Excellent Presidential News!

Discussion in 'The Fire For Effect and Totally Politically Incorr' started by Juker, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Juker

    Juker New Member

    Feb 8, 2011
    Land of Lincoln
    Bad News for Obama From the New York Times

    By Bernard Goldberg

    Published September 17, 2011


    But February made me shiver
    With every paper I’d deliver.
    Bad news on the doorstep;
    I couldn’t take one more step.

    "American Pie"

    President Obama got his own bad news on the doorstep at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It came not in February but September – on page one of The New York Times no less.

    Under a headline that read, “In Poll, Support for Obama Slips Among Base,” this is how the story began:

    “President Obama’s support is eroding among elements of his base, and a yearlong effort to recapture the political center has failed to attract independent voters, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, leaving him vulnerable at a moment when pessimism over the country’s direction is greater than at any other time since he took office.”

    It’s a safe bet that bad news like that is making a lot of folks in the West Wing shiver.

    The poll came out just a few days after the president got a double dose of bad news when Democrats lost two special elections for House seats in New York and Nevada. “Both races turned into a referendum on President Obama, who again proved how unpopular he is,” as Karl Rove put it in the Wall Street Journal.

    The New York district, Charles Schumer and Andrew Weiner’s old district in Queens, has been in Democratic hands since 1923. If a Democrat can lose in that district, a Democrat can lose anywhere. And they know it!

    Just one day after those twin losses, a Field Poll came out in California, where the president has always done well, no matter how crummy he had been doing on less friendly places. Not anymore.

    “For the first time since Obama became president in January 2009, fewer than half (46 percent) of California voters approve of his performance as president -- a figure that's dropped eight percentage points in three months,” as The San Francisco Chronicle put it.

    There’s more.

    A Bloomberg poll shows that a majority of Americans don’t believe the president’s $447 billion job plan will help lower the unemployment rate – and, according to Bloomberg, “Americans disapprove of his handling of the economy by 62 percent to 33 percent.”

    As they might say in Shumer and Weiner’s old district, which is heavily Jewish: “Oy Vey.”

    According to the New York Times/CBS News poll, Obama is losing support all over the place – especially among the group he most needs -- independents. According to the Times:

    “The president’s support has fallen to its lowest levels across parts of the diverse coalition of voters who elected him, from women to suburbanites to college graduates. And a persistent effort over the past year to reclaim his appeal to independent voters has shown few changes of bearing fruit, with 59 percent of this critical electoral group voicing their disapproval.”

    Compare that to 2008, when Barack Obama won the independents 52 percent to 44 percent for John McCain.

    Here’s the president’s dilemma: If he tries to drum up support among his progressive base, he will lose even more independents. If he tries to win the independents, his base will become even more disillusioned.

    Bad news on the doorstep, indeed.


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  2. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    HaHaHA!! Make me happy

  3. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Great news indeed!
  4. rcairflr

    rcairflr Well-Known Member

    Jul 2, 2011
    Wichita, Ks
    The best news will be when I wake up Wednesday November 7, 2012 and the news reports that Obummer has lost the election.
  5. flyingtiger85

    flyingtiger85 Well-Known Member

    Aug 24, 2010
    That sign of the times looks like the Pepsi sign.I took the Pepsi challenge and chose Coke!
  6. dad2thebone

    dad2thebone New Member

    Jul 10, 2011
    they are p-ssed off bout him being in cal and blocking off traffic. seems the masses dont go to see him anymore. Im thinking of using air force 1 this weekend to go to vegas. anybody need a ride? It must be free he takes it all over for personal reasons.
  7. flyingtiger85

    flyingtiger85 Well-Known Member

    Aug 24, 2010
    Bad news indeed.How will Michelle take planeloads of her friends around the world on vacations spending millions of taxpayer money now?
  8. Juker

    Juker New Member

    Feb 8, 2011
    Land of Lincoln
    I'm sure that at at minumum she'll head home in Jan 2013 with a lifetime supply of towels and pens.
  9. dons2346

    dons2346 Well-Known Member

    Heck, I'm going to stay up so I can hear him concede.
  10. vytoland

    vytoland New Member

    Oct 14, 2008
    this aint news...............obama probably wont get re elected...but another clown will just step in and take his place. and the circus rolls on.
  11. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    That is not the end of the line. No matter who is president the Tea Party people have to be elected to congress and the senate. That is where it is at. This will force the new president to get in line. Keep voiting for the right people.
  12. henry77

    henry77 New Member

    Jul 8, 2009
    Wiggins, MS
    Make sure that you get all your friends out to vote. Work on them to make sure that they vote the way that you want them to vote.

    We have to win to get our country back.
  13. Brisk44

    Brisk44 New Member

    Mar 6, 2011
    bye bye Bama bye bye, none of us will ever cry.:lmao2::dancingdots::ya:
  14. Gun Geezer

    Gun Geezer Well-Known Member

    Oct 5, 2009
    Central Florida
    I could never see Obama's so-called charisma. He has no discernible personality, and he has the manners of a slob.
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