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Poll: Obama faces white flight
politico.com ^ | Nov. 24, 2009 | MATT NEGRIN

Posted on 11/24/2009 3:11:29 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

Just 39 percent of white Americans now approve of President Obama's job performance, a steep drop-off of support since he was inaugurated in January, according to the latest Gallup Poll.

In his first full week in office, starting Jan. 26, just over six in 10 white people gave him their approval. Now that number is down to under four in 10, indicating a net drop of 22 points.

Black voters, meanwhile, have continued to support Obama to the tune of approximately 90 percent. And Democrats and liberals give Obama approval ratings of above 80 percent.

"Though he maintains widespread loyalty among Democrats, the small loss in support he has seen from his fellow partisans seems to be exclusively from white Democrats," Gallup's finding says.

The most recent survey of 3,611 adults has a 2 percent margin of error.


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KEYWORDS: 2009polls; bho44; whitevote
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1 posted on 11/24/2009 3:11:30 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY
check out the "cardboard cutout" .

This guy is something. Watch his face... you'll see how good he is at faking for hours. He's a professional con.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMrlnoY0Uvk&NR=1

2 posted on 11/24/2009 3:13:21 PM PST by FunkyZero ("It's not about duck hunting !")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The post-2008 version of “white guilt” is “I voted for Obama, but...”.


3 posted on 11/24/2009 3:13:32 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Conclusion? White people are racist...


4 posted on 11/24/2009 3:13:49 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Perhaps it would be more telling to determine what demographic is continuing to support this increasingly ineffective president and why.


5 posted on 11/24/2009 3:14:59 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Black voters, meanwhile, have continued to support Obama to the tune of approximately 90 percent. And Democrats and liberals give Obama approval ratings of above 80 percent.

And, that's because they have the most to gain and we have the most to lose. They are being told that money grows on trees and the whites live in the park. Soon we will be living in the inner cities and they will live in the park.

6 posted on 11/24/2009 3:15:18 PM PST by mia
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Black voters, meanwhile, have continued to support Obama to the tune of approximately 90 percent.

If they're only supporting him because of race, aren't they racist?

7 posted on 11/24/2009 3:16:01 PM PST by hsalaw
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To: Gaffer

Yeah, that’s what I thought the next headline would be. Horsehockey!


8 posted on 11/24/2009 3:16:13 PM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: FunkyZero

9 posted on 11/24/2009 3:17:12 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY (Live Free Or Die)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There are a lot more blacks NOT supporting him...this is another skewed poll.......


10 posted on 11/24/2009 3:17:30 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Does anyone know what the normal turnout of black voters is?


11 posted on 11/24/2009 3:19:42 PM PST by Krodg
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s always whitey causing trouble! Damn craka’s!!!!


12 posted on 11/24/2009 3:19:55 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Illegals are called illegal for a reason.)
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Well, I guess we’re back to being a racist country again. *spit*


13 posted on 11/24/2009 3:21:05 PM PST by eureka! (God Bless our troops and their families.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

0bama faces flight of intelligent people regardless of race.


14 posted on 11/24/2009 3:21:05 PM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

15 posted on 11/24/2009 3:22:50 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (Socialism is hip until somebody loses a paycheck)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Here comes the guilt trip.


16 posted on 11/24/2009 3:23:13 PM PST by nhwingut (The media's love affair with Obama reminds me of a dog humping a telephone pole.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
yeah, eventually ya gotta take a shower...........and then you realize, hey, I'm white and the white half of 'bams has disappeared down the rabbit hole.
17 posted on 11/24/2009 3:23:13 PM PST by tioga
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If black voters weren’t so cut and dried racist, and bought out by the Democratic Party, they would abandon Obamao too. The guy is a loser who is hurting us all, regardless of our color.

I realize there are black voters who aren’t racist, and don’t toe the Democratic Party line, thank goodness. Thank you. It can’t be easy these days.


