PPP: Obama leads by 5 in Ohio, 50/45 …

posted at 12:41 pm on October 31, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

No wonder David Axelrod thinks that Barack Obama can win Ohio without winning independents.  According to the latest Buckeye State poll from PPP, they only need an extra five points from non-Democrats to get a majority:

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Ohio, conducted on behalf of Health Care for America Now, finds Barack Obama leading Mitt Romney 50-45.

Oh, let’s just skip the rest of the preliminaries and go right to the sample.  The D/R/I on this poll is a ridiculous 45/36/19 that assumes Democrats will add six points to their 2008 turnout while independents largely stay home.  In 2008, recall, the exit polls showed the electorate at 39/31/30, and the 2010 midterm put it at 36/37/28.  Has anyone produced any evidence of such a wave of Democratic enthusiasm?  Even the CBS/NYT/Q-poll today showed GOP enthusiasm leading by 14 in Ohio, 57/43.

PPP also is one of the few polls to show independents not breaking significantly to Romney.  Instead, PPP has them both tied at 45% with six days left to go.  The 10% undecided in this case would probably have to break toward the challenger, since Obama’s underwater with independents on favorability (46/48) and especially on job approval (42/50).

This poll is good for a laugh, but that’s about it.

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D+9 Really? In Ohio? Hahahahaha, the left is going to freak out on Tuesday.

MobileVideoEngineer on October 31, 2012 at 12:43 PM

this is not likely voter poll. this is a registered voter poll called a likely voter poll

gerrym51 on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

steebo77 on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

It will be interesting to see what polling places come out of this standing after the election.

I have a feeling many of them will be done.

gophergirl on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Good for a laugh?! This poll is Gospel… err… if you believe in that sort of thing!

Release the trolls!

stvnscott on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Ohio, conducted on behalf of Health Care for America Now, finds Barack Obama leading Mitt Romney 50-45.

Oh, let’s just skip the rest of the preliminaries and go right to the sample. stop at the fact that the poll was commissioned by “Health Care for America Now.”

FIFY

blammm on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Another day, another rotten Ohio poll for Romney.

But this was done for that health care group, so it’s not really worth much, other than the tie among independents.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

It’s just another attempt to skew the RCP average.

RedRedRice on October 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM

What’s the color of the sky in your world, PPP?

Kim Priestap on October 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM

“My Brain Hurts!”

Del Dolemonte on October 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Not even reading any stinking poll…

Romney is gonna win. Period.

Scrumpy on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

I am filled w anger and excitement for next tuesday!

WE NEED TO WIN THIS BY 5 or MORE! I want the left so demoralized they can’t see for a month! The MSM needs to be delivered a message, as well!

I live in Wash St and we are blue, but I hardly see any signs for obama..and tons for Romney/Ryan.

Be safe and be ready. peeps! :)

WhatsRight on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

“It will be interesting to see what polling places come out of this standing after the election.

I have a feeling many of them will be done.

gophergirl on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM”

On that we agree 100%. And some pundits/blogs will be discredited, as well.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

The D/R/I on this poll is a ridiculous 45/36/19

Stephanie Cutter Polling

portlandon on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Ignorance will be anything but bliss on Wednesday. They have buried their heads in the sdand and will be shocked when it gets stepped upon.

CycloneCDB on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Another day, another load of gumbycrap.

Schadenfreude on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Silly.

Rush had a good point this morning – these polls are there to give Obama’s lawyers something to hang their hats on when he loses.

“But the polls all showed him way ahead. VOTER FRAUD! RECOUNT!! SUPREME COURT!!!”

RedNewEnglander on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

I am sure this poll will be trumpeted by the LSM under the “Obama will win” meme…

Khun Joe on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

But this was done for that health care group, so it’s not really worth much….

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Either is ObamaCare.

