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Poll: Obama slips with black voters
politico.com ^ | September 22, 2011 | TIM MAK

Posted on 09/22/2011 4:07:26 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

African Americans appear to be cooling their support for President Obama, with “strongly favorable” views of the president dropping dramatically from 83 percent five months ago to 58 percent today, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows.

The drop in support among black voters mirrors the declining support for Obama among all groups.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2011polls; bho2012; bho44; bhojobapproval; black; blacks; blackvote; democrats; elections; nobama2012; nohillary2012; obama; offtheplantation
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1 posted on 09/22/2011 4:07:29 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

So he will get 90% of the black vote instead of 95%.


2 posted on 09/22/2011 4:09:03 AM PDT by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

His majesty will not be pleased.


3 posted on 09/22/2011 4:10:42 AM PDT by afnamvet (I stand with Israel.)
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To: truthguy

His real losses will be the Latinos. If he gets forty percent of his Latino vote from the last election...he’ll be lucky. The jobs environment has fairly harsh with the Latinos, and they will remember what he did or didn’t do.


4 posted on 09/22/2011 4:10:53 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Berlin_Freeper

racists!


5 posted on 09/22/2011 4:12:14 AM PDT by small farm girl
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To: Berlin_Freeper

He is losing blacks that are highly educated, Christian and well to do. I know many who are starting to mock him and call for his removal.


6 posted on 09/22/2011 4:15:03 AM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
A 25% drop in ‘strongly favorable’ is substantial. Some Obama commemorative plates being moved from the mantle to the closet?
7 posted on 09/22/2011 4:18:25 AM PDT by JPG (Palin '12)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I feel the distant drum-beat of “Reparations” vibrating in my ears


8 posted on 09/22/2011 4:20:19 AM PDT by wally-balls
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To: truthguy
So he will get 90% of the black vote instead of 95%.

They won't vote Republican, they just won't vote.

9 posted on 09/22/2011 4:24:15 AM PDT by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you his bad intentions if you listen andY let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

He is losing anyone who earns a living and/or pays taxes; how that breaks down demographically can be taken for what it’s worth.


10 posted on 09/22/2011 4:26:00 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: wally-balls

The last 3 years were the “reparations”. If they want more “reparations”, they should ask the Chinese for them.


11 posted on 09/22/2011 4:26:12 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: pepsionice

Marco Rubio for VP.


12 posted on 09/22/2011 4:27:33 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: small farm girl
racists!

it's true .... the only black votes cast for Obama this time around will be those incapable of reason or purely on the basis of race

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13 posted on 09/22/2011 4:27:46 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: small farm girl
racists!

it's true .... the only black votes cast for Obama this time around will be those incapable of reason or purely on the basis of race

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14 posted on 09/22/2011 4:27:55 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Berlin_Freeper

How’s he doing with bi-racial voters? 50-50?


15 posted on 09/22/2011 4:31:50 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Hugin

A good 80 percent of those that disapprove of his performance will probably sit out and not vote.

So at best, he’s only going to get 78 percent of the black vote as things stand right now.


16 posted on 09/22/2011 4:34:12 AM PDT by Jonty30
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To: Berlin_Freeper
From Rep Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) and member of the Congressional Black Caucus:

If Obama wasn't president, we would be marching on the White House

17 posted on 09/22/2011 4:36:27 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi
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To: Berlin_Freeper
This question would never have been axed last year.

The msm has been given the word to get rid of obama, and is now complicit in this draft hitlery exercise.

Look at the only mook that is waving and blocking the face of a fellow traveler.


18 posted on 09/22/2011 4:40:36 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages.)
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To: Hugin

“They won’t vote Republican, they just won’t vote.”
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Two who don’t vote are equal to one who switches from D to R.


19 posted on 09/22/2011 4:41:59 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a liberal is like teaching algebra to a tomcat.)
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To: truthguy

Yeah, maybe even 96 or 97!


20 posted on 09/22/2011 4:45:59 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Jonty30

If they sit out, then they are not part of the black vote. He will still get over 90%. Color comes first to too many black people.


