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A clueless presidency adrift in a sea of confusion: Barack Obama sinks again at the polls
Telegraph ^ | Nile Gardiner

Posted on 04/01/2011 4:51:13 AM PDT by nuconvert

This week’s Quinnipiac University national poll should be devastating reading for the White House, against a background of mounting confusion over Libya, paralysis in the face of a massive national debt and deep-seated economic problems, and a possible shutdown of Congress. Liberal hopes of an Obama recovery in the first half of 2012 following disastrous midterm elections in November are proving short-lived. According to the Quinnipiac survey, Obama is now at the lowest approval level of his presidency, with his weakest reelect score ever:

American voters disapprove 48 – 42 percent of the job President Barack Obama is doing and say 50 – 41 percent he does not deserve to be re-elected in 2012, both all-time lows, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to a 46 – 46 percent job approval rating and a 45 – 47 percent split on the President’s re-election in a March 3 survey by the independent Quinnipiac University. In a hypothetical 2012 matchup, President Obama gets 36 percent of the vote to 37 percent for an unnamed Republican challenger.

President Obama receives strong negativity ratings for his handling of virtually all key issues, including the economy, budget deficit, health care, foreign policy and energy policy. According to Quinnipiac, on the economy 60 percent of Americans disapprove of his performance, including more than a quarter of Democrats. That figure rises to 64 percent on the budget deficit. On health care, less than 40 percent of Americans back the president, with 55 percent opposing. On foreign policy, an area where the president has traditionally scored a little better, 47 percent disapprove of his handling, compared to just 41 percent in favour, with only two in five Americans approving of his leadership of the Libya issue.

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: nilegardiner; obama; politics; quinnipiac

1 posted on 04/01/2011 4:51:18 AM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

If only he was clueless. This is by design. Weaken the free civilized world on behalf of the cave dwelling muslim world.


2 posted on 04/01/2011 4:52:56 AM PDT by Carley (UNION AGITATORS, NO DIFFERENT THAN THE ARAB STREET. UGLY AND VIOLENT)
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To: nuconvert

Obamaturd’s continuing saga of EPIC FAIL

Where’s the Birth Certificate??


3 posted on 04/01/2011 4:55:45 AM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Carley

“If only he was clueless. This is by design.”

Yes & No. Don’t give them too much credit - they definitely screw up.


4 posted on 04/01/2011 4:56:41 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

On the other hand, if you asked me how he’s doing compared to my expectations of where we would be this far into his term, I think we are better off than I expected. No violence in the street, yet anyway.


5 posted on 04/01/2011 4:57:22 AM PDT by Bernard (One if by Land, Two if by Sea, Three if by Government)
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To: nuconvert

6 posted on 04/01/2011 4:58:04 AM PDT by relictele
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To: nuconvert


7 posted on 04/01/2011 4:59:17 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: nuconvert

When you say they definitely screw up what does that mean? If your goal is to weaken the country and you successfully undermine every significant international relationship we have, slow down our energy industry, ruin our dollar, increase racial tensions, undermine compeititveness with absurd regulations, destroy our health care, and make a mockery of our justice system wouldn’t you say he is getting an A+?


8 posted on 04/01/2011 5:02:18 AM PDT by Rippin
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To: Carley
"This is by design.

Exactly.

9 posted on 04/01/2011 5:03:58 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true.)
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To: nuconvert
zer0 was overheard to say, this is wrong; the news report should have been about my Final Four Picks. Upon reading the news report zer0 locked VP Joey in the closet.

The mentality of the liberals / leftists is to always blame someone besides themselves. Course the rest of the press went into the closet with VP Joey. Cannot discuss what is going on in the closet.

btw ... there are new reports of VP Joey is coming out of the closet.

10 posted on 04/01/2011 5:05:14 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Carley

Satan is playing his last hand.
The book of Revelations is happening before our eyes.


11 posted on 04/01/2011 5:05:48 AM PDT by winodog
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To: nuconvert

To find the truth, we must go to England, to the Telegraph

The Americans lie and obfuscate while dying at their keyboards as newspapers continue to wither.

It is one thing to take a political position. It is another to wake up every day and lie lie lie all day, even to ones self by while sweeping the lies under the rug of spin


12 posted on 04/01/2011 5:05:53 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: winodog

Give us a break


13 posted on 04/01/2011 5:06:58 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: nuconvert


14 posted on 04/01/2011 5:12:25 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people''s money." M Thatcher)
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To: knarf
> This is by design.

