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The single most depressing number for President Obama in the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll
Washington Post ^ | June 18, 2014 | BY CHRIS CILLIZZA

Posted on 06/18/2014 2:51:02 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

The new national poll from NBC and the Wall Street Journal is stuffed with bad news for President Obama. His job approval rating — 41 percent — is as low as it has ever been.

And yet, all of those bad numbers pale in comparison to how people responded to this question: "Thinking about the rest of Barack Obama's term as president, do you think he can lead the country and get the job done or do you no longer feel that he is able to lead the country and get the job done?"

Fifty-four percent — let me repeat, 54 percent — said that Obama "cannot lead and get the job done," while just 42 percent said he could lead. I asked the pollsters behind the NBC-WSJ survey for the party ID breakouts on that question, and here's what they sent me: 84 percent of Republicans said that Obama can't lead or get the job done, as did six in ten (61 percent) of independents. (Just one in five Democrats agreed.)

That is an absolutely remarkable vote of no-confidence in Obama's ability to do the job he was elected to do.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bias; journalism; journalists; media

1 posted on 06/18/2014 2:51:02 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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80% of the Democrat respondents must hate the traditional United States.


2 posted on 06/18/2014 2:52:38 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If you remove blacks, illegals and whacked-out liberals, his approval rating would probably be 5%.


3 posted on 06/18/2014 2:52:44 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Spotting him at least 40 %


4 posted on 06/18/2014 2:52:56 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The fact that he has 41% approval is astonishing and depressing.


5 posted on 06/18/2014 2:53:17 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Who are the 41% who approve of him and the 46% who still think he can get the job done?

Don’t bother to answer. I know who they are, and it makes me really depressed.


6 posted on 06/18/2014 2:53:17 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Half of us in this Country knew he could not lead anything 5 years ago!
I want to know what he has done in 5 years that allows even 20 percent to think he can lead us anywhere?


7 posted on 06/18/2014 2:54:21 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

There has never been a worse president despite what the black population says...


8 posted on 06/18/2014 2:54:43 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

Thats my thought as well.


9 posted on 06/18/2014 2:54:56 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: jsanders2001

He is everything I thought he would be - and more.


10 posted on 06/18/2014 2:55:40 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The legacy of the first African American President of the United States is that he is an incompetent closeted homosexual narcissist who led a country he bitterly resents into an era of neo pagan decadence and decline.


11 posted on 06/18/2014 2:56:57 PM PDT by allendale
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So?

He still goes down as a two termer...or just goes down...


12 posted on 06/18/2014 2:57:20 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I think if you remove the groups you mention, his rating would be 0%.


13 posted on 06/18/2014 2:57:25 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The 41% who still back this colossal failure are the Takers, who cash their checks on the tax payers’ dime. They contribute nothing of value to the nation.


14 posted on 06/18/2014 2:57:48 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I should add:
“FU Mitt Romney. You arrogant fk. You screwed up the entire election for your ego”.

Punk


15 posted on 06/18/2014 2:58:46 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Bingo. I read Dreams from My Father when Hillary was still the presumptive nominee, and nothing this guys has done has been a surprise for me.


16 posted on 06/18/2014 3:02:05 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: allendale

Well said!


17 posted on 06/18/2014 3:02:33 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
He does NOT care. He has only just begun!

Unless Congress gets the backbone to stop him!

18 posted on 06/18/2014 3:03:30 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

From his picture of that grin it looks like he doesn’t give a damn. I would caption this picture as ‘HA, Ha, you Americans are screwed for two more years and in that time I will have succeeded in my goals of US’s destruction.’


19 posted on 06/18/2014 3:04:03 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

The fact that he has 41% approval is astonishing and depressing.


Other than blacks (13%), that is 28% approval. Take out unions, gays, transsexuals, IRS employees, public school teachers,, nutjobs, etc., there is not anyone left.


20 posted on 06/18/2014 3:05:03 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
**Fifty-four percent — let me repeat, 54 percent — said that Obama "cannot lead and get the job done," while just 42 percent said he could lead. I asked the pollsters behind the NBC-WSJ survey for the party ID breakouts on that question, and here's what they sent me: 84 percent of Republicans said that Obama can't lead or get the job done, as did six in ten (61 percent) of independents. (Just one in five Democrats agreed.)**
21 posted on 06/18/2014 3:08:22 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Given that the poll is from NBC and the Wall Street Journal, it would not be surprising if there were a 10-point bias blended in.


22 posted on 06/18/2014 3:09:11 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Just who are these 42 % who think obama can still lead...

They must live in a fantasy world....


23 posted on 06/18/2014 3:10:38 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Polls....are ruining this country.

Polls are just manufactured news.

They aren't accurate....they are worthless.

