7/16/08

Poll: Barack Ahead of John by a Landslide Margin


It is still early. Given time Obama will pull ahead by a double digit margin.
Obama has 7-point edge on McCain: Reuters poll

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent Wed Jul 16, 7:03 AM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Barack Obama has a 7-point lead on Republican John McCain in the U.S. presidential race, and holds a small edge on the crucial question of who would best manage the economy, according to a Reuters/Zogby poll released on Wednesday.
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More than a month after kicking off the general election campaign, Obama leads McCain by 47 percent to 40 percent. That is slightly better than his 5-point cushion in mid-June, shortly after he clinched the Democratic nomination fight against New York Sen. Hillary Clinton...more...

14 comments:

John D. Enright said...

You're kidding, right? A seven point lead before the conventions have even nominated either of the guys really isn't newsworthy. Just a couple of days ago, polls said that the candidates were even.

Either way, a seven point margin isn't a landslide margin under any definition considering that the margin of error is 5% where the results are predicted by a one standard deviation on a bell-shaped curve. I'll bet that you haven't a clue as to what I said in this comment.

You're only engaging in wishful thinking.

Anonymous said...

He is way behind where Dukakis was at this point in '88.

So keep whistling past the graveyard.

His humorless cult of personality (ya know, like Stalin used to have) will keep him out of the White House. He can carry California and New York by 25 points, but he is in trouble in Bergen County and the rest of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and plenty of other places he rubs the wrong way.

Tzvee, how many of your acquiantances are planning on voting for him? Why don't you poll them?

bryce said...

The numbers change each day:

http://www.gallup.com/tag/Gallup%2bDaily.aspx

John D. Enright said...

Isn't it funny that the ONLY people who responded to Tzvee's post think that he's wrong?

andy said...

For a Democrat, this would be a landslide; the only Democratic candidate since FDR to receive more than 51% of the popular vote was LBJ.

Tzvee said...

it looks like some of you people are in denial regarding the inevitability of the obama victory. bush and his crew and the rnc have conceded the race already to obama as i have heard directly from a highly credible white house source.

anyway all i am saying here is that a poll puts obama ahead by a margin that would be called a landslide should it hold for the general election in november.

i'm expecting barack's lead will grow beyond 7 points.

all of my friends are for obama. there are some people whom i know who are not yet for obama. they will come over by election time and will vote for obama. mccain will self-destruct big-time. it's all in the script. read it and rejoice.

Anonymous said...

Is Tzvee the prophet proving himself to be Balaam or is he his donkey?

Tzvee said...

u know what they say, he who he-haws last, he-haws best

bryce said...

"bush and his crew and the rnc have conceded the race already to obama as i have heard directly from a highly credible white house source."
Did this highly credible source think bush was running against obama?

Anonymous said...

Hey listen. You know God sits in the White House and serves as Bush's source (and apparently is Sorcerer Tzvee's source as well).

Don't mess with the Tzvee.

You didn't think he was just a lil' ole perfessor, didja?

Tzvee said...

the republicans have written off the election. get it?

Anonymous said...

They have?

Anonymous said...

Tzvee doesn't even know any Republicans.

Think he meets them on his campus?

John D. Enright said...

Tzvee said "it looks like some of you people are in denial regarding the inevitability of the obama victory."

I love how democrats throw the word "inevitable" around. See Obama's money puts Clinton's 'inevitable' nomination in doubt.