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Obama's Approval Rating Hits New Low
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Posted on 04/02/2010 10:21:30 AM PDT by Chet 99

Last week, President Obama signed historic health care reform legislation into law -- but his legislative success doesn't seem to have helped his image with the American public.

The latest CBS News Poll, conducted between March 29 and April 1, found Americans unhappier than ever with Mr. Obama's handling of health care - and still worried about the state of the economy.

President Obama's overall job approval rating has fallen to an all-time low of 44 percent, down five points from late March, just before the health bill's passage in the House of Representatives. It's down 24 points since his all-time high last April. Forty-one percent of those polled said they disapproved of the president's performance.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 04/02/2010 10:21:30 AM PDT by Chet 99
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To: Chet 99

Look out below! :)


2 posted on 04/02/2010 10:23:57 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save the Earth. It's the only planet with Chocolate.)
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To: Chet 99

One term President. Worse than Carter. Wanna bet that he’ll come out and say he doesn’t want to run again? He won’t want the refection. Send him back to Chi Town with all the riots.


3 posted on 04/02/2010 10:26:03 AM PDT by RC2 (Keep ACORN investigations going.)
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To: Chet 99

Free fallin’ now I’m free fallin’


4 posted on 04/02/2010 10:26:15 AM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (If we will not be governed by God, we must be governed by tyrants. -- William Penn)
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To: RC2

He’s so arrogant I think he will run again: “Those polls aren’t accurate. They’re tainted by Fox News. People love my ‘spead-the-wealth’ programs.”


5 posted on 04/02/2010 10:27:37 AM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (If we will not be governed by God, we must be governed by tyrants. -- William Penn)
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To: Chet 99

Of course on CBS, he has a higher approval than disapproval rating.


6 posted on 04/02/2010 10:27:54 AM PDT by wastedyears (The essence of training is to allow error without consequence.)
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To: Chet 99

still a long way to Bush lowest CBS of 20

but Obama’s strongly disapproves are record


7 posted on 04/02/2010 10:27:55 AM PDT by wardaddy
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Communism, its about as popular syphilis.

Even when dished about by a Kenyan President.

8 posted on 04/02/2010 10:28:15 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: Chet 99

who the hell are they polling that gives this guy almost 50% approval?


9 posted on 04/02/2010 10:29:14 AM PDT by hoe_cake
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To: RC2

He is far far worse than Carter and will try to rig all the elections.


10 posted on 04/02/2010 10:30:47 AM PDT by Frantzie (McCain=Obama's friend. McCain called AMERICANS against amnesty - "racists")
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To: hoe_cake
who the hell are they polling that gives this guy almost 50% approval?

Maybe their own staff.

11 posted on 04/02/2010 10:31:11 AM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: RC2

“Send him back to Chi Town with all the riots.”

No, ship him off to be President of Haiti. He’ll be a real ruler and not have to worry about racist whites, Asians, and Hispanics. And he won’t be able to do as much damage as the United States.


12 posted on 04/02/2010 10:31:30 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: hoe_cake
who the hell are they polling that gives this guy almost 50% approval?

Laid off ACORN workers.

13 posted on 04/02/2010 10:31:42 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Chet 99

Just give more speeches Obama and you can turn this around. Let people know what what was passed. Get the word out.


14 posted on 04/02/2010 10:31:59 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Chet 99

It has to be lower than the media reports. They are loathe to report on how badly their Dear Leader is received.


15 posted on 04/02/2010 10:32:05 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: thulldud

And Daffy Duck, and Porky and Joe DiMaggio?


16 posted on 04/02/2010 10:32:15 AM PDT by hoe_cake
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To: EGPWS

GMTA (see my post 16).


17 posted on 04/02/2010 10:33:05 AM PDT by hoe_cake
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To: hoe_cake

It is actually lower than that.


18 posted on 04/02/2010 10:33:51 AM PDT by JaneNC (I)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
When one has the power ... it does not matter whether people like it or not, Power works, and if he chooses to declare himself President for life or simply stuff the ballot boxes with illegal ballots ... who will know for sure?

It was done by Lyndon Johnson. It worked. So when dishonest, people are in control of things, which we see everyday now, Congress is a mess and proud of it it seems.

