PublicPolicyPolling says Ohio is still in play; liberals freak out

PPP, a Democrat-leaning firm, came out with a new poll tonight showing President Barack Obama leading GOP nominee Mitt Romney in Ohio by 4 points, 49-45.

Six percent of the respondents were undecided. Historically, in a race with an incumbent, undecided voters break heavily toward the challenger, and PPP found evidence that this will probably be the case in Ohio:

Why I don't think it's over in Ohio- Obama approval 48/49 overall, and 13/65 among undecideds:

— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) October 1, 2012

In other words, only 13 percent  of undecided respondents said Obama is doing a good job, whereas 65 percent said he stinks. By comparison, Romney’s favorability rating among undecided resppondents was a relatively even 26/37.

The news that Ohio is still in play was not warmly received by PPP’s liberal readers:

@ppppolls "a mistake to think based on recent polling in Ohio that the race is over," Are you trying to help Romney stay alive ? Idiots.

— Peejnut64 (@peejnut) October 1, 2012

@ppppolls Obama up AT LEAST 8 in Ohio at the moment. You've overcompensated your sample to appease your trolls. No way Romney favs above 40

— Chris Costantini (@chriscostantini) October 1, 2012

@ppppolls karl rove give u all this garbage to post from fox lie news

— live life (@FABULOUSTEEE) September 30, 2012

@ppppolls You are a RWGOP org. Stop lying about the polls. Romney is down by 10 in the polls. So go away with your lies.

— OINNEWS (@OINNEWS) September 30, 2012

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