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So a bit of good news - maybe this will help break the Obama is losing news out there.

I still suspect Obama is in for some rougher days in this poll. But this is definitely good news.

Same poll was 49-46 on Friday.

This is a registered voter poll, so that means it probably doesn't account for turnout and for voter supression efforts. But it is good news.

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  •  Tip Jar (6+ / 0-)

    Give the people a choice between a Republican and a Republican and they will vote for the Republican every time - Harry S Truman

    by mr market on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 11:06:38 AM PDT

  •  Fun with Rasmussen (1+ / 0-)
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    They are counting both the tracking poll with Obama +5 and the earlier announcement that the first 3 days of this poll after the debate have Romney and Obama even.  

    "Unrestricted immigration is a dangerous thing -- look at what happened to the Iroquois." Garrison Keillor

    by Spider Stumbled on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 11:11:22 AM PDT

  •  Note that RealClearPolitics General Election (3+ / 0-)
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    antooo, beltane, jamaicanblood

    ... match-up page continues to mislead readers by using the Gallup 47-47 tie numbers and labeling that false data as "Gallup Tracker."

    The folks at RealClearPolitics are not so naive to not realize their error. They're just flat-out lying sacks of shit.

    •  They're part of the GOP's (0+ / 0-)

      psy-ops effort.

    •  The Media is reporting the 47 - 47 poll (1+ / 0-)
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      Hit the Media hard people MSNBC keeps using the 47 - 47 to declare a tie. At 1pm it was the opening. You all are going to have to hit everyone hard over the head on this one.

      •  Tamron Hall-MSNBC--just corrected (2:40 pm E) (0+ / 0-)

        Said she was getting beat up on Twitter grin

        Stonewall was a RIOT!

        by ExStr8 on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 11:43:39 AM PDT

        [ Parent ]

      •  Here is the thing, though. (1+ / 0-)
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        Tomorrow Gallup's tracker will still show a healthy Obama lead (the two best Romney polling days of the year are already baked in,) which will then have to be handled as an "Obama comeback."     Rasmussen also snapped back from a 2-pt. Romney lead to an exact tie today.  As they use a 3-day tracker, they still include what was likely still a great poll day for Romney, which will fall out tomorrow.   Don't be surprised to see Obama back in the lead by 2% with Rasmussen tomorrow.    

        Tomorrows narrative will likely be about how Obama has come back strongly in the polls, using Gallup and Rasmussen to make that point.  

        All good for ratings, btw.   Not really based on actual reality, as those who have followed these polls know.  

        •  Hope you're right (0+ / 0-)

          Today all I have heard is the +5 Pew for Romney, as if all other polls magically disappeared. The press wants a close race, I would be surprised to see them report any "good news" for Obama until Romney is viewed as further ahead.

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