Electrongod on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

On that we agree 100%. And some pundits/blogs will be discredited, as well.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Did you see the Newest GAP Poll????

portlandon on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

“Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM”

Actually, PPP’s polls done for the health care group are more of a push-poll variety.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Ignorant troll. You can’t even get the author right.

cozmo on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

This is what I think is going on. They are producing skewed polls to 1.) keep Obama in the game through the media, 2.) they are skewing things so they can pave the way to lawsuits… “BUT, BUT, YOUR HONOR, POLLS SHOWED OBAMA WAY AHEAD IN OHIO! ROMNEY STOLE IT!”

nitzsche on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

This poll is good for the mental well-being of the lefties.

MeatHeadinCA on October 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM
HotLips !
S I N G
D A I S E Y
HAL

KOOLAID2 on October 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

I know PPP is a Dem organization, but you’d think they’d want to somehow maintain the illusion of impartiality, especially only 6 days out from election day. I know they can get away with ridiculous samples months ahead of the election, with registered voters and such, but OH D+8 on 10/31? Stupid.

peski on October 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Remember when liberal polls tightened up just before the election to preserve the polsters’ reputations for the next election?

Yeah. Good times.

Curtiss on October 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

300+ for Romney, to avoid cheating.

Schadenfreude on October 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

On that we agree 100%. And some pundits/blogs will be discredited, as well.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

I would say that you will be as well, but you’ve never had any credit to discredit. The fact that the polls in MI and PA can be within 3 and you think Obama is leading in Ohio by 5 shows how little you know about the demographics of these 3 states.

MobileVideoEngineer on October 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Huh? I think your memory must be as faulty as your ideology. No PPP poll has ever shown Romney up in Ohio. And this isn’t just a PPP poll; it’s a PPP poll for HCAN.

steebo77 on October 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

I live in (heavy Democrat area of) SOCAL and there are more Romney yard signs and bumper stickers visible than for Obama…

There are actually more Obama 2008 car stickers than 2012 stickers… The thrill is gone…

Khun Joe on October 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

They must have just called people in Cuyahoga County for this poll. What a laugh.

Bitter Clinger on October 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

There’s the way you want it to be and there’s the way it is.

The way it is will become stunning reality for these fuds next Tuesday.

Bishop on October 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM”

Actually, PPP’s polls done for the health care group are more of a push-poll variety.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

…LOOK!…THEY’RE HAVING SEX!

KOOLAID2 on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Silly.

Rush had a good point this morning – these polls are there to give Obama’s lawyers something to hang their hats on when he loses.

“But the polls all showed him way ahead. VOTER FRAUD! RECOUNT!! SUPREME COURT!!!”

RedNewEnglander on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Speaking of lawyers, will the O-fan base have a case against pollsters like PPP for creating a false sense of reality? Imagine the devastation come 11/7. Channeling Michael Bloomberg, this is just irresponsible and could cause unimaginable harm to the cultists.

MeatHeadinCA on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Dewey defeats Truman!
gumbyandpokey on November 3, 1948

vilebody on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

This looks about right. There is a reason Romney is suddenly making ad buys in various blue/puple states. That reason? Desperation.

To the left? Romney getting squeezed out on the coast like a lemon in the young hands of a child roadside entrepeneur. To the right? Romney desperately looking for a foothold in VA, MO, and FL to make up for utterly failing in flyover America.

It’s like David Vs. Goliath, only david has nosling and Goliath is whipping him repeatedly with a wet bathroom towel.

akaniku on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

This is why Ace mocks PPP on Twitter

SouthernGent on October 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Not even reading any stinking poll…

Romney is gonna win. Period.

Scrumpy
on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

.
Thank you. . . : )

That needs to be said EVERY TIME one of these polls is announced.

listens2glenn on October 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

HAL, you’re a pathetic idiot, just go now. You obviously don’t understand polls and their internals.

jimver on October 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Let them continue to delude themselves.

rollthedice on October 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

There are actually more Obama 2008 car stickers than 2012 stickers… The thrill is gone…

Khun Joe on October 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

So Cash For Clunkers didn’t remove enough of them..

