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Quinnipiac: NYC Mayor de Blasio's Approval Ratings Plunge
Newsmax ^ | 03/21/2014

Posted on 03/21/2014 9:08:16 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

The honeymoon is over for New York City's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, with a poll showing that the liberal Democrat's approval ratings tumbled dramatically as he entered his third month in office.

Just 45 percent of voters approve of the job he is doing, while 34 percent do not, says the survey released Tuesday by the independent Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

The findings are a major setback for de Blasio, who became the city's 109th mayor on Jan. 1 after a campaign that portrayed him as the progressive alternative to his predecessor, billionaire media tycoon Michael Bloomberg.

A Jan. 16 Quinnipiac poll found that 53 percent of voters thought he was doing a good job, with only 13 percent disapproving.

The pollsters point out, moreover, that when they undertook a similar survey of Bloomberg's performance in March 2002 — his first term in office — 62 percent of New Yorkers gave him the thumbs-up while a mere 16 percent were disillusioned.

"After an uneven first couple of months in office, only so-so numbers for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio," said Quinnipiac University Poll Assistant Director Maurice Carroll.

In an additional embarrassment, the new figures reveal that de Blasio's Police Commissioner William Bratton is running way ahead of him in popularity, with a 57 percent approval rating. City Comptroller Scott Stringer also outstripped him, with a 53 percent approval score.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: approval; billdeblasio; duh; newyork; nyc

1 posted on 03/21/2014 9:08:16 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

DeBlasio’s obviously not liberal enough for New Yorkers.


2 posted on 03/21/2014 9:10:04 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Maybe New Yawkers re3alize he is a D-Bag.


3 posted on 03/21/2014 9:13:42 AM PDT by verga (Poor spiritual health is often manifested with poor physical health.)
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To: Zhang Fei

Whatta surprise, Bill De Blassio has finally disappointed even the people of Noo Yorik Siddy.

I did not think that was possible. Good ol’ Bill had EVERYTHING going for him.


4 posted on 03/21/2014 9:17:07 AM PDT by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I beg to differ, his ratings have soared as the comedy show in comedy history.

Boy am I glad I stored up on popcorn, would not want to miss even one minute of the never ending comedy routines.


5 posted on 03/21/2014 9:22:13 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: SeekAndFind

Note to the Sandanista inspired mayor of our largest city. You do not begin your quest to turn it into a socialist mecca and getting rid of iconic carriages in Central Park is a prime example.
FREEGARDS
LEX


6 posted on 03/21/2014 9:22:33 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
You do not begin your quest to turn it into a socialist mecca and getting rid of iconic carriages in Central Park is a prime example.

What does de Blasio care? I read at the time that the reason for getting rid of the carriages was to be able to sell the stables to a campaign contributor that's a property developer from NJ.

7 posted on 03/21/2014 9:27:51 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: SeekAndFind

Elections have consequences.


8 posted on 03/21/2014 9:28:59 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: chiefqc

Weiner would have been much better for comedy writers.


9 posted on 03/21/2014 9:29:38 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

Frankly, those numbers aren’t that bad considering how awful he is.


10 posted on 03/21/2014 9:32:16 AM PDT by surrey
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To: verga

Maybe, just maybe, NYC Voters will listen to sources besides the NYT next time. Actually, they won’t and will vote for the next guy with a “D” next to his name.


11 posted on 03/21/2014 9:36:49 AM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04
Actually, they won’t and will vote for the next guy with a “D” next to his name.

"R's" aren't much better, Mayor Lindsay, anyone?

12 posted on 03/21/2014 9:38:34 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

And what did NYC expect when they elected this Marxist doofus?


13 posted on 03/21/2014 9:38:42 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: windsorknot

Guess what they are expecting now.

Another Federal bailout when de Blasio bankrupts the city.


14 posted on 03/21/2014 9:40:09 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

45A, 39D? Sounds to me like a plurality of NYers are quite happy with Comrade De Blasio. I hardly call that a “plunge in popularity.”


15 posted on 03/21/2014 9:41:32 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Libidgits never learn, do they.


16 posted on 03/21/2014 9:45:07 AM PDT by moovova
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To: SeekAndFind

Everybody hates Bill de Blasio. The Rolling Stones sang I CAN’T GET NO SATISFACTION BECAUSE I HATE BILL DE BLASIO. Mick Jagger said, “What kind of man makes up his own name and puts a ‘de’ in it? I hate him.”


17 posted on 03/21/2014 9:45:53 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6
Mick Jagger said, “What kind of man makes up his own name and puts a ‘de’ in it? I hate him.”

"Go ahead, bite the Big Apple....Don't mind the maggots."

18 posted on 03/21/2014 9:47:10 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind
I had to fly to Connecticut in order to register the lack of shock I'm experiencing over this.


(Soooooo not shocked).
19 posted on 03/21/2014 10:13:18 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: windsorknot

Exactly!


20 posted on 03/21/2014 10:22:49 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Calvin Locke
What does de Blasio care? I read at the time that the reason for getting rid of the carriages was to be able to sell the stables to a campaign contributor that's a property developer from NJ.

An avowed Communist who is also a crony-fascist!

Who would have thunk it?

21 posted on 03/21/2014 10:26:16 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.")
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To: SeekAndFind

Why can’t people figure this chit out BEFORE they elect these asshats?


22 posted on 03/21/2014 10:26:28 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Zhang Fei

Bump

He hasn’t hunted down the last 500 conservatives and that hurts his image


23 posted on 03/21/2014 10:28:24 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Jimmy crack corn and I don’t care....you wanted him, you got him. live with it


24 posted on 03/21/2014 11:04:30 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: 12th_Monkey
Jimmy crack corn and I don’t care....you wanted him, you got him. live with it

You'll care when we have to pony up to bail out NYC again.

25 posted on 03/21/2014 11:05:46 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

Like liberals everywhere, New Yorkers are only liberal with other people’s money and, more importantly, with other people’s kids. What Blasio is doing in attacking charter schools hits the doorstep of ever faux progressive with their kids. Progressives are only too happy to make other poor shleps’ kids go to sub-par public schools. However, their little prince or princess is not meant for such places. I hope that Blasio goes full leftist retardo and forces these people to see the consequences of their own self-destructive politics.


26 posted on 03/21/2014 11:34:29 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: dfwgator

Oh ***t! Forgot about that since them yanks already asked once for a helping hand because of their failed socialist state.


27 posted on 03/21/2014 11:53:54 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Think the horse carriages being dumped had anything to do with it?


28 posted on 03/21/2014 3:20:55 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: 3Fingas
I hope that Blasio goes full leftist retardo and forces these people to see the consequences of their own self-destructive politics.

I concur.
29 posted on 03/21/2014 3:24:01 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: SeekAndFind

if the leftist moonbat disregards the poll as bogus he can do what he wants with no hint of a setback

he won


30 posted on 03/21/2014 3:26:59 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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