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Only 37% job approval for Obama in VA (Bloom's off Boy Zero's rose in VA)
Survey USA Polling ^ | 23 November 2009 | SurveyUSA

Posted on 11/28/2009 2:26:30 PM PST by ScottinVA

Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #16075

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


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: bhojobapproval; fourth100days; politics; poll; surveyusa; susa; va2009; virginia
Regret if already posted on FR; searched for it but didn't find it. It shows a major drop in approval for Boy Zero.
1 posted on 11/28/2009 2:26:32 PM PST by ScottinVA
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To: ScottinVA

don’t think he cares - he has 3 more years to achieve his objectives.


2 posted on 11/28/2009 2:31:54 PM PST by beekay
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To: ScottinVA

That’s lower than the support he enjoys by whites nationwide - 39%, as was reported by Rasmussen with earlier this week or late last week. I’m guessing that blacks may beginning to abandon him in VA, which would be a very troubling development for Obama.


3 posted on 11/28/2009 2:33:59 PM PST by OldDeckHand (Obamacare - So bad, even Joe Lieberman isn't going to vote for it.)
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To: beekay

He may not care, but at least people in VA are paying attention. The two bedwetters we call our Senators are getting flooded with calls about 0bamaCare.


4 posted on 11/28/2009 2:35:05 PM PST by ScottinVA (The arrogance of this Congress is staggering. November 2010 can't get here quickly enough.)
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To: ScottinVA

Is the ink dry on the new and improved BC yet?


5 posted on 11/28/2009 2:36:10 PM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: OldDeckHand

” I’m guessing that blacks may beginning to abandon him in VA, which would be a very troubling development for Obama.”

They are. He’s only getting 63% black support here. 31% disapprove. VA is wide awake now.


6 posted on 11/28/2009 2:36:49 PM PST by ScottinVA (The arrogance of this Congress is staggering. November 2010 can't get here quickly enough.)
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To: ScottinVA

What % of the black vote did McDonnell receive?


7 posted on 11/28/2009 2:44:05 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: ScottinVA
VA is wide awake now.

Virginians know that the way to fix the economy and create jobs is to cut taxes, eliminate regulation, and reduce government red tape. That's what Reagan did. Sadly, the Obama administration is doing exactly the opposite.
8 posted on 11/28/2009 2:52:17 PM PST by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: ScottinVA

On Thanksgiving my liberal New Jersey relatives were bemoaning the fact that our low Pennsylvania taxes were stealing their businesses and their jobs.

Boo freakin’ hoo.


9 posted on 11/28/2009 2:54:47 PM PST by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: Maine Mariner

Not sure about McDonnell’s numbers among black voters; however, one of the real stories in the recent governor’s race was the low turn-out among African-Americans. It’s no secret that the last Democratic “push” (including The Chosen One’s final visit to VA) was aimed at energizing the black vote in places like Hampton and Norfolk. By all accounts, it was a failed effort. African-American voters stayed away in droves, while GOP turnout in York County, suburban Richmond and other Republican enclaves was heavy.

Democrats blame their debacle in Virginia on Creigh Deeds, but there are a couple of dirty little secrets from the race. First, Mr. Deeds ran as an Obama Democrat, and secondly, the VA results prove that Obama energizes the wrong base, as far as Democrats are concerned.


10 posted on 11/28/2009 2:56:11 PM PST by ExNewsExSpook
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To: ScottinVA

What is with the freaking STUPID oldsters in that state (and presumably elsewhere)? They approve of Obama more than the youngsters do!

Haven’t they heard that OBAMA IS REPEALING MEDICARE????

Maybe Obama’s betting on senility and won?


11 posted on 11/28/2009 2:57:09 PM PST by samtheman
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To: ScottinVA
He’s only getting 63% black support here. 31% disapprove.

Mugged by the first black President.

12 posted on 11/28/2009 2:57:49 PM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Obey the law, or you'll go to prison and be raped.)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

And Shelia Johnson, a co-founder of BET endorsed McDonnell; that may have been a factor in not a big % of the black vote for McDonnell but rather blacks not voting at all (instead of for the Democrat).


13 posted on 11/28/2009 3:02:08 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: ScottinVA
He’s only getting 63% black support here. 31% disapprove.

it appears those plantation chains are not resting quite so lightly nowadays...

14 posted on 11/28/2009 3:05:56 PM PST by Gritty (Obama is a black man with a white mother who is a savior to us - Louis Farrakhan)
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To: Windcatcher

Serves them right for voting liberal..... don’t complain when your part of the problem.


