Discussion:7-Eleven Poll Picks Obama to Win, always accurate

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PollyAdler (talk|edits) said:

3 October 2012

I know that Romney is likely to cream Obama at the debates because he is a silver tongued devil from the corporate world, BUT...

The highly accurate 7-Eleven poll has Obama ahead 60 to 40. It was reported that a family of four drove into a 7 Eleven in Palm Springs and used four large blue cups for their drinks, and asked for one empty red cup to go. When asked by the store manager what they needed an empty red cup for, the father responded it was for his son to take a whizz in while they were traveling across the desert. That must be sobering for Team Romney.

The poll: http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2012/10/03/7-eleven-predicts-obama-win.html

The election is still up in the air at this point. We'll see.

PollyAdler (talk|edits) said:

4 October 2012
First debate: Obama fail. Judging the debate by what we call a "debate" today, Obama didn't do the job.

Obama probably lost the uncommitted male voter tonight for good, and it's doubtful that such a voter will return for debates 2 and 3. Romney realized how important the first debate was, and the style he adopted tonight would definitely appeal to the average male voter. Obama never adjusted to Romney's style.

Anarchrist (talk|edits) said:

4 October 2012
InTrade, which has a very accurate track record, has been predicting an Obama win for months - http://www.intrade.com/

NMexEA (talk|edits) said:

4 October 2012
Oh, I think history shows that most Americans understand that the debates are a pretty meaningless spectacle. First, 94% of us have already made up our minds and aren't likely to change them just because the President had a bad night and Romney had a good one. Second, initial impressions are not the best measure of whatever effect the debate might have. Once the dust settles, folks will realize that Romney still isn't telling us any specifics. His math doesn't work unless he raises taxes substantially on the middle classes to pay for tax cuts for the rich. Finally, he seems to have reversed himself (again) on immigration and Obamacare. When faced with an actual ballot, people are going to wonder just which Mitt they are voting for.

I ain't worried. Well, I AM worried about the future in general since I'm not a huge Obama fan either, but I just don't expect to see a President Romney.

CrowJD (talk|edits) said:

4 October 2012
Due to Mitt Romney's extensive executive experience he was able to ambush Obama. The President didn't see what hit him.

I'm afraid that many "Team Romney" supporters will now make a special trip to 7 Eleven to buy a drink in a red cup today, which will destroy the predictive ability of the 7-11 poll. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said they would buy 10,000 red cup drinks today, and the Koch Bros. Political Slushie fund announced it would fill an Olympic size swimming pool with red cup drinks.

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