June 17, 2011

Generic Republican Beats Obama

Ross Kaminsky, The American Spectator


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Gallup prefaced the results of their recent Obama vs. Generic Republican poll results thus: "A genericRepublican presidential candidate has a slight but notstatistically meaningful edge over Barack Obama, 44% to 39%, inregistered voters' preferences for the 2012 presidential election.Historical data from June in the year before an election have notbeen very predictive of the outcome."

In my view, Gallup's language understates just how bad this newsis for President Obama.

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