Good News For GOP Presidential Hopeful Mitt Romney … Most Americans Do not Have Problem with Mormon Candidate
Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, the former Governor of Massachusetts, received some good polling data. According to a CNN poll, Americans overwhelmingly say a presidential candidate being Mormon wouldn’t affect their vote. 80% of those polled stated that a candidate being a Mormon would not affect their vote.
The survey, which was taken after a controversial pastor said Mormonism was a “cult” and that GOP voters should support a “competent Christian,” also shows a majority of Americans believe Mormons are Christians.
Eighty percent of respondents in the survey said a candidate’s Mormonism wouldn’t make a difference in their selection process, while 17% said they would be less likely to vote for a candidate who was Mormon. Three percent said they would be more likely to select a Mormon candidate.
Most people are looking for a good and moral individual to be President. However, when those that would question a Mormon as President, would they rather prefer an individual indoctrinated in the church of Reverend Wright and his Black Liberation Theology Doctrine … God Damn America?
Think about it when voting in 2012.
THANK YOU BARACK OBAMA … 90% OF AMERICANS THINK THE ECONOMY STINKS.
Not only do we have 9.1% unemployment, record federal deficits, and a record number of people on food stamps and in poverty … but 90% of Americans think the economy stinks. This is up 9% since June 2011. Although those polled still blame GWB more than they do Obama, they closer we get to the 2012 elections, the more Obama will feel the brunt of the anger. As it is presently, Obama has an underwater job approval of 42.8/51.5, but what will this look like in 2012 with little to no economic improvement?
Three years after a financial crisis pushed the country deep into recession, an overwhelming number of Americans – 90% – say that economic conditions remain poor.
The number, reported Friday in a new CNN/ORC International Poll, is the highest of Barack Obama’s presidency and a significant increase from the 81% who said conditions were poor in June.
Full poll results can be seen HERE.
Even if Obama wants to blame every one else for the economy, VP Joe Biden says, “we’re in charge of the economy”. Yikes, I guess Joe didn’t get Obama’s talking points.
Even though 50-some percent of the American people think the economy tanked because of the last administration, that’s not relevant,” Biden told a radio station in Florida.
“What’s relevant is, we’re in charge.
“And right now we are the ones in charge,” Biden added, “and it’s gotten better but it hasn’t gotten good enough … I don’t blame them (people) for being mad.”
Coming soon to a GOP 2012 Presidential add near you.
UPDATE I: Remember when DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz said, “we own the economy”?
ZERO BOUNCE FROM PRESIDENT ZERO: Barack Obama Flops With American Public Following Jobs Speech … No Polling Bounce
SURPRISE, SURPRISE, SURPRISE … NO BOUNCE for Obama after jobs speech in front of joint session of Congress. Or as we like to say, ZERO BOUNCE FOR PRESIDENT ZERO.
If you thought that President Barack Obama’s job speech sounded like more of the same of the failed Obama agenda on the economy, you were not alone. Many Americans thought the same and thus the reason why Obama received “ZERO” bounce from his much ballyhooed jobs speech. Needless to say, Obama’s jobs speech was underwhelming.
President Barack Obama didn’t score any political points with his speech on jobs to a joint session of Congress last Thursday. According to a new CNN/ORC International poll released Tuesday, the president’s approval rating stands at 43 percent, virtually unchanged from the 45 percent approval rating in the previous CNN poll.
Although this is not the lowest number of those who say they approve of how Obama is handling his job-he reached 42 percent one year ago-the number who disapprove of the president reached its highest during his presidency in the poll.
Less than one in ten think Obama’s policies have made the economy better, although another four in ten credit them with preventing the economy from being even worse than it is today. Thirty-seven percent say that Obama has made economic conditions worse and 15 percent think his policies have had no effect.
So what does President Zero do after receiving no bounce from his speech that looks to add another $450 billion to our national debt? Go on the road and sell the snake oil to the American public. Oh that’s right, its all paid for. Sure it is. The American public has lost all confidence in Obama on handling the economy and frankly, trying to sell this jobs plan, son of stimulus, as being needed to be passed immediately makes all Americans ask … if this is the answer to America’s ills, why didn;t Obama come up with it sooner?
The president is on the road this week touting a new policy–his $447 billion jobs proposal-that he’s encouraged Congress to take up and pass. With stops in Richmond, Virginia last week, Columbus, Ohio Tuesday, and North Carolina on Wednesday, the road trip appears to be doubling as a swing through battleground states.
