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Romney would win popular vote in
rematch against Obama: CNN poll

Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/27/2014 3:13:37 PM

Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney would win the popular vote if a rematch of the 2012 election against President Obama were held today, a CNN/ORC poll has revealed. According to the poll, if the 2012 election were held again today, Romney would receive 53% of the popular vote, and Mr. Obama would receive 44%, CNN reported. Obama beat Romney 51%-47% in the actual election. The poll said, however, that the former Massachusetts governor would lose against Hillary Clinton by double digits in a hypothetical election. Mrs. Clinton would earn 55% of the vote, with Mr. Romney at 42%.

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While useless to look back now, poll ignores one important constitutional thing. Our president is elected by the electoral vote, NOT the popular one.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 7/27/2014 3:22:53 PM     (No. 9942220)

Just proves the lo-fos figured out one Alinskyite, but not the other.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TigerLilly, 7/27/2014 3:26:26 PM     (No. 9942225)

Romney won the first time the Democrats just cheated. At the time of the 2008 election even Obama thought he wasn´t going to win.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/27/2014 3:32:56 PM     (No. 9942233)

They are cheating now, we just don´t know how. At least we know that the GOP would not cheat.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pinger, 7/27/2014 3:47:05 PM     (No. 9942239)

The ignorant played their video games as Rome burned.....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/27/2014 3:56:54 PM     (No. 9942250)



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Reply 6 - Posted by: cartcart, 7/27/2014 4:00:00 PM     (No. 9942255)

Are the Republicans going to let the liberal choose their candidate once again?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: john56, 7/27/2014 4:02:20 PM     (No. 9942257)

Maybe if Romney hadn´t shut down his campaign after the first debate and walked through the motions for the last month (and had a GOTV program that worked, instead of crashing on election day), he might have won in 2012.

Which is why I´m not supporting him in 2016.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 7/27/2014 4:14:05 PM     (No. 9942261)

Too little, too late...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: saguni, 7/27/2014 4:14:20 PM     (No. 9942262)

I don´t understand who they are polling to give HiLIARy such high numbers.

But then, when my first husband´s girlfriend came to where we both worked and they talked for half an hour in front of my co-workers, it took less than a week for me, my child and the mobile home to be gone to another jobsite with the same company.

She chose to blame the young intern for her husband´s failure of the marriage vows, and she stayed with a lying cheat, which makes her worse than a lying cheat.

No self-respecting woman should vote for a lying cheat.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: convert, 7/27/2014 4:15:07 PM     (No. 9942263)

Do tell. By the time we got the voting machines set up, if we started today, the press would have Romney lampooned back into oblivion, Obama wearing a halo, the bread&circuses crowd back in brain-dead mode. The number 1 reason for the mess mess hot mess we´re in is the media/popculture that controls the narrative...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 7/27/2014 4:22:36 PM     (No. 9942272)

Thanks to 8 years of the horrors of Øvomitnomics, by the time the 2016 election comes around, the number of idiot voters who vote for a living (as opposed to those who work for a living) will have increased exponentially from 2012.

That means the Hilldebeast will be a shoe in for election.

Our nation died on November 6, 2012. We are just waiting for the final collapse of the corpse under the weight of this dismal failure of our government, to allow the modern equivalent to the mongrel hordes to come in and pick up the pieces.

Whether that turns out to be the islamofascists, the Mexican hordes, or the Chinese -- only time will tell...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/27/2014 4:33:17 PM     (No. 9942286)

No he wouldn´t. The same stupid people would vote for free birth control pills and Obamaphones instead of peace and prosperity.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JimS, 7/27/2014 4:45:44 PM     (No. 9942296)

Obama is still favored by dead voters 5-to-1.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/27/2014 4:53:24 PM     (No. 9942309)

Now that´s interesting...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/27/2014 4:54:27 PM     (No. 9942311)

They did their dirty work when it counted. Now they tell us!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/27/2014 4:54:36 PM     (No. 9942312)

I don´t know why this sort of poll is taken. All it does for me is make me sad.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: trapper, 7/27/2014 5:11:57 PM     (No. 9942331)

#8 is right. So is #3. As for #7, no one chose the Republican candidate other than the Republicans who voted in the primaries. NO ONE chose Romney FOR us. WE chose him. Yes, that´s right, we DO choose, despite what the elites think (and want us to think). That´s why our gal Sarah scares the bejesus out of them. WE choose.

We have not been presented with an ideal choice for president since Reagan, and chances are we will not be presented with an ideal choice in 2016. We can only order from what’s on the menu. On the 2012 Republican menu my opinion was that Romney was the best choice. A turnaround guy when the American economy desperately needed a turnaround guy. Most Republicans agreed and voted for him in the primary as I did and THAT is how Romney became the Republican candidate. After that, it was Romney or Obama. No other choice.

And for everyone who stayed home rather than vote for the IMPERFECT Romney, for whatever reason (the republican turnout was lower in 2012 than in 2008!!!): I hope they are enjoying their pure conservative sensibilities while we all watch the dismantling of America. It makes me sick. Still angry. You betcha.

But that´s all water under the bridge (grumble, grumble). The republicans have a strong bench in the governorships. Just pray there is anything left of America by the time they get to bat. Oh and just to be clear, Mitt had his chance and struck out on a spitball. Next batter.

