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(Gallup) Obama's Approval Slide Finds Whites Down to 39%
Gallup ^ | 11/24/2009 | Jeffrey M Jones

Posted on 11/24/2009 1:33:06 PM PST by markomalley

Since the start of his presidency, U.S. President Barack Obama's approval rating has declined more among non-Hispanic whites than among nonwhites, and now, fewer than 4 in 10 whites approve of the job Obama is doing as president.

Obama last week fell below 50% approval in Gallup Daily tracking for the first time in his presidency, both in daily three-day rolling averages and in Gallup Daily tracking results aggregated weekly.

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Blacks' support for Obama has averaged 93% during his time in office, and has been at or above 90% nearly every week during his presidency. Thus, part of the reason Obama's support among nonwhites has not dropped as much as his support among other groups is because of his consistent support from blacks. (With Hispanics' approval rating down five points, greater declines among Asians, Native Americans, and those of mixed races account for his total seven-point drop among nonwhites.)

The accompanying table shows how Obama's approval rating has changed by subgroup from his first full week in office to the most recent week. The only subgroup showing a greater change than whites is Republicans, down 24 points during this time. Independents' approval of Obama has declined nearly as much (down 18 points), whereas support among Democrats is down only 6 points.

Obama's strongest support comes from blacks, Democrats, and liberals -- all of whom give him approval ratings above 80%. He maintains solid support of more than 60% from nonwhites, Hispanics, and young adults.


(Excerpt) Read more at gallup.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2009polls; 91percent; buyersremorse; fail; fourth100days; gallup; obama; poll; whitevote
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Nice way to look at the data!
1 posted on 11/24/2009 1:33:08 PM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Aw jeez — not the racism crap again!


2 posted on 11/24/2009 1:33:59 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: markomalley
Every single category in the negatives, except one.
3 posted on 11/24/2009 1:35:39 PM PST by PDMiller
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To: BenLurkin

I can’t believe racism is up 39%!

/s


4 posted on 11/24/2009 1:36:19 PM PST by omega4179 (0 is an embarrassment to us all.)
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To: markomalley

No matter how Obama acts as president he will always maintain a 90% or above approval rating from Blacks.

Blacks vote along racial lines. Africa is tribe driven. Don’t forget these basic facts of life.


5 posted on 11/24/2009 1:36:31 PM PST by BertWheeler (Dance and the World Dances With You!)
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To: BenLurkin

Remember boys & girls - only white people can be racist. The African-Americans who support Obama at 90%+ are all non-racist, they understand the policies and agree with them all.


6 posted on 11/24/2009 1:37:14 PM PST by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: BenLurkin

The hope and change has worn off and we see the man for what he is. Some still cling to their hope but more and more see the bows, apologies, empty suit and teleprompter and realize we have elected a buffoon.


7 posted on 11/24/2009 1:37:18 PM PST by milwguy
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To: markomalley

Knew it all along.

Obama’s meager approval rating has been disrtored by minorities giving him a high approval rating.


8 posted on 11/24/2009 1:38:46 PM PST by HD1200
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To: markomalley

White guilt is a lot less filling than bread on the table, as these people are finding out.


9 posted on 11/24/2009 1:39:23 PM PST by domenad (In all things, in all ways, at all times, let honor guide me.)
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To: markomalley
Obumbler's now a minority President. As long as he's close to 50% he can still be re-elected. Clinton never got a majority in both of his presidential wins in the 1990s.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

10 posted on 11/24/2009 1:39:26 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: AD from SpringBay
In a sane world that irrational level of support (and the racism is evidences) would be the focus of the article
11 posted on 11/24/2009 1:40:27 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: markomalley
61% of Whites had favorable opinion of Obamah in Feb?

Sine they tell us the Republican Party is the "White Party", something just doesn't jive.

12 posted on 11/24/2009 1:41:09 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: markomalley
Take a peek at the nuts over at KOS, They have zer0 at 55%, Not a word about the Doc. dump from ACORN, and not a word about the climate scam e mails.
Talk about living with your head in the sand.

Today their mad at Cheney for criticizing zer0 for bowing

13 posted on 11/24/2009 1:41:09 PM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: BenLurkin

It’s getting old, isn’t it?


