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April 07, 2009

Poll of Mostly Democrats: Obama is Popular

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Huh. I didn't know Lucy Ramirez was a pollster.

Sixty-seven percent say world leaders respect Mr. Obama, while 18 percent say they do not respect the president. That's a sharp contrast to the response when this question was asked about Mr. Obama's predecessor, George W. Bush, in July 2006: Just 30 percent then said the president is respected by the leaders of other countries.

Mr. Obama's overall approval rating, meanwhile, has hit a new high of 66 percent, up from 64 percent last month. His disapproval rating stands at 24 percent. Nearly all Democrats and most independents approve of the way the president is handling his job, while only 31 percent of Republicans approve.

So the partisan breakdown, post-weighing is:

R: 23%
D: 39%
I: 38%

Wow. Color me unsurprised by both the shoddy sample and the results.


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