18 posted on 11/24/2009 3:23:42 PM PST by pallis
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To: Gaffer; All

Oh, it's more than those racist white people who are abandoning Obozo the Ass-clown ...

Drudge - Cambridge Cop - Obama Lost her vote


19 posted on 11/24/2009 3:24:24 PM PST by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: Gaffer

Nah, Norah O’Donnnell says we’re “monochromatic”.


20 posted on 11/24/2009 3:24:36 PM PST by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: Krodg
Does anyone know what the normal turnout of black voters is?

In Milwaukee County, it is usually well above 110%.

21 posted on 11/24/2009 3:24:40 PM PST by kevao (I am Joe Wilson!)
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To: Krodg

In the big cities 110%


22 posted on 11/24/2009 3:25:21 PM PST by uncbob ( a loft of influence)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Black voters, meanwhile, have continued to support Obama to the tune of approximately 90 percent"

Well, DUH....

And yet, 80% of them always say "we didn't vote for him BECAUSE he was black".

I'm so tired of the denial of reality by the Lib's.

23 posted on 11/24/2009 3:25:57 PM PST by traditional1 ("don't gots to worry 'bout no mo'gage. Don't gots to buy no gas...Obama, he gonna take care o' me")
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To: All
Blacks will continue to support Obama because to deny him, is to deny everything they have ever believed in....they would have to deny their very existence. They will never leave him unless they are ready to say that their entire life has been a lie....and they are never going to do that. This is why every politician on the left can treat them like crap and still count on their vote.
24 posted on 11/24/2009 3:26:42 PM PST by texan75010
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He’d face across-the-board flight if it weren’t for one specific group standing by him no matter what he does or says.

I shall say no more.


25 posted on 11/24/2009 3:27:12 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (Socialism is the plundering of the productive by the unaccountable)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Black voters at 90%!? No racism there. Must be because of all he does for them! Or their inherent stupidity precipitated by 50 years of handouts and gov dependency.


26 posted on 11/24/2009 3:27:16 PM PST by albie
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To: Gaffer
You mean blacks are not supporting him just because he is black.?

If they were, would that be racist?--Oh, never mind!

vaudine

27 posted on 11/24/2009 3:28:04 PM PST by vaudine
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He’s lost the 65+ voters, too.


28 posted on 11/24/2009 3:29:21 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ve been saying for some time that when Obama is done the Dem Party is going to be the black party.


29 posted on 11/24/2009 3:39:15 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: albie

I liked the +1 he got from blacks!

that says all I need to know about blacks in America.


30 posted on 11/24/2009 3:39:24 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied, the economy died)
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To: paulycy

“0bama faces flight of intelligent people regardless of race.”

Damn right. Why the hell would a black person support Obama unless they’re a) a racist b) a socialist 3) both?


31 posted on 11/24/2009 3:43:50 PM PST by Magic Fingers
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To: Magic Fingers
Damn right. Why the hell would a black person support Obama unless they’re a) a racist b) a socialist 3) both?

It often seems like to be "black" is to choose not to be successful in life. This is depressing and obviously counter-productive to the black community and to race relations in general.

I admit I don't get it and I've tried *very* hard to understand it. Still, I don't buy that my race is the barrier to my understanding. That in itself is a racist statement. People are people. It's what they voluntarily choose to believe that causes the problems.

32 posted on 11/24/2009 3:48:29 PM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: albie
Black voters at 90%!? No racism there. Must be because of all he does for them! Or their inherent stupidity precipitated by 50 years of handouts and gov dependency.

Still waiting for word that the two blacks that signed up for their $250 from King Obama's stash got the check yet.

33 posted on 11/24/2009 3:50:54 PM PST by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: paulycy

“It often seems like to be “black” is to choose not to be successful in life”.