Corruption is the Washington way, and has been moving ever more that way for years. It is said, Kennedy won on the buying of Irish votes in Boston (wasn't it?). Kennedy's death was not really ever truly exposed/solved. There are many instances of cover ups or illegal occurrences behind the scenes. Nothing new ... however, are increasing until in is obvious and blatant.

God help us in our day, in Jesus name, amen.

God help us in our day, in Jesus name, amen.

19 posted on 04/02/2010 10:33:55 AM PDT by geologist (The only answer to the troubles of this life is Jesus. A decision we all must make.)
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To: RC2

He is our first AA President. I say he opts out after screwing things up for the laid back life of giving speeches at a half a mill a pop.


20 posted on 04/02/2010 10:35:18 AM PDT by winodog (We've got more people voting for a living than we do working for a living.")
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To: Chet 99

I’d like to see 36 to 38


21 posted on 04/02/2010 10:36:01 AM PDT by PMAS
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To: Chet 99

When it hits below 25% be fearful, because at this point some sort of reistchtag type event may take place and elections suspended, if he thinks he can win another election, that is the only way we will get our country back, because he will risk an election then.


22 posted on 04/02/2010 10:38:47 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Chet 99
Be careful.

The MSM may now start to UNDERESTIMATE Zero's disapprovals so if he has a slight rise between now and Nov. they can say how miraculous his "comeback" is.

Always beware.

23 posted on 04/02/2010 10:43:07 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
This weekend I am attaching a Hammer and sickle picture with Obama name to the rear window of my Pick up truck.

I'll drive through NY, NJ, PA.

I have had it. Let Obama voters be proud of the communist bastard they put in the Whitehouse.

24 posted on 04/02/2010 10:48:37 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: Niuhuru

Haiti would be a good place. Especially since he doesn’t have a Green Card to stay here.


25 posted on 04/02/2010 10:48:54 AM PDT by RC2 (Keep ACORN investigations going.)
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To: Chet 99; All
Ratings graphically depicted here with this ZERO


26 posted on 04/02/2010 10:50:05 AM PDT by SloopJohnB (It it wasn't for Double Standards, the Left would have No Standards.)
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To: RC2
Wanna bet that he’ll come out and say he doesn’t want to run again?

I'll take your bet and raise you:

Pop stars Gloria and Emilio Estefan will host President
Barack Obama at their Miami Beach home for a Democratic
National Committee fundraiser. The president is slated to visit
Florida in April to discuss the U.S. space program. The Democratic Party cocktail reception will run $30,400-a-couple.

27 posted on 04/02/2010 10:50:07 AM PDT by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff threory of economics)
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To: Chet 99

Excellent. May it continue to fall... the American people are slowly waking up.


28 posted on 04/02/2010 10:51:08 AM PDT by nutmeg (Bart Stupak: Judas, Neville Chamberlain or Benedict Arnold?)
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To: wardaddy
Of course a CBS poll won't ever register as low for Obama as they did for Bush because they are heavily left- leaning.

The numbers for Bush were skewed heavily, and completely off-base, and so are the numbers for Obama.

His approval is not this high, and it must pain CBS to report even a leftist set of numbers that don't approve of their god.

29 posted on 04/02/2010 10:53:34 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: Chet 99

I’m Shocked, shocked!


30 posted on 04/02/2010 10:53:57 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Chet 99

Note that this is a poll of “adults”, which tends to favor Democrats. If he is doing this poorly among “adults”, imagine his ratings among voters.


31 posted on 04/02/2010 10:54:07 AM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: NautiNurse

Aren’t they raising this money for the November elections?


32 posted on 04/02/2010 10:54:50 AM PDT by RC2 (Keep ACORN investigations going.)
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To: Chet 99

That’s what I’m talkin’ about!


33 posted on 04/02/2010 10:56:49 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: EGPWS

“Laid off ACORN workers.”

Laid off ACORN workers are all being hired by a new organization that is the same as ACORN, except for the name.

Lawmaker (Issa) Releases Report Claiming ACORN Operates Under Different Names

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2485424/posts

The document, titled “Asset Transfer and License agreement” shows that Bertha Lewis, chief executive of ACORN, sold the group’s assets to the newly formed Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) in exchange for cash.

ACCE has hired former ACORN employees, purchased the ACORN database of dues-paying members and bought a database with “e-mail contact information for approximately 16,202 potential contributors residing in California.”

