Oh my: Gallup shows Romney leading by five — in swing states

posted at 5:22 pm on October 15, 2012 by Allahpundit

Like Chuck Todd said this morning, “Structural shift.”

A safe prediction for tomorrow night: You’re going to hear a lot about the “47 percent” and a lot lot lot about the “war on women.”

As the presidential campaign heads into its final weeks, the survey of voters in 12 crucial swing states finds female voters much more engaged in the election and increasingly concerned about the deficit and debt issues that favor Romney. The Republican nominee now ties the president among women who are likely voters, 48%-48%, while he leads by 12 points among men…

“In every poll, we’ve seen a major surge among women in favorability for Romney” since his strong performance in the first debate, veteran Democratic pollster Celinda Lake says. “Women went into the debate actively disliking Romney, and they came out thinking he might understand their lives and might be able to get something done for them.”…

Now, the USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows Romney leading Obama 51%-46% among likely voters in the swing states. Men who are likely voters back him 54%-42%. The states are Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin…

When women were asked to identify the most important issue for women, though, the answers were strikingly different. The top concern by far was abortion, an issue that didn’t even register among men. Nearly four in 10 women cited it, and those who did supported Obama by more than 3-1. Fifteen percent cited equal rights, pay or opportunity.

There’s an enthusiasm gap among women voters too, with 46 percent saying they’re “extremely enthusiastic” to vote for Mitt versus 38 percent who say so about O. (Married women, who trend Republican, are also more enthusiastic than singles.) You’ll be pleased to know that Team Hopenchange has already wet itself over these results and is circulating a memo written by their pollster dumping on Gallup’s likely voter screen. I’m intrigued that they’re so eager to bat this down with the next debate 28 hours away. Even if this is an outlier, they’ll benefit if the next poll is taken after the debate and shows the race tighter, which would lend itself to an “Obama comeback” narrative. They must be awfully nervous about perceptions taking hold in the electorate that O’s a loser beyond even the power of the next debate to change. And if you read Sean Trende’s piece last week, you know why: Constructing a sense of inevitability has always been their best defense against the forces of political “gravity.” Once that sense is shattered and Romney becomes plausible, they start to melt.

The danger for Obama now, I think, is that he’s lost control of his own destiny. He’ll light into Romney tomorrow night but I don’t know how much harm it’ll do, especially since Mitt will be well prepared for the “47 percent” attack. Romney’s task was, and is, to show he’s a plausible president, and that depends much more on his own answers (and demeanor) than it does on Obama’s. If “President Romney” seems viable, gravity can do the rest.

Update: A few swing-state odds and ends for you as gravy. A Romney aide told Byron York that their internal polls show Ohio dead even; ARG sees a dead heat in Iowa too. Meanwhile, PPP found Romney up two points in North Carolina — based on a D+10 sample. As Tony Lee says, lights out.


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canopfor on October 15, 2012 at 6:14 PM

2nd that buddy

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Ryan and the Romney campaign and the Republican Party all fatally underestimated Joe Biden. Bad mistake.

Romeny has peaked.

chumpThreads on October 12, 2012 at 10:17 PM

NO, they and us didn’t. Joe was what he is, the crazy uncle in the attic. By 2016 they’ll move him to a creche.

Schadenfreude on October 15, 2012 at 6:54 PM

canopfor on October 15, 2012 at 6:33 PM

:)

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 6:55 PM

All the subtlety of drunken clown.

chumpThreads on October 15, 2012 at 6:50 PM

O’bamna’s Bozo Bus will be leaving D.C. for Hawai’i soon.

Did you know that Hawai’i is in Asia now? Barry said so himself earlier this year. Proof is at the link below.

High School Madness!

Del Dolemonte on October 15, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Assuming Mitt has FL, NC, and VA locked up, that gives him 248 EV’s, with 8 states to determine the winner.

PA 20
OH 18
MI 16
WI 10
CO 9
IA 6
NV 6
NH 4

If he wins any 4 of those 8, he’s over 270 – even without PA or OH if he can win WI or MI.

Time to make another donation…

peski on October 15, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Assuming he’s got 248 and he wins the 4 lowest electoral states for a 25 more, he’d have a total of 273 electoral votes to win. So why do you say “if he can win WI or MI”?

DrStock on October 15, 2012 at 6:55 PM

All the subtlety of drunken clown.

chumpThreads on October 15, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Which is better than your made up BS.