Electrongod on October 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Based on early voting here in CO; 2012 is shaping up to be several points more R than in 2004.

Look at early voting in OH. There is no indication whatsoever of higher Dem turnout than in 2008. None. Zip. Nada.

Norwegian on October 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

On that we agree 100%. And some pundits/blogs will be discredited, as well.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Naa. Libs will just find a way to explain away the loss.

spinach.chin on October 31, 2012 at 12:52 PM

How said that they are willing to throw away whatever little credibility they have as a pollster to try and push their 2nd term fantasy. Glad they did though – we need to turn out like we’re behind.

The Count on October 31, 2012 at 12:52 PM

This will be the end of the Kos/PPP polling outfit. I’m here in Ohio and am somewhat politically connected and a dem +9 may be one of the biggest jokes I’ve seen in a long time. It will be somewhere around a wash, maybe even a R +1 as Republican enthusiasm far exceeds the dem enthusiasm. You will see an outpouring on Election Day like you’ve never seen before.

Ta111 on October 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

There’s the way you want it to be and there’s the way it is.

The way it is will become stunning reality for these fuds next Tuesday.

Bishop on October 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

I can’t decide if these fuds actually live in the fantasy world they’ve created, or if they’re just visiting.

Curtiss on October 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

There’s the way you want it to be and there’s the way it is.

The way it is will become stunning reality for these fuds next Tuesday.

Bishop on October 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

I say, let the left believe what they want to believe, even if they have to fudge the numbers to say what they want the polls to say.

The shock-and-awe that they will experience on election day will make for some sweet, sweet schadenfreude.

UltimateBob on October 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

This looks about right. There is a reason Romney is suddenly making ad buys in various blue/puple states. That reason? Desperation.

To the left? Romney getting squeezed out on the coast like a lemon in the young hands of a child roadside entrepeneur. To the right? Romney desperately looking for a foothold in VA, MO, and FL to make up for utterly failing in flyover America.

It’s like David Vs. Goliath, only david has nosling and Goliath is whipping him repeatedly with a wet bathroom towel.

akaniku on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

They are sending this imbecile now for the morning shift? What the heck…this one is even more stupid than HAL, Libbie and gumbey out together…

jimver on October 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM”

Actually, PPP’s polls done for the health care group are more of a push-poll variety.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

…LOOK!…THEY’RE HAVING SEX!

KOOLAID2 on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Yes. Yes they are…….

portlandon on October 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

This poll is good for a laugh, but that’s about it.

I think what is funny is Romney throwing away money in states like MI, PA and MN. States everyone knows he will never win. The Obama campaign has even thrown in the towel on the far fetched Arizona.

Even if the swing state tv stations have no more ad spaces to sell, Romney’s money would be better spent shoring up his GOTV efforts in VA, FL, CO and maybe OH.

Truth be told, Romney’s campaign is now looking more erratic than the McCain 2008 campaign.

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

In point of fact, this is a new poll, so “this same PPP poll” could not have shown Romney up 5 points. Also, even if you are referring to polls in the same set, please point to me where Romney has been up 5 in any PPP poll in Ohio. And finally, why the hate for unskewing polls? Nate Silver does the same, and you probably love him. Only difference is that Nate Silver unskews polls based on history, not internals, which seems like a piss poor way to unskew polls (given, e.g., that pollsters will adjust their own unskewing/weighting parameters over time).

besser tot als rot on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Errr…it’s D+9 on Republicans and D+26 on Indies. Sure, that’s going to happen.

oldroy on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

This looks about right. There is a reason Romney is suddenly making ad buys in various blue/puple states. That reason? Desperation.

akaniku on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

*snort

This comment is either a rightie trolling us all or one made out of pure desperation. You could argue that Romney is over-estimating his chances, but to say he gives up on OH and then puts money into MN and PA… well, come on, man. What are you smoking?

