Skip to comments.Gallup: Obama job approval surges (swings 10 pts. in 2 weeks; bad news for thinking Americans)
Posted on 12/26/2011 1:51:13 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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I don't care what the MSM is spewing about BO's "employment" numbers and apparently neither do my neighbors in my deep-blue neighborhood: these stats aren't enough to start peppering the naked bumper stickers on every car with BO '12 stickers. Too many storefronts remain empty. Too many people are slipping into uncertain housing situations. The public has more intelligence than that.
I think your numbers are way off. He’ll possible get 55 hispanic, 50 women. Youth not sure about, but 70 is certainly too high. He is going to lose million of voters this time around. Many who voted for him the first time, like young people, will not vote again.
But When Susie Bop and Amy P Somebody turns on CNN and sees Obama going to church in Hawaai; she just says Obama tried to pass a jobs bill but the pubs that only like rich people stopped him.Pelosi’s 10K a night hotel got a lot of air play but not on CNN and MSNBC.
It is going to be a wonderful day when he and Holder are gone. One year to go.
Here is the info on the surging WP poll. Yes its fake:
Washington Post-ABC News Poll
This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone December 15-18 2011, among a random national sample of 1,005 adults, including landline and cell phone-only respondents. Results for the full sample have a 3.5 point error margin. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?
Approve: 49% Disapprove: 47%
Those numbers are now being used as evidence of Barack Obamas once-again found approval among American voters just as 2012 and its accompanying election cycle begins in earnest. It is, according to numerous and subsequent media reports, the first time President Obama has had a higher approval vs disapproval rating since early last summer and perhaps a trend that will propel him to re-election victory in November of 2012.
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But how to explain what is indeed a rather significant 5-point approval increase over polling data from just last month? Is it a reflection of Obamas supposed victory over Republicans in the payroll tax reduction debate? Although many in the media are this very minute scrambling to posture just such an explanation it is not likely. Why? Because this most recent Washington Post/ABC news poll, though just recently published, was actually taken BEFORE the final resolution to the payroll tax debate took place December 15th December 18th. The Obama victory over the Republicans did not happen for a number of days after the polling was actually conducted.
There is more to explain Barack Obamas Surge in the polls though and just as Insider warned, the cause is, while sadly predictable, no less insidious.
Here is the data regarding the political affiliation of those individuals who participated in the most recent Washington Post/ABC News poll:
A seven-point advantage favoring Democrats thus favoring support of President Barack Obama!
Now let us look back to the previous poll by Washington Post/ABC News published in November:
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?
Approve: 44% Disapprove: 53%
And here then is the political affiliation of those individuals who participated in the Washington Post/ABC News poll from November:
AND THERE YOU HAVE IT IN THE MOST RECENT POLL NOW BEING SITED AS PROOF OF AN OBAMA APPROVAL SURGE, THERE WAS A HIGHER PERCENTAGE OF DEMOCRATS AND A LOWER PERCENTAGE OF REPUBLICANS INVOLVED IN THAT POLL THAN THE ONE PUBLISHED LAST MONTH A CLEAR CASE OF MANIPULATING THE OUTCOME. IN THIS CASE A 3-POINT SHIFT FROM THE PREVIOUS POLL THAT NOW OVERWHELMINGLY FAVORS DEMOCRAT PARTY AFFILIATION, REPRESENTING MORE THAN HALF OF THE 5-POINT OBAMA SURGE NOW BEING REPORTED BY VARIOUS MEDIA OUTLETS. AND SO GOES THE INCESTUOUS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA AND THE OBAMA WHITE HOUSE. AND JUST AS INSIDER WARNED THERE WILL BE MUCH MORE OF THIS TO COME IN 2012.
KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN FOLKS
Obama is beatable, but not with this bunch of spares.
I agree COMPLETELY. Our guys are not perfect but they are better than the Usurper in the White House.
Anything not Old No 7 - Jack Daniels, is not good enough ;)
I hope you’re right. May well be about youth vote — though I think our real hope there is that they just stay home. As to Hispanics, I think we’re looking at 60% to 70% without a doubt. Remember, while they are notoriously hard working, they come from cultures where government handouts are de riguer. And as to women, I’m afraid you’re being far too kind.
Many Americans, those who watch Diane Sawyer or Brian Williamns, truly believe in Obama and want him again. They also don’t want to admit that they are wrong.
That is what I keep telling FR people - but they just won't listen. They just want to bitch and moan.
The Christmas season is an aberration EVERY year - from Thanksgiving [or even Halloween] through January 31st of the following year.
Temporary hires are made, which reduces the size of the unemployment rolls. Then, there are the people who have exhausted their UE benefits AND people who stop looking for work during the holidays. These people are NOT counted on the current UE rolls.
AFTER the holidays, the people who stopped looking for work generally start looking again. Also, the temporary hires are let go since the season is over. These people ADD to the UE rolls in January of the new year.
One last thing - companies that DID NOT make their financial projections during the year tend to JETTISON workers just after the holidays so that they can close the financial gap for their end-of-year annual reports. These laid-off people ALSO hit the UE rolls in January of the new year.
TAKE FOR EXAMPLE SEARS/KMART JUST TODAY ...
S/K announced that it is closing 100-120 stores. If ONLY 50 people worked at each store, you are talking about 5000-6000 people out of work and soon to be hitting the UE rolls. I worked for Sears once upon a time - and the average store has AT LEAST 200 employees. So, the number is LIKELY to be higher than that.
As I have said MANY times before - my sister works on Wall Street and she says that the financial industry TOTALLY discounts ALL financial data generated by the government during the Christmas season. They start taking the data SERIOUSLY AFTER January 31st of the following year.
So, folks - DON'T get yer panties in a wad at this time. CHILL until the end of January !!!
As Sidney Friedman said on M*A*S*H:
"Ladies and gentlemen, take my advice - pull down your pants and slide on the ice. ..."
I don't know who he be, but if we wait long enough, there'll be four of 'em comin' 'round the bend: the phony "emancipator" ruler, the more true-to-life war-loving ruler, the world-wide economic/food-shortage ruler, and lastly the Death and Hell ruler.
What we're seeing now is just a "glimpse."
“Ive said it before and Ill say it again. OBAMA WILL BE A ONE-TERM PRESIDENT.”
And I’ve said many times that I think that barky will be re-elected. It has less to do about him and more to do with the ineptness of the gop, as well as the barely contained civil war that is currently going on within the gop.
Enough of the gop will ultimately coalesce around mittens to hand him the nomination, but it will ultimately be for naught when the predictable purge and/or disenfranchisement of the paleoconservative minority comes. The 3rd party challenge that results will cost the gop the election.
And barky won’t have to lift a finger to do it. He can just stand back and watch the gop implode.
If obama gets re-elected, I’ll know for sure this is the end times and be watching the eastern sky.
This is “push polling” just as Rush predicted. The establishment is panicking right now because the economy has not turned around and Obama is not popular.
The established media will lie to us just like the Pravda to try to convince the people have not been paying attention that Obama is not a bad guy after all.
Don’t believe it and make sure you tell your friends not to believe it!
If this was a white President, no way in hell would they be re-elected, given the economy, etc. But wait and see. obama, with the media on his side, will be re-elected in a landslide. I just hope Republicans can hang onto the House.
Calling attention to the inaccuracy of polls and the underlying deceptive tactics of progressivism is the opposite of ignoring them.
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