Poll: Even liberals like Obama less than they ever have

posted at 6:48 pm on September 19, 2011 by Tina Korbe

Just when I think we’ve reached the last of the new polls showing Obama at a record low approval rating, one organization or another rolls out a new one, analyzing popular opinion of the president from some slightly different angle and reaffirming that the president’s popularity is suffering excruciatingly no matter which way you look at it. This today from CNSNews.com:

President Barack Obama’s job approval among liberals tied its all-time low in the Gallup poll last week, according to survey data released today.

In the seven-day period that ended on Sept. 18, only 68 percent of liberals told Gallup they approved of the way Obama was handling his job as president. The president’s job approval among liberals had previously dropped to 68 percent in the week that ended on Aug. 28. (However, it then rebounded slightly, rising to 71 percent in the week that ended on Sept. 4, before dropping to 69 percent in the week that ended on Sept. 11.)

This particular poll comes as a timely reminder, though, that not approving of the president, actually disapproving of the president and not planning to vote for the president are all slightly different positions to take. Yes, the president’s approval ratings are low and, yes, unemployment is high, but, as the president himself has said, his odds of being reelected are higher than were his odds of being elected in the first place. He’s still the incumbent — and, on the campaign trail, the GOP candidates have been less than electrifying.

The road to 2012 will be long and treacherous, especially as the president pitches political ploy after political ploy at the electorate. His jobs and deficit plan might look laughably unrealistic to folks who understand we can’t spend our way out of debt nor tax our way into jobs — but it will serve the president’s purposes perfectly. That is to say, it will enable him to say he has put forward a plan and that Congress has failed to act on it. He needs just 14 months of a stalemate to render his do-nothing Congress narrative true. And with the Warren Buffetts of the world hip-hip-hooraying the president — and with mega-maddening groups like MoveOn.org fielding ads like this one — the electorate just might buy it that Republicans are to blame for the state of the nearly stagnant economy.

Meantime, men and women now adding to the president’s low approval numbers — like the liberals who’ve peeled off the utter adoration bandwagon or the CBC members who’ve purported to take the president to task for not addressing unemployment among the black community — will also add to his reelection effort. The same liberals who right now like Obama less than ever will nevertheless vote for him in November 2012.

Sure, Obama’s administration is increasingly scandal-plagued and that’ll grow the hovering sense that this president has got to go, but, it’ll all come down, as it always does, to turnout. No doubt more people in our country want Obama out of office than want him in — but do they want him out badly enough to vote for a GOP candidate who, viscerally speaking, does nothing for them?

So, a plea to any apathetic family members, neighbors, friends and readers who register displeasure with Obama but don’t think about it on a daily basis: Come Election Day, please, please, please go vote.


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Best. Pic. Ever.

John the Libertarian on September 19, 2011 at 6:52 PM

Obama is a Limbo Star.

Every limbo boy and girl
All around the limbo world
Gonna do the limbo rock
All around the limbo clock
Barrack be limbo, Barrack be quick
Barrack go unda limbo stick
All around the limbo clock
Hey, let’s do the limbo rock

Limbo lower now
Limbo lower now
How low will he go????

portlandon on September 19, 2011 at 6:53 PM

“— the electorate just might buy it that Republicans are to blame for the state of the nearly stagnant economy.”

If they do…

… they get exactly what they deserve.

Seven Percent Solution on September 19, 2011 at 6:53 PM

they set themselves up. they thought they elected g-d.

CW on September 19, 2011 at 6:56 PM

The liberal blogger President, not only am I convinced he reads moonbat blogs he passionately wants to write them, just listen to his speeches.

Obama seems so desperately to want a diary at HuffPo.

Speakup on September 19, 2011 at 6:58 PM

Best. Pic. Ever.

John the Libertarian on September 19, 2011 at 6:52 PM

John the Libertarian:O.M.G,I agree,even the children,er babies
are p*ssed off,haha!:)

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 6:58 PM

68% of liberals are in one or more of these categories

– goonion members
– govt workers
– welfare recipients
– Solyndra investors
– trial lawyer (or trial lawyer students)

And for these people times have never been better.

angryed on September 19, 2011 at 6:59 PM

I’ve never understood how so many could ‘like’ an arrogant, ineffective president. The belligerence he thinks is going to get him reelected is going to backfire.

ProfessorMiao on September 19, 2011 at 7:00 PM

One has to wonder, from time to time, what is happening in the mind of someone who approves of what has happened over the last three years.

Frightful thought.

Freelancer on September 19, 2011 at 7:00 PM

I love like you Obama !!!!

faraway on September 19, 2011 at 7:00 PM

president’s popularity is suffering excruciatingly
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All abroad the Titanic 2,destination…..

…..Hopey’s Abyss!!

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:00 PM

The road to 2012 will be long and treacherous, especially as the president MSM pitches political ploy after political ploy at the electorate.