MeatHeadinCA on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

The word usually is that pollsters give more of a glimpse of reality just before the election. That assumes politicians don’t want push polls which clearly they do.

rhombus on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Six more days until Gumby’s head explodes.

JPeterman on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM”

Actually, PPP’s polls done for the health care group are more of a push-poll variety.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

…LOOK!…THEY’RE HAVING SEX!

KOOLAID2 on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Yes. Yes they are…….

portlandon on October 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

Stupid on stupid lool :) it’s going to be a huge explosion of low IQ at the end :)…

jimver on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

HAHAHA! The D+14 poll and all the have is a 5 point lead? Lol! so when you unskew this childishness, Romeny’s up by 6-8 points! These clowns are such a joke! Then they wonder why they get laughed at, whenever somebody brings up their name!
Addendum on the fight Against the Obama Enemy media: http://paratisiusa.blogspot.com/2012/09/an-open-letter-to-those-who-should-know.html?spref=tw

God Bless America!

paratisi on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

but to say he gives up on OH and then puts money into MN and PA… well, come on, man. What are you smoking?

MeatHeadinCA on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Smells like burning Hope & Change to me.

rhombus on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

It’s just another attempt to skew the RCP average.

RedRedRice on October 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM

RCP is a laughingstock

faraway on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Ohio, conducted on behalf of Health Care for America Now

When a lib organization pays for a poll, they already know the results they want.

Look for more such “polls” over the next 6 days.

GarandFan on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

KOOLAID2 on October 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Daisy! Daisy! Daisy! (chanting)

22044 on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

Why worry? According to RCP, the election is already over:

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/2012_elections_electoral_college_map_no_toss_ups.html

JFS61 on October 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM

h, let’s just skip the rest of the preliminaries and go right to the sample. The D/R/I on this poll is a ridiculous 45/36/19 that assumes Democrats will add six points to their 2008 turnout while independents largely stay home.

Josh Jordan appears to believe, and I agree that the sample is even more slanted than D+9, and Independent leaners have been shifted into the R and D columns. That would be supported by their showing Indies evenly divided, contrary to most other polls.

Gingotts on October 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM

I think what is funny is Romney throwing away money in states like MI, PA and MN. States everyone knows he will never win. The Obama campaign has even thrown in the towel on the far fetched Arizona.

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Let’s say that Romney’s team thinks they have the edge in OH. Why NOT spend some money in neighboring PA to put Obama on the defensive? This could work out very well for Romney.

MeatHeadinCA on October 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM”

Show us the PPP poll that had Romney up “5 or so”.

Chuck Schick on October 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM

The Obama campaign has even thrown in the towel on the far fetched Arizona.

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Because they’re campaigning in MN, WI and PA.

Chuck Schick on October 31, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Another day, another load of gumbycrap.

Schadenfreude on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Forgive him, he’s still belching up his “beluga caviar” from last night’s dinner, wondering why it doesn’t taste quite right.

UltimateBob on October 31, 2012 at 12:57 PM

wow….

and the lsm will lap it up big time….

credibility? shot

cmsinaz on October 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Six more days until Gumby’s head explodes.

JPeterman on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

The only thing exploding in six days will me me and gumby’s champaign corks and an illegal firework or two. America wins on November 6th. The “silent majority” will be pushed back into obscurity, thankfully.

akaniku on October 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Look within yourself, what went wrong with your failed prediction on Walker?

happytobehere on October 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Ohio, conducted on behalf of Health Care for America Now, finds Barack Obama leading Mitt Romney 50-45.

So a progressive polling outfit, tied to a progressive web site, was commisioned to do a poll by a progressive advocacy group.

Their results, which were skewed toward the progressive party, showed an outcome which was favorable to the progressive.

