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Old 03-05-2009, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Sunny Phoenix Arizona...wishing for a beach.
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I see you here crying all the time about Obama. Anyway have a good day as Obama ratings are high!
Looking at some of his policies I bet he is too or he thinks we are.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Mount Dora, FL
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Poor analogy.
Please tell me your joking? No wonder the republicans are so far off track....
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Heh, heh. Well GWB was at over 90% at one point too.
You betcha!


Surely, that kind of approval rating is something to be proud of. But, only two others seem to have crossed 80% approval rating since 1945 besides W Bush: Truman and HW Bush. And only two others, below Bush, have dipped below 30% at any time during their term: Truman and Nixon. W is in good company!

On a more serious note, there has been only one president since 1945 who left office with a higher approval rating than when he took office: Clinton. It will be a tall order for Obama to do the same, but it is possible.
Presidential Approval Ratings (1945+)
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Old 03-06-2009, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Apple Valley Calif
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I see you here crying all the time about Obama. Anyway have a good day as Obama ratings are high!
You must be speaking of a different Obama than the one leading the nation to destruction. Get your head out of the sand, read a newspaper, and see what you boy is doing to our nation.
Just goes to show Democrats are completely clueless.....
You people who put him in office would be very funny if it weren't so tragic
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Old 03-06-2009, 10:37 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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You must be speaking of a different Obama than the one leading the nation to destruction. Get your head out of the sand, read a newspaper, and see what you boy is doing to our nation.
Just goes to show Democrats are completely clueless.....
You people who put him in office would be very funny if it weren't so tragic
From the fear, anger and hatred you spew, let me guess, you're a republican and a dedicated Limbaugh/Hannity listener.

You see, ostrich syndrome applies to those who had their head stuck in the sand for last eight years and are now running around with pain in the rear because it made things worse and are now looking for excuses.
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Old 03-06-2009, 12:23 PM
 
Location: SE Arizona - FINALLY! :D
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Bugs Bunny would be @ 90% too if he was President and his territory was attacked and he vowed revenge on the attackers....
As would Alfred E Newman.

Ken
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Old 03-06-2009, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Dorchester
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Please tell me your joking? No wonder the republicans are so far off track....
I can't do that because I wasn't joking.
It's a poor analogy because Bugs Bunny always has a favorable rating, He is the protagonist.
If you are going to posit an analogy of this type you really want to use an antagonistic character like Yosemite Sam or Wile E. Coyote to make your comparison. As in: Even Wile E. Coyote would have a favorable rating after 9/11 if he were president.
In other words, you should use an unfavorable character to start with.

Do you understand?

Let me know if this is over your head and I will try explaining it to you as I would a child.

I'll leave your political affiliation out of it because I will not assume that all liberals are as obtuse as you seem to be.

Oh! I forgot.
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Old 03-06-2009, 03:57 PM
 
Location: SE Arizona - FINALLY! :D
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I can't do that because I wasn't joking.
It's a poor analogy because Bugs Bunny always has a favorable rating, He is the protagonist.
If you are going to posit an analogy of this type you really want to use an antagonistic character like Yosemite Sam or Wile E. Coyote to make your comparison. As in: Even Wile E. Coyote would have a favorable rating after 9/11 if he were president.
In other words, you should use an unfavorable character to start with.

Do you understand?

Let me know if this is over your head and I will try explaining it to you as I would a child.

I'll leave your political affiliation out of it because I will not assume that all liberals are as obtuse as you seem to be.

Oh! I forgot.
LOL

I think you take your cartoons a little toooooooooo seriously.
Keep calm and step away from the remote.


I think it's pretty clear what Kingtodd meant - ie that EVEN a two-dimensional cartoon character would get high approval ratings under THOSE conditions.


Ken
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Old 03-06-2009, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Dorchester
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You betcha!

On a more serious note, there has been only one president since 1945 who left office with a higher approval rating than when he took office: Clinton. It will be a tall order for Obama to do the same, but it is possible.
Presidential Approval Ratings (1945+)
And the Dems still lost the White House!
Shows just how valuable approval ratings are.

Another thing.
I'd be willing to bet a thousand dollars that Clinton wishes he had had more of a dramatic presidency. 55% approval to start 63% to finish = a forgettable presidency.
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Old 03-06-2009, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Dorchester
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LOL

I think you take your cartoons a little toooooooooo seriously.
Keep calm and step away from the remote.


I think it's pretty clear what Kingtodd meant - ie that EVEN a two-dimensional cartoon character would get high approval ratings under THOSE conditions.


Ken
Holy Crap what a stretch!
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