Exactly.

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There's so much to hammer Pharaoh Barry for here.

With record unemployment, an unfathomable budget deficit, and $4 gallon gas, Zer0's a sitting duck. Jimmy Carter all over again.

Time to step up Republicans!

OBAGHDAD-1sm

''There are no reports of Trump being on to me - Barack Hussein Obama, the anointed one - being an impostor. I never hoodwinked anyone. Trump should stop and think about how this is making him look. Please go back to your hotels and casinos and just relax a little. I'll tell you when the jig is up.''

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Hope and Change.... Tragic.


15 posted on 04/01/2011 5:12:58 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Carley
Beyond clueless. There are no words.

He did accomplish one thing though - he has the Muslim world screaming "payback" now.

An American Expat in Southeast Asia

16 posted on 04/01/2011 5:19:05 AM PDT by expatguy (Support "An American Expat in Southeast Asia" - DONATE)
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To: nuconvert

The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people,
it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -
lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.
"
- Patrick Henry

"Public officials should not be chosen
if they are lacking in experience, training, proven virtue,
and demonstrated wisdom.
"
- Sam Adams

17 posted on 04/01/2011 5:21:48 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people''s money." M Thatcher)
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To: nuconvert
President Obama receives strong negativity ratings for his handling of virtually all key issues, including the economy, budget deficit, health care, foreign policy and energy policy.

Yes, but, on the other hand, he has gotten his handicap down to eight!

2012 cannot come soon enough!

18 posted on 04/01/2011 5:24:52 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Carley

George Orwell- There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.


19 posted on 04/01/2011 5:25:20 AM PDT by griswold3 (Character is destiny)
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To: nuconvert

Obama is like a stupid dog that bounces off tree trunks when he hears the word “SQUIRREL”... take for instance the Cambridge Skip Gates arrest... “SQUIRREL OBAMA, SQUIRREL”;

Can you name other times when Obama spouted off at the mouth or did something that he had to eventually “walk back”... Now, he’s gotten us into Libya... his girls commanders said “SQUIRREL” and he went barking. He has committed a “Catch22” moment for himself and the US.
Stupid Damn Dog...


20 posted on 04/01/2011 5:31:06 AM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: nuconvert
President Obama gets 36 percent of the vote to 37 percent for an unnamed Republican challenger.

Who are these "Republicans?" I want to slap them upside the head with a dead chicken!
21 posted on 04/01/2011 5:39:19 AM PDT by swatbuznik
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To: nuconvert

Best headline I’ve read in a couple of years!


22 posted on 04/01/2011 5:52:30 AM PDT by TonyInOhio ( Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils.)
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To: griswold3

I once read that it is easier to fool and “intelligent” person than a dumb one.


23 posted on 04/01/2011 6:28:05 AM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: nuconvert

My burning question is who are the 42% that approve of this POS? If you are functioning above the state of an amoeba you could not approve of this guy.


24 posted on 04/01/2011 8:57:28 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: nuconvert
The Quinnipiac poll should be a wake-up call for a president deeply out of touch with an increasingly disillusioned electorate. But unfortunately there is little sign he is listening.

That's going to leave a mark.

25 posted on 04/01/2011 4:36:07 PM PDT by NCjim (Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I’m with you. Every time I pass a car with an Obama sticker, I look at the driver. Many are black which explains their blind obsession with him. The others just make me shake my head and think, WTF?


26 posted on 04/01/2011 4:41:31 PM PDT by NCjim (Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.)
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To: NCjim

He’s not listening because no mainstream media is reporting the poll.


27 posted on 04/01/2011 4:41:39 PM PDT by NCLaw441 (I before E except after C, or when sounded as A in neighbor and weigh. Isn't that WEIRD?)
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To: dps.inspect

“(Obama) Stupid Damn Dog...”

Don’t insult canines!


28 posted on 04/01/2011 5:07:34 PM PDT by Forty-Niner
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To: no-to-illegals

lol, that’s a lotta closets! :)
Btw, here is some info on the other “joey” (a baby kangaroo) http://www.koalaexpress.com.au/kangaroo%20facts.htm.


29 posted on 04/02/2011 3:35:43 AM PDT by odds
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