Romney finally leads Obama in FAVORABILITY ratings

Remember how the press used to focus so heavily on Obama’s likeability rating and how he was always leading Romney? Well, Obama is now underwater even in being likeable as Romney is besting him in a few different polls:

EXAMINER – According to multiple polls, Romney’s favorability rating has surged since the Republican National Convention and in most he equals or bests President Obama’s favorables.

And late Thursday, the Pew Research Center, the poll that has been toughest on Romney’s favorability, released results showing that Romney is ahead of Obama by a point, 50 percent to 49 percent. That is a stunning turnaround from March, when Obama’s favorable rating in Pew was about twice Romney’s, 55 percent to 29 percent.

Gallup also has Romney beating Obama on the favorability rating, 52 percent to 51 percent.

Even the liberal DailyKos/SEIU/PPP poll has Romney beating Obama on the fave rating, 49 percent to 46 percent.

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  • kagai


    • BlueGood

      Excellent NEWS!…Here’s something that should get around NOW!

      O’Bamas Supporters are trying to force YOUR KIDS to learn ISLAMIC HAND SIGNS….

      Virginia Teacher Charged With Assault: Girl’s Hand Cut in Forced ‘Islamic Hand Sign’ Drill (Updated)

      Posted on October 18, 2012 at 1:11am by

      This is too frickin scary by half Folks….EXPOSE this far and WIDE!

      Again, THANK GOD for NEW MEDIA like Scoop/Breitbart/Twitchy/Daily Caller/The Blaze…..because the G.D. Lamestream Media ARE SITTING ON THIS!

      • Stephanie T

        You’re right–this news story from Virginia should be on every channel and in every newspaper. Gee, I wonder why it’s not? People better wake up soon and realize what is going on around them and behind the scenes.

  • RosiesSeeingRed

    Woo hoo!

  • rsox1

    This might be just as important, if not moreso, than his leads on Obama regarding the economy. If they like him, and think he’ll do a better job, not sure what else there should be to it.

  • All this good news for Mitt has me fearing for his life. I really hope he is investing in top notch security and not just relying on the secret service. I do not want some derrange lefty to get lucky and throw the outcome of this election to the elector college. And to all the national popular vote fans out there, the death of a candidate this late in the game is one of the reasons we need the elector college system.

  • bjohnson55

    Obama can lie to the people some of the time and get away with it but Obama cannot lie to all of the people all of the time and expect to be liked. Hows that for a scientific poll.

  • It’s amazing what the people get to see when they get to see the man himself, and not as he’s portrayed through the prism of liberalism by the MSM!

    Same thing goes for NObama… People see what an outright liar and petty phoney he really is when he doesn’t have the MSM cheering for him a teleprompter telling him what to say.

    Get out of the way NObama… There’s a LANDSLIDE on the way!

  • NEWS:
    “Obama supporters renew vows to murder Mitt Romney.” The threats are numerous–and explicit and graphic. Many call for Romney’s murder or assassination.
    The Secret Service confirms it is “aware” of the threats against Romney, a spokesman for the federal agency confirms.
    “The Secret Service is aware of this and will conduct appropriate follow up if necessary,”
    WILL FOLLOW UP???? …………………………..AFTER???? NOT NOW????
    Per who’s order?

    • sjmom

      Same person who saw to it there was no security in Benghazi? Could be any one of many Obama cohorts in the govt or Obama himself. Too many of them and all need to go.

  • stage9

    Romney supporters will hate this article by Conservative Alan Keyes. Conservatives will applaud it:

    Like Satan debating Beelzebub

    • poljunkie

      Stage 9, I read the article and your comments, and I agree with a lot of the sentiment.
      I know full well that Gov Romney isn’t a conservative. I don’t think he has tried to hoodwink me. He has attempted to be more moderate this time around.
      In my view, Obama is horrific for Our Country.
      The changes that are occurring are having a dire effect, and if we don’t halt them now they are likely to take decades to reverse. His mindset, his demeanor, the people he surrounds himself with, and the basic philosophy he employs are not what I view as compatible with our Constitution.
      I’m viewing Romney as a stop gap to staunch the bleeding that Obama has been causing the past four years. If he can do that- fine, if not, we’ll vote his butt out in four years.