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Obama’s best hope now is to get Bill Clinton to put on a life like Obama mask and take his place at the next two debates.

VorDaj on October 15, 2012 at 6:57 PM

gumbyandpokey on October 15, 2012 at 6:45 PM

NH Definitely and probably Maine too.

dogsoldier on October 15, 2012 at 6:58 PM

gumbyandpokey on October 15, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Well gosh honey boo, where ya’ been?

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 6:47 PM

HERE

OTTO on October 15, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Ryan and the Romney campaign and the Republican Party all fatally underestimated Joe Biden‘s sanity. Bad mistake. Popcorn time.

Romeny has peaked.

chumpThreads on October 12, 2012 at 10:17 PM

Chuck Schick on October 15, 2012 at 6:52 PM

By the way, who is Romeny? The Gypsy Party candidate?

peski on October 15, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Oooh fire two blocks from my apartment. That would explain the siren fest

gophergirl on October 15, 2012 at 7:00 PM

How can he be up 5 points in swing states and still be tied with Obama overall nationwide? That’s what I don’t understand.

tkyang99 on October 15, 2012 at 7:01 PM

By the way, who is Romeny? The Gypsy Party candidate?

peski on October 15, 2012 at 6:59 PM

So, you got me on a typo! Damn you and your mad proofreading skills!

chumpThreads on October 15, 2012 at 7:02 PM

By the way, who is Romeny? The Gypsy Party candidate?

peski on October 15, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Yeah, at least spell it right. Rmoney.

22044 on October 15, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Romeny has peaked.

chumpThreads on October 12, 2012 at 10:17 PM

Chuck Schick on October 15, 2012 at 6:52 PM

By the way, who is Romeny? The Gypsy Party candidate?

peski on October 15, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Pretty sure Chump was so apoplectic that he simply typed it in wrong-a lot of the Looney Leftists call Romney “Romoney” because of his wealth; of course they all happily voted for a gigolo many times wealthier in 2004 which is what makes them even easier to howl at.

Del Dolemonte on October 15, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Fox just said that Obama is readying the military for a strike against terrorists. Obviously he thinks this will give him a boast in the polls. This guy is unbelievable.

rplat on October 15, 2012 at 7:03 PM

By the way, who is Romeny? The Gypsy Party candidate?

peski on October 15, 2012 at 6:59 PM

So, you got me on a typo! Damn you and your mad proofreading skills!

chumpThreads on October 15, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Drink some more coffee.

Del Dolemonte on October 15, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Just tuned in to the Chris Matthews Comedy Hour. He’s gonna need a bigger padded room.

Naturally Curly on October 15, 2012 at 7:04 PM

He’ll light into Romney tomorrow night but I don’t know how much harm it’ll do, especially since Mitt will be well prepared for the “47 percent” attack.

There are a lot of ways he can defuse this thing, too. If this were part of his stump speech, he’d be stuck with it. As it is, all he has to do is refute the argument itself. He should say he misspoke, since he did, but then explain that he’s glad it was brought up, because it raises very important issues.

Then go through a point be point explanation of how different segments of the “47%” are NOT moochers (e.g., people in the working poor whose poverty is largely do to socialist policies that make prices, and therefore cost-of-living, skyrocket) and then mention a specific example of how his policies will help them (rolling back restrictions on energy production that cause crippling energy hikes that function basically as a regressive tax on poor people).

When I have heard middle-of-the-road types worry about this kind of quote, they usually just want reassurance that the person who made the quote actually understands their difficulties. Romney can very easily put this concern to rest, by giving a more articulate rebuttal than Obama. Heck, he could probably even be more articulate than TOTUS, but fortunately, he only has to debate POTUS.

RINO in Name Only on October 15, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Fox just said that Obama is readying the military for a strike against terrorists. Obviously he thinks this will give him a boast in the polls. This guy is unbelievable.

rplat on October 15, 2012 at 7:03 PM

I should be surprised but I’m not.

gophergirl on October 15, 2012 at 7:07 PM

‘Toon of the Day: The Status of Obama’s Middle East Policy

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/10/toon-of-day-status-of-obamas-middle.html

Resist We Much on October 15, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Ryan and the Romney campaign and the Republican Party all fatally underestimated Joe Biden. Bad mistake.

