Tag Archive | "polls"

Why Governor Palin Is So Dangerous (To the Left)

Yesterday’s post by Adrienne Ross had a nice recap of Palin’s strengths: Her message is always one of reform, respect for life, and restoration of our founding principles. She has not veered from championing fiscal responsibility, energy independence, and a strong national defense. She always encourages standing by allies, not bowing to enemies, and unapologetically […]

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It’s the turnout, stupid; Updated

Romney-Ryan received 2.3 million fewer votes than McCain-Palin.

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For the first time, Obama’s behind on the Real Clear Politics Electoral Map; Update: Gallup: Romney 52, Obama 45

Trends.

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About That Fox News Poll; Update on Poll Sampling

Now, just who is Shaw & Company Research?

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Polls This Far Out – Prognostication or Discombobulation?

But a few days ago Pollinsider provided a refreshing dash of ice cold water to dissipate the heat generated by the Bachmann/Perry feeding frenzy and the speculation about Governor Palin.

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The Folly of Early Polls and the Success of Palin’s ‘Magic’ Bus / Open Thread

In politics, as well as athletics, the game is never over until it’s over.

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Forget the Polls, Just Run Sarah

The fact Palin has any support at all is a miracle given the slander and libel she’s endured the last two and a half years.

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Governor Palin and Cherry Picking Media Memes

Thomma attempts to highlight almost every meme directed against Governor Palin by cherry picking poll results and comments from GOPers. However, campaigns are run by creating one’s own narrative, and campaigns are won by the voices of the whole of the electorate, not a small portion.

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Even the Latino Decisions Poll Concedes Governor Palin Effectively Outperforms the Generic Republican Among Latinos

Sure, the headlines run by the media/Politico went more like: “Hispanics hate Sarah Palin” but in reality, and compared to Republicans, she isn’t doing half bad.

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Polling Palin: An Unknown Known; UPDATED

Sarah Palin is what I like to call “An Unknown Known.” While everyone knows who she is, opinions of her are mostly derived from media accounts of her, rather than by her own actions and words.

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Satire: Palin’s Approval Numbers Now Officially Sub-Zero

This represents Palin’s lowest approval to date, but is quite likely nowhere near as low as she’ll wind up if elected president, the pollster concluded.

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The Demoralization of Palin Supporters

Governor Palin has always been best as the under dog. She isn’t expecting to be handed the presidency on a golden platter. She’s a fighter and wants to fight for it and she wants to earn it and will.

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Marc Schenker: The Cold, Hard Truth in Political Life

The rule is this: If you are attacked, you have to fight back harder, or else you will be seen as weak and the attacks from your opponents stick. That’s just the cold, hard truth in political life.

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The Palin Effect

The Palin Effect, is a theory proposed to explain observed discrepancies between voter opinion polls and election outcomes in some US government elections.

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Palin, Polling, and the Upside of “Baggage”

Gov. Palin’s polling negatives mean even less than you might think.

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Tammy Bruce and Irish Central on the CNN Poll

Tammy Bruce has some fun with CNN’s latest Palin poll on her shiny and new Palin Report: Warning: I am not going to be posting every good Tammy Bruce rant from the Palin Report. If you want all the goodies you’re going to have to sign up. Consider this a free sample. Meanwhile, based on […]

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The Polarization of Sarah Palin

So next time someone tells you that Sarah Palin is polarizing, remember it’s true “Sarah Palin" IS polarizing,"Governor Sarah Palin" or potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the one the American people will get to hear directly from, is not.

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Open Thread

Governor Palin’s Tweets