14 posted on 11/24/2009 1:42:06 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: milwguy

Some still cling to their hope but more and more see the bows, apologies, empty suit and teleprompter and realize we have elected a buffoon.

Yet, he'll still be able to push EVERYTHING he wants through!!!

15 posted on 11/24/2009 1:42:50 PM PST by mikelets456
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To: HD1200
Yes, but a closer look indicates that it is only minorities in the DemocRATic party that support him. We know many GOP and conservative minorities voted for Obama and now regret that vote.
16 posted on 11/24/2009 1:42:52 PM PST by 11th Commandment (History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme - Mark Twain)
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To: markomalley

The OJ Simpson syndrom


17 posted on 11/24/2009 1:42:56 PM PST by hoe_cake (A member of the Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Constitution.)
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To: markomalley

THE MAN WHO DESPISES AMERICA


AWAKEN, O AMERICA, YOUR LIBERTY IS CALLING (Inspiring Video)

18 posted on 11/24/2009 1:43:31 PM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: markomalley
Blacks' support for Obama has averaged 93% during his time in office, and has been at or above 90% nearly every week during his presidency.

And of course, the whites and Hispanics are all racist.

19 posted on 11/24/2009 1:43:40 PM PST by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: markomalley

Abandon ship?


20 posted on 11/24/2009 1:44:32 PM PST by JenB987
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To: markomalley

Racist!


21 posted on 11/24/2009 1:44:55 PM PST by hattend (Pray for Obama!! Psalm 109:8 Amen!)
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To: markomalley

Must be racism.


22 posted on 11/24/2009 1:44:58 PM PST by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: BertWheeler
i firmly believe that if The One starting loading up blacks in ships sending them back to Africa he would still get 90% of their vote.
23 posted on 11/24/2009 1:46:35 PM PST by animal172 (I'm so glad John Wayne isn't alive to see what has happened to our beloved country.)
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To: BertWheeler
as president he will always maintain a 90% or above approval rating from Blacks.

The emotional vs. rational factor is very evident---almost to the level of utter childish madness.

24 posted on 11/24/2009 1:47:44 PM PST by tflabo (truth vs. tyranny)
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To: BertWheeler
I was at a black mans house a few wees ago. He had big Pics of Obama, MLK, Malcom X, and Nelson Mandela. He also had a small Pic Of Al Sharpton.

The Kenyan was on the Top, the big dog. It was like a shrine to the Islamic Commander. And this guy was a Christian.

This is why Obamas head has become like a balloon. He could rape a 2 year old boy and get 99 percent approval rates in the black community.

25 posted on 11/24/2009 1:48:18 PM PST by PA-RIVER (Don't blame me. I voted for the American guy.)
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To: markomalley

From this chart it appears 90% of Blacks are either Communist or Racists.


26 posted on 11/24/2009 1:50:03 PM PST by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: BenLurkin

I think my tagline says it all.....


27 posted on 11/24/2009 1:52:13 PM PST by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: markomalley

If my math is correct, his number among Non-White who are not Black or Hispanic is getting worse. With Black, his number actually increased by 1pt. With Hispanic, his number decreased by 5pt. For total Non-White, however, we see a decrease of 7pt! Assuming not much changes in the population’s ethnic composition in the past 10 months or so...


28 posted on 11/24/2009 1:52:29 PM PST by paudio (Road to hell is paved by unintended consequences of good intentions)
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To: markomalley

Whites that voted for Barack because it felt good are now getting a chance to pay for that insanity.


29 posted on 11/24/2009 1:53:07 PM PST by Iron Munro (The difference between Obama and his dog, Bo? That's easy - Bo has papers.)
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To: markomalley

Good thing, we surround them.


30 posted on 11/24/2009 1:53:07 PM PST by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: markomalley

Makes sense. Everything this administration is doing is designed to seize money and assets from those who work hard for their money and save a little so as not to become dependent, and give the money and assets to those who vote democrat.


31 posted on 11/24/2009 1:53:55 PM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: screaminsunshine

Or Islamists...


32 posted on 11/24/2009 1:54:05 PM PST by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: Iron Munro

Self absorbed...”Whites that voted for Barack because it felt good are now getting a chance to pay for that insanity.”

Fixed!!

