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Likely Voters: Carter Was a Better President than Obama
The Weekly Standard ^ | July 3, 2012 | Jeffrey H. Anderson

Posted on 07/04/2012 6:27:17 AM PDT by C19fan

According to a Newsweek/Daily Beast poll of likely voters, Barack Obama now rates behind Jimmy Carter in the pantheon of great presidents. The poll asked likely voters to list the two best and the two worst presidents the history of the United States. Here are the tallies, based on net results:

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: carter; obama
Obama is 2nd to last with Bush the Younger in last place. I get pissed that JFK always gets in the top 5 in these polls even higher than the Indispensable Man, His Excellency George Washington.
1 posted on 07/04/2012 6:27:27 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

At least Carter was an American. The bar is set very low after BO’s reign.


2 posted on 07/04/2012 6:29:50 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: C19fan

correction: barry soetoro steve dunham soebarkah obama...
1] jimmy carter
2] *** usurper communist


3 posted on 07/04/2012 6:30:45 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: C19fan
Had to be likely (young) voters. Those of us that lived through the JIMMAH REGIME know better.
I still have scars on my knuckles from attempting to get gas at the local gas station.
4 posted on 07/04/2012 6:31:03 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: C19fan

Perhaps a more accurate description is “less hideous”.


5 posted on 07/04/2012 6:31:37 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Government HealthControl. Uniting the compassion of HMOs and the diligence of bureaucracy.)
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To: C19fan

Lincoln? The butcher.


6 posted on 07/04/2012 6:35:11 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: DeaconRed

Carter is in a class by himself. The worst disaster ever. And that includes the current occupant.


7 posted on 07/04/2012 6:35:31 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: central_va

Washington best ever, Lincoln second.


8 posted on 07/04/2012 6:37:21 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: C19fan

Ok according to this BS Klinton is tied with Geo. Washington. Also the people polled think I voted for the worst President in history, twice. Civil War II on the way.


9 posted on 07/04/2012 6:38:04 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: C19fan
Bush #43 last? I wouldn't rank him among the best, but below James Buchanan? As SNAFUs go, Katrina was bad, but was it worse than the Civil War?

Maybe because it's Bush's fault that we've been stuck with Obama.

10 posted on 07/04/2012 6:40:40 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: DeaconRed

Somewhere in the world there are some Iranians running around without teeth because they said America would bow to Iran.

Good times.

Even Houston’s finest gave us a round of applause for that.


11 posted on 07/04/2012 6:43:56 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: C19fan
poll of likely voters, Barack Obama now rates behind Jimmy Carter in the pantheon of great presidents

That's exactly like saying hen-dressin' smells better than BS.

The people are idiots.

12 posted on 07/04/2012 6:44:24 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: C19fan

JFK gets my respect for putting his hide on the line in the war. But he was a dangerously inept president. And the lefties who idolize him would be horrified at some of his actions and sentiments.


13 posted on 07/04/2012 6:47:08 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: C19fan

James Buchanan did a better job as President of the United States than the former junior US Senator from Illinois is doing in our White House.


14 posted on 07/04/2012 6:49:48 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
James Earl Carter was a sincere, naive, sucker, fool ,etc., who MEANT WELL and tried to lead the country - without success.

Barekh Hussein Obama represents a clear departure from anything we've seen in the past. He is not sincere nor the fool but rather the pernicious steamrolling planner with or without the intent of either bringing about America's decline or eroding further the very foundations that out Founding Fathers set up for us on this day, 236 years ago.

May we take the Republic back in November 2012...

15 posted on 07/04/2012 6:50:39 AM PDT by Netz (Netz)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Do not mention the name lincoln in the same breath with Washington.


16 posted on 07/04/2012 7:00:40 AM PDT by tiger63
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To: txrefugee

Yes not just beside being an American but he also ran a Peanut Farm. What has Odumbo run? He never even ran a lemonade stand.


17 posted on 07/04/2012 7:03:30 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: C19fan

JFK did nothing of note as president except stupidly risk all out nuclear war and bone Marilyn Monroe in the white house. Johnson moved all the civil rights legislation through congress and into law.


18 posted on 07/04/2012 7:08:22 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Legalize Freedom!!)
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To: C19fan

And in other news, farmers ranked the odor of sheep sh*t as less rank than pig sh*t . . .


19 posted on 07/04/2012 7:13:56 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: muir_redwoods
JFK did nothing of note as president except stupidly risk all out nuclear war and bone Marilyn Monroe in the white house.

He gave Americans our Constitutional money back however briefly - U.S. Dollars backed by silver, not Federal Reserve Notes - and I believe he was assassinated for it.

20 posted on 07/04/2012 7:18:56 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (Goode over evil. Voting for mitt or obie is like throwing your country away.)
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To: C19fan

21 posted on 07/04/2012 7:19:16 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: DeaconRed

Yep.... Then there were the gas station attendant’s with shotguns.


