Doom: Obama’s approval hits new low, congressional Dems in trouble in new Quinnipiac poll

posted at 8:31 pm on December 10, 2013 by Allahpundit

I’m honestly surprised. The last three national polls before this one showed his job approval rebounding somewhat from the depths of November. He’s still bleeding politically from ObamaCare, but perceptions that the website has at least improved a little seem to have slowed it for awhile. And last Friday’s jobs report was downright upbeat by the standards of Obamanomics. You’d think The One would, at last, have a little good news in store for him from Quinnipiac.

Nope. This is a bloodbath.

President Barack Obama’s job approval among American voters drops to a new low, a negative 38 – 57 percent, as the outlook for Democrats running for Congress and the U.S. Senate fades also, according to a national poll released today. He even gets a negative 41 – 49 percent among voters 18 to 29 years old and a lackluster 50 – 43 percent approval among Hispanic voters.

The president’s job approval compares to a negative 39 – 54 percent score in a November 12 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. ..

American voters say 41 – 38 percent that they would vote for a Republican over a Democrat for the U.S. House of Representatives, the first time this year the Democrats come up on the short end of this generic ballot. Independent voters back Republican candidates 41 – 28 percent. Voters also say 47 – 42 percent that they would like to see Republicans gain control of the U.S. Senate and the House. Independent voters go Republican 50 – 35 percent for each.

Democrats led by nine on the generic ballot in October thanks to a swell of upset at the GOP over the shutdown. Two months later, Quinnipiac’s seeing the same sort of reversal that made Charlie Cook’s jaw drop a few days ago. None of that springs from any love for the GOP, either: Approval of congressional Republicans is at 19/74 versus 27/67 for congressional Dems, and yet when people were asked which party they’d rather see win the House and Senate respectively, the GOP wins by five points on each score. Obama’s simply killing the Democrats. Even on the question of whether he cares about their needs and problems, a metric where he usually cleans up, he’s at 48/49. And here’s what happens when you ask whether he’s honest and trustworthy. Bambi doesn’t seem bambi-ish after lying egregiously about whether people could keep their plans or not:

trust

That too is a new low for him; two months ago, he was at 54/41. One thing to pay attention to in that graphic, though, is the gender gap. There’s an eyepopping split among men and women on various questioned related to O in this poll, starting with job approval. With women, he’s at -5; with men, he’s at … -33. The spread’s even wider on the “honest and trustworthy” question. See now why Democrats are hyperventilating over losing white women? If his numbers with women start to slide from mild disapproval to robust disapproval, he’ll be in Dubya territory poll-wise. And on some key questions, they’re already starting to trend that way:

hc

Being below 40 percent with women on health care is … not where he wants to be. In fact, one other interesting metric where the gender gap is noticeably smaller is when people are asked what they think of his handling of Iran, specifically in terms of the Geneva agreement. I think this says more about public distrust of Iran than it does about distrust of O, but if the nuke negotiations fall apart, his overall numbers with women might start to look more like they do in the second table here:

iraniran2

When you ask the public whether Obama’s administration is doing a competent job of running the government, the split right now is … 40/56. A lot goes into that, but sour views of health care and the Iran deal are two big parts. Exit question: Follow the link up top and you’ll see that Obama’s numbers on the economy are also gruesome, notwithstanding the fact that last week’s jobs report was better than usual. Why is that? Is it just that the poll was conducted shortly before and then after the announcement, so that the full impact of the report hadn’t been priced into the numbers yet? Or have people given up on Obama to the point where even comparatively good news doesn’t register at this point?


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That this horrible man enjoys a 40% approval rating just shows me how stupid almost half this country is.

neyney on December 10, 2013 at 8:35 PM

wow BISHOP!

neyney on December 10, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Race no one is talking about that could tip the balance:

Michigan Senate: Land vs. Peters PPP (D) Peters 40, Land 42 Land +2

blammm on December 10, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Once the people see that the emperor has no clothes then there are no coat tails.

Grunt on December 10, 2013 at 8:36 PM

His approval numbers should have approached Mandela’s body temp by now.

