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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Schmidt in the lead, Schmidt says

Rep. Jean Schmidt's campaign released the results of a new voter survey today and guess what? The poll results show that she's winning! We're not really surprised because we would not expect her campaign to release a survey that found she was NOT winning.

Still, the findings are quite interesting. According to the survey, Schmidt begins the General Election campaign with an 18-point lead over her challenger, Democrat Victoria Wulsin.

According to Schmidt's campaign, voters have more negative views than positive ones about Wulsin after the primary election. The Schmidt campaign suggests that the attacks from Democrat Steve Black, who lost to Wulsin in the primary election, may play a big role in her high negatives.

Black had accused Wulsin of ethics violations related to human testing experiments.

Wulsin has said she never did anything improper and that she opposed testing done by the Heimlich Institute and was later fired from the instutite for her opposition to the testing.

“Jean Schmidt is more popular now than ever with voters in stark contrast to Ms. Wulsin’s free fall. We begin the campaign with an 18 point lead in stark contrast to the political environment in 2006,” said Bruce Pfaff, Schmidt's campaign spokesman.

The survey shows that Wulsin has a net negative rating in every county except rural Pike. Cincinnati TV stations that caried Black's negative ads about the human testing experiments were not viewed in Pike County, so it's possible that the negative ads worked.

Said Pfaff: “It is now quite clear why the Democratic National Campaign Committee (DCCC) announced last week they had removed Wulsin from a list of candidates they plan to support. No doubt the DCCC has seen the same numbers and realizes that further support of Wulsin is a futile endeavor. She is the physician but I think it is fair to say that her third campaign for congress is in critical condition.”

To be accurate: The DCCC did not remove Wulsin from it's Red to Blue program list, they just did not include her on the initial 2008 list, although they said she could be added later.

Meanwhile, U.S. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer was in town today on Wulsin's behalf for a private fundraiser. And he says he's "dedicated to helping Vic win."

“I support Dr. Wulsin in her bid for Congress because of her background and leadership in public service," he said in a statement.

More Hoyer: "Dr. Wulsin is committed to serving the families of Southern Ohio and addressing the issues that matter most - solving our healthcare crisis, bringing our soldiers home from Iraq, and working with other members of Congress to invest in creating good jobs. I am dedicated to helping Vic win this November because we need her skills and experience in Washington.”


35 Comments:

at 4:56 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why do you even publish this crap? A BS 'poll' conducted by Mean Jean?? Why don't you actually have a real poll conducted, Malia (and her bosses)?

 
at 4:59 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh great...another thread for that pathetic had enough vote democrat clown to weigh in on...will he post anything we've not read before? NAH.
It'll be the same old bashing/trashing/insulting/antagonizing the republicans as usual.yawn...

 
at 5:22 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Google: Steny H. Hoyer --& read the earmarks for his freinds. By the way, they also were the major CONTRIBUTORS TO HIS CAMPAIGN duh!!
Taxpayers pay for the pet projects, the freinds benefit, Wulsin's buddy gets donations!!!
How can this be even close to LEGAL!!!

 
at 5:43 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am not at all impressed with the survey results. We all know (even Bruce Pfaff) the survey was a waste of time and money.

 
at 5:55 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Look at Mean Jean's earmarks, and the connections between those earmarks and her campaign contributors:

http://porkopolis.blogspot.com/2007/11/more-on-congresswoman-jean-schmidts.html

 
at 5:57 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about good old Buick driving Steve Chabot's earmarks that are rewarding his campaign contributors. Read all about it:

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Steve_Chabot#Earmarks

 
at 8:01 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't know about Wulsin's high negative ratings. But I do know one thing: Jim Parker doesn't have negative ratings. There isn't a person in Ohio who can say one bad thing about Jim Parker and how he feels about the people.

