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« on: March 13, 2012, 12:40:27 pm »

Do you approve or disapprove of President Barack Obama’s job performance?

Approve .......................................................... 47%
Disapprove...................................................... 47%

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Barack Obama................................................ 48%
Rick Santorum................................................ 46%

Barack Obama................................................ 47%
Ron Paul ......................................................... 41%

Barack Obama................................................ 49%
Mitt Romney.................................................... 42%

Barack Obama................................................ 51%
Newt Gingrich ................................................. 39%

http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/2011/PPP_Release_PA_313.pdf
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« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2012, 12:54:21 pm »
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The internals of this poll were actually slanted to the Republicans, and still Romney trails by 7%.
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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012, 12:56:59 pm »
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Rick Santorum shows with his anomalous performance in Pennsylvania (Romney fares comparatively better against President Obama about everywhere else) that the Favorite Son effect can have some significance in a Presidential race. RS may have been away from Pennsylvania for a long time as a political influence, but six years since a drubbing is a long time in politics. He is the only one with any connection with Pennsylvania, for what that is worth.

The Favorite Son effect is worth about 10%.

 
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« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2012, 01:01:16 pm »
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So Romney is losing PA by 7 points but also winning the national popular vote?

These polls are ridiculous.
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« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2012, 01:07:37 pm »
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Q12 Who did you vote for President in 2008?

John McCain................................................... 46%
Barack Obama................................................ 47%
Someone else/Don't remember ...................... 7%

This looks more like a 2010 electorate than like a 2008 electorate.
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« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2012, 01:10:10 pm »
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Another factor is the Occupy stuff. When the American Spring starts, that could very well be the end of the Republican Party as a major political force.
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« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2012, 01:12:43 pm »
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Another factor is the Occupy stuff. When the American Spring starts, that could very well be the end of the Republican Party as a major political force.

I don't care about the death points. You, sir, are an idiot.
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« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2012, 03:50:23 pm »
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Some of Obama's votes and being underpolled.Obama beat Mccain by nearly 10 not 1 In 2008.
However even here Obama still wins.Even the favorared son effect doesn't give Santorum a win.
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« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2012, 05:31:08 pm »
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BS poll imo

so the conservative Santo is tied with Obama and the moderate Romney 7% behind him??

NEVER!
it`s Obama/Santorum rescue poll
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« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2012, 05:34:07 pm »
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BS poll imo

so the conservative Santo is tied with Obama and the moderate Romney 7% behind him??

NEVER!
it`s Obama/Santorum rescue poll

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« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2012, 05:56:40 pm »
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Another factor is the Occupy stuff. When the American Spring starts, that could very well be the end of the Republican Party as a major political force.

wtf
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« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2012, 06:40:22 pm »
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Well, this thread has certainly been entertaining thus far.
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« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2012, 06:54:37 pm »
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Does the American Spring happen before or after the Dark Knight Rises?  And how does this effect the coming Rapture?
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« Reply #13 on: March 13, 2012, 07:06:50 pm »
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Remember when Santorum was "hated" in PA? LOL
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« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2012, 07:13:06 pm »
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Well, this thread has certainly been entertaining thus far.

Indeed.
Thanks Hillarious2012!

Sorry, I couldn't resist.
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« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2012, 07:15:12 pm »
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Remember when Santorum was "hated" in PA? LOL
He certainly is with Philly/Pittsburgh socially liberal Republicans/Independents.
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« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2012, 05:25:03 pm »
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Database entry: http://uselectionatlas.org/POLLS/PRESIDENT/2012/polls.php?action=indpoll&id=4220120311108
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