President George W. Bush Received Greater Poll Bounce for Capture of Saddam Than Obama Got for Killing Bin Laden


In a word … GUTSY!

As reported at CNS News, former President GWB received a greater poll bounce for the capture of Iraq’s Saddam Hussein than Barck Obama did for the capture and killing of Osama Bin Laden. There’s something you will not here the bias MSM or Obama’s minions tout when they coordinate their talking points that Obama is “gutsy”. According to Gallup polls, GWB received a greater bounce than Obama did.

Fox News

Obama Says, “really W, I plan on using all your same policies in the war on terror, even though I say otherwise. Because I hope to get a bounce one day, just like you.

Obama got a 6-point bounce in his Gallup job approval after he announced that U.S. Navy SEALS had raided a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan and killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Bush got either a 7-point or a 9-point bounce—depending on the day you calculate from (Gallup used both figures)–after he announced that U.S. forces in Iraq had captured alive former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

Obama’s approval rating was at 46 percent for the three-day period ending on April 30 and again for the three-day period ending on May 1. Late on Sunday, May 1, Obama announced U.S. forces had killed bin Laden. After that, Obama’s job approval climbed for three straight days, peaking at 52 percent for the three-day period ending on May 4.

Rather interesting food for thought that you will never hear in the MSM. Also, if you have to have others tell people that you are “gutsy” its a good shot that you are not. Comparable to the size of a man wearing a bowling shirt that says “Slim”.

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  • Comments

    11 Responses to “President George W. Bush Received Greater Poll Bounce for Capture of Saddam Than Obama Got for Killing Bin Laden”

    1. Flippy on May 10th, 2011 12:39 pm

      Capturing Saddam was a game-changer in Iraq more than OBL is/was (at this point in time). OBL at this point was more about justice and national pride/healing than an obvious strategic objective.

      Of course, justice, national pride, and healing were worth the effort and perhaps a major plot will be foiled by the information gathered, and if that’s the case Obama will get a “second bump” if we find out about it or a “catastrophic dropoff” if we miss it.

    2. Waterboy on May 10th, 2011 8:47 pm

      Bush is a bull, Obama is a steer.

    3. Waterboy on May 10th, 2011 8:48 pm

      Obama checked his at the door. Bush wears his proudly.

    4. Waterboy on May 10th, 2011 8:49 pm

      Bush is a cowboy, Obama is a rodeo clown.

    5. Waterboy on May 10th, 2011 8:50 pm

      I’m sorry. I didn’t mean to insult any rodeo clowns. I had a friend who was once a rodeo clown. Really a great, great, guy.

    6. NGBoston on May 11th, 2011 4:26 am

      #1- Flippy—Right on!

    7. Scott on May 11th, 2011 12:18 pm

      Flippy’s last comment is dead wrong AGAIN.

      It was already said over the weekend that plots are being foiled by the treasure trove of evidence found at the compound.

      Are you actually that naive that the government is going to tell you of ever plot that foiled?

      LOL…Obama the herder is leading you SHEEPLE right to sh*tsville!

    8. txgramy on May 11th, 2011 1:06 pm

      bush is not president anymore people get over it,

    9. What a Joke … AP Poll, Obama Has a Approval Rating of 60% … Sample Skewed to Democrats by 17% | Scared Monkeys on May 11th, 2011 5:03 pm

      [...] in the wrong direction. I just think that the liberal media just can’t believe that Obama has not received a bigger bounce from Bin Laden’s death. So what is a good state run media to do … make stuff up. [...]

    10. Waterboy on May 11th, 2011 9:32 pm


      Hey, we can remember brighter days can’t we?


    11. Flippy on May 12th, 2011 1:24 pm

      #7 -

      Scott, put some thought into this.
      I said he would get a second bump if a foiled a major plot that we find out about

      You say I am wrong because we won’t find out about it. That is not being wrong; that is about you not following the conversation.

      You see, logic is a series of IF-THIS-THEN-THAT you can’t change someone’s “THIS” for your own and attempt to disprove “THAT”…doesn’t work that way.

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