53% of Americans Say Next President will be a Republican … Socialism not the Answer



According to a recent Rasmussen Poll, for the first time since Barack Obama was elected President 53% of Americans believe that the next President of the United States will be a Republican. Is America finding out that socialism is not the change they were looking for?


For the first time since Barack Obama was elected president last November, more than half of U.S. voters (53%) say it is at least somewhat likely that the next occupant of the White House will be a Republican. Thirty-one percent (31%) say it is Very Likely.

Another rather interesting poll in a post-Obama Presidential election is the Generic Congressional Ballot. Leading up to the 2008 election and shortly after Democrats had a substantial lead.  Republicans now top Democrats on Generic Congressional Ballot 41% – 38%, a 7 point swing from election day.

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  • Comments

    24 Responses to “53% of Americans Say Next President will be a Republican … Socialism not the Answer”

    1. jason on April 30th, 2009 1:18 pm

      wishful thinking by a discredited bias pollster/

    2. Patty on April 30th, 2009 1:57 pm

      Thank God the idiots are waking up !!!

    3. Jessica on April 30th, 2009 2:36 pm

      Their all the same, with the same ((edit)) agendas. When will people realize this. Every single politician is controlled by our corrupt government. The only one I feel that speaks up anymore is Ron Paul and who knows how long that will last.

    4. SUPER DAVE on April 30th, 2009 3:43 pm

      by midsummer it will be 80% or better.

    5. Foxwood on April 30th, 2009 3:48 pm

      If you’ve been properly indoctrinated, Obama is the greatest President in US history. If your of traditional American moral values, our country is in a sorry state.

    6. St Stephen on April 30th, 2009 4:16 pm

      …and the National Council for a New America sounds like a good place to start.

      Arizona Sen. John McCain,
      former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush,
      Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour,
      Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal
      former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

      A healthy start for a healthy America. It will be worthwhile to hear their platform in the forums and townhall meetings to come. Good news it seems.

    7. flippy on April 30th, 2009 5:52 pm

      The fact is that after 8 years it is very rare that the same party holds the white house.

      This is not an expectation related to the 2012 election. It is a question about the President following Obama which could happen in either 2012 or 2016.

    8. Scared Monkeys on April 30th, 2009 7:16 pm

      Jason, put the pipe down … Rasmussen a bias pollster, you are a fool and might want to buy a vowel or a clue.

      Rasmussen has been the only pollster who has nailed the Presidential elections.

      Sorry Charlie … Democrats have lost the momentum thanks to Obama’s socialist tendencies.


    9. yoyo muffintop on April 30th, 2009 9:28 pm

      #8 – looks like you’re the one hittin’ the pipe:

      “As Barack Obama serves his 100th day as president, the number of voters who say the country is heading in the right direction is up ten points from the week he was inaugurated and up sixteen points from when he was elected.” Rasmussen 4/28/09

      But I’m sure your sophomoric analysis at the end of your post will resonate with some #8. Haha.

    10. Waterboy on April 30th, 2009 10:11 pm

      I come from an area of the country where we normally vote 90% Republican. This Presidential election, it was only 83%. You would think there would be a lot of socialist, but quite frankly, there are mostly only people who want to pay their own way, and don’t expect others to do it for them.

      Most socialist I know are also sociopaths. It seems to go hand-in-hand.


    11. Carpe on April 30th, 2009 10:57 pm

      Another one to add to your lists of “Death by Clinton”

      Clinton-era appointee dead in apparent suicide

      WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney who served in the Clinton administration was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide at his Washington law office.

      Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, an Atlanta-based firm, confirmed in a statement that attorney Mark Levy had died.

      “Mark Levy was well known and highly respected for his successful appearances before the Supreme Court of the United States,” said Bill Dorris, the firm’s co-managing partner.

      Levy was a deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice between 1993 and 1995 and served five years in the Solicitor General’s office.

      D.C. Police spokeswoman Helen Andrews said officers were called to an office building where the firm is located to investigate a shooting Thursday morning. Investigators believe it was a suicide.

    12. SUPER DAVE on May 1st, 2009 10:16 am

      #9: you must be on cloud nine after your boy lessened your jail term for posession of crack.
      these polls are administered by democrats catering to democrats.
      now that you have purchased arlene specter, your numbers have already decreased.

    13. SUPER DAVE on May 1st, 2009 10:27 am

      just in: due to obama’s bill to reduce sentences for crack posession there will be free crack rocks to the first 1000 democratic offenders.
      send your name on a 3×5 card to vp joe biden’s attention.

    14. BUN on May 1st, 2009 11:33 am

      IMO Socialism not the answer (as you note) but without a doubt where we are headed!

    15. Nancy on May 1st, 2009 12:02 pm

      I believe Rasmussen Polls are considered to be very accurate. I couldn’t tell ya, but here’s what I can tell ya: I’m an independent voter who saw through Obama well over a year ago as to his Socialist Agenda. I agree with Margaret Thatcher: The problem with Socialism is what to do when you run out of OPM–other people’s money.

    16. SUPER DAVE on May 1st, 2009 2:31 pm

      here’s one for you: president’s wife sneaks out wearing a $540.00 pair of shoes. i guess homey ain’t feeling the crunch too bad.
      i’m sure our tax money paid for that too.

    17. Michelle Smith on May 1st, 2009 4:37 pm

      @Super Dave and guess who she was visiting wearing those $500 shoes?

    18. nurturer on May 1st, 2009 8:41 pm

      #2 – I think most of them aren’t idiots. They’re just beguiled.

    19. NY;r on May 1st, 2009 11:26 pm

      Why the hell he was voted in anyway is beyond me. I’m still in shock this country was dumb enough to vote him in, a nobody!

    20. Justen on May 3rd, 2009 2:28 am

      @Foxwood: if you’ve been “properly indoctrinated” you think there’s a substantial difference between republicans and democrats. If this country really ‘woke up’ or believed in traditional american values they’d kick all these idiots out of office promptly and start electing people who thought they were fit to run their own lives, think for themselves, make decisions for themselves, and provide for themselves. We have a one-party system in this country; it’s just got a few ideological disagreements about what things like collectivism, authoritarianism, and worship of the state should be called.

    21. Justen on May 3rd, 2009 2:45 am

      @19: What does being a nobody have to do with being elected? Do you really want to pass judgement on who is most fit to lead based on facial recognition?

    22. Dolf on May 4th, 2009 8:29 am

      GW was a nobody as well……..

    23. HOPE on May 8th, 2009 12:05 am

      I hope Michelle stomps out poverty… there sure
      is enough of it going around in the real world.
      No doubt both of them are pro education. I think
      it’s refreshing to have youth in the White House.
      Maybe all we need is high hopes and a conviction
      to hard work. I haven’t given up on us. Neither
      have they.

    24. badger on July 19th, 2009 10:03 am

      For #23 Hope, I doubt Michelle will stomp out poverty. I don’t think she can relate to poverty or people who suffer from it. Especially when she wears $500.00 sneakers to a soup kitchen. How insulting and insensitive. I also have HOPE that America will be restored after the elite have been removed from office. 2010 will be the beginning of the end to the Acorn Tree of Deceit with Obama and Michelle riding it all the way down.

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