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Game Over, Man
Hot Air, by Duane Patterson

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Posted By:StormCnter, 10/29/2012 4:33:47 PM

Last Thursday, Hugh Hewitt interviewed John McIntyre, principal contributor to Real Clear Politics, for an overview of what all the recent wave of polling data tells us. The transcript of their interview is here. The two takeaways were this: 1) In the ten most recent national polls included in RCP’s average, one number was remarkably consistent – Barack Obama’s number is pegged at 47%. Asked what that told John McIntyre, he replied, “[Obama's] likely to lose.” 2) Hugh questioned J-Mac what he made of Ohio numbers that don’t necessarily square with the rest of the national numbers,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: texaspast, 10/29/2012 4:41:50 PM     (No. 8972740)

I expect dems to turn out lots of voters, since they have a couple of weeks to drag all the druggies, street bums, and dead to the polls. Romney will have to win by actual blow-out numbers of real, breathing voters to even squeak by. I will be very, very happy if he wins, but I will not be surprised if he does not. I have no faith in the intelligence of the average American voter.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 10/29/2012 4:45:42 PM     (No. 8972749)

Poster 1 -- Just a question: what couple of weeks are you talking about? Unless you know something we don't there is only 8 days left til election.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 10/29/2012 4:48:09 PM     (No. 8972755)

I really want to believe, but it will only take a few thousand errant votes in a few key states - so I can't.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 10/29/2012 4:56:11 PM     (No. 8972788)

BLOWOUT---

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stencil, 10/29/2012 5:01:24 PM     (No. 8972806)

Two thirds of the States offer some period of Early Voting. From the National Conference of State Legislatures site: The date on which early voting begins may be as early as 45 days before the election, or as late as the Friday before the election. The average starting time for early voting across all 32 states is 22 days before the election.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: beveyscool1, 10/29/2012 5:03:47 PM     (No. 8972814)

Blowout! Love it ! Hey, 'Rats, stock up on depends, you will need them, hopefully for the next 16 years.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rubinski, 10/29/2012 5:07:22 PM     (No. 8972825)

I BELIEVE!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Coach, 10/29/2012 5:25:16 PM     (No. 8972868)

The RCP cumulative poll reminds me of what my boss used to say: "You can mix a gallon of chocolate ice cream with a gallon of (feces), and chances are it's going to taste like (feces)."

Broken glass on broken legs!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: corndoggies, 10/29/2012 5:25:57 PM     (No. 8972872)

How ironic that 47%. Mitt is a very smart man.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 10/29/2012 5:47:23 PM     (No. 8972931)

One poster in the comment section said things may turn because Obama will be out acting presidential while Romney will be shut out the next two days because of the hurricane....and perhaps that is true on the already pro-Obama East. However, those of us on the West Coast and in the Mid & Southern States will remember how he has ignored horrible wild fires and floods and tornado devastation. We who do not live in the East get a little tired of it's-all-about the East from all of the news stations. I'm not criticizing the people...just the imbalance of news coverage and attention when it comes to disasters.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: sinic, 10/29/2012 5:52:10 PM     (No. 8972949)

I hate to wish this on anyone, but if Sandy drowns out the Northeast and causes lingering problems into next week, you're gonna see a lot of leftie moonbats skipping the dance. Face it, the Northeast is as blue as it gets.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jalo1951, 10/29/2012 6:12:54 PM     (No. 8972996)

Come on America,don't fail me now!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 10/29/2012 6:56:51 PM     (No. 8973131)

Gosh, I hope there's no NATIONAL EMERGENCY that prevents the actual election.....

Unless, like everything else they get wrong, they didn't quite know how to set Karl Rove's Evil Weather Machine and Sandy is a week early.

Buh-bye, Barcky, you SEAL-killer.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 10/29/2012 7:14:31 PM     (No. 8973188)

I'll believe it when I see it.

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