Murphy9 on December 10, 2013 at 8:37 PM

52% of women still consider Obama honest? It may be time to repeal the 19th Amendment. Sorry ladies, but over half of your gender are idiots ….

bw222 on December 10, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Not to worry, little George Bush and the RINO’s will try to find a way to keep the fix in for the Two Party Evil Money Cult, after all little Bush got a free ride to the Mandala circus and ya know they got together and had a good laugh on who is paying for the ride and drinks.

U.S.

Now the problem is how to lie that CO2 a plant food is a danger and we tax payer ID’s paying the tab to re-fill the pig trough of “ear mark” money for them all to wallow in.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on December 10, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Hard to believe that AP believes the economic reports this government puts out. But there he is spouting it as if false propaganda like the BLS numbers have any real meaning, particularly at moments when Obama definitely needs a save somewhere, anywhere!

astonerii on December 10, 2013 at 8:40 PM

52% of women still consider Obama honest? It may be time to repeal the 19th Amendment. Sorry ladies, but over half of your gender are idiots ….

bw222 on December 10, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Been time for a long time.
Replace it with a requirement that a person has to pay their full tax burden (NET) in order to earn the vote.
Today, that tax burden is $15,000 per adult in the nation.

astonerii on December 10, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Okay, someone has to explain the Dem responses in those last two tables.

#39 Dems: Approve/Disapprove of Obama’s handling of Iran situation: 70/18
#55 Dems: Will deal with Iran make US safer/less safe: 56/24

24% of Dems think the deal with Iran will make us less safe, but only 18% disapprove of Obama’s handling of it??? So, does that mean like 6% of Dems approve of the idea of the US being less safe?

CJ on December 10, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Just wait until the ‘health tax’ kicks in, followed by those workers suddenly kicked off their employer’s health care plans.

Then comes the actual ‘sticker shock’ when folks go to see their new doctors, and find higher co-pays and higher deductibles because of the “Affordable” Health Care Act.

Can hardly wait for next June/July and Nancy Pelosi defending her ‘legacy’ health care bill to the public. She’ll have no problem doing it…….what with her altered state of reality.

GarandFan on December 10, 2013 at 8:42 PM

CJ on December 10, 2013 at 8:42 PM

It gives them power to claim SECURITY!!!!!!! Now give us all your rights.

astonerii on December 10, 2013 at 8:43 PM

blammm on December 10, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Land is the perfect candidate for a state like MI. I’m surprised that the Senate races haven’t been covered much on the site. Granted it’s still a year away, but if there are posts about 2016, why not 2014?

The latest poll has Cotton up by 7 over Pryor. It is a Republican pollster, but the previous poll had Pryor up by 2.

GOPRanknFile on December 10, 2013 at 8:43 PM

I’m still waiting for the quarter hour updates on CNN with wolf blitzer overly excited that these are lowest numbers of his presidency. After all that’s what he did with GWB.

jaywemm on December 10, 2013 at 8:44 PM

Doom Racism!!: Obama’s approval hits new low, congressional Dems in trouble in new Quinnipiac poll

Let’s try to keep things in context people…

BigWyo on December 10, 2013 at 8:45 PM

and the RINOs are moving in for the final attack…increase spending in 2014 and 15 by 70B.

According to news reports and conversations with congressional staffers familiar with the ongoing talks, the Murray/Ryan plan currently under discussion would increase the discretionary spending limits for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 by nearly $70 billion. The 2014 and 2015 limits would be set in the neighborhood of $1.015 trillion, a $48 billion increase over the current 2014 cap of $967 billion and a $20 billion increase over the current 2015 cap of $995 billion. Congressional Democrats had initially demanded $1.058 trillion in 2014 spending, an amount that would’ve matched 2014 spending if sequestration didn’t exist.

now that should show barry who’s Boss. /s

the real stupid part is that I was listening to CNN and they were all wondering what barry would say….as if Murray isn’t going to move an inch without barry’s pre-approval.

so the barry/boehner team is on board…that mean old austerity just isn’t what this county needs.

http://thefederalist.com/2013/12/10/republicans-reject-paul-ryans-budget-busting-abomination/

(oh, i forgot…the whole thing will cut 23B out of the deficit….over TEN years…right Paul…i really believe that…2B a year??????? we’re not nearly as stupid as you must think we are)

r keller on December 10, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Now the Republicans will never have to jeopardize sequester cuts for a new budget deal…..

drivingtheview on December 10, 2013 at 8:46 PM

GarandFan on December 10, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Just wait, is right.
The shit hasn’t even hit the fan yet.
Drip,drip, drip…kaboom.

bazil9 on December 10, 2013 at 8:46 PM

People like that should have been bringing me some coffee….

