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Exit polls 2012: Hurricane
Sandy not a factor

Politico, by Emily Schultheis

Original Article

Posted By:Photoonist, 11/6/2012 8:48:28 PM

A week after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast, a majority of voters said President Barack Obama’s response to the crisis wasn’t a factor in their vote, according to early exit polls. Fifty-five percent of those surveyed, per CBS News’ early exit polling released by radio station WKZO in Kalamazoo, Mich., said Obama’s handling of the storm was a minor factor in their vote or wasn’t a factor at all. Twenty-six percent named Sandy as an “important” factor, and 15 percent said it was the “most important” factor in their decision.

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So much for Bill O'Reilly and his big mouth.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: formerNYer, 11/6/2012 8:57:07 PM     (No. 8994020)

Maybe O'Reilly needs to go back on Entertainment tonight? It probably more in line with his intellect.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: god of irony, 11/6/2012 9:02:20 PM     (No. 8994032)

I came to this thread to call oreilly is an idiot as well

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steph_gray, 11/6/2012 9:06:02 PM     (No. 8994042)

Rush debunked this piece of foolishness today too.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 11/6/2012 9:12:32 PM     (No. 8994064)

BOR wrote in his own name for Prez.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jorgecito, 11/7/2012 12:43:35 AM     (No. 8994810)

I can't stand O'Reilly, but sadly I have to agree with him.

There is no question the storm pushed everything else out of the news, and stalled Romney's upward trajectory. And, about the same time, Obama's favorables began to tick upward.

After about 5 days, it looked to me as if momentum had begun to swing back to Romney. Too little, too late.

Yes it's depressing to believe that "some women in Cleveland" (or however BOR put it) could be swayed by a cheap Obama/Christie photo-op. But it's reality.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/7/2012 12:56:04 AM     (No. 8994834)

It wasn't the hurricane, it was the optics of Jug Ears and Chrispy Creme making out in the helicopter above New Jersey. On day before Sandy Rasmussen had R up Two in Ohio. Afterwards, O surged. O'reilly is doofus but he was right to point out the Christie bounce. That charged the course of the election.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: msjena, 11/7/2012 1:18:54 AM     (No. 8994874)

Whether or not the hurricane was a factor, Christie deserves blame for sucking up to Obama on the eve of the election. I would say that I won't forget and would never vote for Christie for national office but someone that overweight has no chance of being elected President in any event.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/7/2012 10:50:42 AM     (No. 8996165)

Eh, wrong again.........CBS exit polls show %15 Sandy Important, %47!!!! VERY important.

I cannot stand Bill O'Reilly but he was dead on with this one.

Anyone with a brain could see the optics of this was bad for the Right.

And now America is dead.


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