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US: Obama 50. McCain 43 (Time-9/26-29)

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TIME
9/26-29/08; 1,133 LV, 3%
Mode: Live Telephone Interviews

National
Obama 50, McCain 43

 

Comments
OGLiberal:

Gallup's Daily today shows Obama with only a 4 pt lead, 48-44. GASP! Boom, take it away....

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Commander_King:

See ya later McStunt

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Trosen:

The only point boom has is that the Gallup does tend to swing wildly. (And Time does usually favor Obama by a few points more than Gallup or Ras) But since the few days post Palinpalooza, (and for many weeks before that) when has McCain led? Just sniffing the outside of the MOE isn't gonna cut it. if a constant 4/5 point cushion holds, forget about it. But yes, it could change..

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PortlandRocks:

And by the weekend Obama will b e up 6 in Gallop. Anyone else notice a trend? LOL

Wow from the Time poll:

For McCain, the most troubling sign may come not from the details of the poll, which are grim for Republicans, but from the historical context. No Democrat has crossed the 50% threshold in the general election since before Ronald Reagan was elected, let alone do so a month before the election.

The fact that Obama's numbers are at this level after a bruising year of attacks from McCain and Hillary Clinton appears to validate his strategy of nurturing and protecting his "character" points. The poll found that Obama maintains a 60% favorable rating among all voters, and 61% think his election would restore a sense of hope and inspiration to the U.S.

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boomshak:

@Portland

Thius poll was taken through the 29th. That was at the ehight of Obama's support and before he started to plummet on Gallup.

I hate these dated polls with the "mystery sample".

Fail. Next.

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Commander_King:

Boom just stop.You and your Neo-con buddies are pathetic.

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OGLiberal:

@boomshak

Obama's advantage, Rasmussen, last 6 days:

10/1: +6
9/30: +6
9/29: +5
9/28: +6
9/27: +6
9/26: +5

That seems like a model of stability to me. And on all of those days, Obama polled at 50 or above. (he was at 49 on 9/25) Ras, unlike Gallup, weights for party ID. And his party ID is probably pretty close to spot-on...maybe just a bit more favorable to the GOP than reality, but still probably very close to the actual split.

Are you really an Obama supporter playing the role of ridiculous Obama hater, set to unveil yourself if (yes, I'm still sticking with "if") Obama wins?

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Commander_King:

@OGLiberal

I think you could be right. I think Boom could be a Democrat trying to make Republicans look bad because he's doing a good job. What a brilliant strategy.

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drinkwine247:

@BOOMSMACK


Have you ever realized how whiny you sound? How is it that all of the polls in the world including Fix News poll shows Obama winning by a margin that would result in an electoral landslide. Are you really and truly ignorant enough to not see that?
I mean if he wins by 7% in PA that would mean he probably wins Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, Colorado, New Mexico, as well as possibilities of NC and Indiana, where would McPasty find the 270 electoral votes???????

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Super Doggy 55:

boomshak will be the poblano of 2008. Just wait til he has his own poll analysis site! :)

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change:

honestly i think time and cnn have the best polling they always hit the average of all other polls!

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