...I think it’s about decades of brainwashing blacks into thinking they’re owed something for being black. The “Great Society” was put in place for just this reason. This mentality has been passed down from Grandma and would take two generations or more to remove, IF a good conservative congress and president were put into place AND they were able to supercede all the “bad” press. The press is now an enemy to all that is good. Even FOX.


34 posted on 11/24/2009 4:02:20 PM PST by albie
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Poll: Obama faces white flight

One half of Obama is fleeing the other half?

35 posted on 11/24/2009 4:06:03 PM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: NoGrayZone

“It’s always whitey causing trouble! Damn craka’s!!!!”

...or Honkey’s. Whatever your preference. Actually, I believe that TV shows like “Sanford & Son” and “All In The Family” helped tremendously in bringing about “reverse” discrimination and the election of our 2nd(to Clinton)black president. Along with myriad other TV shows and music.


36 posted on 11/24/2009 4:06:10 PM PST by albie
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“The most recent survey of 3,611 adults has a 2 percent margin of error.”

This was a poll of adults, not registered voters or likely voters, so that means the percentages would be even less if they had polled registered or likely voters.


37 posted on 11/24/2009 4:10:51 PM PST by Grandma Pam
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To: hsalaw

He’s also losing black voters...90% is a decline. Obama took approx. 95 % of the black vote in the 08 election.


38 posted on 11/24/2009 4:15:09 PM PST by stylin19a
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To: texan75010

They always vote for the democrat anyway


39 posted on 11/24/2009 4:18:07 PM PST by uncbob ( a loft of influence)
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To: albie

Mainly it is Hollywood influencing the young voters
the heros are Black with Whitey either a boob or just along for the ride

And the young don’t know reality from the movies


40 posted on 11/24/2009 4:22:14 PM PST by uncbob ( a loft of influence)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

To all you white people who voted for the black guy to show you were’nt racist and are now leaving,You racist bastards.


41 posted on 11/24/2009 4:25:30 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: NoGrayZone

Thats right,Damn craka’s.LOL


42 posted on 11/24/2009 4:27:18 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: reagan_fanatic

Thats funny right there.


43 posted on 11/24/2009 4:29:04 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: texan75010

Very well put.


44 posted on 11/24/2009 4:33:11 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: skeeter
Perhaps it would be more telling to determine what demographic is continuing to support this increasingly ineffective president and why.

The Baraqqi Coalition is well defined:

Minorities

Illegals

Welfare recipients

Dead people

Govt employees

Union members

Baraq will never fall below about 40% baseline support. His 2012 plan is a three way split and a Clintonian plurality win.

45 posted on 11/24/2009 4:34:07 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation
There's not much we can do about most of these groups - supporting democrats pays too well.

But given the dynamism of the current crop of GOP leaders I think there's a good chance we can make significant inroads into the dead people demographic.

46 posted on 11/24/2009 4:43:06 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This guy is going to be as unpopular as disco.

All I remember from the 70’s was disco was popular, and the suddenly it wasn’t, and nobody would ever claim owning the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever.


47 posted on 11/24/2009 4:46:09 PM PST by RinaseaofDs
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To: RinaseaofDs

“All I remember from the 70’s was disco was popular, and the suddenly it wasn’t...”

###

It was Punk and New Wave that did in Disco.

Sarah Palin is a punk rocker.


48 posted on 11/24/2009 4:47:32 PM PST by EyeGuy
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To: RinaseaofDs

“All I remember from the 70’s was disco was popular, and the suddenly it wasn’t, and nobody would ever claim owning the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever.”

I LOVED disco - and still do! I admit to owning the soundtrack of Saturday Night Fever. Going from one disco club to another in Anchorage in the ‘70s was great fun. (The ‘70s clothes, though — eeeewww.)


49 posted on 11/24/2009 4:50:37 PM PST by MayflowerMadam (If it's not close, they can't cheat.)
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To: RinaseaofDs
White House lawn, circa 2010.


50 posted on 11/24/2009 4:54:57 PM PST by skeeter
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