*Unknown Teabagger..

BigWyo on December 10, 2013 at 8:47 PM

But…but Free Contraceptives!

TarheelBen on December 10, 2013 at 8:47 PM

% of Dems who think Obama is honest: 85
who think Obama is handling healthcare well: 69

Dems win because they’re partisan. Period. Their ideology is their faith whether they admit it or not.

VibrioCocci on December 10, 2013 at 8:50 PM

bazil9 on December 10, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Except I ain’t one for suspense.

TarheelBen on December 10, 2013 at 8:47 PM

And 0bamaphones!

cozmo on December 10, 2013 at 8:51 PM

I agree with B9 about the dripping.

SparkPlug on December 10, 2013 at 8:52 PM

I agree with cozmo about the Obama phones.

SparkPlug on December 10, 2013 at 8:52 PM

I agree with Sparky agreeing with me.

bazil9 on December 10, 2013 at 8:53 PM

The upside to this is Obama is damaged goods and is beyond recovery,the trust of Americans in him will never return.The downside is the danger this petty little tyrant can do with the time he has left.

jeffinsjvca on December 10, 2013 at 8:54 PM

Doom:

Not a thing to glean here.
Go ahead.
Pick this poll clean, you rubes.
Meanwhile, income inequality is the real story.
/lsm

egmont on December 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

A year to the midterms and our GOP colleagues are already measuring the drapes. This coming from the party that constantly snatches defeat from the jaws of victory.

loveofcountry on December 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Approval of congressional Republicans is at 19/74

Yeah because the Republican base is never satisfied with their party…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Maybe the dem’s will boot him out to save their own commie skins. Doesn’t matter.

Americans Don’t Like Socialism.

Even if it is wrapped in pretty bows, with unicorns and rainbows and puppies, and a cool black dude with swag and a blackberry and a cowboy hat.

Step off the stage, Obama. You’re done.

Key West Reader on December 10, 2013 at 8:57 PM

The downside is the danger this petty little tyrant can do with the time he has left.

jeffinsjvca on December 10, 2013 at 8:54 PM

That’s been known, and a given since he got reelected.

Reid agrees. He nuked the filibuster for that reason. Pack the appellate courts with 0bamaphants and cut the federal bureaucracy loose.

cozmo on December 10, 2013 at 8:58 PM

This coming from the party that constantly snatches defeat from the jaws of victory.

loveofcountry on December 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

You’re so original./

Pathetic.

POS.

CWchangedhisNicagain on December 10, 2013 at 8:58 PM

CWchangedhisNicagain on December 10, 2013 at 8:58 PM

The well is dry.

cozmo on December 10, 2013 at 8:59 PM

That this horrible man enjoys a 40% approval rating just shows me how stupid almost half this country is.

neyney on December 10, 2013 at 8:35 PM

And why do you think that Obama will be lower than 35% in worst case scenario? The democrat base which is mainly made of parasites is much more loyal to him and their party than the Republican base is loyal to the Republican party or a Republican President…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 8:59 PM

Step off the stage, Obama. You’re done.

Key West Reader on December 10, 2013 at 8:57 PM

The poster child for affirmative action will not exit left so easily.

egmont on December 10, 2013 at 9:00 PM

I think there’s a great deal of disillusionment on the LEFT. Ben Affleck came out and said that fund raising for the Democrats “made me feel gross”. Ben Affleck, once of the LEFTISTS of the LEFTISTS admits to being disillusioned with politics…and not just disillusioned… but soiled by it. He seems to be saying that he still believes in the underlying ideology of the LEFT… he just can’t stomach the politicians, the donors, or the political process.

The hype on Obama was some of the most overblown I’ve ever seen. Even normal performance over the course of eight years was going to certainly leave many in the Democrats base disillusioned and disgruntled. Abject failure on every issue dear to the LEFT’S collective hearts, being caught flatly lying, and then cynically lying about lying has caused his personal numbers to decline sharply.

The carry over to the rest of the Democrat field is well earned. These are career politicians who have consistently shown themselves to be more interested in currying their own career, and catering to the desires of the donors and the party, than looking after the needs of their base… particularly on issues related to employment.