Captain Renault wouldn’t even be shocked! by this one.

massrighty on October 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Pollsters not worth paying any attention:

Garin-Hart-Yang
Grove Insight
Lake Research
Marist
Mellman
PPP (esp. for HCAN, etc.)
Quinnipiac
Zogby

steebo77 on October 31, 2012 at 12:59 PM

I say, let the left believe what they want to believe, even if they have to fudge the numbers to say what they want the polls to say.

UltimateBob on October 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

What they don’t realize is these whacky polls that show King Obama winning is only going to depress his base.

Why should Pookie get off the couch when he knows the King has it in the bag?

JPeterman on October 31, 2012 at 12:59 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

You have nothing to fear…..100 million Canadians
are coming into Ohio to vote! O.K., so some Greenlanders too.
And they’re ALL VOTING for Obama!!

YOU’VE BEEN SAVED!!!

ToddPA on October 31, 2012 at 12:59 PM

Six more days until Gumby’s head explodes.

JPeterman on October 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM

He’s in meltdown mode since yesterday …they sent his loving pair, alaniku, to help him maintain a facade of sanity and pick up the gumby pieces when the final kaboom happens…

jimver on October 31, 2012 at 12:59 PM

RuPoll should have been banned, but he wasn’t – so he will continue to post his mediocre farce.

22044 on October 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

I have a feeling many of them will be done.

gophergirl on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

you’d think so, but they will be right up there again in 4 years…

pitiful

cmsinaz on October 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

I think what is funny is Romney throwing away money in states like MI, PA and MN. States everyone knows he will never win. The Obama campaign has even thrown in the towel on the far fetched Arizona.

Even if the swing state tv stations have no more ad spaces to sell, Romney’s money would be better spent shoring up his GOTV efforts in VA, FL, CO and maybe OH.

Truth be told, Romney’s campaign is now looking more erratic than the McCain 2008 campaign.

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Being a lefty, I know that none of this will make sense to you, but there is a point at which there are diminishing returns for your money used in a particular way. At that point, you have to evaluate how best to spend your money and where you can get the most bang for your buck. I know that lefties like you just go find more of other people’s money to spend so that you can spend on both, but when you have to account for your own finances, these are the types of decisions that you have to make.

besser tot als rot on October 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

I can’t decide if these fuds actually live in the fantasy world they’ve created, or if they’re just visiting.

Curtiss on October 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

I guarantee that they truly believe that, not only will Obama win, but he’ll win handily.

A lib/prog co-worker of mine constantly touts the lefty belief that is statistically impossible for Romney to win, due to the EC math.

I’ve bitten my tongue so far, but next Wednesday will be a glorious day.

spinach.chin on October 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

One more week listening to this ridiculous drivel.

R excitement is very high, Dem very low.
Splits all favor Romney. – All of them – you can cut up the voters into as many interesting slices as you want, it still always stacks up towards Romney. Voter ID is R+ in the same polls that show Dem+ samples – how does that happen?

It’s over. The only thing left is to try to smear Americans for their choice.

oldroy on October 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

don’t get too cocky folks…ANYTHING can happen…i don’t trust this administration at all

cmsinaz on October 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

“BUT, BUT, YOUR HONOR, POLLS SHOWED OBAMA WAY AHEAD IN OHIO! ROMNEY STOLE IT!”

nitzsche on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

It’s only a matter of time before the rats bring up Diebold voting machines.

But I think that the “substantiation” of fraud claims are a secondary goal right now. The polls, like the trolls, are here to hack away at that enthusiasm gap either by encouraging their fellow mouth-breathers to believe that things are not as dire as they are or to discourage the sane people. Gumbey is nothing more than a propagandist along the lines of Tokyo Rose.

Happy Nomad on October 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

This looks about right. There is a reason Romney is suddenly making ad buys in various blue/puple states. That reason? Desperation.

To the left? Romney getting squeezed out on the coast like a lemon in the young hands of a child roadside entrepeneur. To the right? Romney desperately looking for a foothold in VA, MO, and FL to make up for utterly failing in flyover America.