We can stop talking about this nonsense and vote for the only man who represents real change--Jim Parker.

 
at 9:06 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous what blue dress, what stain? said...

had enough yet? impeach the bush crime family. vote democratic 2008.

 
at 9:27 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really have to wonder why you even posted something like this?!
Slow news day?

On par with Cheney/Bush saying the war/surge/offensive/whatever is going much better than expected.

 
at 9:35 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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" Anonymous said...oh great...another thread for that pathetic had enough vote democrat clown to weigh in on...will he post anything we've not read before? ...4:59 PM, March 20, 2008"

will he = gender bias ?

Oh, it is hard to be humble when the wRong wingnut whackos give 'bold endeavors' more concern than the 'fishwRap' post !

Hear this: No matter how much you try to sweet talk us, we are not going to be seduced by your foot-tapping, PERIOD !

Soooooooo just keep following and we shall lead !

Regarding the post:

Is the voter really suppose to believe this 'sweet jean' rhetoric ?

Isn't this current position from the same individual that claimed to be a certified teacher, a graduate from U.C, and then found to be nothing but:

A LIAR ?

Those are the facts and we can't believe anything they publish, PERIOD !

PATHETIC 'HypocRite' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE WULSIN 2008 !

 
at 11:10 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Victoria Wulsin is the best thing that ever happened to Jean Schmidt. Schmidt will win the 2nd district in her sleep. The young democratic liberal left wing of the Hamilton County Democratic Party is directly responsible for the continuous re-election of Jean Shmidt.

The older leaders of the party, if they are smart, will find and support a candidate from outside of Hamilton County the next time.

That is the only way they will ever defeat Jean Schmidt.

 
at 11:46 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is two stories in a row on the 2nd District where Rulon quotes the Schmidt campaign on the topic at hand and then something mostly unrelated from Wulsin.

Is Wulsin avoiding questions from the press? Is the Enquirer just regurgitating press releases with a few snarky comments? What's the deal?

 
at 11:52 PM, March 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Malia, I've been looking through Wulsin's FEC reports, but I just can't find you in it... do you go by a company name as a paid employee or do you just charge under $200?

I mean, the only other thing I find on the FEC is your contribution to an ultra-LEFT PAC a couple of years back... but that would never blur with your objectivity would it? would it???

 
at 1:21 AM, March 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

This district is going to continue to hear more and more about "Victoria's Secrets". She's not who she says she is...and cannot be trusted.

 
at 1:26 AM, March 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jean will be fine. She works hard and is out working her district each weekend....as for Virus Vic...she turns off people everytime she speaks. The people of Southern Ohio are tired of "Victoria's Secrets".

 
at 8:14 AM, March 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOL.

Pfaff says that Jean is more popular than ever.

It's not like she could have been any more UNpopular!!!!

I guess you can say whatever you want when the only direction available to you is "up" because you hit rock bottom.

 
at 9:09 AM, March 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

From: Vic Did Nothing Improper, Vic Says, Cincinnati Beacon, March 20, 2008

(What) happened to the page entitled “Fact Check” that was recently deleted from Wulsin’s campaign site? We’ve got the screenshot, and Wulsin’s keeping quiet on why she took down her page of alleged “facts”!

 
at 11:44 AM, March 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who cares what Schmidt says - she about to be one of many Repugs looking for a new job.

 
at 11:49 AM, March 21, 2008 Blogger usefullidiot said...

Another great quantum leap in Obama judgment!!!!!!!!

RICHARDSON IN THE OBAMA CAMP!!

This is the same Richardson that gave us the "UN-controlled" burn at Los Alamos, evacuated the personnel (except a few Chinese scientists)and the hard-drives disappeared!!!!

BOY,I FEEL SAFER NOW!!!!