Top it all off with an electorate that, for a number of reasons, have had a crash course in politics and reality, and on a steep learning curve to boot.

We’re only seeing the first wave of disillusionment in the Left’s base. There are three more years. There’s more to come.

thatsafactjack on December 10, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Just wait until the ‘health tax’ kicks in, followed by those workers suddenly kicked off their employer’s health care plans.

Then comes the actual ‘sticker shock’ when folks go to see their new doctors, and find higher co-pays and higher deductibles because of the “Affordable” Health Care Act.

Can hardly wait for next June/July and Nancy Pelosi defending her ‘legacy’ health care bill to the public. She’ll have no problem doing it…….what with her altered state of reality.

GarandFan on December 10, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Pelosi will say that Americans really hated their jobs anyway and wanted to be artists, photographers and dancers – now the ACA will let the dreamers loose to chase those dreams……

redguy on December 10, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Step off the stage, Obama. You’re done.

Key West Reader on December 10, 2013 at 8:57 PM

let’s have a party like Mandela did and finally bury this hope and change.

redguy on December 10, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Republicans are surrendering on everything so it doesn’t matter much right now.

Wigglesworth on December 10, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Take a look at the answers to question 6, the right direction/wrong direction question. Amazing numbers, as even Democrats are basically going anti-Obama. Incredible numbers.

MTF on December 10, 2013 at 9:04 PM

It’s not even 2014 and the first DOOM post has appeared. More please.

22044 on December 10, 2013 at 9:04 PM

Watch for laws requiring states to allow vote-by-mail and invalidating elections where minority voter turnout falls below a certain level.

These amendments to the civil rights act will be upheld by the courts that the Democratic Senate is now packing.

kcewa on December 10, 2013 at 9:05 PM

His approval among whites is 26% and disapproval is 70% and you wonder why the left wing elite and activists base which is 95% made of white liberals is very angry and is going crazier than usual… They do not give a f*** if Shaniqua and Malik support Obama 100%, in their daily lives they do not want to be anywhere near Shaniqua and Malik, they only need them on elections day and after that they need to get the f*** back to their ghettos far away from where the white liberals live and wait for the tax payers check to be sent to them as a reward for their vote… What the white liberals want more than anything else is win the white vote and they are losing the white vote at much worse percentage than ever…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:05 PM

I hate to say this, but if you’re a woman, you’ve got to be embarrassed by your gender.

BKeyser on December 10, 2013 at 9:09 PM

[...] They do not give a f*** if Shaniqua and Malik support Obama 100%, in their daily lives they do not want to be anywhere near Shaniqua and Malik, they only need them on elections day and after that they need to get the f*** back to their ghettos far away from where the white liberals live[...]
mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:05 PM

So true so true, I wish these americans would open their eyes and see the truth as it stares right back at them!

You are all being used!

Quit being sheeple people!

Scrumpy on December 10, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Worst preznit ever

SparkPlug on December 10, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Where did all the racists come from.

Bishop on December 10, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Step off the stage, Obama. You’re done.

Key West Reader on December 10, 2013 at 8:57 PM

let’s have a party like Mandela did and finally bury this hope and change.

redguy on December 10, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Can we take a bunch o’ selfies and put ‘em on the internets?

That’s pure 100% Obamaclass (TM)

Key West Reader on December 10, 2013 at 9:11 PM

SparkPlug on December 10, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Right on Sparky :)

Scrumpy on December 10, 2013 at 9:11 PM

Watch for laws requiring states to allow vote-by-mail and invalidating elections where minority voter turnout falls below a certain level.

These amendments to the civil rights act will be upheld by the courts that the Democratic Senate is now packing.

kcewa on December 10, 2013 at 9:05 PM

The Republicans control most states legislatures…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:11 PM

You are all being used!

Quit being sheeple people!

Scrumpy on December 10, 2013 at 9:10 PM

The tragedy here is that the people who are most used by the white liberals i.e. blacks do not give a damn and as long as the vast majority of them are living either 100% or to a very large degree on the tax payers check that the liberals are giving them then they are going to vote for the liberals… Financial slavery is enjoyed by those who are enslaved by it…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:14 PM

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:05 PM

More and more of those white liberals make their money running charities and getting their cut off of the top.

