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« Reply #9850 on: August 09, 2012, 09:15:51 pm »
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Rasmussen Obama (National)

Approve 46%, -3.

Disapprove 53%, +3.

"Strongly Approve" is at 26%, -1.  "Strongly Disapprove" is at  42%, +2.


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« Reply #9851 on: August 09, 2012, 09:18:28 pm »
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Gallup:  http://www.gallup.com/poll/113980/Gallup-Daily-Obama-Job-Approval.aspx

Approve:  46% -1

Disapprove:  48% +1


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« Reply #9852 on: August 09, 2012, 10:34:22 pm »
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« Reply #9853 on: August 10, 2012, 04:29:55 am »
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Too much information, Politico.
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« Reply #9854 on: August 10, 2012, 12:59:14 pm »
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Rasmussen Obama (National)

Approve 45%, -1.

Disapprove 53%, u.

"Strongly Approve" is at 26%, u.  "Strongly Disapprove" is at  42%, u.

There is a fair chance there is is a bad sample in the mix.  If not we're seeing increased volatility.

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« Reply #9855 on: August 10, 2012, 03:30:38 pm »
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Gallup:  http://www.gallup.com/poll/113980/Gallup-Daily-Obama-Job-Approval.aspx

Approve:  43% -3

Disapprove:  51% +3


Two bad samples?
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« Reply #9856 on: August 11, 2012, 09:29:29 am »
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Rasmussen Obama (National)

Approve 43%, -2.

Disapprove 54%, +1.

"Strongly Approve" is at 24%, -2.  "Strongly Disapprove" is at  44%, +2.

I still think it is a bad sample, but Obama should be up tomorrow or Monday if it is.
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« Reply #9857 on: August 11, 2012, 09:32:10 am »
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Probably a bad sample, but it's starting to look a bit like people are legitimately percieving Obama's tactics as mean. Especially the cancer ad.
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« Reply #9858 on: August 11, 2012, 12:51:12 pm »
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Gallup:  http://www.gallup.com/poll/113980/Gallup-Daily-Obama-Job-Approval.aspx

Approve:  43% u

Disapprove:  50% -1

I'm still betting on a bad sample.


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« Reply #9859 on: August 11, 2012, 01:39:08 pm »
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It's not so much "bad samples" as it is the fact that Gallup and Rasmussen aren't very good polling firms.
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« Reply #9860 on: August 11, 2012, 04:09:00 pm »
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It's not so much "bad samples" as it is the fact that Gallup and Rasmussen aren't very good polling firms.

Gallup tends to be better at the end and Rasmussen has been pretty good overall.  That is darn close to saying, "Don't look at the polls."
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« Reply #9861 on: August 11, 2012, 04:30:48 pm »
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Yes, don't look at the polls that regularly have gigantic swings for no reason from week to week. Because that means they're probably bad polls.
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« Reply #9862 on: August 11, 2012, 06:34:00 pm »
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Yes, don't look at the polls that regularly have gigantic swings for no reason from week to week. Because that means they're probably bad polls.

It is unusual for both to be showing the same trend, i.e. two that show Obama down significantly.  It is about a 400 to 1 shot.
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« Reply #9863 on: August 12, 2012, 08:41:48 am »
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With the 1st of 3 days in after the Ryan pick @ Rasmussen, Obama actually gaining because a bad sample is moving out:

45-53 Disapprove (+2, -1)
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« Reply #9864 on: August 12, 2012, 11:44:08 am »
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Rasmussen Obama (National)

Approve 45%, +2.

Disapprove 53%, -1.

"Strongly Approve" is at 24%, u.  "Strongly Disapprove" is at  43%, -1.

Or maybe not a bad sample?

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« Reply #9865 on: August 12, 2012, 03:51:22 pm »
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Gallup:  http://www.gallup.com/poll/113980/Gallup-Daily-Obama-Job-Approval.aspx

Approve:  43% u

Disapprove:  50% u
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« Reply #9866 on: August 12, 2012, 11:36:20 pm »
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Let us not forget that Gallup was the company who predicted a GOP+17 win in the Congressional ballot in their final poll ahead of the 2010 elections. The GOP won by 6 (50-44).
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« Reply #9867 on: August 13, 2012, 08:42:48 am »
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Rasmussen Obama (National)

Approve 45%, u.

Disapprove 53%, u.

"Strongly Approve" is at 23%, -1.  "Strongly Disapprove" is at  44%, +1.

Not a bad sample.

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« Reply #9868 on: August 13, 2012, 01:38:11 pm »
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Gallup:  http://www.gallup.com/poll/113980/Gallup-Daily-Obama-Job-Approval.aspx

Approve:  45% +2

Disapprove:  48% -2

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« Reply #9869 on: August 14, 2012, 08:52:40 am »
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Rasmussen Obama (National)

Approve 48%, +3.

Disapprove 52%, -1.

"Strongly Approve" is at 24%, +1.  "Strongly Disapprove" is at  43%, -1.

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« Reply #9870 on: August 14, 2012, 01:39:56 pm »
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Gallup daily tracker

Disapprove: 49% (+1)
Approve: 45% (u)
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« Reply #9871 on: August 14, 2012, 02:39:25 pm »
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Obama's approvals are just as static as Bush's were in 2004.
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« Reply #9872 on: August 14, 2012, 05:51:46 pm »
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Obama's approvals are just as static as Bush's were in 2004.

Actually, G W Bush had hit his low in early May 2008 and was improving by this point.  He was at 52%.
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« Reply #9873 on: August 15, 2012, 10:42:15 am »
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Rasmussen Obama (National)

Approve 47%, -1.

Disapprove 52%, u.

"Strongly Approve" is at 24%, u.  "Strongly Disapprove" is at  43%, u.


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« Reply #9874 on: August 15, 2012, 03:14:31 pm »
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http://www.gallup.com/poll/124922/Presidential-Job-Approval-Center.aspx

Approve: 45% (u)

Disapprove: 49% (u)

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