:47 PM

good, now take your toys and go play in the sand…

jimver on April 24, 2012 at 6:50 PM

not holding my breath, i’m withholding my vote. sue me.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:47 PM

You seem mighty excited for someone who just stated they don’t have a dog in this fight.

Where’s your dog? Hmmmmmmm?

Roy Rogers on April 24, 2012 at 6:51 PM

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Soros is such an enemy of conservativism I would think (and I still do) most folks would tune him out..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:51 PM

You wouldn’t know a Communist if it jumped up and bit in the arse.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:25 PM

I am sure I can (although not sure what your expertise is). And I side with SteveAngell on this.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Funny Robert Bork is working with Romney in this area..You do know who that is??..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Why didn’t Romney work with Bork when he was Governor of Mass?

I don’t believe that a tiger will change its stripes anymore than the Romney supporter who claimed Romney would return to his liberal roots [Etch A Sketch] does.

Why do you believe it?

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Funny Robert Bork is working with Romney in this area..You do know who that is??..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Yay, working with someone who failed to pass the Senate.

I’d rather he be working with modern conservative jurists. Announcing he’s working with Bork seems to me like just another way for Rmoney to toss unimportant red meat to conservatives.

Spending is the issue. We shall not be sidetracked.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:52 PM

but then he rolled over this week on student loans. If he is scared of Obama and how the Democrats will portray him on this issue;

How is this a liberal-conservative issue? Most students have been screwed by government’s interference in the loan business in the first place–which in turn drove up tuition fees astronomically. Anything done to help the kids should be a bipartisan effort.

writeblock on April 24, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Funny Robert Bork is working with Romney in this area..You do know who that is??..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:48 PM

the failed SCOTUS nominee?

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:52 PM

idesign on April 24, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Wow..1994..Someone not allowed a change..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Communists support Socialism. Romney created a socialist plan so far to the left that even 0bama was impressed. 0bama was SO impressed that he used it as the foundation of 0bamacare.

Anyone supporting Romney is as bad as any Communist because their belief sets are so much alike.

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Communists don’t support Socialism.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Soros is such an enemy of conservativism I would think (and I still do) most folks would tune him out..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Cowards hide from their enemies. Americans keep vigilant watches on them.

I wonder why you cannot prove that Soros is wrong this time around. HMM!

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Where’s your dog? Hmmmmmmm?

Roy Rogers on April 24, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Oh crap fogot him ontop the car……

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Wow..1994..Someone not allowed a change..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Gingrich wasn’t allowed to change wrt his marriage, why should we give Rmoney more benefit of the doubt? He doesn’t deserve it.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM

the failed SCOTUS nominee?

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:52 PM

He got filibustered kook..Not exactly Souter material..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Communists don’t support Socialism.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:53 PM

socialism is the gateway drug to communism

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:55 PM

He got filibustered kook..Not exactly Souter material..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM

What is he, 90? Come on. He can’t be that influential. He’s just window dressing at this point.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:55 PM

And Rassmussen has Romney up by 4…

The only time I see Allahpundit cite a poll is when O is in the lead…

Is he a liberal???

MGardner on April 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:42 PM

At this point Mitt has to repeal it. He’s running on it, has it on his website, and has promised to do so countless times.

If he gets elected and wants any shot at reelection then Mitt needs to repeal it.

Conservatives and talk radio will crucify his RINO a$$ otherwise and he knows it.

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Communists don’t support Socialism.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Talk about clueless. Do you know what USSR stands for? Tell us idiots where “Comminist” fits in the name.

Amazing how Romney bots, on daily and even hourly basis, keep revealing how stupid and badly informed they are. Truly a mirror image of their candidate.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

I wonder why you cannot prove that Soros is wrong this time around. HMM!

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Makes me wonder how such a Tea Party patriot would buy into Soros propaganda..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

I am sure I can (although not sure what your expertise is). And I side with SteveAngell on this.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:51 PM

I grew up in a Communist country in the Eastern block, brown shirt and all. That would be my first hand knowledge and expertise.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Wow..1994..Someone not allowed a change..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:53 PM

How about 2002?