They want Shaniqua and Malik to go back to the ghetto and breed. Same with Jose and Maria. Except they will allow Jose to mow their yard and Maria to clean their house.

Shaniqua and Malik ain’t smart enough to realize that Jose and maria have passed them by.

cozmo on December 10, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Is there a bigger story than South Carolina (likely) voting itself out of Obamacare? That broke last night on DC and no one is talking about it.

rjcylon on December 10, 2013 at 9:15 PM

His approval numbers should have approached Mandela’s body temp by now.

Murphy9 on December 10, 2013 at 8:37 PM

…that’s still too high!

KOOLAID2 on December 10, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Where did all the racists come from.

Bishop on December 10, 2013 at 9:10 PM

0bama built that.

cozmo on December 10, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Don’t get your hopes up. There is almost one year until the poll that matters takes place. Seeing what Paul Ryan did today makes me want to stay home.

alanstern on December 10, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Or have people given up on Obama to the point where even comparatively good news doesn’t register at this point?

What good news are we talking about again? Oh… the lies they’re trying to pass off as good news. *winks* Gotcha.

Ukiah on December 10, 2013 at 9:18 PM

That picture of Obama…

Is he hiding a bomb in his pie hole????

Electrongod on December 10, 2013 at 9:18 PM

% of Dems who think Obama is honest: 85
who think Obama is handling healthcare well: 69

Dems win because they’re partisan. Period. Their ideology is their faith whether they admit it or not.

VibrioCocci on December 10, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Yes the most powerful thing that the democrat have electorally is that their base is much loyal to them than the Republican base is loyal to their party… You rarely hear democrats talking about a DINO (democrat in name only) but for many in the base at least half of the Republican party is RINO… Having said that winning elections does not mean that they can govern and that is because of utter incompetence of democrat leaders just check out Obama the most incompetent President in history…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:18 PM

POS.

CWchangedhisNicagain on December 10, 2013 at 8:58 PM

HEY!!!

I actually live a few minutes from the Hill. Connecticut Avenue NW.

loveofcountry on December 10, 2013 at 6:30 PM

That guy, in all probability, makes his entire living on the sweat of your brow..iaw..taxes.

IAW..Your tax dollars are probably paying for his internet connection..

Nice..right??
Show some respect.

BigWyo on December 10, 2013 at 9:20 PM

Shaniqua and Malik ain’t smart enough to realize that Jose and maria have passed them by.

cozmo on December 10, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Eventually they are going to lose a lot of Jose’s and Maria’s… Not necessarily a majority of them but they are going to lose a substantial majority… A lot of Jose’s and Maria’s are not going to vote for the same party that Shaniqua and Malik are voting for…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:21 PM

thatsafactjack on December 10, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Well said, and more to come indeed. And, why it’s imperative we retard the country’s meltdown by winning the Senate (and keeping the House). Even then, there is much more damage Obama can do, but nothing like what he can do with a Senate already throwing out the filibuster.

That said, so good to see you tonight, WW.

TXUS on December 10, 2013 at 9:23 PM

52% of women still consider Obama honest? It may be time to repeal the 19th Amendment. Sorry ladies, but over half of your gender are idiots ….

bw222 on December 10, 2013 at 8:38 PM

This isn’t news.

The majority of women make their voting decision over whether or not they will be able to harm another human.

tetriskid on December 10, 2013 at 9:30 PM

And last Friday’s jobs report was downright upbeat by the standards of Obamanomics.

BLS data from the last month of a Republican House, Republican Senate, and Republican President, December 2006 :
Unemployment Rate: 4.4%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 66.4%
Employment-Population Ratio: 63.4%

=============================================

Compare that to October 2009, after 34 months of Democrat majority control:
Unemployment: 10.0%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 65.0%
Employment-Population Ratio: 58.5%
Unemployment if Labor Force Participation Rate had matched December 2006 level of 66.4%: 11.9%

=============================================

And compare that to November 2013, after another 49 months of Democrat majority control:
Unemployment: 7.0%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 63.0%
Employment-Population Ratio: 58.6%
Unemployment if Labor Force Participation Rate had matched December 2006 level of 66.4%: 11.8%
Unemployment if Labor Force Participation Rate had matched October 2009 level of 65.0%: 9.9%

=============================================

The reason why reported unemployment fell from 10.0% in October 2009 to 7.0% in November 2013 was NOT because people moved from unemployed to employed (while unemployment dropped three points, employment only rose 0.1, one-tenth of a point!)

