Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support
Moron Meet-Ups
MI/Midwest Meet-up:
10/5-10/6/2018

It has a website!

Central NJ MoMe: 10/13/2018: Hillsborough-Somerset County
Contact fenelonspoke

SW Ohio MoMe: 10/20/2018, 7-10pm in Dayton OH
Contact ibguy

Texas MoMe: 10/20/18
Contact Ben Had
Stimulizin' Gaza: Almost a Billion to "Rebuild" Shit That Has Never Been Bulit and Will Be Blown Up In a Month Anyhow | Main | WH Press Brief- Uncle J back in the fray
February 24, 2009

Sure, Obama's Popular, But...

In many of the stories previewing tonight's speech by President Obama, the media points out how popular he remains with the American people. Andrew Malcolm looks a little deeper into those numbers, and finds some troubling signs for The One.

One month down, 47 to go.

And Barack Obama's poll numbers have slid almost 10% already. According to the latest Gallup Poll, the new president's approval rating of 68% in January has slipped now to 63%, about average for recent new presidents one month in.

What isn't average, however, is Obama's new disapproval rating -- 24%, or 50% higher than the 16% average for a month-old new presidency.

And it's twice the 12% disapproval rate that Obama had last month.

Malcolm notes the majority of the loss comes from conservatives, but then notes that among middle-class Americans his approval has fallen from 69% to 58%.

Gee, I wonder if Obama's idea of bi-partisanship ("I won.") has anything to do with his falling poll numbers among those he promised to work with?


digg this
posted by Slublog at 12:20 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Eromero: "What Gen. Patton said about the 'finest battle wea ..."

AltonJackson: "g'mornin', 'rons ..."

Skip: "I would get a Garand in a heartbeat if I could als ..."

C. Ford: "Brett did not come out onto the skating rink with ..."

Lizzy [/i]: "The more she stalls, the more can be dug up on her ..."

Skip: "Something I have thought about for years but still ..."

C. Ford: "Brett is mean! He removed my sunglasses in 1982 ..."

Kreplach: "@1182 Well it's really a matter of what you wan ..."

Skip: "I would rather have a Garand than a AR, which I do ..."

C. Ford: "He got a higher score on Pitfall! than I did! : ..."

Eromero: "Should I get a M1 Garand? It's a matter of need ve ..."

Kreplach: "@1179 She asked for a extra day to think it ove ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64