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Latest McClatchy/Marist poll: 39% Approval Rating for Obama, Lowest of Presidency
McClatchy-Marist ^ | September 20, 2011 | Marist

Posted on 09/20/2011 9:38:36 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism

President Barack Obama faces a litany of bad news. The president’s job approval rating, his favorability, and his rating on the economy have hit all-time lows. To compound matters, three in four Americans still believe the nation is in a recession and the proportion who thinks the country is moving in the wrong direction is at its highest point in more than a decade. President Barack Obama

According to this McClatchy-Marist Poll, the president’s approval rating is at 39% among registered voters nationally, an all-time low for Mr. Obama. For the first time a majority — 52% — disapproves of the job he is doing in office, and 9% are unsure.

(Excerpt) Read more at maristpoll.marist.edu ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2011polls; approval; bhoeconomy; bhofascism; democrats; economy; elections; fail; lowest; marist; mcclatchy; nobama2012; obama; obamadepression; poll; polls; presidency; rating
This has to be damning news for Obama given that McClatchy-Marist is a liberal polling outfit. (Someone oughta report them to ATTACKWATCH.com!)
1 posted on 09/20/2011 9:38:40 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: DestroyLiberalism

a liberal outfit polling registered voters....wow. this is a low, low number.


2 posted on 09/20/2011 9:39:47 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: DestroyLiberalism

3 posted on 09/20/2011 9:41:40 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: ConservativeDude

Who are these 39%?


4 posted on 09/20/2011 9:43:12 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Down, down, down it goes


5 posted on 09/20/2011 9:43:39 AM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Who are the 9% who are “not sure?” Do they live in a monastery? Or are they simply mentally defective? As far as the 39% is concerned, first you have to deduct 13% for Blacks ( who would have voted for HItler if he were dark skinned). That leaves 26% which is the typical “liberal base.”


6 posted on 09/20/2011 9:48:31 AM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

I thought he hit 38% a couple of weeks ago....


7 posted on 09/20/2011 9:50:28 AM PDT by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

yeah, scary, right?

of course the lv’s would be much lower....probably 35% or so...and then those that actually cast their vote in a real election....obama is in big trouble, thankfully!


8 posted on 09/20/2011 9:51:40 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: ConservativeDude
But Howard Fienman and Chrissy Pissy on MNBC said Obama is a sure thing for reelection. I can't wait for the Hitler movie parody after the elction 2012...”But Howard Fienman said Conservatives liked my socialist policies, he had polling from Rasmussen...”
9 posted on 09/20/2011 9:56:44 AM PDT by pburgh01
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To: afraidfortherepublic

In this country today, I can not imagine any circumstance in which the Democrat presidential candidate, regardless of how awful they are, would not get 40 percent of the vote. Even in prior years that was almost unimaginable. Carter got 41, almost 42 percent of the vote. McGovern got 39%. It is a bottom below which Democrats almost cannot fall no matter what. For Obama to hit that level amongst registered voters is the bottom, the end for him.


10 posted on 09/20/2011 9:58:22 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

And I could have added Mondale, he got 41 percent.


11 posted on 09/20/2011 10:00:29 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

We’ve never had a crazy Marxist dictator president before. This is a whole new ballgame.


12 posted on 09/20/2011 10:03:16 AM PDT by livius
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To: Victor

Yes, but that was a different poll. Obama dropped to 38% in a Gallup poll of adults taken during August 27-29.

As a matter of fact, I have the latest daily Gallup job approval numbers hot off the press:

42% Approve (up 2 points from yesterday)
50% Disapprove (down 2 points from yesterday)


13 posted on 09/20/2011 10:05:24 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

Still, I have a feeling the 2012 election will be a lot like the 1968 Nixon-Humphrey election where Democratic voters “came back home” late in the race and it turned into a real barnburner.

I wouldnt count this S.O.B. out until the last few precincts are reporting next November.


14 posted on 09/20/2011 10:08:20 AM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: ConservativeDude

ConservativeDude wrote:
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yeah, scary, right?

of course the lv’s would be much lower....probably 35% or so...and then those that actually cast their vote in a real election....obama is in big trouble, thankfully!
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Actually, Rasmussen’s latest poll of likely voters released today has Obama at 46% job approval, if you can believe that. His strongly approve/strongly disapprove index though is down to -21 though. Go figure.