Romeny has peaked.

chumpThreads on October 12, 2012 at 10:17 PM

Chuck Schick on October 15, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Yeah, you’re right. I did the math while I was looking at the map & didn’t check after I wrote them down. Point is, if he does win FL/NC/VA, there are MANY paths to victory.

GO Mitt!

peski on October 15, 2012 at 7:09 PM

o/t for Canopfor and other Canucks: Dalton McGuinty just resigned (Lefty liberal Ontario Premier for those who care). So psyched!

Mitsouko on October 15, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Charles Schwab endorses Romney on Kudlow. The least he can do is leave his kids a new president. 75 and still looks great. Seniors took the biggest hit under Obama. Admin abdicated role to the Fed. Unbelievable flood of money.

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Romney will only increase his lead after the debate tomorrow night. Hempstead, NY Hofstra University debate location: Altitude of 102 feet
Williamsburg, VA debate prep location: Altitude of 82 feet

moo on October 15, 2012 at 7:10 PM

chumpThreads on October 15, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Drink some more coffee.

Del Dolemonte on October 15, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Any more caffeine for that particular nutball and the chump will be bouncing off the ceiling.

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Less than 24 hours ago:

Romney loses Ohio and Virginia and Colorado and Nevada and Iowa.

Momentum has swung this weekend.

gumbyandpokey on October 15, 2012 at 12:16 AM

Today:

SUSA CO: Romney 48/47 D+3 (2012 will be R+2 to R+5)

ARG IOWA: 47/47, a 7 point swing to Romney from Sept. D+1 (2010 was R+4)

I could get into all the polls today, but I’m wiped. It was a great 3 days for Romney, even before this nuke went off.

Chuck Schick on October 15, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Herr Hussein Obama’s campaign strategy is woefully inadequate to maintain him in a serious action such as Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are putting to him. He has corruption in the coop, hate on the hoof, taqiyya on the tongue and bats in the belfry — that’s his campaign strategy. He can probably maintain himself in the type of fighting Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are giving him in Mexifornia and a few states on the North East front. After that it will make no difference how many thousands of dead he has voting for him early and often, and with Americans wanting America and the Presidency back, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan will give it to them. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are making Obama howl.

VorDaj on October 15, 2012 at 7:14 PM

In other news, an article cited on Drudge that will make GutMeAndPussy cream in his MomJeans:

Mr Obama’s decision to travel to two states that together have just 10 electoral college votes out of the 270 required for victory speaks volumes for how tight the election has become.

..but he should read the comments before orgasming.

The War Planner on October 15, 2012 at 7:17 PM

http://www.270towin.com/ Is now showing PA as a battleground state!

Assuming Mitt has FL, NC, and VA locked up, that gives him 248 EV’s, with 8 states to determine the winner.

PA 20
OH 18
MI 16
WI 10
CO 9
IA 6
NV 6
NH 4

If he wins any 4 of those 8, he’s over 270 – even without PA or OH if he can win WI or MI.

Time to make another donation…

peski on October 15, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Bells are ringin’…

Lourdes on October 15, 2012 at 7:17 PM

“Obama, Obama, we are all Osama Romney”.

ardenenoch on October 15, 2012 at 7:17 PM

PA 20 — no chance
OH 18 — must win
MI 16 — no chance
WI 10 — no chance
CO 9 — possibility
IA 6 — possibility
NV 6 — possibility
NH 4 — possibility

gumbyandpokey on October 15, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Added to my archive of gumby’s hilarious predictions.

Chuck Schick on October 15, 2012 at 6:49 PM

I look forward to seeing the list replayed on 11/06. goombathepollshivik’s tears will be sweet! Happy Birthday to me!

Benedict Nelson on October 15, 2012 at 7:18 PM

So, you got me on a typo! Damn you and your mad proofreading skills!

chumpThreads on October 15, 2012 at 7:02 PM

…he angrily banged out on his keyboard.

fossten on October 15, 2012 at 7:19 PM

gumbyandpokey on October 15, 2012 at 6:45 PM

…how are your entrails polling?

KOOLAID2 on October 15, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Ryan and the Romney campaign and the Republican Party all fatally underestimated Joe Biden. Bad mistake.

Romeny has peaked.

chumpThreads on October 12, 2012 at 10:17 PM

More than 50% of the viewers that watched the VP debate were over 55%.

Guess who won with them?

Guess who continues to lead in the 55+ demographic?

