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AP Poll: Obama At 60 Percent Approval (If You Ask Democrats)

May 11, 2011 by  

AP Poll: Obama At 60 Percent Approval (If You Ask Democrats)

Skeptics and believers alike were shocked by the results of a recent Associated Press poll, showing President Barack Obama at a 60 percent approval rating.

Experts suggested the news of Osama bin Laden’s “recent” death played a primary role in putting Obama’s approval rating at its highest point in two years. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said in a press conference on Monday that citizens must be responding “to the drive that (Obama) has.”

But in a blog for National Review Online, Jim Geraghty says there’s a different reason for the jump in numbers.

“It is a poll of adults, which isn’t surprising; as I mentioned yesterday, you don’t have to be a registered or likely voter to have an opinion on the president. But then you get to the party ID: 46 percent identify as Democrat or leaning Democrat, 29 percent identify as Republican or leaning Republican, 4 percent identify as purely independent leaning towards neither party, and 20 percent answered, ‘I don’t know.’” Geraghty said.

“With a poll sample that has a 17-percentage-point margin in favor of the Democrats, is anyone surprised that these results look like a David Axelrod dream?”

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  • http://marcum1@wildblue.net coal miner

    Attention:

    Jobs are the main issue on people’s minds.If no improvement,his poll numbers will most likely start dropping and it won’t remain that high.
    2011

    • http://marcum1@wildblue.net coal miner

      km

  • Dan az

    The next time they go to the pumps his ratings drop like a rock.

  • Cawmun Cents

    It just goes to show you that the go along to get along attitude is prevalent in todays American culture.HAHAHA!American culture….what a laugh.Our identities have been slowly stolen.For years we have been told to watch out for our finances because someone would likely try to steal our identities.Guess what?They have been pulled out from under us like a rug.And we arent even getting mad about it,while we are getting up off our asses.Now that the shakedown is nearing completion,we are all hollering about what can be done.Guess what?Since you no longer have an identity,you are a non-issue.Thats right,you dont matter anymore.So dont feel bad,that in the name of tolerance,you were robbed.The milk was spilled and no tears need be shed.Just sit back and take the rectal insertion.The fact that you wont even get a handshake or lubrication doesnt matter.Because you arent a person anymore.You dont have a leg to stand on.You have become someones sally-doll,three holes no waiting.But you are just as plastic as sally.Because your identity as an American has been lo-jacked from under you.In the name of”progress”you must be rendered obsolete.So enjoy your days of subservience to a government john,look back on the fine past you had as a human being,and revel in it.It is probably your only comfort in these final days of the America that you used to love.The debt you pay to the government john will be used for the betterment of the world.Have a happy subservience…..!-CC.

  • Will

    It’s called Democrat Ignorance. Kinda like being a mind numbed robot.

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