Selfish idiots! They NEVER change.


33 posted on 11/24/2009 1:55:00 PM PST by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: markomalley

Its not racism, I can’t stand the white half either!


34 posted on 11/24/2009 1:55:38 PM PST by engrpat (A village in Kenya is missing their idiot...lets send him back)
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To: markomalley

It’s all about melatonin!


35 posted on 11/24/2009 1:55:44 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (America, 1776 - 2009. R.I.P.)
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To: markomalley

This article surely concludes that non-whites are racists because they refuse to reevaluate their opinion of a black president regardless of how well he governs.


36 posted on 11/24/2009 1:57:20 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: screaminsunshine
From this chart it appears 90% of Blacks are either Communist or Racists.

They're still holding out hope (and change) that their Smooth-talkin' Golden Calf god is gonna "get them damn honky sonafabeeches".

37 posted on 11/24/2009 1:57:25 PM PST by kromike
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To: PA-RIVER; animal172
If this headline was true, do you think that would make a difference?

Nah...

38 posted on 11/24/2009 1:57:41 PM PST by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: Iron Munro

Along with the rest of us, who tried to warn them.


39 posted on 11/24/2009 1:57:53 PM PST by GnuHere
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To: markomalley
39%.

Wow.

That's one great big steaming pile of stupid honky.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

40 posted on 11/24/2009 2:00:47 PM PST by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: markomalley

if I were Obama, I would replace his entire cabinet and start all over again


41 posted on 11/24/2009 2:01:51 PM PST by rosettasister
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To: PDMiller
For the vast majority of blacks race trumps everything.
42 posted on 11/24/2009 2:03:47 PM PST by clintonh8r (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot.)
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To: AD from SpringBay

Exactly... 90 percent of blacks support Obama strictly because of the color of his skin... What a serious setback to race relations Obama is. MLK’s Dream quickly turning into a nightmare.


43 posted on 11/24/2009 2:08:49 PM PST by Typical_Whitey (Eric Holder and Obama are making a mockery of our justice system.)
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To: Iron Munro
My brother is in the Health Care industry and he voted for the Kenyan. We don't speak much anymore. I think he is embarrassed.
44 posted on 11/24/2009 2:10:27 PM PST by PA-RIVER (Don't blame me. I voted for the American guy.)
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To: Typical_Whitey
Blacks are racist... moreso than whites. That's the dirty PC secret you won't find being discussed in the MSM any time soon.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

45 posted on 11/24/2009 2:11:10 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: rosettasister

If I were Obama, I would dump the Liberal machine running his admin, adopt purly Conservative agenda then appologize to President Bush on behalf of all the Rats that tried to destroy him and then get this country moving again in the right direction.

He would be mid 50’s for the rest of his term.


46 posted on 11/24/2009 2:12:35 PM PST by Typical_Whitey (Eric Holder and Obama are making a mockery of our justice system.)
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To: rosettasister

If I were Obama, I would dump the Liberal machine running his admin, adopt purly Conservative agenda then appologize to President Bush on behalf of all the Rats that tried to destroy him and then get this country moving again in the right direction.

He would be mid 50’s for the rest of his term.


47 posted on 11/24/2009 2:12:41 PM PST by Typical_Whitey (Eric Holder and Obama are making a mockery of our justice system.)
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To: rosettasister

If I were Obama, I would dump the Liberal machine running his admin, adopt purly Conservative agenda then appologize to President Bush on behalf of all the Rats that tried to destroy him and then get this country moving again in the right direction.

He would be mid 50’s for the rest of his term.


48 posted on 11/24/2009 2:12:51 PM PST by Typical_Whitey (Eric Holder and Obama are making a mockery of our justice system.)
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To: markomalley

Question: Why would the skin pigmentation a person has have any effect on that person’s reasonable assessment regarding the President’s job performance? For me personally, my skin pigmentation plays no role whatsoever in my thinking processes. My critical thought and logical reasoning is in no way dependent on melatonin concentrations in my skin cells.


49 posted on 11/24/2009 2:13:20 PM PST by Hoodat (For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: BenLurkin

OK, where is he — that bratty little “that’s racist” kid???


50 posted on 11/24/2009 2:14:09 PM PST by CaliforniaCon
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