But with more than half the nation saying Obama cannot manage the government effectively in the poll and no bounce in public opinion following his speech, the president may have his work cut out for him selling his plan to the public.
It is too little too late for Obama … he will be judged in the 2012 elections based on the his efforts with the economy and frankly America believes he has failed miserably.
Romney the Only Electable Candidate … CNN Poll Has Rick Perry in the Lead When it comes to Electability
For all those folks that said that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was the only GOP candidate that was electable …. NOT SO FAST!
A recent CNN poll has Texas Gov. Rick Perry at the top of the list of Republican candidates that can beat President Barack Obama in 2012. Perry has a double digit lead over Romney. It would appear that Perry’s numbers are holding from the point when he entered the race. Several pundits said that he would have an initial surge and then come back to the pack. That has not happened. Perry’s camapign has legs and the polling data supports it.
And according to a CNN/ORC International Poll, what appears to be Perry’s greatest strength – the perception among Republicans that he is the candidate with the best chance to beat President Barack Obama in 2012 – seems to be exactly what the GOP rank and file are looking for.
The survey, released Monday morning, indicates that 30 percent of Republicans and independents who lean toward the GOP support Perry for their party’s nomination, with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at 18 percent. Romney, who’s making his second bid for the White House, had been leading the list of Republican candidates in the national polls, but since Perry launched his campaign a month ago he’s jumped ahead of Romney to capture the top spot.
More bad polling data for President Barack Obama …
According to a recent CNN poll, 8 in 10 Americans believe that we are in a recession. How could they possibly think that after Friday’s employment numbers that showed ZERO jobs were created in August and the two previous months job totals were revised downward. Americans do not care what the formal definition is of a recession. The Obama recession is one of no jobs from President ZERO. The economic indicators are heading in the wrong directions and Obama’s economic policies have been an EPIC FAIL.
Full data can be seen HERE.
Economic fears are not diminishing. More than eight in 10 Americans think the economy is in another recession, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. One-third of those surveyed think it’s serious.
While the country isn’t technically in a recession because the economy hasn’t experienced two straight quarters of negative growth, the poll’s results highlight the importance of President Barack Obama’s jobs speech next Thursday night.
At Rasmussen just 16% think that the country is headed in the right direction. Hardly the “Hope & Change” that America was looking for when they elected Barack Obama. Every one is looking to Obama’s jobs speech next week, unless you are “Ready for Some Football” instead and will be doing some tailgating ahead of the NFL Opener that pits the Green bay Packers against the New Orleans Saints. Although, Obama and his minions are already down playing his speech and lowering the bar. What a surprise that Obama is setting low expectations.
The floundering economy and predicted 9.0% unemployment in 2012 will spell curtains for Obama in 2012.
CNN/ORC International Poll Has Texas Governor Rick Perry in Front … Lead Over Romney To 13 Points, 27% – 14%
Another poll and another lead for Texas Governor Rick Perry. According to a CNN/ORC International Poll of Republicans and independent voters has Texas Governor way out ahead of the GOP Presidential challengers. With 27% of the vote, Perry nearly doubles second place former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.
According to a CNN/ORC International Poll of Republicans and independent voters who lean towards the GOP, Perry now sits atop the list of Republican presidential candidates, with strong support from most demographic groups.
The survey, released Monday, indicates that 27 percent of Republicans nationwide support Perry for their party’s nomination, with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who’s making his second bid for the White House, at 14 percent. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin follows at ten percent, with Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani at nine percent, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, who’s making his third bid for the presidency, at six percent. Every one else listed on the questionnaire registered in the low single digits.
One poll is just a poll, two is interesting, three is a trend. The CNN poll follows two other polls, Gallup and Rasmussen, that have GOP Presidential challenger Rick Perry way out ahead of his fellow Republicans. Add the Magellan poll as well.
So why has Rick Perry vaulted to the top of the GOP list? It’s not that he is just the flavor of the month, even after being attacked by Democrats and the MSM, he has shown that he has staying power. Maybe his appeal is because many Americans believe that Washington, DC should be made inconsequential. Maybe its also because Americans know that a President should have executive leadership skills, have successfully run a state and created jobs. Something that the incumbent Obama has failed to do.