Most of the 20 chapters of ACORN are organizing under new names, a source within the group told Reuters.


34 posted on 04/02/2010 10:59:39 AM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: Chet 99

The way the article starts it is as though they expected people to be pleased with the President for pushing through and signing into law legislation they strongly and overwhelmingly opposed. Of course his approval has gone down - he is doing things the people clearly don’t approve of - it stands to reason.


35 posted on 04/02/2010 11:01:26 AM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Chet 99

The great thing about Obama is that he will not let up on the changes that he wants to make to American life and wealth distribution - so, the November election will be all that more interesting and hopefully a complete rejection of Obama and the democrats.

I do wonder how the democrats plan to turn this scenario around - it seems that they don’t have a plan, but that simply cannot be the case.


36 posted on 04/02/2010 11:02:24 AM PDT by unique
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To: Republican Wildcat

I think there was some accepted conventional wisdom that he would be able to convince people to like ObamaCare, once it was forced through. That danger still lurks. People are stupid and gullible (if they weren’t, Obama would not be president and Pelosi would not be Speaker).


37 posted on 04/02/2010 11:05:05 AM PDT by Chet 99
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To: wardaddy
I should also add that Bush's lowest ratings were after year after year of lies, hatred and bashing from the media and the political left.

These low approval ratings for Obama are coming after years of adulation, slobbering and genuflecting to him, and lies on his behalf.

These numbers are remarkable, given the circumstances.

38 posted on 04/02/2010 11:39:12 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: Chet 99

Since this is a See?BS poll, you can guarantee that the numbers have been skewed as much as they dare. His real negatives are probably over 50% and his positives are probably hovering just below 40%.


39 posted on 04/02/2010 12:13:46 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: Chet 99

Is there a “could not possibly disapprove more” option in these polls? I’d go for that.


40 posted on 04/02/2010 12:23:05 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Obamacare checks in at 2700 pages: The longest suicide note in history)
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To: Chet 99

Where’s Gibbs with his slam on 6 year olds and color crayons?


41 posted on 04/02/2010 12:32:22 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Chet 99

And he’s been real busy claiming, just like on the farm, the H.C. seeds have to have time to sprout. RIGHT INTO WEEDS. Any farmer would have never planted weeds to begin with.


42 posted on 04/02/2010 12:34:02 PM PDT by Varsity Flight
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To: hoe_cake

“who the hell are they polling that gives this guy almost 50% approval?”

Whether it’s 50, 40 or 30 - that number of people approving of this commie means this nation is in BIG TROUBLE. We’ve got a huge education effort ahead of us. At least his numbers are dropping...


43 posted on 04/02/2010 12:34:37 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Niuhuru

“It has to be lower than the media reports. They are loathe to report on how badly their Dear Leader is received.”

I agree. Which leads me to think that November will be worse than the RAT punditry (that would be the ‘press’) is hoping for.

It will be UNEXPECTED.


44 posted on 04/02/2010 12:40:40 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: wastedyears

Exactly what I was thinking. WTH are they talking to?


45 posted on 04/02/2010 12:43:55 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Thinking of using 911 for protection? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
MSNBC talking about poll numbers and Obama going after media about polls. Bill Press just said every president in history has gone after the media and Spiro Agnew was the worst. Wow, I never knew Agnew was president.
46 posted on 04/02/2010 12:44:00 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: what's up

Be careful.
The MSM may now start to UNDERESTIMATE Zero’s disapprovals so if he has a slight rise between now and Nov. they can say how miraculous his “comeback” is.

Always beware.

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Propagandists = NBC, NYT, Washington Post, et al.


47 posted on 04/02/2010 12:46:38 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: ohioWfan

“it must pain CBS to report even a leftist set of numbers that don’t approve of their god.”

That much we know is true for the RAT propagandists.


48 posted on 04/02/2010 12:50:12 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: EGPWS

“Laid off ACORN workers.”

Imagine *that* skill set! (Will they ever ‘work’ again?)


49 posted on 04/02/2010 12:51:43 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

How low can she GO? At 30 there will be much more talk of impeachment. At 25 everyone will be begging the Birthers to get to it.


50 posted on 04/02/2010 12:52:50 PM PDT by steve0 (My plan B: christianexodus.org/)
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