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Obama down to 38% or is Gallup playing games?
Gallup.com ^ | 8/23/2011 | Gallup

Posted on 08/23/2011 12:30:24 PM PDT by rjsclassics

Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval.Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. Results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points. Obama approval 38%, disapprove 54%

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: approval; gallup; low; ratings
Is Gallup purpsosely bringing down Obama's numbers so as to raise them at the right time to discourage opponents? I trust none of these polls
1 posted on 08/23/2011 12:30:27 PM PDT by rjsclassics
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To: rjsclassics

His approval should be -100, so yes the poll is wrong!!!


2 posted on 08/23/2011 12:34:22 PM PDT by blondee123 (Obama-The Wanna-be Dictator!)
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To: rjsclassics

Purposefully “bringing down?” Why do you think they should be higher or something. To me they should be even lower.


3 posted on 08/23/2011 12:36:17 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: rjsclassics

Conspiracy! bwahahahaha Conspiracy! bwahahahaha Conspiracy! bwahahahaha Conspiracy! bwahahahaha Conspiracy! bwahahahaha


4 posted on 08/23/2011 12:36:43 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (I have a liberal arts degree, do you want fries with that?)
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To: rjsclassics

If anything, the poll is pushing an awfully rosy view.


5 posted on 08/23/2011 12:37:12 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: rjsclassics

Gallup is playing games.

The numbers will continue to go down to 30-35% until January. Then there will be a turnaround and the numbers will go up into the high forties and it will be played at Gallup and in the media as “The Great Obama Comeback”.

Headlines will shout how Obama came back from the brink and is back on top. Because all the bad numbers can’t go much lower (there is hardly anybody left to lay off or any regulations that will do any more damage) the slightest upward tick, like unemployment at 8.9%, will have the Obama Hallelujah Chorus sceaming about he rescued America from the brink and how America is loving him again.

Gallup is the unofficial polling arm of the DNC. They will rig the numbers and the questions to make Obama look good.


6 posted on 08/23/2011 12:38:14 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: cripplecreek

Agreed. A poll of 1,500 likely voters would show about a 31% approval, at best. He is in Carter/Nixon territory. The country has completely tuned him out and is even now looking for a replacement.


7 posted on 08/23/2011 12:39:07 PM PDT by Patrick1 ("The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: cripplecreek

I think pollsters are just about as ethically challenged as real estate appraisers. They both can just about give you any number you want and back it up with stacks of documentation.


8 posted on 08/23/2011 12:39:35 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter
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To: chooseascreennamepat

Conspiracy? I never said conspiracy, but you’re naive if you think the polling companies don’t operate the same as the MSM.


9 posted on 08/23/2011 12:40:59 PM PDT by rjsclassics (bringing people together)
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To: oldbill

exactly!!


10 posted on 08/23/2011 12:41:53 PM PDT by rjsclassics (bringing people together)
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To: Patrick1

I take it you don’t live in a blue state?


11 posted on 08/23/2011 12:43:02 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

He’s down everywhere, you really don’t need a polling company to tell you that.


12 posted on 08/23/2011 12:45:44 PM PDT by Patrick1 ("The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: oldbill

There is nothing this guy can do to turn things around. His numbers reflect a downward spiral since he took office. There is no learning curve here. This guy is inept, incompetent, way out of his league. The only reason his numbers might go up is if he successfully plays the race card again, and enough Americans feel sorry for him. Which I doubt will happen. This guy is pathetic. He was never qualified for the job. We put an imbecile to run against him. Thanks to Huckabee and others...

I’d like to see Palin run or for her to endorse Perry. I thnk she’ll run to take some of the heat off of him.


13 posted on 08/23/2011 12:46:23 PM PDT by nikos1121 (Stand up is hard if you're not funny.)
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To: Patrick1

2 years ago they could bus in 400 SEIU thugs to “support” my marxist congressman for several hours.

Today they can only bus in 30 to protest against my republican congressman for an hour.


14 posted on 08/23/2011 12:54:24 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: rjsclassics
The recent drop is due to disillusionment on the left; even Maxine is expressing some disdain. The blacks are getting restless and rightly so...unemployment among blacks is 40% in some areas.

Obama is in a quandary...he can't completely cold-shoulder the corporate world because he needs contributions. Yet, every time he helps his favorite corporate buddies and appears weak (can't get a tax-hike through) the left gets angrier.

Obama is in a big mess.

15 posted on 08/23/2011 12:55:32 PM PDT by Justice
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To: rjsclassics
If you love this Country I don't see how you could approve of ANYTHING that b*stard does! He should be at ZERO and action should be underway to remove and incarcerate him!

FUBO GTFO !

16 posted on 08/23/2011 12:57:22 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Patrick1

Yeah, but red staters tend to be puzzled by how even 38% can still be supporting him. If you’re surrounded by his knucklehead fans, however, it’s not a mystery.


17 posted on 08/23/2011 1:04:59 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: nhwingut

I agree: Obama’s approval should be much lower.

To wit, my ex-wife and her husband are uber-liberals. Whenever I would pick up my kids for the weekend or vacations, they would always want to engage me in a political conversation about Obama (to which I always refused). But NOW they are some of his biggest critics and are in the process of moving from Nevada to Texas because her husband lost his job and has been out of work for 2 years. Furthermore, the value of their big, fancy, high profile home has lost 50% of its value and is continuing to lose value. Very sad. They would love to string Mawgli up by his heels and use him as a pinata (not literally, of course). They are very PO’d and disturb by his actions and blame him for their situation. Typical libtards: It’s always somebody else’s fault, never theirs.

Now they understand what Obama means by “hope and change”, eh?

There’s no hope for Obama because there isn’t any change left in most peoples pockets.


18 posted on 08/23/2011 1:47:36 PM PDT by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: rjsclassics
So you must believe that Rasmussen is in the MSM pocket also. But he has been w/i 1% of actuals in his election polling for the last few elections. Just what do these pollsters have to gain by lying?
19 posted on 08/23/2011 2:36:53 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (I have a liberal arts degree, do you want fries with that?)
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To: rjsclassics

There is a hardcore of Obama supporters among Leftists and Blacks who would continue to support Obama if he divorced Michelle and married the family goat then tore down Washington Monument and exposed himself on the floor of the senate, so these numbers are pretty low.

In fact, given the collective personality of congress, if he exposed himself on the floor of the senate, his numbers would doubtlessly rise.


20 posted on 08/23/2011 3:08:09 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: rjsclassics

If Obama were white, Americans would think a trillion dollar deficit and 9 percent unemployment were good things.


21 posted on 08/23/2011 5:24:03 PM PDT by Redmen4ever
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To: Redmen4ever

If Obama were black, Americans would think a trillion dollar deficit and 9 percent unemployment were good things espeically amongst blacks


22 posted on 08/23/2011 6:14:59 PM PDT by rjsclassics (bringing people together)
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