As Big Bird might say, “The answers to both questions are brought to you by the letter ‘R.’”

Also — per Pew — among independents — you know, the people that actually decide elections — 50% say Ryan did better than Biden (39%).

http://www.people-press.org/2012/10/15/voters-divided-over-who-will-win-second-debate/

Resist We Much on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

If Romney winsthis thing, I want to here from the true conservatives how it is that RINO Romney was able to take the prize. Considering they swore till they were blue in the face that only a true blue conservative could possibly come close to even licking Obamas boot laces.

Romney has minimized the traditional social conservative boggie men like abortion, gay issues and other moral concerns….how does that square with A potential Mitt victory and future campaigns?

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

how are your entrails polling?

KOOLAID2 on October 15, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Loosely I reckon, and you don’t want to see the tabs.

8D

tom daschle concerned on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

If Romney winsthis thing, I want to here from the true conservatives how it is that RINO Romney was able to take the prize. Considering they swore till they were blue in the face that only a true blue conservative could possibly come close to even licking Obamas boot laces.

Romney has minimized the traditional social conservative boggie men like abortion, gay issues and other moral concerns….how does that square with A potential Mitt victory and future campaigns?

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

You won’t here a thing. and thanks for making that confession so willingly.

tom daschle concerned on October 15, 2012 at 7:23 PM

I want to here from the true conservatives how it is that RINO Romney was able to take the prize

We are all RINOs now!

(Nous sommes tous les Rinos!)

Emperor Norton on October 15, 2012 at 7:24 PM

If Romney winsthis thing, I want to here from the true conservatives…
rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

That was kind of really dumb.

All they have to say is Romney is no where near as bad as 0bama.

That makes them smart enough.

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 7:24 PM

NO, they and us didn’t. Joe was what he is, the crazy uncle in the attic. By 2016 they’ll move him to a creche.

Schadenfreude on October 15, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Nah, he’ll be standing on the corner next to Keith Olbermann in a ratty bathrobe, barking at cars, and holding a sign “Will Work For Polident.”

Resist We Much on October 15, 2012 at 7:25 PM

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Well, it wasn’t because he got snotty like you. He is bringing home the prize because true conservatives got behind him. And I for one have been pleasantly surprised by how much I like him.

txhsmom on October 15, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Not only that, but Willard is obviously a true conservative in economics (he said he will fire Bernanke), foreign policy (he’s a buddy of Netanyahu,) and on social issues (against abortion and same sex marriage).

You yourself heard the man say he was “severely conservative.” Well, duh.

Emperor Norton on October 15, 2012 at 7:27 PM

All they have to say is Romney is no where near as bad as 0bama.

That makes them smart enough.

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 7:24 PM

ABO

:)

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:27 PM

If the good guys win on 11/6, I will seriously be wondering if that woman was an actor hired by the Romney campaign.

22044 on October 15, 2012 at 5:42 PM

..actually, she was busted as an SEIU hireling working the Cleveland anti-Romney demo for $11.00 per hour I think.

What a pathetic prole she is.

The War Planner on October 15, 2012 at 7:29 PM

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 7:24 PM

ABO

:)

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:27 PM

That’s me.

And

OMG (0bama Must Go)

and

RRS (Reluctant Romney Supporter) though not so much that one any more.

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 7:30 PM

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

You won’t here a thing. and thanks for making that confession so willingly.

tom daschle concerned on October 15, 2012 at 7:23 PM

Nice catch

I paired a pear of pares with my bear hands

OTTO on October 15, 2012 at 7:31 PM

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

RINO Romney gets the conservative vote because he is running against Obama, Einstein.

Dumping the Dear Leader takes absolute priority. We’ll keep the pressure on Mitt and if necessary mount a primary challenge in 2016 if he starts pulling McCain antics on us.

spiritof61 on October 15, 2012 at 7:31 PM

ickyret@rdo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Romney is a big improvement over Ogabe. He may even be a good president. Thank goodness he is more classy than you are, or we would be stuck with 4 more years of “The Won”

Benedict Nelson on October 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM

cozmo well put.

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM

OT: Breaking news…hillary falling on her sword per cnn

the buck stops with her

ANYTHING to prop up obama

Thanks Hillary
/

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Dumb. Social issues matter, but when the republic is falling apart at the seams, you need to put the focus on issues with crossover appeal. Obama turned his convention into abortionpalooza, and where has it gotten him? His lead among women has evaporated.