PATHETIC!!!

 
at 12:13 PM, March 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If I remember correctly, Schmidt also released a couple of polls during 2006 that had her up double digits. I can't say that those were too accurate.

 
at 12:39 PM, March 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Jean Schmidt can't lose in 2006 she is never going to lose in 2008, a presidential year.

 
at 8:50 PM, March 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

According to The Daily Bellwether, New Poll numbers show Jean Schmidt is a weak incumbent. Also, the poll numbers show that Schmidt isn’t a popular incumbent. For some reason, Schmidt's campaign forgot to mention this.

 
at 3:19 PM, March 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Malia Rulon, favorite wordsmith of that locally famous pottymouthpiece of COAST, Jim Schifrin, belongs on the staff of the New York Times or the Los Angeles Times. Her bias belies her "journalism" training, you know, objectivity, interesting presentation of the facts, etc. She'd fit right in on a really liberal newspaper staff smack in the middle of a big-time Democrat stronghold like New York City or Los Angeles. But then, of course, she wouldn't stand out like she does here.

 
at 12:00 AM, March 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jean Schmidt will win because she is the best person for the job. Wulsin is a joke. She is a rich, bored, washed up doc. who has no qualifications for this office.
You Go Jean...2008.

 
at 4:36 PM, March 23, 2008 Anonymous Typical Schmidthead said...

Anything Jean Schmidt does wrong is someone else's fault

 
at 10:12 PM, March 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Said Pfaff: "It is now quite clear why the Democratic National Campaign Committee (DCCC) announced last week they had removed Wulsin from a list of candidates they plan to support. No doubt the DCCC has seen the same numbers and realizes that further support of Wulsin is a futile endeavor."

HAHAHAHA. Pfaff is an idiot. The DCCC has already announced that it's targeting Schmidt.

 
at 11:38 AM, March 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

anon 10:12:

you're a fool. many are 'targeted', but few are actually on the 'red to blue' list. what a true act of desperation. isn't it ridiculous that wulsin supporters are banking on the support of the DCCC to win the Schmidt seat? they're obviously worried. as they should be. just wait until the public finds out about Victoria's Secrets.

 
at 4:04 PM, March 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beware of polls that place you far ahead of your opponents before the actual race starts. Look what happened to Hillary's "lead". Jean Schmidt is simply a rubber stamp for this administration. She needs to go so all of her district can be properly represented, not just the war mongers and religious fanatics.

 
at 1:33 PM, March 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a surprise - yet another hate piece by bitter reporterette Malia Rulon hits the blog. Are you going to have yourself a good cry in your cubicle after Jean Schmidt is re-elected, Malia?

 
at 5:18 PM, March 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I will be shocked if she gets re-elected. This poll reminds me of everything that Schmidt has done in Congress. Over the past few years, the 2nd district has been completely embarressed by Schmidt. I want someone in office that is going to pass legislation that is not symbolic. Someone that will lead and not follow. Someone that is not defined by their party. Wulsin will get something done and bring some respect back to the district. I cannot find any current polling. Something that is credible please? Can anyone post a link?

 
at 6:32 PM, March 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry to bring reality into the discussion, but Wacky Wulsin will lose by 15+ points to Congresswoman Jean Schmidt.

 
at 10:44 PM, March 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

6:32

You really need to stay off of the bottle; you are starting to embarrass yourself with your lack of math skills.

 
at 3:10 AM, March 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am 5:18pm anon. Can you please direct me to any polls that can back your predictio? Please? I will shut up if you direct me to any polls that can back that up.

 
at 3:31 AM, March 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

By the way Anon 6:32, I am glad that you had nothing to respond to in regards to the meaningless position that Schmidt has held over the past few years (Give me a link and I will stop posting). I respect my elected officials if they uphold their promises and bring respect to their communities; however, Schmidt has not done so and I refuse to address her as a Congresswoman. She is not worthy of such a title because she has not served appropriately. Anybody that continues to do so I consider a complete fool. I hope that we can bring some respect back to our communities and remove this puppet from office. We should elect someone that can be a vehicle for the change that we so desperately need in our country!

 
at 6:54 PM, April 01, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jim Parker would be a great Congressman for Southern Ohio!

 
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