Skip to comments.Rasmussen Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (WTH? Hussein rising?)
Posted on 11/14/2011 6:56:26 AM PST by ScottinVA
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 23% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Thirty-eight percent (38%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15 (see trends).
Thats the presidents best Approval Index rating in three months. Still, most voters continue to favor repeal of his primary legislative accomplishment, the health care law.
The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. It is updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). Updates are also available on Twitter and Facebook
Overall, 50% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the president's job performance. Thats the first time since June that the president has reached the 50% mark. Forty-nine percent (49%) at least somewhat disapprove.
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That’s why we call the MSM a propaganda arm of the DNC.
Well I think we’re all greatly underestimating something. For the first time in my life that I can ever remember the “tax the rich” “screw them for their success” is not a just a fringe element of people anymore. What I mean by this is I don’t believe it’s just the OWS people. I think there are people you would not expect in your neighborhoods, daily lives, who secretly are angry at the rich and want them punished. I think there is an undercurrent out there in the country where people who have either stayed stagnant in their salaries or have had financial difficulties are blaming the wealthy for it.
I’ve never seen anything like that before in America, and its awful. Point is, I think it’d be unwise for the GOP candidates, and the right overall to dismiss the class warfare angle as a singular radical left wing OWS idea. I think it has gained traction, and I think people who don’t identify with the left or the radicalism of it are actually starting to agree with. Which is terrifying.
Specific economic improvement indicators—please.
Just prove we need someone that will peel away his black support, that can only be done by Cain. Cain/bachmann
2012 will be a year to remember if we survive.
After the media spending the last month talking about the (in their view) sexual harassing, gaffe making, wife divorcing, flip-flopping, iran supporting republicans, I would expect the president to get a bit of a boost.
Like him or not, Newt is right that we only hurt ourselves by attacking each other and not attacking obama.
Another matter that gets overlooked as well... part of that current 49% disapproval includes hardcore libs who don't think he's gone far ENOUGH toward setting America down the path of destruction. They'll bitch up and down about how much of a "disappointment" Obama has been in terms of not delivering the "change" they demanded in 2008, but they'll fall in line... they always do.
It's also important to know the "disappointment" factor permeates not only the left. The most recent FoxNews poll found 52% say they like Obama's ideas, but are disappointed many of them haven't been passed by Congress. The fact many haven't been passed is viewed as good news by FReepers, but we aren't representative of the public at large. We're far more conservative in philosophy.
We're going to know on the morning of the first Wednesday next November as to whether America chose the path of prosperity and freedom, vs. one of government ownership of our lives and future. While I'm not swayed by a single poll result, what I do consider are trends... and the trends show a disturbingly high percentage of Americans aren't quite ready to give up on Obama.
It will be close, but I'm confident in a slim R victory.
I cannot believe some of you people lap up these daily tracking polls the way you do. If Obama and his administration thought they were in such great shape, they wouldn't be asking Clinton for guidance; they wouldn't be going full throttle against Cain...yada....yada.
It's a daily tracking poll for crying out loud. Way too many variables for me to have a conniption fit over.
I swear, the Left must laugh their A$$es off at us.
How is it recovering from the prospect of jobs, which is all the American people care about and rightly so.
If 175-250,000 jobs per month need to be created just to keep pace with new entry’s into the work force and we are creating about 85-110,000 per month, many of those part time and what I call “weak” jobs in low paying fields, where is the improvement?
My take is we are actually LOSING ground as the number of people who want to work and cannot is growing and not shrinking.
While statistically a small percentage of the population, they carry tremendous clout and the money follows. Obama's dismissal of Israel pissed off a lot of high profile money makers, so much so that the White House had to launch an outreach program to smooth things over.
His snarky remarks to Sarkozy aren't playing well, either.
Overall, though, I agree with the sentiment expressed by others. Don't presume this will be a cake-walk. Fight like there is no tomorrow, because if this clown gets a second term, there will be no tomorrow for an America we actually recognize.
I find it amazing that when Ostupid is at -25 with Rasmussen most here jump up and down cheering “he’s toast, we can’t lose, blah, blah, blah”, but when for whatever reason such as he killed bin Laden his negatives with Rass, drop it’s all doom and gloom.
Tell you what, there are some really whacked out people here who seem to live their lives by the minute and haven’t a clue what a long view is and don’t seem to care.
based upon what exactly????
His number have always gone up first of the year, too. People are always optimistic. This is likely just a blip. Other polls are not registering it. We’ll see a bump in January too, and everyone here will have a heart attack. This guy is unlikely to be reelected. Very unlikely. That’s not to say it is not going to be a fight, but we have the upper hand. No one wins reelection when the outlook is this bad. Unless there is real recovery...not .1% changes, but massive improvement, it ain’t happening. The states that went red in 2004 will be red in 2012, plus a couple more.
Rasmussen may be “the most accurate” of the for profit marketing organizations putting out public available “polls.” However, common sense tells you they cannot be accurate or representative knowing what you know. It is more easily explained that such polls match the reality they manufacture then measure the reality that exists.
Especially when the bookies are the ‘educators,’ protecting the house edge via a long production line of ignorant Junior Marxists.
I fear the republican stonewall earlier this year may be Obama's ace of spades. The leeches blame republicans for not passing the freebies bill. This Occupy Wall Street movement is evidence of a huge population of deadbeats and socialists who want free everything. Free college tuition, free free free.
I expect a tough fight for the eventual republican nominee, whoever it may be. America has changed. There's no way Obama should have been elected. Those people have not gone away. If anything, they want more and more freebies because the economy is worse today than when they elected Obama. And republicans are easy to blame.
Firmly I believe that with the fall of faith in the US, that voters can hardly be expected to vote as if it were present and flourishing. It is not.
Our founding principles came by way of a faith filled people, but can not survive in a vaccum. We need to pull out our copy of De Toqueville now. What is happening was no mystery to him, in 1832.
Ive never seen anything like that before in America, and its awful. Point is, I think itd be unwise for the GOP candidates, and the right overall to dismiss the class warfare angle as a singular radical left wing OWS idea. I think it has gained traction, and I think people who dont identify with the left or the radicalism of it are actually starting to agree with. Which is terrifying.
The polls on OWS seem to agree with your sentiments. That stated, the kids and other idiots occupying the camps will almost assuredly overplay their hands. Whether this affects Obama or not will remain to be seen, given the media will surely cover for him.
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