Fixed.

fogw on September 19, 2011 at 7:01 PM

Best. Pic. Ever.

John the Libertarian on September 19, 2011 at 6:52 PM

I am going to be a grandma in about four months. I hope the baby makes that face! lol

Fallon on September 19, 2011 at 7:02 PM

The road to 2012 will be long and treacherous, especially as the president pitches political ploy after political ploy at the electorate.
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Gawd only knows what Stealthy Reparations tricks Changey has up
his sleeves for more loot robbing,er,Stimulus Cash NeverEnding
Story Part #5 in 2012!!

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:03 PM

Best. Pic. Ever.

John the Libertarian on September 19, 2011 at 6:52 PM

I’ll second that. Keep it around. I suspect we will be seeing a lot of in during 2012.

Mutnodjmet on September 19, 2011 at 7:03 PM

One has to wonder, from time to time, what is happening in the mind of someone who approves of what has happened over the last three years.

Freelancer on September 19, 2011 at 7:00 PM

Here’s a peek ………..

“Is Jersey Shore on tonight or tomorrow night”

fogw on September 19, 2011 at 7:04 PM

Oops,thats aboard,not abroad!

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:05 PM

So, a plea to any apathetic family members, neighbors, friends and readers who register displeasure with Obama but don’t think about it on a daily basis: Come Election Day, please, please, please go vote.
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Oh man,for America’s sake,send Obama back to organizing
a community!

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:08 PM

Even cranky babies are cute.

Cindy Munford on September 19, 2011 at 7:08 PM

http://www.youtube.com/foxnews

Submit a question for the debate!

gophergirl on September 19, 2011 at 7:09 PM

Fallon on September 19, 2011 at 7:02 PM

You are so lucky! Congratulations, please fill us in on the particulars when they happen.

Cindy Munford on September 19, 2011 at 7:10 PM

Wow. Polls showing large majorities of nearly every voting block hating Obama are actually getting kinda boring. Me likey.

Rational Thought on September 19, 2011 at 7:10 PM

I am going to be a grandma in about four months. I hope the baby makes that face! lol

Fallon on September 19, 2011 at 7:02 PM

First grandbaby?

Congrats! I know my parents went from not “needing” Grandchildren to totally smitten the second my nephew was born.

gophergirl on September 19, 2011 at 7:11 PM

Polls will be unreliale as he** on this guy because when people get behind the closed curtain they won’t be afraid of being labeled a racist. They say they like him in public when asked, but in the privacy of the voting booth, the Bradley effect will be in play big time…

“insert deity” willing.

Tim Zank on September 19, 2011 at 7:12 PM

Meantime, men and women now adding to the president’s low approval numbers — like the liberals who’ve peeled off the utter adoration bandwagon or the CBC members who’ve purported to take the president to task for not addressing unemployment among the black community — will also add to his reelection effort. The same liberals who right now like Obama less than ever will nevertheless vote for him in November 2012.
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If Liberal Democrats had any brains,they would dump Obama,
and the Progressive Socialist Commies,and retake their party,
and possibly saving it from,utter political destruction!!

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:12 PM

Even cranky babies are cute.

Cindy Munford on September 19, 2011 at 7:08 PM

Cindy Munford:Amen on that!:)

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:13 PM

..actually, we gleefully talk about this stuff, but what about this horrifying thought: What if Obama had been semi-competent?

What’s feeding our fun is the fact that this guy is an inordinately pathetic ignoramus.

The War Planner on September 19, 2011 at 7:14 PM

I am going to be a grandma in about four months. I hope the baby makes that face! lol

Fallon on September 19, 2011 at 7:02 PM

Fallon:What a joy,your goona love the experience,congrats!:)

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:14 PM

What’s feeding our fun is the fact that this guy is an inordinately pathetic ignoramus.

The War Planner on September 19, 2011 at 7:14 PM

The War Planner:Nailed!:)

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:17 PM

gophergirl on September 19, 2011 at 7:09 PM

I might never submit a question but I like voting on how important the existing question are.

Cindy Munford on September 19, 2011 at 7:18 PM

Cindy Munford on September 19, 2011 at 7:10 PM

gophergirl on September 19, 2011 at 7:11 PM

Thanks. Yup first grandbaby. I am trying to keep my excitement under control. I spoil my dogs rotten. This poor child doesn’t have a chance.

A family joke ~ When somebody says, “That baby’s spoiled rotten.” We reply, “Nah, they all smell that way.” Cracks us up everytime.

Fallon on September 19, 2011 at 7:18 PM

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:14 PM

Thank you. I can’t wait.

Fallon on September 19, 2011 at 7:20 PM

Obama’s been giving the little guy serious gas and heartburn since he was born.

He expects to get off mommy’s teat in due course, and he’s ticked that liberals won’t get off the government teat.

