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PPP Says Obama Would Outstrip All Comers in 2012 More Than He Beat McCain By

While Chuck Todd mother hens the NBC poll results to sound silly doom notices on the President, PPP looks to 2012 and concludes that the President can beat anyone the Repubs put up against him. Handily.

My money is on PPP. I have yet to figure out the entire dynamic of the MSM but I have no interest in watching KO or Chuck Todd when they take wisps and turn them into fire alarms.

CHECK OUT THE PPP OBAMA WINS IN 2012 RESULTS

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PPP Guesses Wrong on 2010 Methinks

Public Policy Polling argues that because 2010 Democratic candidates seem lackluster now, there may be a conservative trend among independents that will help Republicans in that vaunted year to come. Methinks this is all speculation, based on the defection of bruised Republicans to independent ranks, and the assumption that they will return to the roost anon.

Well maybe yes and maybe no.
READ THE PPP SPECULATION

It is said that the President’s second choice of an occupation was/is architecture. We are building something new. Maybe all things will be new, who knows?

I do know there are the following mountains the President must cross before any assumptions about 2010 will make a modicum of sense.

1. FISCAL — the debt must appear manageable and controlled.

2. RIGHTS — we must have had our Watergate moment with the Bush criminals.

3. ECONOMY — the nation must learn how to chug along not being a gross consumer society but more the sort of post-predatory society that Veblen may have dreamed of on good days. Somehow people must feel a better and more stable day is nigh.

4. HEALTH — not merely light at the end of the health care reform tunnel, but a sense of control in a world rife with health dangers including the current flu scare.

5. GREEN — I doubt that this will be settled beyond the retrofitting stage by 2010 but the consensus must exist for more and better public things and less private things like cars and single family metrosprawl homes.

6. TERROR must be defeated not merely in its present guises but as a concept that can coexist with a mature and civilized world.

This is just off the top of my addled pate. The idea that we can predict 2010 is absurd. We can work for it though. And that is the task of the bestirring Obama movement, which is giving a few happy signs of wakening to the enormity if the tasks before us. Happily the President is a wakeful person who figured things out a whole back.

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PPP Poll: Dems in Illinois Could Lose Burris Seat in ’10

GO TO PUBLIC POLICY POLLING FOR THEIR ANALYSIS OF ILLINOIS US SENATE 2010

I am pretty sure things can be righted in Illinois without ceding what should be a Democratic Senate seat to the Republicans. But then again, Democrats would have solved this by appointing Diane Nash instead of Burris.

Maybe Jon Stewart should move to Illinois and run. More realisticaly, the Dems would most likely win with Lisa Madigan as their standard bearer, or so PPP finds.

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PPP: Obama’s Numbers Beat All Comers in 2012

Public Policy Polling (PPP) pits Obama against selected Republicans in a speculative poll about 2012. He wins and the Republicans lose. Neither here nor there, at this point, save as a general indication that the President is not being Carterized (seen as weak) or Clintonized (seen as a mite skeevy).

Which leads me to speculate that his numbers will be even better then than now.

Why?

Because we are only at the start of a process that he had in mind years ago, one that will leave the country far removed from the self-indulgent, consumer society of yore. And happier for it.

CLICK HERE FOR THE PPP ANALYSIS AND FIGURES

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PPP: Obama Would Crush Palin

Yow!

As the GOP plays little love songs to Ms. Palin, the one who slandered Obama with her rampant hearsay and lies, who the likes of Chris Matthews profess to admire, Public Policy  Polling actually runs a poll to see how a Palin-Obama contest would turn out.

No way will I let you have a snippet here. Go there and leave a note thanking them for clearing the air.

Click to read OBAMA WOULD CRUSH PALIN

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PPP: Obama Could Flip Three Blue States in ’12

PPP has none more than observe that President Obama has been careful to focus his travel so far on blue states that he did not carry in 2008. Three of these states look like possible winners for him should he run for a second term.

LOOK AT THE PUBLIC POLICY POLLING ANALYSIS

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PPP Obama Very High With Dems in Delaware

Reading the leaves from the latest PPP poll HERE, it seems that President Obama has the power to keep the Democrats in Congress in line. His rating is currently an incredible 89 percent.

But when you look for an approval across the board, that drops to 63 percent. Respectable, but…

This suggests to me the rank and file Republicans are the party of something, but no one knows yet what that is. And that the Democrats will do well to harrow their own field in preparation for what could be a close battle in 2010. I think the President will maintain his preferential status with independents, but if someone can capture something like a message for Republicans, and it might only be need to be Not That, the current, and sadly myopic, pronouncements of the MSM about a Republican meltdown will be about as valid as their insistence that the Democratic primaries of 2008 were a cliffhanger.

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