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GALLUP: ROMNEY 52, OBAMA 45 — Let the Great 2012 Liberal Freak-Out Begin!

Posted on | October 18, 2012 | 22 Comments

They convinced themselves that Obama “won” Tuesday’s debate, but Romney actually gains in the first Gallup national tracking poll with post-debate reaction? Oh, boy.

UPDATE: Ace explains what happened:

 The debate was not a victory for Obama. It was a confirmation of Romney’s acceptability, plausibility, and fitness for office.

Yesterday, Sully admitted he had been “on the ledge”:

Guess what?

UPDATE II: Ed Morrissey points out that these latest numbers indicate that neither of the past two debates helped Obama among likely voters.





22 Responses to “GALLUP: ROMNEY 52, OBAMA 45 — Let the Great 2012 Liberal Freak-Out Begin!”

  1. JeffS
    October 18th, 2012 @ 1:49 pm

    Popcorn! I say, popcorn! More popcorn, please!

  2. Sort-Of-Mad Max
    October 18th, 2012 @ 2:45 pm

    Wonder if Sully’s worried he’ll get deported as an undesirable alien for his dope bust in 2009 under a Romney administration? Sucks to be him! (uh, so to speak)

  3. Adjoran
    October 18th, 2012 @ 2:46 pm

    The first indicators were the debate polls showing viewers thought Obama “won” the debate but scored Romney as better qualified on virtually every issue & by 2-1 on jobs and the economy, and the focus groups on Fox and MSNBC which thought Romney won.

    The Left thought Obama did a great job because he came off as an arrogant jerk like 99% of his supporters. But to the rest of America, the one thing he had going was his “likeability,” and he just threw that under the bus.

    Goodbye to the Stevie Wonder “Don’t You Worry ’bout a Thing” President, say hello to the 2 Live Crew “Nasty As I Wanna Be” President.

    Another clue Obama knows he is losing: No big victory party this year. His concession speech will be indoors at the hard-to-access Convention Center, not the lovefest in the park of 2008:

  4. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    October 18th, 2012 @ 2:54 pm
  5. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    October 18th, 2012 @ 2:55 pm
  6. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    October 18th, 2012 @ 2:56 pm
  7. Redwood509
    October 18th, 2012 @ 3:05 pm

    too soon to party
    however if you check the url below, the preparation for a later date could be justified:

    Obama is planning a
    concession speech event for November 6th Election Night —
    10/18/2012 –

    Posted on October 18, 2012 by Kevin DuJan // Featured
    Content, Open

    ANTIDOTE: Solid proof Obama is planning a concession speech
    event for November 6th Election Night — 10/18/2012 –

    Posted on October 18, 2012 by Kevin DuJan // Featured Content, Open

    9. Barack Obama appeared to be raging on cocaine
    last night.

    I have several friends who are in the medical profession and
    work regularly with drug patients. I also have spent the
    last 15 years either working in or covering the nightlife
    scene in major cities like Chicago…so I’ve seen people who
    abuse drugs to the point of losing control and the ability
    to function like a normal person. I’ve seen people I liked
    and admire destroy themselves with cocaine, in particular.
    Barack Obama was clearly high on coke last night and must
    have snorted quite a bit of it at the Marriott hotel before
    he was driven to the Hofstra campus.

    A fuller picture of Obama’s drug abuse is emerging as a
    result. You remember his lethargic, odd, and drained
    performance at the first presidential debate in Denver where
    he appeared to either be on drugs or in withdrawal from
    drugs at the time. I’m not convinced he was in withdrawal
    and that someone close to him — probably Valerie Jarrett —
    made the bad decision to detox Obama at that Las Vegas golf
    course a few days prior to the debate to attempt to have him
    do the 90 minutes sober. It was a disaster, and you saw how
    Michelle and Jarrett yanked Barack off the stage as fast as
    they could and got him away from the cameras the second the
    train wreck ended. Obama took the week before last night’s
    debate to prepare himself at a “golfing” resort too, but
    when he hit the stage it was obvious that he was back on
    cocaine again. No longer in withdrawal, he was high as a
    kite and came out punching. At times his voice was shrill,
    he blinked like crazy, and there were moments where I feared
    he’d physically attack Mitt Romney.

    Now, of course, Obama’s base loved this. These are the
    people who think Occupy Wall Street was a good thing so they
    applaud thuggish behavior. But drugs are the only
    explanation for the night and day transformation between
    First Debate Obama (who was in withdrawal from drugs) and
    Second Debate Obama (who was clearly on cocaine).

    I remember back in my event planner days when I had to deal
    with guys strung out on coke; those were scary times,
    because I never knew what these guys could do but prepared
    myself for them to get violent and physical at any moment.
    My friends who counsel drug addicts told me last night and
    today that, yes, it appeared the President of the United
    States had been snorting cocaine last night. They even told
    me to keep looking at his face and general physical
    appearance His cheeks are so gaunt…his nose looks like it’s
    collapsing near the bridge…there are dark circles under his
    eyes and his lips look ashen and discolored. This is not a
    well man, or a man who can function anymore without massive
    infusions of cocaine it would seem.

    The signs are all there. You will never, ever hear the
    Ministry of Truth that is our national media talk about
    this. But in a few years the truth on all this will come
    out and you will have heard it hear first that Barack Obama
    was high on cocaine in the second presidential debate of

  8. Finrod Felagund
    October 18th, 2012 @ 3:12 pm

    Hooray for Scott Adams. I expect leftists any minute now to start ranting about how they’ll never read Dilbert again.

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  10. M. Thompson
    October 18th, 2012 @ 3:50 pm

    Keep moving!

    We’ve got them in the right place.

  11. K-Bob
    October 18th, 2012 @ 5:35 pm

    We’ve almost pushed them into, “okay, mistakes were made,” territory.

    Get your binders ready.

  12. K-Bob
    October 18th, 2012 @ 5:38 pm

    Not buyin’ it.

  13. Wombat_socho
    October 18th, 2012 @ 6:21 pm

    Damn, I knew I forgot something in the Blogs section of Live At Nine.

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  15. M. Thompson
    October 18th, 2012 @ 7:03 pm

    Only if there’s a cat fight.

  16. M. Thompson
    October 18th, 2012 @ 7:04 pm

    That’s assuming they have jobs that let them relate to Dilbert.

  17. Adobe_Walls
    October 18th, 2012 @ 9:35 pm

    Me neither, tho that would be the more hopeful scenario.

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  19. Zilla of the Resistance
    October 18th, 2012 @ 10:54 pm

    There’s always tomorrow!

  20. Adjoran
    October 18th, 2012 @ 11:21 pm

    Did you believe the whole “binders” hysteria? These idiots think they’ve got something.

    For years, I’ve wondered how stupid someone would have to be to vote to reelect Obama. Now, I know.

  21. K-Bob
    October 19th, 2012 @ 3:57 am

    I LOL’ed.

    (I hate to LOL)

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