A WashPost/ABC News poll actually gives Romney a 45-42 advantage over Obama.
In other words, being a lawyer gives you no advantage over anyone else in getting the answer to this question right.
Right now, Obama has the advantage over Romney on this issue.
We have an advantage over companies like Marvel,” he says, “because we can move and react very quickly.
Barack Obama won a comfortable victory in 2008, with an 8-point advantage over John McCain.
In this department of literature, without doing a great deal, we had perhaps rather the advantage over our neighbours.
But he had this advantage over them, that his intellect was above their average.
My Japanese garden has this advantage over the others, that it is independent of the seasons.
Indeed, in some respects, it had rather the advantage over the dear island.
But the guns there, well-sheltered and having every advantage over rocking steamers, maintained an accurate and deadly fire.
early 14c., avantage, "position of being in advance of another," from Old French avantage "advantage, profit, superiority," from avant "before," probably via an unrecorded Late Latin *abantaticum, from Latin abante (see advance).
The -d- is a 16c. intrusion on the analogy of Latin ad- words. Meaning "a favoring circumstance" (the opposite of disadvantage) is from late 15c. Tennis score sense is from 1640s, first recorded in writings of John Milton, of all people. Phrase to take advantage of is first attested late 14c.