  • FreddieandReady

    About darn (no cursing in honor of Mitt) time!!! I can’t wait for Nov. 7th!

  • DINORightMarie

    Someone explain to me how Gallup has Romney 52 and Obama 51…..103%?! WTH?

    • at least three percent like them both….

    • moonchowsan

      To Sam Levine:

      From the tabs, you deliberately chose the “NO TOSS UPS MAP”:

      Why not choose the “RCP ELECTORAL MAP”?:

      Trying very hard to lift up the dropping balls, so to speak, eh? Are they heavy, eh? You might want to wash your hands, eh?

      • I provided a link, so everybody saw i was talking about the map without the TossUps
        and yes it is still good news, everything is moving in the R direction!!!!

        • moonchowsan

          My point is that with the “NO TOSS UPS MAP”, O/B has 281 Electoral Votes, and R/R has 257 Electoral Votes, and 270 Electoral Votes are needed to win. According to the map you use, O/B wins the election, notwithstanding the facts that “Virginia was just moved to R by RCP” and “yes it is still good news, everything is moving in the R direction!!!!”.

          With the “RCP ELECTORAL MAP”, O/B have 201 votes, R/R have 206 votes, and Toss Up Vote amount is 131. This is more akin to reality than what you are indicating. Today is Oct. 19th, not Nov. 6th and beyond.

          I agree with you with regard to the grand scheme of things and the trending, but nobody should celebrate at this time because of some good numbers. Anything can happen when we are dealing with a jihadi communist and his half-of-the-country jihadi-left-to-Lenin-communists cohorts and followers.

          Follow this site (which has a certain kind of reputation about which you can check around) closely:

          We should be extremely diligent as well as vigilant about all this leading up to Nov. 6th and beyond for decades to come so that the curse of Antonio Gramsci, Leon Trotsky, the Frankfurt School, the Fabian Society, the Left, the New Left, the Sharia and its submitting jihadis will become an insignificant footnote of American history. Regarding this mess, I lay the blame onto the previous at least five generations and the present one for sleepingwalking for over a century while the enemies are working 24/7/52. We woke up a little bit too late. But at least we woke up. The scale has already been tipped in their favor. We must start teaching our youngs 24/7/52 about the genuine America and wait for their olds to die out, and this will take at least three generations to reverse the trend. I would rather look at the grand strategy than occasional small victories. Check out Agenda 21 and all related documents: the collective brains of the Right will explode and eyes will bleed.

          Volumes upon volumes of books will be written for decades to come about this period of American history.

    • sjmom


  • welltempered2

    Who cares! The most important catagory requirement for prez is which one leads from behind the best. And in that, the zero man is numero uno!

    • iHeartLife

      He has to excel at something.

  • The sky is falling for Obama and it couldn’t happen to a “nicer” guy. But the only poll that really counts takes place on November 6. Vote, get other people to vote, convince other people to vote, and donate to the best Republican candidates out there. We still have a little time left to save this country. The first step is by voting Obama out of office on November 6.

  • NHConservative0221

    At you can now sign up to call Ohio, Florida, Colorado, and Nevada!!

    Only 18 days til the election, we all need to do everything we can to make a difference. Now is not the time to take anything for granted!

  • poljunkie

    Fantastic news. That must really irritate those over at Kos.

    • Oh I hope so! The thoughts of them being irked by this amuses me and makes me all warm and fuzzy inside! 🙂

      • poljunkie

        I know! Kos is a mean spirited guy. I havent seen him very many places but from time to time I see an article or two, and they are never very complimentary (towards anyone I like).

  • Chevypowered

    Once America finally saw Romney in action it just made since for the polls to favor him. Remember, we’re going by what the media, celebrities and special interest groups were telling America about him. Once Romney finally spoke those Americans had the classic “Aha!” moment, realize someone was bullsh!!ting them.

