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Old 06-18-2012, 11:22 AM
 
Location: 20 years from now
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Obama continues to poll (Gallup) below the average.



Nixon...................59%
Reagan.................54%
Clinton..................58%
Bush Jr.................49%
OBAMA................47%
Ford ....................45%
Bush Sr.................37%
Carter...................32%


Presidential Job Approval Center



No one has ever won a second term with a Gallup approval rating below 53% (Bush Jr).

This is because the 9% who remain undecided until election day break 80/20 in favor of the challenger.

In other words, if Obama isn't leading by seven points on election day, he'll lose the popular vote and likely the election.
Interesting and telling.

Also keep in mind that no President since FDR in 1940 has been reelected with an unemployment rate above 7.2%

If these numbers do not change within the next 4 months, it appears that Obama will have to make history a 2nd time.
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Old 06-18-2012, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Alaska
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He's numbers are not as good as being reported... That will be apparent in November.
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Old 06-19-2012, 07:53 AM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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He's numbers are not as good as being reported... That will be apparent in November.
In these polls just remember one thing, they are not polling everyone and people should be questioning who is not being being polled instead of who thinks about what
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Old 06-19-2012, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Why do Obama's poll numbers remain so high with all the bad news?
MANY pollsters use a skewed party ID number that ALWAYS benefits the democrats.

Gallup is still poll adults in it's daily tracker and today has obama @ 45% approval.

Gallup has Romney up by with RV in it's head to head match up.

A lot of pollster are still using numbers from 2008, which of course gives a big advantage to democrats. It's like they totally forgot the election of 2010.

It's ok though. I'd rather they do this, keep it tight with their skewed numbers, but in reality have Romney leading in a lot of the key states.

Another reason is the media on they they frame and report his lies, scandals, failures, gaffes and more lies. They are working as a shield for him.
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:25 AM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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MANY pollsters use a skewed party ID number that ALWAYS benefits the democrats.

Gallup is still poll adults in it's daily tracker and today has obama @ 45% approval.

Gallup has Romney up by with RV in it's head to head match up.

A lot of pollster are still using numbers from 2008, which of course gives a big advantage to democrats. It's like they totally forgot the election of 2010.

It's ok though. I'd rather they do this, keep it tight with their skewed numbers, but in reality have Romney leading in a lot of the key states.

Another reason is the media on they they frame and report his lies, scandals, failures, gaffes and more lies. They are working as a shield for him.

Like faux and talk radio does for the republicans?
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:30 AM
 
Location: Out in the Badlands
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Have you listened to the main stream media coverage of him and the Regime? It is not only how and what they report but most important what the DON'T report. All the "good" stuff (not much) bets ballyhooed, and the bad stuff (lots) remains unreported.
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:43 AM
 
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Because Romney is a robotic 1% offshore banking member of a cult. The best the GOP could come up with. *laughing*
1% democrats have loved:
John Kerry

Al Gore
John Kennedy
Franklin Roosevelt....


Two modern candidates and the two undisputed most loved democrat presidents of the 20th century were children of privilege, yet now miraculously Republicans can only nominate a “common man”?

Democrats are liars when they aren’t being hypocrites.
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:46 AM
 
Location: CHicago, United States
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I keep wondering about that and do get a bit heartened when i see that Romney leads Obama from 4 to 5% at Rasmussen. Somebody is right and somebody is not right. Since so many polls show less than the media does I think I will ride with Rasmussen.

Why are President Obama
There's been more good news than bad news, in comparison to the years of "W" Bush. The average American probably understands the challenges the nation faces and the difficulties in accomplishing much when you have a GOP in Congress which has openly stated its No.1 goal is to defeat programs proposed by the President to help our nation.
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:21 AM
 
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There's been more good news than bad news, in comparison to the years of "W" Bush. The average American probably understands the challenges the nation faces and the difficulties in accomplishing much when you have a GOP in Congress which has openly stated its No.1 goal is to defeat programs proposed by the President to help our nation.
why can’t you liberals ever just tell the truth?

The GOP has NEVER ONCE stated their number 1 goal was to defeat programs proposed by the president to help our nation.

The GOP has stated clearly that the number 1 goal is to FIX what is broken. It just so happens that philosophically EVERYTHING our president proposes is the opposite of what Republicans believe will help our nation.

Republicans passed a budget out of the house. The expectation was democrats in the Senate would also pass a budget and that the President would also, in good faith, submit a budget.

The budget the president submitted was voted down 97-0 in the senate and less than 10 democrats in the house voted for it in the house. (yes there really were votes on the president’s proposal).

The senate democrats DIDNT EVEN SUBMIT A BUDGET TO BE VOTED ON>

instead, democrats attacked the Republican plan while offering nothing.

Then claimed the Republicans were not working with them.

That is called lying. democrats in Washington are lying to us.

The question is, why are you repeating it? is it ignorance or willful complicity?
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:50 AM
 
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It just so happens that philosophically EVERYTHING our president proposes is the opposite of what Republicans believe will help our nation.
And this is why Republicans are going to have trouble. All Democrats have to do is point out the epic disaster that Romney's economic ideas have been in places like Ireland. The Republicans are going to try to sell a belief, but the Democrats can simply counter it with objective reality.

If they push the message hard enough, we might even be able to get some policies that actually help the economy.
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