Rick Perry, a successful governor of a large southern state that did not create any form of Obama-Romney care … he is Obama’s worst nightmare.
US Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) says impeaching President Barack Obama “needs to happen.” One can dare to dream. Obama has been an abysmal failure as President and one wonders whether he is even engaged as President. He has failed to lead and when he speaks he fails miserably as seen the other day when he spoke to calm the markets and he made things worse.
“It needs to happen, and I agree with you it would tie things up,” Burgess reportedly responded. “No question about that.”
When the Star-Telegram’s reporter asked Burgess about the comment, he said the House needs to do what it can to stop the president.
“We need to tie things up,” Burgess said. “The longer we allow the damage to continue unchecked, the worse things are going to be for us.”
As Weasel Zippers says, impeach Obama … so this is what Chris Matthews felt like with a tingly feeling up his leg.
However, no need to fret if Obama is not impeached, the 2012 President elections will add Barack to the unemployment numbers. Obama’s present job approval as seen at RCP is at 43.7% and 49.8% disapproval … a – 6.1% margin. Three polls, Gallup, Fox News and CNN all have Obama at -10 job approval. That would be a trend folks.
Obama in Serious Poll Trouble … Rasmussen: Barack Obama 41%, Ron Paul 37% … Even the LEFT Leaving Obama … Presidential Primary?
Obama in serious poll trouble … Even the LEFT is leaving Obama and threatening a Democrat Presidential Primary. Obamanation, not happy campers.
Once Ron Paul was considered a fringe candidate … now he trails Obama by only 4%.
How is it that a Republican primary long shot like Ron Paul can be so competitive in a hypothetical match up against President Barack Obama? It shows just how weak and disenchanted that Americans have become with Obama. The saying these days is ABO … “Anybody but Obama” in 2012. Obama poll numbers are sinking fast as seen at Real Clear Politics.
In a recent Rasmussen poll, the hypothetical match up of Obama against Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) has Obama barely ahead by 41% to 37%. Obama only leads by 4% in such a head to head match up and even worse, the incumbent president get only 41% of the vote. Any incumbent polling less than 50% in a head to head match up is terrible news, but 41% is disastrous.
Congressman Ron Paul may be a long shot to win the Republican presidential nomination, but he runs competitively with President Obama right now.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Paul picking up 37% of the vote, while the president earns 41%.
But the real story in the numbers is that the president continues to earn between 41% and 49% of the vote no matter which Republican is mentioned as a potential opponent. This suggests that the race remains a referendum on the incumbent more than anything else.
Barack Obama is in real trouble whether his minions want to admit it or not and its not just the Right and Independents that he has to worry about. Now the LEFT is starting to leave “The One”. Obama has been an unmitigated disaster with the economy and his poll numbers are beginning to reflect it. His economic and job recovery has been non-existent. However, because there has been mo job recovery under his watch, Obama has had to make some compromises that has infuriated the LEFT.
A recent CNN Poll shows a drop in liberal support that has pushed Obama’s approval rating down even further Obama has a 45% approval and 54% disapproval rating.
The full poll can be seen HERE.
President Barack Obama’s approval rating is down to 45 percent, driven in part by growing dissatisfaction on the left with the president’s track record in office, according to a new national survey.
According to the poll, the president’s 45 percent approval rating is down three points from June. Fifty-four percent of people questioned disapprove of how Obama’s handling his duties, up six points from last month. His 54 percent disapproval rating ties the all-time high in CNN polling that the president initially reached just before last year’s midterm elections.
How bad is it for Obama? Even folks an the far LEFT like Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says that it is a good idea to subject Barack Obama to a Democrat Presidential primary. Wouldn’t that be rich.What would happen if the LEFT turned on Obama and actually forced him into a primary? I dare Sanders and the LEFT to put their Democrat primary candidate where their mouth is. The LEFT is irate as Obama has done the unthinkable to the LEFT, touched the liberal Democrat Holy trinity of social security, Medicare and Medicaid.
SANDERS: Brian, believe me, I wish I had the answer to your question. Let me just suggest this. I think there are millions of Americans who are deeply disappointed in the president, who believe that with regard to Social Security and other things, he said one thing as a candidate and is doing something very much else as a president [...]