Amnesty is the litmus test. For it, you´re out.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ratslayer, 7/27/2014 6:21:25 PM     (No. 9942376)

Bogus poll. Many dRAT voters never answer polls. Deceased Americans never reply. Hell, some of the voters in Nov. 2014 are yet to arrive And you cannot mrespond four or five times to a poll.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Harlowe, 7/27/2014 6:26:46 PM     (No. 9942383)

#18 – Matthew 7:1

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Reply 20 - Posted by: nevernaught, 7/27/2014 6:56:32 PM     (No. 9942401)

That would be because the black and illegal vote wouldn´t be at 400% of registered voters.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: killerbee, 7/27/2014 7:07:08 PM     (No. 9942410)

The msm sure is enjoying this theme, aren´t they? Could it be they want Romney to run and be nominated again? Nah. They can´t think the GOPe is that stupid ... can they?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: EQKimball, 7/27/2014 7:24:47 PM     (No. 9942422)

Funny, but that´s what I have always felt he did win by. Romney´s GOTV computers massively crashed on election night, so he was never able to independently challenge the later assumption that Republicans and conservatives stayed home.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 7/27/2014 8:31:07 PM     (No. 9942464)

This poll may give Romney second thoughts about running again.
CNN / ORC used both landlines and cell phones to contact respondents.
If November 2012 was today, Romney would win by 9 points.
Barry´s numbers are horrendous .
The respondents clearly view him as incompetent.
Christie leads the pack of Republican potential contenders , with his best numbers since January.
Rand Paul is #2 ( tied with Huckabee ) although his numbers have fallen since January.
Perry is #4 and his numbers are 5 percentage points better than May .

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Reply 24 - Posted by: maitaisoo, 7/27/2014 8:51:10 PM     (No. 9942472)

#10, you have the moral high ground but isn´t it a tad different if your husband is The President of the United States?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: clw54, 7/27/2014 10:34:07 PM     (No. 9942513)

They seem to want Romney to run, but Romney told Hannity that he definitely isn´t running again. I take him at his word.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 7/27/2014 10:43:54 PM     (No. 9942525)

And . . . so?

Obama can´t run against him a third time, so this is completely moot. Would he win against Hillary? No.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 7/27/2014 10:47:18 PM     (No. 9942529)

P.S. Republicans have to have a woman as our nominee to even have a chance. Or Ben Carson as our nominee with a woman as his veep. That and overhaul the voter fraud.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/28/2014 1:54:55 AM     (No. 9942618)

Day late and a dollar short........NO rerun is necessary.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: nevernaught, 7/28/2014 11:08:57 AM     (No. 9943070)

I don´t see the Butcher of Benghazi beating anybody. She be ugly and anyone who writes a book about the Clintons out sells her. I mean Henry Wallace, another socialist, ran for president a number of times and lost big time, every time. He was better looking than her and he was selling the same dribble.

The Democrats seem to like Elizabeth Warren the very fake Indian, but I suppose the Patent Office will destroy her. It is going to be an interesting two years.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Chippewa, 7/28/2014 4:50:45 PM     (No. 9943489)

If I never see George Will on my TV again, it will be too soon. Same goes for Karl Rove. Has George pontificated yet on the subject of the thousands of MS13 gang members coming in?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 7/28/2014 5:00:44 PM     (No. 9943504)

Between voter fraud, media bias, Bill´s groupy following & campaign charm, and The First Woman Elected As POTUS mantra -- I fear the only way to beat her is run a woman of our own. That, or God will help us & she will faint in public again, thus disqualifying her.

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Go to a grocery store in California and buy all the milk, eggs and vegetables you want. But there’s one thing you won’t find at the checkout line, beginning July 1, 2015: Plastic bags to carry your stuff home. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law a ban on single-use plastic bags, making California the first state to prohibit stores from using the ubiquitous carry-alls. Shoppers will be charged 10 cents for every paper bag and heavy-duty plastic bag they use. “This bill is a step in the right direction,” Brown said in a press release announcing his approval. “It

Lindsey Graham Mulling White House Run
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Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 10/3/2014 1:37:53 PM     Post Reply
The hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he is thinking about running for president in 2016. In an interview with Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard, the senator, running for re-election to the Senate this year, said: “If I get through my general election, if nobody steps up in the presidential mix, if nobody’s out there talking — me and McCain have been talking — I may just jump in to get to make these arguments,” Graham said. Graham, 59, also dismissed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 43, as a presidential candidate, saying he is too young. “He’s a good

Hillary Gets Tocqueville
Wrong By 100 Years

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Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 10/2/2014 11:31:10 AM     Post Reply
Speaking at a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors event last night, Hillary Clinton decided to talk about Alexis de Tocqueville. The problem? She got it wrong -- by about a hundred years. "There´s a wonderful phrase that was first used by Alexis de Tocqueville, who came to the United States in the very early 1930s and traveled around our country," said Hillary Clinton, a probable 2016 presidential candidate. "And he was so amazed at how Americans organized themselves -- you know, coming from aristocratic Europe, which was totally top-down and hierarchical -- he couldn´t believe how many of us were joiners.


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