I think people recognize that I’m not a partisan Republican—that I’m someone who is moderate, and that my views are progressive.
Campaign appearance in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2002:

idesign on April 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM

He got filibustered kook..Not exactly Souter material..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM

your correct Bork failed to get confirmed. Souter flew under the rader and got a life time gig as SCOTUS justice. knowing Mitt which path do you think he will take the the Reagan path like with Bork or the Bush path with Souter?

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM

I was close: 85. the man is a geriatric and only adopted by the campaign to give cover for Rmoney’s non-conservative choices in Mass.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Communists don’t support Socialism.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Oh really! Better do some History Research:

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

The Soviet Union was a single-party state ruled by the Communist Party from its foundation until 1990.[1] A federal union of 15 subnational Soviet republics, the Soviet state was structured under a highly-centralized government and economy.

Yep! Communists don’t support Socialism. /s

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:58 PM

What is he, 90? Come on. He can’t be that influential. He’s just window dressing at this point.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Whatever you think..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:58 PM

I grew up in a Communist country in the Eastern block, brown shirt and all. That would be my first hand knowledge and expertise.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Good for you! Now, again, I am asking your enlightened brain to point out for us where “COMMUNISM” is represented in the name USSR.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:58 PM

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Well with Bork now advising him..You tell me..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:59 PM

If he gets elected and wants any shot at reelection then Mitt needs to repeal it.

Conservatives and talk radio will crucify his RINO a$$ otherwise and he knows it.

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

hope you are right but Obama ran on many things that lasted as long as it took to get elected then fogot them or made some excuse on why now wasn’t the time for it. Politicans of this generation never follow on their promises which is why I look at records now and don’t listen to their siren songs.

.

unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

The Soviet Union was a single-party state ruled by the Communist Party from its foundation until 1990.[1] A federal union of 15 subnational Soviet republics, the Soviet state was structured under a highly-centralized government and economy.

Yep! Communists don’t support Socialism. /s

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Oh, come one, you just cut an hour of entertainment down to minutes! You’re no fun…

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:59 PM

And Rassmussen has Romney up by 4…

The only time I see Allahpundit cite a poll is when O is in the lead…

Is he a liberal???

MGardner on April 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

I’m just assuming he’s bored to death and he gets a few chuckles out of the crazies who never fail to crawl out of their holes and post their nonsense every time there’s a new poll out there showing ‘Obama up by 0.1′ or such….

jimver on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Makes me wonder how such a Tea Party patriot would buy into Soros propaganda..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Maybe to prove it wrong, and when that fails like you have in disproving it, to give it a second look. :oP

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Yep! Communists don’t support Socialism. /s

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 6:58 PM

It’s only a name.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Well with Bork now advising him..You tell me..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Bork endorsed Mitt in 2007 and again in 2011. Is Bork a Tea Party conservative? I seriously doubt it. His endorsement is immaterial. His advisor role is not persuasive.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Conservatives and talk radio will crucify his RINO a$$ otherwise and he knows it.

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

They have been “crucifying” Hussein since Day 1, care to point out how that helped us?

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Oh, come one, you just cut an hour of entertainment down to minutes! You’re no fun…
riddick on April 24, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Many apologizes. I grovel before your feet. /s

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 7:01 PM

idesign on April 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Whatever you think..Just Remember Everyone has moderated their stance from time to time..Including Palin..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Bork endorsed Mitt in 2007 and again in 2011. Is Bork a Tea Party conservative? I seriously doubt it. His endorsement is immaterial. His advisor role is not persuasive.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

The sell out list keeps on growing. Will make it easier to weed out GOP candidates/supporters in the future.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 7:03 PM

It’s only a name.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

And yet you tried to pull off this fast one AFTER berating me for making the relevant point:

Communists don’t support Socialism.

JPeterman on April 24, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Sucks to be you right now, eh?