24 posted on 06/18/2014 3:12:20 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Gene Eric

He doesn’t care. He’s doing what he wants to, to the USA.


25 posted on 06/18/2014 3:12:50 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: boycott

Dat’s rassiss!


26 posted on 06/18/2014 3:15:58 PM PDT by jonascord (Laeti vescimur nos subacturis)
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To: lonestar

congress has backbone. Just wait for the next time they have the opportunity to screw over conservatives. They have plenty of courage then.


27 posted on 06/18/2014 3:40:40 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Be a part of the American freedom migration: freestateproject.org)
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To: lonestar

congress has backbone. Just wait for the next time they have the opportunity to screw over conservatives. They have plenty of courage then.


28 posted on 06/18/2014 3:44:33 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Be a part of the American freedom migration: freestateproject.org)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The numbers remind us that Democrats are not patriotic and many out right hate America.


29 posted on 06/18/2014 3:55:09 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: boycott
Other than blacks (13%), that is 28% approval.

Good point...

30 posted on 06/18/2014 3:58:06 PM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Impeach the SOB


31 posted on 06/18/2014 4:04:01 PM PDT by Walrus (I love the America that used to be ---I hate the America that now IS!)
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To: jmaroneps37

Blacks gave him 13% - that leaves his approval at 28%. Take out white liberal elites who feed off the liberal plantation system, dependent women, 99% of journalists, and illegals recently made citizens and we’re talking maybe 11% - 14% ...


32 posted on 06/18/2014 4:05:00 PM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: Gene Eric

I have noticed that for the past year the number of people siding with the side that he is doing a good job always hovers around 40% You can’t fix stupid. They need to put out a poll asking “Do you think the US can survive another 2 years of his presidency”. We can if we get him out for treason.


33 posted on 06/18/2014 5:55:11 PM PDT by alabama_heart
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To: alabama_heart

And that’s 40% with an adoring Media machine.


34 posted on 06/18/2014 7:46:12 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: txrefugee
The 41% who still back this colossal failure are the Takers, who cash their checks on the tax payers’ dime. They contribute nothing of value to the nation

I agree. I didn't vote for Mitt Romney (I am a conservative, after all) but Mitt did have one thing right - the 'Rats have a lock on about 47% of the population. Nearly half of all American voters will vote for the 'Rats no matter what. And that's because they trust (rightly) that the 'Rats will work tirelessly to rob honest producers and turn the loot over to them.

We've reached the point of no return. I seriously doubt that conservatives - the producers - can ever win another national election.

Which means that we either accept 'Rat tyranny or we secede. Or, better to say, we boot the blue areas out of the United States.

I say let's break through the denial and accept that nobody who voted for Obama in 2012 is our countryman. Nobody. They all gotta leave my country.

35 posted on 06/18/2014 8:35:17 PM PDT by Gluteus Maximus
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To: Gene Eric

Actually, they are just stupid. They have no sense of reality.

It almost like Hillary selling 60,000 hardbacks for a 14 million dollar investment.

They don’t understand anything.


36 posted on 06/18/2014 8:44:06 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: eyedigress

Stupidity would it explain it.


37 posted on 06/18/2014 9:26:14 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

Ignorance explains it better:

John 8:32
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. .... Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.


38 posted on 06/19/2014 4:54:33 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: jsanders2001

“There has never been a worse president despite what the black population says...”
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My only serious question at this point is, could there be a worse president? I pose this as a serious question, I know that one could think up absurd scenarios but actually could he be any more effective at destroying what is left of this once great country or would any attempt to speed up the end of America be too much and actually result in something being done to stop it? I am of the impression that Richard Nixon who was certainly not stupid, whatever else he may have been, RESIGNED because he knew that his fellow Republicans would vote to impeach and remove him. Is there anything Obama could do that would result in his party being willing to remove him from office? If eighty percent of Democrats say he can still lead (something which he actually never could do) the answer would seem to be no.


39 posted on 06/19/2014 7:42:30 PM PDT by RipSawyer (May the force be with you against the farce.)
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To: RipSawyer

> Is there anything Obama could do that would result in his party being willing to remove him from office? If eighty percent of Democrats say he can still lead (something which he actually never could do) the answer would seem to be no.

Probably no. From what I’ve seen he could completely strip the Constitution, enact Sharia law, and start lopping of his own pople’s heads and they would still follow him. He has them hypnotized in a Stockholm Syndrome kind of way because of his race, celebrity status as the first black president, and their lack of discernment and wisdom. He can tax them to death, give them empty ad broken promises, strip their rights and they still stay. It’s really the battered spouse effect en masse.


40 posted on 06/20/2014 5:20:14 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

The 41% should be exiled. They are too ignorant to be free here. They insult all those who sacrificed for that Freedom.


41 posted on 06/20/2014 3:49:13 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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