The Count on October 15, 2012 at 7:34 PM

OT: Breaking news…hillary falling on her sword per cnn

the buck stops with her

ANYTHING to prop up obama

Thanks Hillary
/

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM

seriously? I still have Kudlow on

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:35 PM

Wait, according to the true conservatives, Rick Santorum would of been doing the same or better than Romney. Yes or no?

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:35 PM

of course they all happily voted for a gigolo many times wealthier in 2004 which is what makes them even easier to howl at.

Del Dolemonte on October 15, 2012 at 7:02 PM

..I never tire of that meme. The gigolo part, I mean.

The War Planner on October 15, 2012 at 7:35 PM

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM

Link?

The Count on October 15, 2012 at 7:36 PM

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:35 PM

yup

*sigh*

unstinkingbelievable…

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:37 PM

The Count on October 15, 2012 at 7:36 PM

no link at this time…watching erin burnett with the breaking news….

sorry :(

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:37 PM

Please, please, please, anything but 4 more years of this mess.

scalleywag on October 15, 2012 at 7:37 PM

ANYTHING to prop up obama

Thanks Hillary
/

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM

..AxelTurd musta gotten the the negative of the photos of Hill apres disco in Columbia.

The War Planner on October 15, 2012 at 7:37 PM

A safe prediction for tomorrow night: You’re going to hear a lot about the “47 percent” and a lot lot lot about the “war on women.”

Safe? What else do they have other than those and Big Bird?

Time to recycle Romney causes cancer or something.

Happy Nomad on October 15, 2012 at 7:38 PM

cmsinaz

I thought Hillary was out of the country?

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:38 PM

dear leader will have his talking points now with hillary claiming the buck stops with her…

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:38 PM

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:37 PM

Ok, then – synopsis?

The Count on October 15, 2012 at 7:39 PM

The War Planner on October 15, 2012 at 7:37 PM

heh

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:38 PM

cnn interview with her in peru

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:39 PM

The Count on October 15, 2012 at 7:39 PM

the buck stops with her…she takes full responsibility of what occurred in benghazi, this has nothing to do with the white house

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Any campaign that comes out against a poll does not want the truth to be shown. This poll by Obama’s campaign reaction is spot on. Romney wins PA by 9 pm

Conservative4ev on October 15, 2012 at 7:40 PM

ANYTHING to prop up obama

Thanks Hillary
/

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM

Well, it’s not like she’s not perfectly capable of being incompetent all on her own. I don’t see her as the type of woman who would fall on the sword if it was at all unavoidable. We shall see!

scalleywag on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

my question is did susan rice get her talking points for the sunday shows from the white house or from hillary….that needs to be answered asap

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Nope. Hillary is going to let logic dictate the next cycle…

If she takes responsibility, it is the same as faulting the entire administration. Hillary just nuked the Obama admin.

nitzsche on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Rasmussen’s swing state tracking poll shows it tied at 48%. Romney had been up 2 pts but tanked this weekend.

gumbyandpokey on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

If he keeps leading by 5, then it’s not a swing state, right?

The Rogue Tomato on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

..you know, it just hit me (I am often late to the dance) but after listening to this week’s drive time ABC, NBC, and CBS radio news and chafing about their incessant “it’s too close to call” mantra, I flashed on a memory of three weeks ago when the same outlets were trumpeting “Obama has a solid lead”, etc.

They MUST be desperate now to play for a tie.

The War Planner on October 15, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Rick Santorum would of been doing the same or better than Romney. Yes or no?

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:35 PM

You’re being a little snide, no?

The real answer it that it would be a different coalition of supporters. And IMO it would not be doing as well as the rat-eared traitor’s campaign. Too much of the war on women stuff would have worked with Santorum’s record of supporting pro-life issues. That’s not to say I don’t like Santorum better on social issues but to have nominated him for the Presidency would have been a gift to our enemies in the administration.

Happy Nomad on October 15, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Wait, according to the true conservatives, Rick Santorum would of been doing the same or better than Romney. Yes or no?

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:35 PM

Why are you trying to start a bunch of useless garbage, Moby?

Obama’s gonna lose.