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 7:05 PM

His advisor role is not persuasive.

alwaysfiredup on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

I think Bork is an excellent choice in advising Romney on Judge choices..I am glad to see Romney is taking advantage of that training..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:06 PM

The sell out list keeps on growing. Will make it easier to weed out GOP candidates/supporters in the future.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 7:03 PM

You’re going to find yourself in a very lonely place in the future.

Red Cloud on April 24, 2012 at 7:06 PM

hope you are right but Obama ran on many things that lasted as long as it took to get elected then fogot them or made some excuse on why now wasn’t the time for it. Politicans of this generation never follow on their promises which is why I look at records now and don’t listen to their siren songs.

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unseen on April 24, 2012 at 6:59 PM

The difference is that Maobama ran on creating Obamacare while Mittens is running on repealing it.

Maobama delivered on his main promise, I think Mittens has to do the same.

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 7:06 PM

I’m just assuming he’s bored to death and he gets a few chuckles out of the crazies who never fail to crawl out of their holes and post their nonsense every time there’s a new poll out there showing ‘Obama up by 0.1′ or such….

jimver on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Maybe, but I swear ever post I see about polls from this guy is only when Obama is ahead in the poll…

There are plenty of polls with Romney ahead and I can’t remember the last time he cited one of those…

MGardner on April 24, 2012 at 7:06 PM

You’re going to find yourself in a very lonely place in the future.

Red Cloud on April 24, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Sure I will /s

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Gallup is a poll like most of them that can’t be trusted.

It had Romney close when they were hoping he would defeat other Republicans and be the GOP nominee. Now that he almost has it locked up the’re back to helping Obama.

Most polls try to shape opinion not report on it.

Falcon46 on April 24, 2012 at 7:07 PM

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 7:05 PM

You do know where JPeterman is from??..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Maybe to prove it wrong, and when that fails like you have in disproving it, to give it a second look. :oP

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM

It is Soros..I don’t need to give it any credence..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Never thought I’d see Robert Bork dismissed in the name of “conservatism.” The TruCon list of acceptable influentials grows ever smaller with each passing day.

Client Number Nine on April 24, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Maobama delivered on his main promise, I think Mittens has to do the same.

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 7:06 PM

But, of course. I am sure Romney’s campaign manager is a bit more privy to this information that you and I. And yet… You obviously missed the slip by his campaign manager a few weeks back.

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Whatever you think..Just Remember Everyone has moderated their stance from time to time..Including Palin..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Romney: “my views are progressive.”

Really? Let see a Palin quote where she has moderated her stance like that?

Waiting patiently…..

idesign on April 24, 2012 at 7:09 PM

You do know where JPeterman is from??..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:07 PM

No worse a place I am from. What’s your point?

riddick on April 24, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Client Number Nine on April 24, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Amazing isn’t it?..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Waiting patiently…..

idesign on April 24, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Wisconsin..Talking to her “Union Brothers”..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:11 PM

It is Soros..I don’t need to give it any credence..:)

Dire Straits on April 24, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Thus the existence of Soros’s Media Matters, [cannot] Move on, and others work relatively unhindered.

Nice job of capitulation there!

DannoJyd on April 24, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Now please do tell how Romney is going to further Obama’s middle east agenda?? I don’t see Romney bowing to dictators, blaming America, or throwing Israel under the bus anytime soon!

LevinFan on April 24, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Man does Mitt remind me of Obama.

Obama everything is Bush’s fault.

Romney It is not my fault I was forced to move from Utah back to Mass and the only ticket open then was the Republican. But I ran as a Democrat to the left of my opponent. Now you Republicans are so very stupid you actually think me a Republican.

Why did Mitt move back to Mass. He would lose in Utah.

But regardless Mitt choose to move back and run there knowing full well the politics there. He ran far to the left of the Democrat. This gives him absolutely no excuse for any action he wanted to take. You can not join the Democrat apparatus of Mass moving there to do so then blame it. No more than Obama can blame Bush now.

Mitt believes Islam is Peaceful. That is a huge loser in the Middle East where you must understand Islam is the biggest EVIL on earth today.

Steveangell on April 24, 2012 at 7:12 PM

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