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October 04, 2011

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Obama 2012

The Republican race continues to get more and more insane. It's just amazing watching these barely functioning lunatics search around in the dark for someone to represent their ridiculous party.

Herman. Cain. Are you kidding me? This guy is clearly not ready for prime time. Amazing!

And now they're already pushing back on him because he had the audacity to say that the n word is insensitive! To these right wing lunatics saying the n word is insensitive is "playing the race card." It's just mind boggling how crazy these people are.

There needs to be a wake up with the MSM. It's time to call a spade a spade. The Republican Party is insane. It's time to leave it in the past where it belongs so our country can move forward.

Jbigss1965

I think this poll was taken before the "Ni**erhead" controversy, which I bet has hurt Cain with right-wingers.

George

Obama Vs Cain...this country will be a laughing stock and I really fear for the economy and the stock market!

Harle

some interesting things in the cross tabs -- there is a persistent gender gap in all three states, with women much more likely to support Romney or view him favorably. Funny to see that more men than women view Bachmann favorably, though that's more because, for all candidates, women a\are more likely to say they are unsure about them.

Romney is also viewed much more favorably by the over 65 demographic. Cain's numbers drop sharply with over-65s in all three states, which has some interesting implications. It might mean that they are slower to pick up on the momentum. But, perhaps more plausibly, it might be meaningful to the "racism" question that sprouts up in the comment sections of articles about Cain's viability on Politico and elsewhere.

It'd be nice if the real numbers in each category were included in the cross tabs to have a sense of how significant these differences are.

Great timing with this poll coming out at a moment when the field has become so unsettled. Perry needs to prove that he can talk coherently and in complete sentences soon. Very curious to see what happens to Cain's numbers in S. Carolina

Jason

Gotta admit, this is a pretty impressive guy. Bachelor’s
degree in Mathematics.
Master’s degree
in Computer Science.
Mathematician
for the Navy, where he worked on missile ballistics (making him a rocket
scientist).
Computer
systems analyst for Coca-Cola.
VP of Corporate
Data Systems and Services for Pillsbury (this is the top of the ladder in the
computer world, being in charge of information systems for a major
corporation).

All achieved before reaching the age of 35. Since he reached the top of the information systems world, he changed careers!

Business Manager. Took charge of Pillsbury’s 400 Burger King restaurants in the Philadelphia area, which were the company’s poorest performers in the country. Spent the first nine months learning the business from the ground up, cooking hamburger and yes, cleaning toilets. After three years he had turned them into the company’s best performers.

Godfather’s Pizza CEO. Was asked by Pillsbury to take charge of their Godfather’s Pizza chain (which was on the verge of bankruptcy). He made it profitable in 14 months.

In 1988 he led a buyout of the Godfather’s Pizza chain from Pillsbury. He was now the owner of a restaurant chain. Again he reached the top of the ladder of another industry.

Cain was also chairman of the National Restaurant Association during this time. This is a group that interacts with government on behalf of the restaurant industry, and it gave him political experience from the non-politician side.

Having reached the top of a second industry, he changed careers again!

Adviser to the Federal Reserve System. Herman Cain went to work for the Federal Reserve Banking System advising them on how monetary policy changes would affect American businesses.

Chairman of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank. He worked his way up to the chairmanship of a regional Federal Reserve Bank. This is only one step below the chairmanship of the entire Federal Reserve System (the top banking position in the country). This position allowed him to see how monetary policy is made from the inside, and understand the political forces that impact the monetary system.

After reaching the top of the banking industry, he changed careers for a fourth time!

Writer and public speaker. He then started to write and speak on leadership. His books include Speak as a Leader, CEO of Self, Leadership is Common Sense, and They Think You’re Stupid.

Radio Host. Around 2007—after a remarkable 40 year career—he started hosting a radio show on WSB in Atlanta (the largest talk radio station in the country).

Dustin Ingalls

"I think this poll was taken before the "Ni**erhead" controversy, which I bet has hurt Cain with right-wingers."

How has it possibly hurt Cain?

"Funny to see that more men than women view Bachmann favorably"

We often found that with Palin.

"It'd be nice if the real numbers in each category were included in the cross tabs to have a sense of how significant these differences are."

What do you mean? The counts rather than just percentages?

ROY SESSION

Silly poll results by Obama Media aimed at getting Obama reelected !!

They gave you McCain in 2008 and now they dropped the MC to give you Cain in 2012 ...............WAKE UP YOU IDIOTS OUT THERE - YOU WANT MORE HOPE & CHANGE IN 2013 ??

DO YOU REALLY THINK THE PIZZA MAN WILL DEFEAT THE COMMUNITY ORGANIZER ?? GMAFB !!

MerlinMedic

The republicans are going through the process of finding someone to beat Obama; they have Romney & he is a know entity: fairly safe & reliable, but he is boring. Perry, Cain, Christie et. al. all offer something different: excitement. Romney may very well be the nominee, but until that becomes the reality Republicans will take a serious look at each candidate & while they are looking that candidate's numbers will rise.

Tim Latham

I'm amazed at the number of liberals that read the columns on this site and then respond in the comments secion. You would think they would be more interested in reading the Daily Kos or some such.

SStrengari

The Libbies out there talking trash! What is your Messiah not doing everything you had hoped for? The cult of personality around him is disgusting; it echoes of Chairman Mao, Uncle Adolf, or Stalin. As far as I am concerned ANYONE is better than Obama. Right-wing conservative here but Hillary would have been better hands down. Let's see how long that "political re-alignment for decades" you were crowing about will last. If it were up to me Cain the CEO and Gingrich the Parlamentarian would be an instoppable ticket!

L.C.

I want real change and will thus be voting for Ron Paul, even if I have to write him in like I did in 2008. Long Live Liberty in America.

dan higgins

Would a Huckabee entering the race rally all of these supporters to win the primary?

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