21 posted on 09/22/2011 4:46:15 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

He may still get 90 percent of active voting blacks, but that is out of 80 percent of eligible black voters as opposed to 90 percent of 95 percent of active black voters.

It will make a difference.


22 posted on 09/22/2011 4:50:19 AM PDT by Jonty30
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To: truthguy

That could make a big difference in congressional elections.


23 posted on 09/22/2011 4:51:41 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: Jonty30

I don’t see that many blacks sitting out when the time comes. If you are right, then it could make a difference. I think his bigger losses we be independents and Hispanics.


24 posted on 09/22/2011 4:56:33 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

we = will. Just making coffee now.


25 posted on 09/22/2011 4:57:49 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Sooner or later, even some of his supporters will come to terms that Obama is very radical. I know people who voted for him. They are beginning to see it was not all Bush, that Obama had both houses and still nothing is improving.


26 posted on 09/22/2011 5:01:26 AM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: truthguy

That’s not the relevant measure. Maybe some black folks will get off the ‘Rat plantation and actually vote for the GOP candidate, but the main importance of this is black turn-out. If only those who still strongly approve of Obama turn out to vote for him again, he’s toast even if he gets 100% of the black vote.


27 posted on 09/22/2011 5:02:06 AM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: wally-balls
I feel the distant drum-beat of “Reparations” vibrating in my ears

I wonder about that too... if he'll throw that "Hail Mary" next year. Also, look for him to pull whatever other executive order levers he can to open the borders further to placate the Hispanics.

28 posted on 09/22/2011 5:03:19 AM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: Jonty30

Yep, it’s mathematic reality. A few will wake up and vote Republican but many will stay home - and that will indeed make a difference.


29 posted on 09/22/2011 5:07:07 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright
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To: JPG

“Some Obama commemorative plates being moved from the mantle to the closet?”

I’m just glad to see the black t-shirts with gold latex silk screen going away. After the election, it was common to see “urban” types roaming the mall in full-on Obama gettup. Far less common these days. The bumper stickers are also much less common.

Incidentally, any car sporting the 2012 sticker with the commie logo as the “0” gets a honk and 1-finger salute. People may have been ignorant in 2008, but anyone supporting this ass in 2012 is a commie, and wants to take away your freedom.


30 posted on 09/22/2011 5:08:13 AM PDT by ConservativeWarrior (In last year's nests, there are no birds this year.)
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To: truthguy
So he will get 90% of the black vote instead of 95%.


Yes the percentage drop is small however, when you factor in the loss of energy and enthusiasm, this translate into hundreds of thousands staying home on election day, not contributing time and money and therefore forcing the party to spend resources to "amp" up their formerly secured base instead of lying to "independent" and moderate sheeple...This is still a good thing!!


Also bear in mind that the lame streamers have been pumping up his poll numbers so that its actually worse than it is...I would guess that its probably around 75% and that will hurt him badly in places like PA and OH where he HAS to win if he wants to be re-elected...Since the Dems have effectively alienated and or impoverished the white majority, they not only need 95%+ support they NEED 90%+ turn out...unemployed people that have to pay almost $4 a gallon for gas will not be happy with him and THAT NEVER GETS TALKED ABOUT by the libtard script readers in the media...

31 posted on 09/22/2011 5:09:01 AM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: EEGator

The bigger losses will be independents and perhaps hispanics - but a depressed turn out will also be significant. Moreover, it can be significant in any number of congressional and other races since this bloc vote normally pulls the straight ticket lever.


32 posted on 09/22/2011 5:09:29 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Herman Cain is making the argument that it’s not only ok for a black man to be a republican but to be a republican candidate for office. Freedom isn’t just for white people anymore.


33 posted on 09/22/2011 5:12:22 AM PDT by MNnice (Showing fresh signs of liberalitis, the strain of the orbital muscles due to excessive eye rolling)
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To: USS Alaska

Oh, good Lord.. look at that...

What a ***ing national embarrassment he is... Sometimes it's simply beyond words. EVERY other national leader observes the etiquette that you NEVER obscure the photo of another in a group pic.. but not the Kenyan idiot man-child. It's always about YOU, isn't it, 0bama?

The Mongolian PM was probably thinking, "By God, I'm going Ghengis Khan on this a-hole before the day is done."