So my suggestion is, I think one of the reasons the president has made the move so far to the right is that there is no primary opposition to him and I think it would do this country a good deal of service if people started thinking about candidates out there to begin contrasting a progressive agenda as opposed to what Obama believes he’s doing. [...] So I would say to Ryan, discouragement is not an option. I think it would be a good idea if President Obama faced some primary opposition.
UPDATE I: More from The Nation … THE LEFT IS PISSED!
What will the LEFT do in 2012? How could they possibly have the enthusiasm for Obama in 2012 as they did in 2008? The answer is, they can’t. Hope & Change does not even exist for the Far LEFT, let alone the rest of us. Obama made promises to the LEFT and his political agenda has been such an abject failure, that now Obama must now try and compromise on such liberal Holy Grail items like SS, Medicare and Medicaid are on the list of things to cut.
President Obama and his political counselors do not appear to recognize or respect the depth of the disenchantment among Democrats who fear he is preparing to abandon the commitments made by Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and generations of Democratic leaders to not just preserve but expand Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
But if they are serious about that fall campaign, they are going to need to recognize and respond to the disenchantment among Democratic activists whose enthusiasm level will decide the fate of Obama’s 2012 campaign. Even if there is no primary challenge, Obama must reconnect with liberal Democrats and progressive independents if he hopes to be reelected. And he will not do so by cutting a deal with Republicans to cut Democratic “legacy programs” such as Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
When will Barack Obama ever get it, “it’s the economy stupid”. This President has done nothing productive for the economy since he took office and now the American people are beginning to vent their frustration. Obama’s job approval ratings are trending downward. The “kill Bin Laden” bounce is over as Americans now voice their frustration against Obama. A new CNN/Opinion Research Poll has Barack Obama at 48% job approval rating, down 6% from last month.
See full polling results HERE.
President Barack Obama’s overall approval rating has dropped below 50 percent as a growing number of Americans worry that the U.S. is likely to slip into another Great Depression within the next 12 months, according to a new national poll.
A CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Wednesday also indicate that the economy overall remains issue number one to voters, with other economic issues – unemployment, gas prices and the federal deficit – taking three of the remaining four spots in the top five.
As Hot Air states, maybe Barack Obama should be concerned about a double dip recession, if it hasn’t already begun. Maybe at some point Obama better start connecting with the American people as it relates to the jobs and the economy. This president has a serious disconnect.
The latest CNN poll is just one of many that are starting to show the downward trend of Barack Obama’s poll numbers drop as the economy goes down as well. From the Political Wire Barack even takes hot with GOP as the “Bin Laden death” is a long past story, “Obama’s approval rating among Republicans fell from 25% late last month to just 14% now.”
Hasn’t Obama learned that you can’t lipstick a pig?
President Barack Obama, then House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the Democrats told us when they forced Obamacare down the throats of Americans that they would learn to like it and we all would not know what was in it, until they passed it. One year later and the American public has not “learned to love it”, in fact they want Obamacare repealed. A recent CNN poll shows that the opposition to Obamacare is the same, one year later.
According to a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Wednesday, on the one year anniversary of the signing of the law, a majority continue to oppose the measure, but some of the opposition is from Americans who think the law is not liberal enough.
Thirty-seven percent of Americans support the measure, with 59 percent opposed. That’s basically unchanged from last March, when 39 percent supported the law and 59 percent opposed the measure.
Those providing analysis to the poll want to emphasize that opposition to Obamacare comes from both sides stating that it was over-reaching and not liberal enough. However, if that were complete true two things would not be occurring. One, the Democrats would not have been routed in the 2010 midterm elections as politicians vote on Obamacare was a major part of that election. Also, there would not be an overwhelming majority of those who wanted to repeal the health care law.
Barack Obama and Democrats had hoped that this intrusibe and over-reaching healthcare law would grow on the American people over time. This important issue was crucially important to Obama’s reelection in 2012. It has not and as stated by Hot Air, Obamacare is just as popular as it ever was and that is not much. Obama has turned one and now enters the terrible two’s.
Then there is the question of waivers that have been given. So many, that Crossroads GPS plans to file a federal lawsuit Wednesday in D.C. District Court against the Department of Health and Human Services.
At issue is the Obama administration’s criteria for granting 1,040 of the temporary health care reform waivers to businesses, labor groups and a handful of states. Those organizations are being allowed to opt out of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — at least until 2014 — in order to let them develop systems and alternatives to meet the health care reform law’s strict coverage requirements.