15 posted on 09/20/2011 10:09:58 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

We’ve never had a crazy Marxist dictator president before. This is a whole new ballgame.


16 posted on 09/20/2011 10:11:36 AM PDT by livius
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Don’t underestimate this creatures reelection chances. There are hopeful signs but his expulsion from office is not a lock.There are many factors favoring him.


17 posted on 09/20/2011 10:17:10 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: livius

I parallel this with the teenage girl flirting with the “rebel” that her parents would never approve of. She has fun until Johnny gets “too serious” about the flirtation, then she gets scared and looks for an escape.

Thus are your average liberals who flirt with Marxism. They’ve just put a guy in office who’s “serious” about implementing it, and not just talking about the superiority of the idea in an academic sense.


18 posted on 09/20/2011 10:19:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

If we lived in a sane America Ibama’s approval rating would be 11%.
Can we give them to Hawaii?
Buy em all plane tickets and wish them luck?


19 posted on 09/20/2011 10:22:15 AM PDT by Leep
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Is this before his tax the rich announcement?


20 posted on 09/20/2011 10:22:15 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Wow... there are some pissed-off liberals out there. They were expecting widespread destruction of the capitalist economic system and are rather disappointed!


21 posted on 09/20/2011 10:25:39 AM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
There are hopeful signs but his expulsion from office is not a lock.There are many factors favoring him.

Yep. As I mentioned on another thread, the "media" very likely has its template readied for the "comeback kid." They're just waiting for the smallest of breaks for a polling boost to set that narrative in motion.

Obama's may be having some troubles right now, but it's still good to be king.

22 posted on 09/20/2011 10:29:02 AM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: MrB

Well said, Mr. B. Well said.


23 posted on 09/20/2011 10:41:33 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: ScottinVA

Agreed. Media favoritism is an important factor for this imbecile. However, it is multiple factors that favor him; i.e. vast amounts of funds; a huge bloc of votes; massive fraud, violence, a weak Republican field etc. etc.


24 posted on 09/20/2011 10:42:09 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: ScottinVA

ScottinVA wrote:
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Wow... there are some pissed-off liberals out there. They were expecting widespread destruction of the capitalist economic system and are rather disappointed!
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Actually, when you look closely at the polling data, Obama’s support is eroding badly among independents, not Democrats. In other words, he has lost support outside his base that he has very little chance of re-gaining between now and 2012.

I’d be less optimistic if his support was down among Democrats because it would most likely be temporary and these idiots would eventually rally back around their Marxist messiah as the 2012 election grew closer. Fortunately, it’s the fickle swing voters that Obama’s losing in droves!


25 posted on 09/20/2011 10:48:58 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Scott from the Left Coast
In this country today, I can not imagine any circumstance in which the Democrat presidential candidate, regardless of how awful they are, would not get 40 percent of the vote. Even in prior years that was almost unimaginable. Carter got 41, almost 42 percent of the vote. McGovern got 39%.

Clinton in round 1 only got 43%

26 posted on 09/20/2011 10:53:05 AM PDT by Go Gordon (He's so bad, even the people from Kenya insist Obama was born in the USA)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
Still, I have a feeling the 2012 election will be a lot like the 1968 Nixon-Humphrey election where Democratic voters “came back home” late in the race and it turned into a real barnburner.

No effin way this time. I'll bet the exit polling is higher than the actual totals. Traditional Dems will lie to the pollsters, but there's is no way on God's green earth that they want this guy in for another 4 years - including unions. Too many people are at their financial depths.

27 posted on 09/20/2011 10:55:41 AM PDT by Go Gordon (He's so bad, even the people from Kenya insist Obama was born in the USA)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Who are these 39%?

I'd show you a picture, but you'd need 12 hours of eye washing.

28 posted on 09/20/2011 11:07:48 AM PDT by fwdude ("When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ...")
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

Interesting perspective on post-WWII presidential polls.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/presidential-approval-tracker.htm


29 posted on 09/20/2011 11:15:42 AM PDT by Zeppelin (Keep on FReepin' on...)
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To: DestroyLiberalism; All

Rush needs to pull a “Wolf Blitzer” and announce this
at the top and bottom of every hour...just like Wolf
did during the Bush years.....


