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« Reply #9750 on: May 14, 2012, 10:17:18 pm »
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That response is like a mysterious car crash ...
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« Reply #9751 on: May 16, 2012, 08:34:29 am »
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Rasmussen Obama (National)

Approve 47%,+1.

Disapprove 52%, -1.

"Strongly Approve" is at 24%, u.  "Strongly Disapprove" is at  41%, u.

I've had a busy fortnight.  Smiley
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« Reply #9752 on: May 16, 2012, 05:56:34 pm »
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« Reply #9753 on: May 17, 2012, 08:08:42 am »
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So assuming that these polls are beginning to have more of a predictive value, where would we say we are at this point?

Obama is certainly off his summer 2011 lows, and the economy looks like it is going to create jobs at a better pace than it did last year as well. With jobless claims at 370,000, we are roughly at a point where job creation can be strong enough to drop the unemployment rate.

At the same time, Europe looks really unstable, and so economic collapse can never be completely ruled out.

I would say, given presidential approval in the high 40s, we're in for either a 2004 or a 2000, in which one party wins by a nose.
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« Reply #9754 on: May 17, 2012, 12:12:47 pm »
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Gallup:

47-47

45-45 Obama/Romney

Rasmussen:

47-52

45-46 Obama/Romney
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« Reply #9755 on: May 19, 2012, 08:38:39 am »
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Obama takes the lead again (Rasmussen):

46-45 Obama

49-50 Disapprove
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« Reply #9756 on: May 23, 2012, 09:16:53 am »
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Rasmussen:

51% Approve, 48% Disapprove

46-45 Obama-Romney
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« Reply #9757 on: May 27, 2012, 06:02:44 pm »
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Rasmussen:

51% Approve, 48% Disapprove

46-45 Obama-Romney

Those numbers don't quite make since. This does feel a lot like 2004, actually...
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« Reply #9758 on: May 29, 2012, 01:42:27 pm »
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Gallup
A 49%
D 44%

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A 49%
D 50%
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« Reply #9759 on: June 02, 2012, 10:03:50 am »
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Rasmussen 6/2:

Romney 48% Obama 44%
Obama Approval 46% Disapproval 53%

The first day reflecting the jobs report show movement against Obama. Next two days could be interesting.
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« Reply #9760 on: June 04, 2012, 07:04:51 pm »
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Gallup

Approve 47% +1
Disapprove 45% -2

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« Reply #9761 on: June 06, 2012, 11:54:24 pm »
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Approve 46% unchanged
Disapprove 47% +1

Guys when will May's poor job creation report tank Obama's approval ratings? Its been nearly a week, I'm getting a little impatient here.

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« Reply #9762 on: June 07, 2012, 12:01:34 am »
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I don't know, but it's getting disgusting how America just laps up anything Obama, even with reality staring them in the face.
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« Reply #9763 on: June 07, 2012, 03:56:27 am »
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Rasmussen

Obama and Romney are tied at 46%

Obama approval ratings:

49% Approve
50% Disapprove
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« Reply #9764 on: June 07, 2012, 11:33:08 am »
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Well this sure is interesting:

Less Than Half in U.S. See Friday's Jobs Report as Negative, according to Gallup.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/155084/Less-Half-Friday-Jobs-Report-Negative.aspx

Despite extensive news coverage of what was widely portrayed as a disappointing government jobs report last Friday, Americans are about as likely to describe it as "mixed" (40%) as to say it is "negative" (42%), with a small minority characterizing it as "positive" (9%). But Americans who view the report as negative are more likely to say it was somewhat negative rather than very negative.
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« Reply #9765 on: June 07, 2012, 11:54:37 am »
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Oh, I understand Obama's campaign strategy now. Be SO bad and set the bar SO low that bad news is good news and Americans start to accept a new normal. Bravo, Mr. President--you will destroy the country.
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« Reply #9766 on: June 07, 2012, 03:01:58 pm »
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Maybe Americans are beginning to realise that the alternative is a weak, unprincipled President controlled by a party of psychotic fascist maniacs.
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« Reply #9767 on: June 07, 2012, 06:43:58 pm »
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Oh, I understand Obama's campaign strategy now. Be SO bad and set the bar SO low that bad news is good news and Americans start to accept a new normal. Bravo, Mr. President--you will destroy the country.

You really live in a strange little world...
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« Reply #9768 on: June 07, 2012, 07:03:33 pm »
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Sure. And this strange little world looks a lot like Earth, 2012. Where Obama has nothing to show for three and a half years in office but Americans still love the guy. It is pretty strange, isn't it?
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« Reply #9769 on: June 07, 2012, 07:13:53 pm »
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Sure. And this strange little world looks a lot like Earth, 2012. Where Obama has nothing to show for three and a half years in office but Americans still love the guy. It is pretty strange, isn't it?

4.5 million private sector jobs created? The unemployment rate would be a full % lower were it not for the states going all European austerity on their workforces?

A better job creation rate than Bush, who squandered surpluses and the ultimate example that tax cuts don't pay for themselves?

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« Reply #9770 on: June 11, 2012, 12:21:14 am »
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Gallup:

Approve: 48%, +1
Disapprove: 45%, unchanged

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« Reply #9771 on: June 11, 2012, 12:13:42 pm »
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Obama cracks 50.

Approve: 50%
Disapprove: 44%

Good news since he has a bad couple of weeks.
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« Reply #9772 on: June 11, 2012, 09:45:28 pm »
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Hey Hagrid, now you know how Democrats felt in 2004. A president that the other side hated somehow managed to win a second term in uncertain times. Karma's a bitch aint it?
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« Reply #9773 on: June 12, 2012, 12:25:00 am »
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Both weren't exactly the best incumbents. It's sort of interesting though how I percieve their personal weaknesses to be total opposites. Bush's weakness was his percieved stupidity. But I think even Republicans will agree that Obama's an intelligent guy. Obama's weaknes, though, is the percieved lack of strength in his leadership. And I actually think the leadership issue was a plus for Bush in 2004. Bush didn't seem like a waffler.

It'll be interesting to see how it plays out.
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« Reply #9774 on: June 12, 2012, 02:10:10 am »
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I'm not sure how I feel about a Canadian calling my President "Mr. President."
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