Ther reason unemployment fell was people moved from unemployed to “not in labor force” (Labor Force Participation Rate dropped two points from 65% to 63%). MILLIONS gave up hope of finding a job.

Anyone who is upbeat about last Friday’s jobs report doesn’t understand that real employment now is just as low as it was 4 years ago. There has been NO recovery.

ITguy on December 10, 2013 at 9:32 PM

2010, plus the Senate! Let Michelle eat THAT cake!

Of course we screamed bloody murder about O’care, and the MSM called us “tea-baggers”. We screamed about the lawlessness of the Cabal running the executive branch, the MSM calls us uninformed rubes and the judiciary says we have no “standing”. A Citizen of the U.S.A. does not have “standing” to “redress” issues with the Rulers in D.C.?

Well, just watch us Standing at the polls in 2014. Watch, Learn, and Fear…because we are Awake.

Who is John Galt on December 10, 2013 at 9:33 PM

I actually live a few minutes from the Hill. Connecticut Avenue NW.

loveofcountry on December 10, 2013 at 6:30 PM

IAW..Your tax dollars are probably paying for his internet connection..

Nice..right??
Show some respect.

BigWyo on December 10, 2013 at 9:20 PM

My ‘few minutes from the Hill’ condo couldn’t get a decent internet connection. Neither could my AT the Hill job.

So, take note that your tax dollars are not going towards connection for the sheeple like luvofcountry.

egmont on December 10, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Watch for laws requiring states to allow vote-by-mail and invalidating elections where minority voter turnout falls below a certain level.

These amendments to the civil rights act will be upheld by the courts that the Democratic Senate is now packing.

kcewa on December 10, 2013 at 9:05 PM

The Republicans control most states legislatures…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:11 PM

I think the civil rights act can override that.

kcewa on December 10, 2013 at 9:38 PM

You rarely hear democrats talking about a DINO (democrat in name only)

mnjg

Because there are none. Who is the democrat John McCain…other than John McCain of course?

xblade on December 10, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Some plans sold on the online insurance exchanges, for instance, don’t cover key medications for HIV, or they require patients to pay as much as 50 percent of the cost per prescription in co-insurance — sometimes more than $1,000 a month.

This is going to leave a mark too.

tru2tx on December 10, 2013 at 9:41 PM

hate to say this, but if you’re a woman, you’ve got to be embarrassed by your gender.

BKeyser on December 10, 2013 at 9:09 PM

As a woman, even I have often wished we could repeal women’s right to vote. I cannot explain why so many of my gender are so stupid.

idalily on December 10, 2013 at 9:42 PM

If one incumbent is reelected that voted for OCare, then all is lost. This is the most transparent issue that is seemingly affecting everyone. Yet we know that many of those freaks will get elected again. These voters are masochists with no bounds.

LaughterJones on December 10, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Anyone who is upbeat about last Friday’s jobs report doesn’t understand that real employment now is just as low as it was 4 years ago. There has been NO recovery.

ITguy on December 10, 2013 at 9:32 PM


Spot on …

… but not enough to spur the RINO’s (e.g. Boehner, Ryan, McConnel, AllahPundit) to any REAL anger over the destruction of the American middle class

PolAgnostic on December 10, 2013 at 9:47 PM

Obama’s numbers on the economy are also gruesome, notwithstanding the fact that last week’s jobs report was better than usual. Why is that?

‘Cuz we’re out here living the reality of the Obama “dream.” It’s abysmal.

conservative pilgrim on December 10, 2013 at 9:47 PM

Liberals, meet the wilderness.

John the Libertarian on December 10, 2013 at 9:48 PM

Ha-ha!

I’d been having a great evening. Then I read this and it got even better!

MisterElephant on December 10, 2013 at 9:52 PM

TXUS on December 10, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Good evening, TXUS. :) Wonderful to see you, too.

thatsafactjack on December 10, 2013 at 9:59 PM

You’d think The One would, at last, have a little good news in store for him from Quinnipiac.

Nope. This is a bloodbath.

Are we are seeing a preference cascade building?