(((Facepalm...)))

34 posted on 09/22/2011 5:14:26 AM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

I didn’t think about the congressional races. You make a good point. I’ll blame my lack of thought on not enough coffee.


35 posted on 09/22/2011 5:15:40 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: DarthVader
He is losing blacks that are highly educated, Christian and well to do.

Since he 'had' them in the first place, it just proves that those folks are racist. Other than his tan, Obama has nothing in common with those people.

36 posted on 09/22/2011 5:16:45 AM PDT by whd23 (Every time a link is de-blogged an angel gets its wings.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
From a blogger at Hot Air:

I wish I could upload photos…. You should see the areas I go through on a daily basis. All those hope posters that were pasted and painted onto retaining walls and on the sides of brick buildings in the inner cities down here? They are not gone, they have all been defaced.

The black community is very angry.

Key West Reader on September 21, 2011 at 8:56 PM

37 posted on 09/22/2011 5:18:46 AM PDT by MustKnowHistory
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To: EEGator

Hopefully enough blacks and people of color are waking up to make a difference.

I hope they’ve learned from this exercise and turn from their racist ways.

If not, my view of a lot of them has forever been changed by this presidency.

I honestly never knew how racist they were, how much they truly disliked whites, and how unhappy they were. To my knowledge, since the days of Clinton, I thought they were actually improving their lots in life. I guess I was wrong — and all it took was for one man to come onto the scene and expose all of this hate and division.

I hope after this thing is gone, that our country heals ...I’m not sure it ever really can. It’s really sad.


38 posted on 09/22/2011 5:22:37 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Hugin

Which is voting Republican.


39 posted on 09/22/2011 5:23:45 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Poll: Obama slips with black voters

These types of polls, along with "the discontent of the libs" are nice to see and read about, but in the end you know these people are not going to go into the voting booth and vote for the GOP candidate. The best that can be hoped for is that they stay home and don't vote.

FUBO GTFO! 486 Days until Noon Jan 20, 2013

40 posted on 09/22/2011 5:26:10 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: LibsRJerks
Hopefully enough blacks and people of color are waking up to make a difference

Hopefully not. We all of them to stay home on election day.

41 posted on 09/22/2011 5:28:25 AM PDT by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: Nat Turner

So expect the race card to be played again and again against the GOP nominee. Hispanics will go GOP, although they vote in smaller numbers than blacks. Blacks will simply stay home if they’re not motivated to vote.

What will motivate them is local GOTV efforts within their communities. If there isn’t a lot of $$$ available for this effort they won’t go out to vote.


42 posted on 09/22/2011 5:29:00 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

His support with black voters has fallen all the way down to 86% now.


43 posted on 09/22/2011 5:35:01 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Like the great whitey John Edwards once said, “two Americas”
Those that can do those that can’t vote Democrat.


44 posted on 09/22/2011 5:35:58 AM PDT by Leep
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Like the great whitey John Edwards once said, “two Americas”
Those that can do those that can’t vote Democrat.


45 posted on 09/22/2011 5:36:16 AM PDT by Leep
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To: LibsRJerks

The vast majority will never change. I’m originally from the Philly area, so I’m more than cynical.


46 posted on 09/22/2011 5:38:10 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Leep

Sorry about the double posting...I swear I am only hitting the send off button once! ???


47 posted on 09/22/2011 5:38:10 AM PDT by Leep
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To: truthguy
"So he will get 90% of the black vote instead of 95%. "

NOPE. When it comes time to pull the lever nit will be the full 95%.

Our only hope is that they are so discouraged they won't bother to show up.

But, I would challenge the main premise of this article. I thought 0 was doing very well for "His" people.

48 posted on 09/22/2011 5:39:22 AM PDT by evad (Obama needs to show us his green card)
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To: SC_Pete
You are more optimistic than I am.

I'd be happy with limiting him to 105% of the black vote in 2012.

49 posted on 09/22/2011 5:39:49 AM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: truthguy

2 million more blacks voted in 2008 than in 2004. Even if he gets the same percentage of the black vote 2 million voters who stay home makes a big difference.


50 posted on 09/22/2011 5:41:00 AM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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