22 posted on 07/04/2012 7:20:58 AM PDT by Squantos
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To: Patriot Babe

What has Odumbo run?


Guns to Mexico drug cartels?


23 posted on 07/04/2012 7:24:53 AM PDT by Conservaliberty (25 and conservative. I guess I have no heart, Oh, well, makes shooting the bad guys easier.)
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To: Netz
James Earl Carter was a sincere, naive, sucker, fool ,etc., who MEANT WELL and tried to lead the country - without success.

Where the hell did you come up with this CRAP that Carter was some malleable naif? The US Naval Academy didn't produce sincere,naive,suckers, or foolish officers. USN nuke school doesn't take on the ones soft between the ears.

James Earl Carter was and has remained the smug self-righteous megalomaniac that he was when he entered the USNA. He has been stonily consistent in his world view, he just managed to keep it under cover during his time at Annapolis.

From his first day in office he did everything within his power to degrade the security and morale of the USA while showing support for EVERY marxist revolutionary effort throughout the world. Had he not installed Adm. Stansfield Turner to virtually dismantle the CIA's entire human Intel net throughout the world he might have received accurate warning about the fundamentalist Ayotollah Khomeini real agenda. The direct cause that unleashed the pan-islamic hordes that bedevil us today. Include Africa, South and Central America to those areas where he affected the spread of Soviet style totalitarianism.

Even living in Washington DC I have never attended a state funeral, but if I outlive that treasonous piece of shit from Georgia, I will make a point of seeing him off with my spit lubricating the wheels of the caisson to speed him to his final destination in hell.

24 posted on 07/04/2012 7:27:44 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: muir_redwoods
JFK did nothing of note as president except stupidly risk all out nuclear war and bone Marilyn Monroe in the white house. Johnson moved all the civil rights legislation through congress and into law.

“It is no contradiction – the most important single thing we can do to stimulate investment in today’s economy is to raise consumption by major reduction of individual income tax rates.” – John F. Kennedy, Jan. 21, 1963, annual message to the Congress: “The Economic Report Of The President”

Not a bad sentiment in my opinion.

25 posted on 07/04/2012 7:39:51 AM PDT by 03A3
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To: DeaconRed

Try being in the Army overseas.....


26 posted on 07/04/2012 8:08:23 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Sooth2222
Most of the avoidable suffering in New Orleans because of Katrina was because of the ineptitude of the Democrat governor, the Democrat mayor, Democrat residents who failed to leave in time, Democrat looters, and perhaps Democrat local officials who failed to make sure the levees were in good enough condition. But the media put all the blame on Bush and Bush and the Republican Party did very little to counter that narrative.

When the massive oil spill happened in the Gulf in 2010, Obama did almost nothing and the media didn't give him any grief over it. Likewise with the Colorado wildfires or any other natural disasters since 1/20/2009--it's never portrayed as Obama's fault.

For 8 years the media waged a non-stop war against Bush (with a brief cease-fire for a few weeks after 9/11), and neither Bush nor the Republican Party ever seemed to know how to fight back. Since Obama took office, everything has still been blamed on Bush. If Obama wins, it will because a large part of the public still thinks the bad economy is Bush's fault.

27 posted on 07/04/2012 9:27:30 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Feckless
"Try being in the Army overseas....."

I was from 1964-1968.
After basic at Ft Jackson SC then AIT I spent my entire time over seas.

28 posted on 07/04/2012 9:33:41 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: Verginius Rufus
"the Colorado wildfires"

Yes ZERO grounded most of the air water tankers. Not a word from the LSM

29 posted on 07/04/2012 9:36:32 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: DeaconRed

I meant while Jimmy the scumbag was prez....


30 posted on 07/04/2012 9:48:43 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: muir_redwoods
JFK did nothing of note as president except stupidly risk all out nuclear war and bone Marilyn Monroe in the white house.

My sentiments, also.

JFK was unprepared for the job, presided over the Bay of Pigs disaster, and was sized up by Krushchev in their Vienna meeting as a weakling.

This led to the Cuberan Missile Crisis, which was really finally settled by our agreeing to withdraw our missiles from Turkey.

Most of us rubes didn't even know he was a philanderer.

31 posted on 07/04/2012 10:32:21 AM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: 03A3

Stopped clock and all that...


32 posted on 07/04/2012 12:14:13 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Legalize Freedom!!)
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To: Covenantor
Whoa! Settle down my friend. I was trying to be balanced. I hated him and especially his National Security Advisor Zbig Brezensky. He did tremendous damage to the interests of the USA but in retrospect, and that is the key word here, President Obama makes him look like a lamb. That's all I am saying. I agree with and understand your wrath. I just tried to put it in milder terms but I am in agreement with you...
33 posted on 07/04/2012 11:02:41 PM PDT by Netz (Netz)
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To: Feckless
"I meant while Jimmy the scumbag was prez...."

That would suck. . . . . .

34 posted on 07/05/2012 1:44:04 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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