Could it be that the Obamacare disaster has finally made it OK for the lo-info crowd and the go-along-to-get-along folks to say “I don’t like this guy” for the first time?

I hope I’m not wishful-thinkin’ here.

Bruno Strozek on December 10, 2013 at 10:02 PM

As a woman, even I have often wished we could repeal women’s right to vote. I cannot explain why so many of my gender are so stupid.

idalily on December 10, 2013 at 9:42 PM

It’s funny, most of the conservative women I know and a few apoliticals say the same thing about repeal of the vote. Women know women much better than men do, the understatement of all time, but I’d be curious as to what would happen if that issue were ever put to a vote in this day and age.

TXUS on December 10, 2013 at 10:07 PM

If his numbers with women start to slide from mild disapproval to robust disapproval, he’ll be in Dubya territory poll-wise.

Graph of the Day: Obama’s Second Term Charting Just Like Dubya’s

Resist We Much on December 10, 2013 at 10:07 PM

My rating would definitely skew the poll downward if I was ever surveyed.

HellCat on December 10, 2013 at 10:09 PM

The fact that Atheist-idiot believes the BLS jobs report (as good news) from last month is very troubling… or could it be something else???

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Eph on December 10, 2013 at 10:17 PM

If one incumbent is reelected that voted for OCare, then all is lost. This is the most transparent issue that is seemingly affecting everyone. Yet we know that many of those freaks will get elected again. These voters are masochists with no bounds.

LaughterJones on December 10, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Look, Pelosi is not going to get booted. It is not failure if a few loons get re-elected. Focus on the big picture. Take the Senate, keep the house. Defund Obamacare or repeal and replace it. It is an unworkable law and will keep getting worse with time. It can’t be fixed.

talkingpoints on December 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

I hate to say this, but if you’re a woman, you’ve got to be embarrassed by your gender.

BKeyser on December 10, 2013 at 9:09 PM

Sometimes, yes.

talkingpoints on December 10, 2013 at 10:33 PM

A year to the midterms and our GOP colleagues are already measuring the drapes. This coming from the party that constantly snatches defeat from the jaws of victory.

loveofcommies on December 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

That the best ya got girlie?

rottenrobbie on December 10, 2013 at 10:34 PM

let’s have a party like Mandela Kiev did and finally bury this hope and change.

redguy on December 10, 2013 at 9:03 PM

FIFY

viking01 on December 10, 2013 at 11:23 PM

If only a Black dude that Hollywood adores would drop dead so that Obama could put on a show before the world…never mind…

OxyCon on December 11, 2013 at 12:03 AM

As a woman, even I have often wished we could repeal women’s right to vote. I cannot explain why so many of my gender are so stupid.

I have many wonderful conservative female friends who are sharp as tacks. Remember the breakdown: married women are conservative, and single women vote liberal. The Tea Party is very much a woman’s organization.

1. It takes a good, faithful man to make a good husband. Many women love romance and fidelity. So there’s something of a role for men to play here. If your man is a jerk, you become a liberal woman pretty quickly.

2. If a man finds himself at a college or a church with too many women vying for power and control, he needs to run, not walk away as fast as he can. Join churches where only men are allowed to lead. This provides a great example for boys, and takes some pressure and stress off of women, although they still have plenty to do.

3. Women have been portrayed in our feminist culture as always being weak, helpless, yet good and in the right, although this is slowly changing. (Women have been portrayed like this in literature for a long time, pre-feminism). The greatest evils are perpetrated by women and we somehow call it good. It’s not. Women do evil things. It’s important to teach our daughters the hard truths about right and wrong.

4. As girls and young women we were quickly shunned if we engaged in any form of debate or political talk. It’s not seen as a proper thing for a lady to discuss. Yet “iron sharpens iron.” We’re dull-witted because we need to be LIKED and women don’t like women who talk politics. I think this, too, can change. I’m privileged to be in a huge homeschooling community where most women are independent, strong-willed, and conservative. Some younger women who were homeschooled themselves are especially not shy about discussing anything under the sun. They haven’t been conditioned by peer pressure to think it’s uncool. My daughter loves her homeschooling classes with Socratic discussions. They take logic classes and have to defend arguments. These young ladies will knock your socks off someday … I wish there were more of them.