15 posted on 11/28/2009 3:10:05 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: Gritty

“He’s only getting 63% black support here. 31% disapprove.

it appears those plantation chains are not resting quite so lightly nowadays...”

Perhaps Blacks do begin to understand that they’ve participated in ELECTING a slavemaster?


16 posted on 11/28/2009 3:12:48 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: Windcatcher

“On Thanksgiving my liberal New Jersey relatives were bemoaning the fact that our low Pennsylvania taxes were stealing their businesses and their jobs.

Boo freakin’ hoo.”

They put two and two together and are still liberals?
C’mon, Get Outta Here!


17 posted on 11/28/2009 3:13:46 PM PST by Radio Free American? (When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: OldDeckHand

The Left are to dumb to dump obama...they get their politics from SNL and MTV... Blacks, like Jews will vote for Obama but for different reasons..Blacks will vote because of the colour of skin, expect 95% again next time around...as for Jews, well, that’s our guilt side, expect 75% again next time around...You need to go out and get the independants...The Jews will either come around by themselves or (not all thats for sure) or they will endlessly remain stuck in their self hate...!!!!


18 posted on 11/28/2009 3:18:26 PM PST by forYourChildrenVote4Bush
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To: beekay
don’t think he cares - he has 3 more years to achieve his objectives.

Oh, I think he does. He knows that with a Congress that is not as friendly as today, most of his agenda will go awry... Even now, with a super majority in Congress, many of his agenda didn't go through smoothly... Imagine after next year's election.

19 posted on 11/28/2009 3:39:22 PM PST by paudio (Road to hell is paved by unintended consequences of good intentions)
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To: ScottinVA

How can 37 percent of the people be so stupid?


20 posted on 11/28/2009 3:39:46 PM PST by pallis
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To: ScottinVA

Really interesting survey. A few stats stick out. I am astounded at the low approval ratings for Obama in the 18-34 crowd. At only 33% it is the lowest of all the age groups. Hallelujah! Maybe there is hope for the future. They are apparently smarter than the older crowd. Another stat is not entirely surprising but still says a lot. Regarding marital status, it is rather telling that 60% of the singles approve of Obama, contrasting with only a 30% approval rating for married people. Singles, especially single women, tend to look to the government to serve as a surrogate husband who will take care of them if they need it. What surprises me is the vast contrast between singles and married. Also, the disapproval rate among blacks for Obama is amazing! Wow! What an encouraging poll. I hope it is accurate.


21 posted on 11/28/2009 3:41:12 PM PST by Nevadan
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To: Windcatcher
On Thanksgiving my liberal New Jersey relatives were bemoaning the fact that our low Pennsylvania taxes were stealing their businesses and their jobs.

Just wow... ;-)

22 posted on 11/28/2009 3:42:59 PM PST by nutmeg (Rush Limbaugh & Sarah Palin agree: NO third parties! Take back the GOP)
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To: ScottinVA
I expect that both Virginia Senators will ignore the electorate and Vote for Passage of Obamacare. Senator Webb's term is up in 2012 and Warner in 2014. They're hoping Virginia will forget.

I called several times to remind them otherwise.

23 posted on 11/28/2009 3:52:05 PM PST by topfile
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To: samtheman
What is with the freaking STUPID oldsters in that state

They still believe the Democratic Party represents them as they did in their youth. MSM evening News is still believable for them and is their only information stream when it comes to national politics.

They'll not avail themselves to the truth until it's too late and then it'll only give them pause before they pull the lever for another Dem.

24 posted on 11/28/2009 4:07:09 PM PST by topfile
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To: topfile

All you liberals who are lurkers. We got your number. It is small compared to ours.


25 posted on 11/28/2009 4:13:37 PM PST by hal ogen
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To: ScottinVA
The 2nd, 5th, 9th and 11th districts are presently represented by Liberal Democrats and each district went 55-66% for McDonnell.

If those districts could run some good conservative GOP or Independent conservative candidates I think VA could add 4 new conservative members to the House in November.

26 posted on 11/28/2009 4:27:36 PM PST by when the time is right
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To: pallis
"How can 37 percent of the people be so stupid?"

That's easy; we have a very large population of government under-employed here in VA.

27 posted on 11/28/2009 4:27:50 PM PST by Thom Pain (Defending the Constitution is CENTRIST; not RIGHT WING! Don't be labeled!)
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To: ScottinVA
The only polls that count are those on election day. Yes only 37% of Virginians might have positive job approval ratings but how are they gonna vote? I've seen very low ratings of Clinton back in 1996, comparable to Obama’s in polls like these. But in Nov 1996, the Sheeple reelected the Jerk. So don't pay too much attention to polls. I'll bet a large group of the people who are in the 63% of people in this poll will turn around and vote for Obama in 2012.
28 posted on 11/28/2009 4:40:45 PM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough!)
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To: truthguy

The difference in the Clinton mid-term was that Dick Morris pulled Clinton back towards the center and a GOP congress enforced that centrist image halfway through his first term.