It’s like David Vs. Goliath, only david has nosling and Goliath is whipping him repeatedly with a wet bathroom towel.

akaniku on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

a

Akaniku has a funny way of saying it does not like a D+9 poll.

Jabberwock on October 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Wow, desperation smells really bad. PPP, head for the showers. you full of it. – 2010 model -

Romney’s win will be epic.

dogsoldier on October 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

LOOK!…THEY’RE HAVING SEX!

KOOLAID2 on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Stop them before the reproduce

Texas Fluke on October 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

It’s just another attempt to skew the RCP average.

RedRedRice on October 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Because this poll was commissioned by HCAN it won’t be included in the RCP average.

steebo77 on October 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Another day, another load of gumbycrap.

Schadenfreude on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

..er, would that be THE WHOLE LOAD?

The War Planner on October 31, 2012 at 1:02 PM

Stephanie Cutter Polling

portlandon on October 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Please don’t put Stephanie Cutter, and anything that sounds like, or contains the word pole, in the same sentence.

It’s just not right.

massrighty on October 31, 2012 at 1:02 PM

I know that lefties like you just go find more of other people’s money to spend so that you can spend on both, but when you have to account for your own finances, these are the types of decisions that you have to make.

besser tot als rot on October 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

At this point he/she might not understand that the money the Obama campaign is spending is borrowed money. It’s not even money contributed to the campaign. Hopefully they have a credit line of a few hundred million, and they borrow all of it to get through next weeks loss.

oldroy on October 31, 2012 at 1:02 PM

Woah!

ADP’s new [Sep '12]calculations put the monthly job creation at just 88,2000, down from the 162,000 the firm originally reported earlier this month.

faraway on October 31, 2012 at 1:02 PM

Over on the Democratic Underground they are taking the PPP poll as proof positive that Obama wins hands down. No talk at all about internals. It is amazing that depending on who you are rooting for, how depends on what polls you believe in. They are just as excited over there as we are over here that their candidate is winning big time.

peakspike on October 31, 2012 at 1:03 PM

The only thing exploding in six days will me me and gumby’s champaign corks and an illegal firework or two. America wins on November 6th. The “silent majority” will be pushed back into obscurity, thankfully.

akaniku on October 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

I keep seeing a few people say that you’re just punking us. But I have to ask anyway: Why would someone who claims to be “center-right” prefer the most extreme left candidate in American history over a center-right candidate like Romney?

Bitter Clinger on October 31, 2012 at 1:03 PM

I have a feeling many of them will be done.

gophergirl on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

i wish chuck todd would lose his job but he won’t

cmsinaz on October 31, 2012 at 1:03 PM

Back to the D+8 excuse are we Ed? Where was this excuse when you were touting this same PPP poll showing Romney up 5 points or so after the first debate?

HotAirLib on October 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM”

Actually, PPP’s polls done for the health care group are more of a push-poll variety.

gumbyandpokey on October 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

…LOOK!…THEY’RE HAVING SEX!

KOOLAID2 on October 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Did they both light cigarettes after?

Del Dolemonte on October 31, 2012 at 1:03 PM

I heard the PPP poll done in a black church in Cleveland last Sunday with a sample breakdown of D 99/R 0/I 1 was kind of disastrous for Romney. Citing that poll, gumbypoked posts that Ohio is lost for Romney.

bayview on October 31, 2012 at 1:03 PM

The only thing exploding in six days will me me and gumby’s champaign corks and an illegal firework or two. America wins on November 6th. The “silent majority” will be pushed back into obscurity, thankfully.

akaniku on October 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Is that some sort of gay code for sex? Have fun,I guess…

spinach.chin on October 31, 2012 at 1:04 PM

The only thing exploding in six days will me me and gumby’s champaign corks and an illegal firework or two.

akaniku on October 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Last time I checked, Champaign was in Illinois, not in France.

F-

Del Dolemonte on October 31, 2012 at 1:04 PM

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