5. I always frame my conservative arguments on facebook in words of compassion and empathy for life, freedom, and justice. For example, wind farms killing eagles — I was all over that one. Talk about ethanol with a picture of a starving child …. put up a video of a “common core” parent getting beat up …. talk about excellence in education. Complain about some Grandma or kid getting abused by the TSA. When my friend had Obamacare sticker shock I was right there in empathy. Speak softly to women but carry a big stick and whack them over the head  with a new way of looking at things. 

LibertyJane on December 11, 2013 at 1:06 AM

Exit question: Follow the link up top and you’ll see that Obama’s numbers on the economy are also gruesome, notwithstanding the fact that last week’s jobs report was better than usual. Why is that? Is it just that the poll was conducted shortly before and then after the announcement, so that the full impact of the report hadn’t been priced into the numbers yet? Or have people given up on Obama to the point where even comparatively good news doesn’t register at this point?

Exit Answer; Anyone who would deliberately lie to bait and switch to get a law passed, Spy on average citizens, use the most feared branch of government to silence opposition, AND cook the books on unemployment to get re-elected – Just Might Continue to do so after being elected.

IOW – They Don’t Believe IT!

jaydee_007 on December 11, 2013 at 2:45 AM

Wen I clicked on he demographic summary at the bottom of the page at the Qunipac site, to y’know,, check the SAMPLE, I get a 404 error.

From December 3 – 9, Quinnipiac University surveyed 2,692 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 1.9 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones.

I want he sample. The current polls all over sample libs by at least 12 points and I have seen two that sampled over 50% liberals just to get the headline number for Obama’s approval close to or just at 40%.

dogsoldier on December 11, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Obamacare is opening people eyes to the deception of the Dems.

sadatoni on December 11, 2013 at 7:56 AM

Yes the most powerful thing that the democrat have electorally is that their base is much loyal to them than the Republican base is loyal to their party… You rarely hear democrats talking about a DINO (democrat in name only) but for many in the base at least half of the Republican party is RINO… Having said that winning elections does not mean that they can govern and that is because of utter incompetence of democrat leaders just check out Obama the most incompetent President in history…

mnjg on December 10, 2013 at 9:18 PM

To go along with this…

The Democrat Party is relatively loyal to their base, unlike the moderate RINO leaders who pander to the base and then act like Democrats once elected (how many times must we melt the DC phone lines to stop our own party from passing the Democrat’s amnesty?).

The Democrat Party states that Republicans are enemies strongly and often in the press. The Republican moderate elites agree that the Republican Party is clueless, but will step up efforts to work with their “friends” across the aisle. They also repudiate those “radicals” like Cruz who “shut down the government” (even though it was the Democrats), and will work to prevent other “radicals” (i.e. their base) from ever pulling an embarrassing stunt like that again. (After all, who wants anyone who will stand on principles over party?)

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dominigan on December 11, 2013 at 10:26 AM

dominigan on December 11, 2013 at 10:26 AM

Well said. You nailed it.

dogsoldier on December 11, 2013 at 10:33 AM

All of these polls need to be reviewed within the context of all the false data published by the Obama regime and all the propaganda published by them, like the photos they released of Obama in Mandella’s prison cell and the photos of ObaMAO at Pearl Harbor, considered together with the use of government agencies used to attack political adversaries.

The combined picture that develops from that is SICKENING.

Take absolutely nothing coming from them at face value. THEY LIE.

dogsoldier on December 11, 2013 at 10:37 AM

Land is the perfect candidate for a state like MI. I’m surprised that the Senate races haven’t been covered much on the site. Granted it’s still a year away, but if there are posts about 2016, why not 2014?

The latest poll has Cotton up by 7 over Pryor. It is a Republican pollster, but the previous poll had Pryor up by 2.

GOPRanknFile on December 10, 2013 at 8:43 PM

I received a fund-raising letter from the Land campaign in Michigan, even though I live out of state, and she has already raised twice as much money as Peters. Michigan elected a Republican Governor in 2012, so that Land might have a real opportunity there. Land’s fund-raising letter did not mention her position on the bankruptcy of Detroit, which could become a huge issue in the Michigan Senate race, after Obama’s crowing about how GM has paid back its debt to the Federal Government (minus $10 billion, which Obama conveniently “forgot” to mention).

Steve Z on December 11, 2013 at 11:14 AM