Skip to comments.Obama's Approval Rate Plunges Due To Gas Prices
Posted on 03/12/2012 3:57:31 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes
WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama's job approval rating, weighed down by soaring gas prices, has plunged below 50 per cent, giving his political opponents what appears to be an opening in the November election, a new opinion poll showed.
The survey by ABC News and The Washington Post indicated that only 46 per cent of Americans now approved of the way Obama is handling his job and 50 per cent disapproved.
The situation was a reversal from early February when 50 per cent approved of the president's performance and 46 per cent disapproved.
According to the survey, the drop was attributed to soaring gas prices threatening to crimp America's slow recovery from a recession.
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Gas prices, unprecedented spending, overarching government control - I don’t care which one the voters focus on, just so long as it’s enough to vote Obama out in November!
Gas prices could be $8 per gallon, 22% unemployment (50% or better in the “minority community” and he could be caught in bed with a live 8 year old girl or an 8 year old dead boy and his people would still vote for him.
Just wait. I have no idea what his “surprise” will be but it’ll be a good one to divert attention from all that.
Obama and his sychophants in the media will argue that domestic production has never been higher, and this is true. However, drilling on PUBLIC land has decreased eleven percent under Obama. It’s drilling on PRIVATE land that has increased, and he can take NO credit for that. In fact, clearly his preference would be for THAT number to decrease as well.
Nobody beleived me as I said I was willing to pay more if Obama would be one termer.
NEWT AGAIN IS PROVEN GENIUS FOR BEING THE FIRST MAKING GAS PRICE A CAMPAIGN ISSUE!
Which is the reason for the installation of MassachusettsMandate-Mitt, and the coming 2014 Arbeitsziehungslager Extortion. Because we need a “Republican.”
Forced Labor Camp, U.S. Territory 2014, age 26.
Well you are keeping your end or the deal.
This is a perfect example of how the American public is being dumbed down to moron level.
You have a radical Marxist POTUS destroying every element
of traditional America, but all the morons can focus on is the cost of gasoline.
I guess if Obumbo subsidizes the cost of gas, he will jump to 100 percent approval.
As others have said, we need him out and if it takes as many morons as it did to put him in, so be it.
November is several political lifetimes away...
I hope so but I remember 2008 when McCain was well ahead in the polls then the bottom dropped out.
Probably. He will likely find some way to drop prices in October - just long enough for the lemmings to be duped again.
higher fuel prices to get the deliveries made.
No mass protests. Says it all.
This 46% who approve of Obama, do they actually live on this planet?
Is there nothing that will wake these people up?
His rating should be about 12%
-——do they actually live on this planet?——
Consider the concept of average. Average intelligence, average ability, average initiative.
At least half of the population is below average. The number 46% is that population in all the above.
Democrats are the below average and in most cases dregs of American Society
All he has to do is feign "outrage" at some slight comment from the Right and the liberal news-o-shpere will take off and run with it.
I can't believe Republicans have allowed their own campaign to be diverted into a debate about "contraception"! For Pete's sake! That conversation ended in the 60's. It shouldn't even be a blip on the radar screen of national concerns! But, here we are discussing Sandra Fluke and the pill instead of the gas prices and jobs!
Just look at the pretty red arrows! (and ignore the facts)
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