Kleenex?

kingsjester on October 15, 2012 at 7:42 PM

scalleywag on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

don’t know what valerie or axlerod have up their sleeve about hillary

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:42 PM

History says that if the states are “tied” that UNDECIDEDS BREAK TO THE CHALLENGER…

Translation: Romney is ahead in any state that is “tied”… good news…

Khun Joe on October 15, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Rasmussen’s swing state tracking poll shows it tied at 48%. Romney had been up 2 pts but tanked this weekend.

gumbyandpokey on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

..and along comes Turd Breath, the avowed pederast and paroled convicted felon, to prove point!

The War Planner on October 15, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Awwww….is gumballs sad?

wargamer6 on October 15, 2012 at 7:46 PM

my question is did susan rice get her talking points for the sunday shows from the white house or from hillary….that needs to be answered asap

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Oh! With all due respect, that’s just the tip of what needs to be answered.

What really needs to happen NOW is a press conference where the rat-eared coward spells out the administration’s version of what happened and why they have told lie after lie. But of course Obama doesn’t do press conferences.

Happy Nomad on October 15, 2012 at 7:47 PM

the buck stops with her…she takes full responsibility of what occurred in benghazi, this has nothing to do with the white house

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:40 PM

iiiiiinnnnteresting. Well, she may think the buck stops with her, but the buck really stops with Obama. She works for him. And, that still doesn’t explain why the White House contradicted their intelligence reports for 2 weeks with that fairy tale about movie riots.

The Count on October 15, 2012 at 7:47 PM

OT: Just heard on FOX that Hillary is taking the fall for Bengazi. “The buck stops with (her).”

Not that she shouldn’t take some or all of the blame, I just didn’t think she’d let Obama totally off the hook like she has apparently.

IrishEi on October 15, 2012 at 7:47 PM

don’t know what valerie or axlerod have up their sleeve about hillary

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:42 PM

True too. Oh the webs they must be weaving in DC. Think we’ll ever know the truth? Will there ever be a “what really went down in Benghazi” flick?

scalleywag on October 15, 2012 at 7:47 PM

rickyricardo on October 15, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Primary season ended a half a year ago. Get with the program or just go away.

Right Mover on October 15, 2012 at 7:47 PM

It’s one thing to have trolls, but imbeciles like these guys? Whose going to fall on his sword for not clearing out the trash on all these poll threads?

spiritof61 on October 15, 2012 at 7:48 PM

gumbyandpokey on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Hanging your hopes on a pollster you usually deride is a bitter pill.

It must really suck to be you.

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 7:48 PM

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:40 PM

…I’ve got to learn to type faster ;-)

IrishEi on October 15, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Rasmussen’s swing state tracking poll shows it tied at 48%. Romney had been up 2 pts but tanked this weekend.

grumpythepollshivik on October 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

There you are! I was beginning to think you were losing your touch. You should ask David A$$holerot for a raise!

Benedict Nelson on October 15, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Hillary knows that by saying “the buck stops with me” she makes Obama look weak and out of control. It will not be the end, it only allows her to take responsibility for the issue BEFORE the cover-up is exposed to destroy Obama.

nitzsche on October 15, 2012 at 7:49 PM

gumby is going to be surprised by the results from MI and WI on election night.

karenhasfreedom on October 15, 2012 at 7:49 PM

When women were asked to identify the most important issue for women, though, the answers were strikingly different. The top concern by far was abortion, an issue that didn’t even register among men. Nearly four in 10 women cited it, and those who did supported Obama by more than 3-1.

We live in a wicked, corrupt, bloodthirsty generation.

itsnotaboutme on October 15, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Whose going to fall on his sword for not clearing out the trash on all these poll threads?

spiritof61 on October 15, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Hey! I’m doin’ my part. Get yourself to work skippy.

cozmo on October 15, 2012 at 7:51 PM

IrishEi on October 15, 2012 at 7:47 PM

Has she offered her resignation? If not, it’s half-assed cover for Obama.

spiritof61 on October 15, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Bubba is going to be torqued off.

kingsjester on October 15, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Happy Nomad on October 15, 2012 at 7:47 PM

hillary took the fall, they won’t answer SQUAT now

cmsinaz on October 15, 2012 at 7:53 PM

kingsjester….I was thinking the same thing. Will he or won’t he go out campaigning for Obama with Springsteen now?

CoffeeLover on October 15, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Via Drudge-

She’s back.

Happy Nomad on October 15, 2012 at 7:53 PM

I miss Bishop. :-( Bishop, are you still here?

Mary in LA on October 15, 2012 at 7:54 PM

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