30 posted on 09/20/2011 11:27:40 AM PDT by TheRobb7 (OBAMA 2012: NO TAX LEFT BEHIND)
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

The democrats could run a picture of a dead dog and get 40% of the vote. Liberals might not approve of the way Zero is running the country into the ground (he’s just not doing it fast enough for them) but they will still vote for him. So as far as “actual votes” go, there is still a segment that disapproves of him but will still vote for him.

If the election were today, I think he’d get 48% of the vote.


31 posted on 09/20/2011 11:28:26 AM PDT by henkster (Socialists and liberals all want jobs; they just don't want to work.)
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To: vette6387

Do you think that the entire 13% of blacks are registered voters?


32 posted on 09/20/2011 11:40:28 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: henkster
"If the election were today, I think he’d get 48% of the vote."

I think you're correct in that. A couple of days ago I debated the Obama presidency with my wife's friend. She confided in me that she voted for him because "he had such beautiful eyes..."

I had to walk away at that point in the discussion.

33 posted on 09/20/2011 11:42:21 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

I think it’s probably in the low 20%.


34 posted on 09/20/2011 11:43:14 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

I find it funny, albeit disturbing, that the sychophants of the left keep repeating that it’s the Conservatives and Republicans who have a lower approval rating than Obama...

It is interesting though, how more and more people seem to be waking up to this nightmare. I believe wholeheartedly, one has to be willfully making an effort to be ignorant of the reality of how bad things are and who is truly to blame (Obama/Progressives).


35 posted on 09/20/2011 11:54:16 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Really good point.


36 posted on 09/20/2011 12:40:21 PM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Zeppelin

That is interesting...the most common pattern is high to low (the two Bush presidencies looks very similar), Reagan bounced around a lot, Ike stayed high (good economic times) and Clinton was somewhat inverted from the pattern (having been saved by the Republican Congress and very good economic times at the end).


37 posted on 09/20/2011 12:47:25 PM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Abathar
"If the election were today, I think he’d get 48% of the vote." I think you're correct in that. A couple of days ago I debated the Obama presidency with my wife's friend. She confided in me that she voted for him because "he had such beautiful eyes..." I had to walk away at that point in the discussion.

Nah 48% not going to happen, no current polling shows a voting public that enamored with him. Anecdotal stories about wife's friends are useless and not indicative of anything. Right now against any Republican challenger he would lose by 50-100 electoral votes and that's all that matters baby, polls about popularity are for losers,TV pundits, and Freeeprs who are killing time before a meal.

38 posted on 09/20/2011 1:13:45 PM PDT by pburgh01
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To: pburgh01

Never underestimate the stupidity of a group of people at any given time.

The fact that we are on this board at all puts us above 60% of the electorate, at least. What I can’t figure out is how many people just don’t give a damn about any of this at all, that’s what bothers me so.

I forget the exact numbers that one study I ran across did, but the amount of people who didn’t even know who the hell Joe Biden is was staggering.


39 posted on 09/20/2011 2:21:23 PM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

If Marist polls 39 - he’s at 25.


40 posted on 09/20/2011 2:30:50 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: pburgh01
polls about popularity are for losers,TV pundits, and Freeeprs who are killing time before a meal.

Exactly. Trouble is some are addicted to the propaganda polls. They rely on them to see how they should think and that's the reason they were created - to sway, to convince. And, unfortunately, they are successful at times. We read many on FR mimicking them!
41 posted on 09/20/2011 2:38:22 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Abathar

All my life I have listened to comments from women and from men also to the effect that men judge women solely on their looks. After 67 years I am more certain than ever of the conclusion I reached about thirty years back. Women judge men by their looks far more than the opposite is true.


42 posted on 09/20/2011 2:59:37 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a liberal is like teaching algebra to a tomcat.)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

A black guy, a Muslim, and a Communist go into a bar.

The bartender asks: “What can I get you, Mr. President?”


43 posted on 09/20/2011 5:40:07 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: NMEwithin
And this apparently has prompted Zero to toady to his Communo/Anarcho/Arseholeo base with his defecate on the rich tax & spend, er, jobs plan.

That's why they call him Zero.

44 posted on 09/20/2011 7:34:34 PM PDT by Post Toasties (Leftists give insanity a bad name.)
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