Lest we forget, the economy was in much better shape when Clinton was in office. That is the indicator so many of us forget due to our interest in the more minute day to day events. Zero will own the economy by the mid-terms and if it does not turn around by 2012 he will eat it. Add in the increasing number of usually apolitical folks (tea party anyone?) who are worried about our national debt and spending and the trend lines are really bad for the DNC.

Will it get bad enough for the DNC to lose the house in 2010? I did not think it would but now I am starting to have hope. Conservatives are really motivated right now despite the lack of enthusiasm for the GOP.


29 posted on 11/28/2009 5:15:15 PM PST by volunbeer (Dear heaven.... we really need President Reagan again!)
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To: hal ogen
All you liberals who are lurkers. We got your number.

Of whom do you speak Sir?

30 posted on 11/28/2009 5:16:16 PM PST by topfile
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To: samtheman

“What is with the freaking STUPID oldsters in that state (and presumably elsewhere)? They approve of Obama more than the youngsters do!”

Saw another national poll recently (Gallup, Rasmussen, ?) that gave the highest approval from the youngest age group.

Maybe Virginia has extra smart young people.


31 posted on 11/28/2009 6:13:28 PM PST by truth_seeker
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To: topfile

We=Voting Conservatives


32 posted on 11/28/2009 6:45:43 PM PST by hal ogen
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To: volunbeer
A good analysis and I hope you are correct. I'm a pessimist. I wasn't always such. It's the raw stupidity of the average American that has me down. My sister says it's always been this way and that I romanticize about an America that never existed. She says people were always as dumb as they are today.

I say BS and that we were a better (and brighter) country 40-50 years ago. Sure we had problems then as well. But the average American had a lot more common sense than they have today. But I was an infant then so perhaps there is some truth in what my sister is saying.
33 posted on 11/28/2009 7:28:27 PM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough!)
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To: ScottinVA
I notice the student opinion (29-71 for-against). Since the under-30/egghead vote was 21% for in the '08 and got Zero elected, Obama can't get win VA without these voters. My guess is that this group found out the true meaning of 0bama (Zero growth, Zero jobs out of college).

Also notice the break of women voters. Women make up 53% of the vote in VA.

We still need one state to flip.

34 posted on 11/28/2009 8:21:50 PM PST by UAConservative (Audemus Jura Nostra Defendere)
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To: UAConservative

Nationwide, though, I think four years after they got their American Idol elected, those kids will be out of college and will have had time to learn there are no jobs for them. Some may figure out why. That almost made me hopeful, until I consider the 15 to 17 year olds today who will probably replace them and vote {shudder} the same way they did. So I have much more faith in the old crones like me understanding what has happened to us than I do in teenagers who can barely read. But vote.

Anyway, just my two pennies.


35 posted on 11/28/2009 10:35:25 PM PST by CatDancer (Obama DeathCare makes Grandma shovel-ready)
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To: ScottinVA

SurveyUSA’s racial internals are notorious, even though their overall results are usually dead-on..


36 posted on 11/29/2009 4:50:25 AM PST by dangus (Nah, I'm not really Jim Thompson, but I play him on FR.)
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To: UAConservative

He’s 48-48 in Oregon.


37 posted on 11/29/2009 4:51:18 AM PST by dangus (Nah, I'm not really Jim Thompson, but I play him on FR.)
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To: truth_seeker

In presidential elections, old voters tend to be much harder to move; young voters go with the front-runner. So if a a candidate is pulling 60% approval, look for him to get 70% of the young and 55% of the old, but if that same candidate crashes to 40%, look for him to get 30% of the young amd 45% of the old.


38 posted on 11/29/2009 5:06:27 AM PST by dangus (Nah, I'm not really Jim Thompson, but I play him on FR.)
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To: paudio

don’t think he cares - he has 3 more years to achieve his objectives.
Oh, I think he does. He knows that with a Congress that is not as friendly as today, most of his agenda will go awry... Even now, with a super majority in Congress, many of his agenda didn’t go through smoothly... Imagine after next year’s election.

Only problem is he does not need Congress for much of his agenda. just look who he has in the cabinet, as czars and heading agencies. There is alot to accomplish without Congressional approval.


39 posted on 12/01/2009 8:10:36 AM PST by beekay
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