BuckeyeSam on September 19, 2011 at 7:24 PM

Fallon, :D cuddle the baby for me! :)

I might as well print that pic, brought a BIG SMILE to this post-migraine chick with a bad weather.

As far as grandmas go, watch out…you’re gonna be more protective of that kiddo than your own kids. My MIL is like that, I am like that with my nieces and nephews. I’ve heard the best part for grandparents is that you get to have all the fun, and don’t stay awake all night.

ProudPalinFan on September 19, 2011 at 7:24 PM

I am going to be a grandma in about four months. I hope the baby makes that face! lol

Fallon on September 19, 2011 at 7:02 PM

Good for you! What a blessing.

John the Libertarian on September 19, 2011 at 7:25 PM

That’s an awesome photo, haha.

nickj116 on September 19, 2011 at 7:25 PM

I might never submit a question but I like voting on how important the existing question are.

Cindy Munford on September 19, 2011 at 7:18 PM

I submitted one. If it gets picked – I may have to reveal my true identity. LOL!

gophergirl on September 19, 2011 at 7:27 PM

Great picture! Perfect.

petefrt on September 19, 2011 at 7:31 PM

In honour of Obama’s policies,theres a new song out,on Drudge,

YOUTUBE HIT: SONG CELEBRATES WELFARE CARD!

**WARNING CONTAINS GRAPHIC LANGUAGE**

Raw Video ” MY EBT ” by @MREBT ( OFFICAL VIDEO )
*************************************************

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o64Fz-KW1Dk

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

And,Democrat Lawyers are a strip’n to pay the bills,so ya,
Liberals are feeling the pain,er heat,of a Obama mistake,
as POTUSA!!

Strip or starve:

Cash-strapped lawyer turns to exotic dancing to pay her debts
Last updated at 3:59 PM on 14th September 2011
**********************************************

A lawyer has told how she turned to stripping to pay bills after struggling to find a legal job in recession-weary America.

The attorney, giving her name only as Carla, graduated from law school ten years ago.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2037177/Cash-strapped-lawyer-Carla-turns-exotic-dancing-pay-debts.htm

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:32 PM

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:14 PM
Thank you. I can’t wait.

Fallon on September 19, 2011 at 7:20 PM

Fallon:

We have two grandson’s,and get them overnight,for a
few days a week,and a great way to bond to them!!

Enjoy:)

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:35 PM

The attorney, giving her name only as Carla, graduated from law school ten years ago.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2037177/Cash-strapped-lawyer-Carla-turns-exotic-dancing-pay-debts.htm

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:32 PM

So she graduated 10 years ago, that would put her in her mid 30′s, was she ever a practicing attorney and did she pass the bar exam?

darwin-t on September 19, 2011 at 7:38 PM

The attorney, giving her name only as Carla, graduated from law school ten years ago.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2037177/Cash-strapped-lawyer-Carla-turns-exotic-dancing-pay-debts.htm

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:32 PM

So that’s where crr6 got to.

katy the mean old lady on September 19, 2011 at 7:49 PM

The economy will settle Barry Obama’s future.

GarandFan on September 19, 2011 at 7:54 PM

I printed it, 4X6. Cracked up the whole family.

ProudPalinFan on September 19, 2011 at 8:01 PM

Best. Pic. Ever.

John the Libertarian on September 19, 2011 at 6:52 PM

Sneer, Sneer!!!…

Gohawgs on September 19, 2011 at 8:16 PM

Is that picture the best or what!!

sar on September 19, 2011 at 8:18 PM

canopfor on September 19, 2011 at 7:32 PM

She can’t be making any tip money…

Gohawgs on September 19, 2011 at 8:28 PM

Wow, where did you that get that baby picture of MadCon?

(Congrats Grandma Fallon!)

hawkdriver on September 19, 2011 at 10:05 PM

His falling liberal approval ratings explain his shiny new deficit redux proposal, which is basically a campaign speech.

This is the equivalent of a sitting Republican president floating a plan to repeal all entitlements and return us to the gold standard.

johnboy on September 19, 2011 at 11:11 PM

The people who will be lined up around the corner and down the street in November of 2012 will NOT be Obama voters.

They’ll be anti-Obama voters.

Grace_is_sufficient on September 20, 2011 at 6:00 AM

Until they “unfriend” him on Facebook, it’s all for naught.

Extrafishy on September 20, 2011 at 6:59 AM

For a while I didn’t hold this incompetent jackass to blame for his failures; rather, the it’s the anti-American Democratic machine that is responsible for foisting such a boob on us.

However, at the 180-day mark, I started using the phrase “failed economic policies of Barack H Obama” out of respect for GWB.

Since then he has eroded all my compassion and understanding. If he and his Mooching wife fail to realize how inadequate they are and continue treating the Presidency as the Greatest Gravy Train on Earth, he deserves all the disrespect anyone shows him.

rwenger43 on September 20, 2011 at 11:35 AM