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Pollsters Siding with Obama-- Should Poll Generic Dem Against GOP Candidates

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There. I've said it. The pollsters are all siding with President Obama. By failing to ask how voters would vote if given an option other than Obama, they make his election seem inevitable. The truth is that independents and some demographic groups that are not loyal to democrats or Republicans, like people under 30 and Latinos will decide the election. Asking poll questions that let poll respondents express their preferences for Democrats other than Obama will open up the conversation. 

Voters and readers and viewers deserve to have the questions asked: 

Is there another candidate who polls against the Republican candidates better than Obama? 

Does a generic Democratic candidate poll better against Republican candidates better than Obama?



Check out the latest Gallup poll


The poll matches Obama to the major Republican candidates, and President Obama comes out lacking and losing or ending up in a statistical tie with all of them but Bachmann. 

Pollsters Should Do Their Jobs, Instead of Maintaining Status Quo
If the pollsters were doing their job, they'd be polling the Republican candidates against a generic Democratic candidate, at the least, and better, would match them against different potential candidates who have been mentioned as potential candidates if Obama was primaried or if he withdrew his candidacy-- Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Russ Feingold, Al Gore, Hillary Clinton, to name a few. 

Many Democrats are saying that only Obama can beat a Republican candidate. But they don't know. They're speculating. One way to be far more certain is to do the polls I'm suggesting. If they are not done, you have to ask the old question Qui Buono... who benefits?

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it makes sense that they want to keep people from ... by Rob Kall on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 9:32:25 AM
The MSM feeds on conflict. But having more than on... by James Hadstate on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 10:02:01 AM
*** that I would rather have Jon Huntsman or even ... by Greg Campbell on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 2:43:18 PM
The Corporate Media Propagandists have been told t... by Dennis Kaiser on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 10:34:44 AM
the MSM pay the pollsters to do the polls. I've se... by Rob Kall on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 12:28:15 PM
Can I vote for Denny's comment more than once here... by Greg Campbell on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 2:50:37 PM
***I believe the truth is Obama would come out inf... by Greg Campbell on Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 at 12:52:32 PM
Right on, Bob. There's no more reason to trust the... by Lawrence Worley on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 1:19:53 PM
Thi$ $imply doesn't $$$interest$$$ me. With a slig... by Greg Campbell on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 2:06:36 PM
Is there another candidate who polls against the R... by Michael Dewey on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 2:34:07 PM
by limiting the question to "other democrats". &nb... by David McCorquodale on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 2:49:59 PM
Speak for yourself my friend. I'm a true, damn pro... by Greg Campbell on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 3:31:22 PM
Greg,I think you are seriously misreading my words... by David McCorquodale on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 3:57:31 PM
***When I speak of people of principle, I refer to... by Greg Campbell on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 8:37:54 PM
Yes, after running as an anti-war candidate, Kucin... by David McCorquodale on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 9:09:34 PM
*** I was talking about that aspect, not his votin... by Greg Campbell on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 1:27:47 AM
You are talking about voting records, which, I agr... by David McCorquodale on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:43:27 AM
I'm simply challenging your comments, not talking ... by Greg Campbell on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 7:57:08 AM
McKinney never lost her seat on Israel. She lost h... by Greg Campbell on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:44:46 AM
Greg,Dennis is a fine fellow.  I have nothing... by David McCorquodale on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:56:39 AM
Exactly David!! HER personal conduct!! Do you thin... by Greg Campbell on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 8:25:27 AM
Are you referring to the fact that she pushed a co... by David McCorquodale on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 8:35:47 AM
Cynthia never produced these documents at her aski... by Greg Campbell on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 2:20:06 PM
In case you missed my point - FDR's larger goal wa... by David McCorquodale on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 2:47:02 PM
I never missed your point David. I simply challeng... by Greg Campbell on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:43:49 PM
...because you are a true believer in what you thi... by David McCorquodale on Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 at 7:20:55 AM
Only challenging them. (as already mentioned)***I ... by Greg Campbell on Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 at 10:51:35 AM
for giving him a 40% approval rating. ABC gave him... by Michael Shaw on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 6:58:14 PM
click hereIf USA Presidential election were held t... by Kevin Anthony Stoda on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 7:39:06 PM
that is only about possibilities if the "possible ... by Doc McCoy on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 8:28:11 PM
I agree and will tweet this to the polsters. We ha... by thepiffler on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 11:31:45 AM