    This does bring up a problem, a problem that has always been persistent in politics a problem that even I an ex-Democrat has been guilty of; “gullibility.”

    We should be a nation of “I don’t care what the hell you say, I won’t believe it until I hear the other guy say his peace.” A lot of Americans believed everything that the media told them about Romney without so much as hearing the man speak. It’s a shame. As much as I would like to say those people may have learned their lesson, like all good lessons it will be forgotten and we will go through this the next election.

  • WordsFailMe

    Is it just me? Or when other people see a poll where 52% of the people like Romney and 51% like Obama that some one should suspect “poller” fraud?

    Sounds like some kind of Obama math to me.

    • I guess if we can have 57 states, we can have 103% in 100% too… It’s as you say the new NObama math.

    • Galatiansch2vs20

      Or is it possible that some Democrats like both?

      • WordsFailMe

        LOL I think there’s a lot of them who like “both.”

  • kajunredbull

    Slow & Steady Rocking Baby, Slow & Steady!

  • sjmom

    Maybe its me but I never understood Obama’s “favorability” but maybe its because I saw him for who he is before he was ever elected president. The pic of him at the Dem convention in 2008 with chin held high and arrogance written all over his face was enough for me. To say nothing of his past associations. Thank God he’s almost gone.

    • poljunkie

      Its all those woman that were enamored with him when they saw the photo of him in the board shorts.

      I remember when that first happened, the Press said something like they were trying to give him his Camelot moment! ( which made me want to barf)

      • sjmom

        Really? Like my great aunt used to say: “Everyone to their own taste as the old maid said when she kissed the cow”.

  • Lula6469

    I hope all of this is true. I have said this before I am very cautious when it comes to this president and his buddies. It sometimes feels like they are leading the public into a trap. Maybe I feel this way after being beaten over the head these last few years by the “so called” media how great Obama is and how everything he does is perfect and everyone is buying into it. I just hope and pray these polls are right!! *fingers crossed*

  • Sober_Thinking

    It’s sad that this is even relevent… but nonetheless, this is very encouraging!

    • Marky_D

      This is going to sound terribly sexist but it seems to me that these things are relevant to a fair chunk of the fairer sex…. in my humble opinion (and in my limited experience) quite a few women are swayed by the ”he seems like a nice bloke” factor…

      *runs for cover*

      • iHeartLife

        Um, excuuuuse meee! I actually agree. We females, generally judge by intuition before facts. We like to think that the man in charge is someone we like and can crush on…*Giggle*…

      • Sober_Thinking

        Sadly, that’s likely true. I remember my mother-in-law gushing over Bill Clinton – she’d often exclaim: “He’s just so cute!”

        I hope the women who are self-reliant, iron-willed, hard-working, intelligent and alert can see these two candidates for what they are and what they represent instead of less relevent factors. Same goes for men. And I hope they greatly out number those who are motivated by less applicable standards.

  • Nukeman60

    Who would you rather have a beer with? NEITHER! I want someone who can fix our economy, stop the exorbitant spending, bring down the deficit, and keep our country safe. Is that too much to ask?

    Or am I being unrealistic and better off thinking I need a ‘Beer Summit’?

  • I’m tired of pretending that I’m not a total bitching’ rock star from Mars !

    — Mitt Romney

  • These leftest polls are like rats fleeing a sinking ship…There’s nothing here to save, but ourselves and reputations.

  • drphibes

    he’s an amiable bloke.

    • iHeartLife

      A likeable chap.

  • Marky_D

    I’m on record as saying that Mitt Romney was my 4th or 5th choice in the republican primaries but regardless there is no denying that he’s a likeable and good hearted guy and the more I have seen of him the more I like him. What’s amazing is that Obama’s likeability rating has been so consistently high – to me, he has always come across as an arrogant, cold, ”too big for this petty post” rabble rouser.

  • Funny how people like Bob Beckel don’t use this argument every single day anymore…

  • 12grace

    Let’s pray that we get a fair vote and Romney wins. Also pray that obama doesn’t pull a bunch of dirty tricks before he gets out of the white house. And pray that Romney lets G-d led him if he does get into office.