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Gallup presidential job approval [Laughable 7 Point Swing in Obama's Favour in ONE DAY]
Gallup ^ | 3/9/14

Posted on 03/09/2014 10:54:51 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Obama Approval 45% +3 Obama Disapproval 51% -4

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: farce; fix
We are supposed to believe that the numbers changed seven points in his favor in one day???

BS.

1 posted on 03/09/2014 10:54:51 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Maybe everyone heard that he and the Mooch were vacating the White House and didn’t realize it was another vacation.


2 posted on 03/09/2014 10:56:20 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: SoFloFreeper

This is why you shouldn’t look at any individual poll day-to-day. The fluctuations can be wild. For example, Rasmussen had Obama +4 in favorability a couple weeks ago, defying all other polls. Realclearpolitics does a nice average of many different polls and plots the average over time, giving a good sense of how the Marxist popularity is trending. As well, this average very closely (within a percentage point) predicted the outcomes of both the 2008 and 2012 Presidential elections.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/other/president_obama_job_approval-1044.html


3 posted on 03/09/2014 10:59:10 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

It could be that Obama hit a low ebb when he was threatening to go to war to stop ethnic Russians from joining Russia. Now that Obama’s hard at work vacationing, more recreational warmongering seems less likely.


4 posted on 03/09/2014 11:00:27 AM PDT by grania
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To: SoFloFreeper

At the same time Rasmussen is showing a 2 point swing against him.

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/obama_approval_index_history

It’s all hogwash, he sucks on stilts.


5 posted on 03/09/2014 11:02:06 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gallup is BS. What next? “Obama has 90% approval ZOMG!”


6 posted on 03/09/2014 11:04:26 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: RightGeek

Maybe he didn’t say something stupid today. Well, at least in public. That’s gotta be worth a few points.


7 posted on 03/09/2014 11:06:41 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Of course he’s going to show higher when he is out on the golf course than he will when he’s in the White House screwing things up.


8 posted on 03/09/2014 11:10:28 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: Viennacon
At a 7% increase per day, after a week, Gallup would have Mr. Obama at around 105% popularity.
And the media would cover it with glowing, effusive praise and adulation for Mr. Obama and Mr. Gallup.
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9 posted on 03/09/2014 11:10:34 AM PDT by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin, the Flame of the North)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Red herring - Gallup's attempting to baffle with bullsh*t.

Obama's poll numbers are plumbing new historical depths.

10 posted on 03/09/2014 11:10:58 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: SoFloFreeper

He had a big bounce to $^ % approval about 2 weeks ago; tax refunds going out?


11 posted on 03/09/2014 11:14:42 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

46%


12 posted on 03/09/2014 11:15:31 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: SoFloFreeper
Gallup publishes this crap just so obozo doesn’t lose support from those who got obozo phones
13 posted on 03/09/2014 11:18:02 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: SoFloFreeper
We are supposed to believe that the numbers changed seven points in his favor in one day???

Of course, he's been out of town. He is always more popular when he is on vacation and not actively doing damage at that moment.

If you take a look at the results over time, you don't see a huge change in trend:

When looking at statistics like this, as other folks have said, you should look at it from many different viewpoints (i.e., multiple polls). You should also not pay too much attention to any one individual stat, but should look at trends over time. In this case, the trend is that his disapproval is rising and his approval is shrinking. The trend is that he is upside down. You can get all caught up on whether there is a spike or a trough, but those trends are there.

Of course, not that it really matters since he's in his second term.

14 posted on 03/09/2014 11:19:19 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Why do you even follow Gallup?

The given is (and this has been true since Billy Jeff was president) that around 43% of the electorate will forever love the dimorat politician of the day. All others will be scattered around.

If O only has 43 to 45 percent approval it means he has his base......woo hoo big news


15 posted on 03/09/2014 11:20:25 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s because those polled heard Sarah say “end of an error...” and thought it really ended right then and there!


16 posted on 03/09/2014 11:24:02 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Its mooch’s new blonde hair dye

every hairstyle change is worth an uptick in the polls

maybe the low info voters think barry is hanging out with Beyounce


17 posted on 03/09/2014 11:30:01 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s why they call it statistics. If our side thinks that the liberal class and all of it’s associated grievance groups have gone away we are dreaming. Obamacare or no Obamacare. BTW, Gallup had Romney winning the election in their final poll.


18 posted on 03/09/2014 11:34:16 AM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: SoFloFreeper

Obama’s poll numbers seem to go up when he golfs instead of destroying our nation.


19 posted on 03/09/2014 11:38:43 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: grania

Got to be the laziest warmonger in world history.


20 posted on 03/09/2014 11:41:46 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gallop is garbage


21 posted on 03/09/2014 11:57:17 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: SoFloFreeper

They didn’t want to pay long distance and only polled the upper west side in Manhattan.


22 posted on 03/09/2014 12:01:43 PM PDT by dan on the right
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To: SoFloFreeper

You forget that there is a margin of error in every poll. This one happens to be fairly high, +3 or -3. So it’s something that does happen sometimes, where a 7 point swing could just have easily been a 1 point swing in reality.


23 posted on 03/09/2014 12:15:46 PM PDT by Corporate Democrat
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To: SoFloFreeper

I believe that Gallup made his polls irrelevant during the Gore/Bush election and has missed accurate polling ever since always leaning toward the Democrat/Liberal ideology. Gallup is nothing but a mouthpiece and justification for the left.


24 posted on 03/09/2014 12:16:40 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: Corporate Democrat

What you should do is look at the polls trend over weeks/months/years because day to day is just too volatile.


25 posted on 03/09/2014 12:18:35 PM PDT by Corporate Democrat
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