New WaPo/ABC poll puts Obama at new job-approval low of 41%

posted at 8:01 am on April 29, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

Gallup recently found that Barack Obama’s job-approval erosion had paused, but the White House gets worse news today in the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll. Obama’s job approval hit a new low, his issues approval ratings are cratering, and voters are looking to the GOP for answers as the midterm cycle approaches:

Obama’s approval rating fell to 41 percent, down from 46 percent through the first three months of the year and the lowest of his presidency in Post-ABC News polls. Just 42 percent approve of his handling of the economy, 37 percent approve of how he is handling the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and 34 percent approve of his handling of the situation involving Ukraine and Russia.

That is Obama’s worst job approval rating in his presidency in this series. Last November, he hit 42/55, a wider spread, but 41% is a new nadir on approval alone. His economy number was slightly worse in November as well, but the 42/54 today is among the lowest of his presidency, too.

It’s also clear that the happy talk about the supposed eight million enrollments in ObamaCare didn’t stick. In March, Obama’s approval on ObamaCare implementation rebounded to 44/54 from its November low of 33/63. A few weeks later, Obama’s back to 37/57, with the “stronglys” at 24/46. And Obama’s electoral advice to Democrats, urging them to run on ObamaCare? Er …

The Post-ABC poll found that 44 percent say they support the law while 48 percent say they oppose it, which is about where it was at the end of last year and in January. Half of all Americans also say they think implementation is worse than expected.

Last month, a Post-ABC poll found 49 percent of Americans saying they supported the new law compared with 48 percent who opposed it. That finding was more positive for the administration than most other polls at the time. Democrats saw it as a possible leading indicator of a shift in public opinion, but that has not materialized.

A 58 percent majority say the new law is causing higher costs overall, and 47 percent say it will make the health-care system worse. While a majority say the quality of the health care they receive will remain the same, a plurality expect it to result in higher personal costs for that care.

There ins’t much to like in those numbers for incumbent Democrats. The news is worse among independents, where support for ObamaCare is only 39/54. They rate his overall job performance even lower, 33/59, and on the economy it’s 34/61. The only reason Obama scores as high as he does in this poll is because of overwhelming support from Democrats — and that’s not going to save people not named Barack Obama on midterm ballots.

That’s also reflected in the blame numbers, too. The wrong-track number rose to 66%, and three times as many blame Obama/Dems than the GOP, 27/9, with 62% blaming both. When asked whether it’s more important to elect Democrats to support Obama’s policies or Republicans to check Obama’s power, voters chose the latter == 39/53, respectively. That’s similar to the 39/55 seen in September 2010, just before the wave election cost Obama the House.

Note: The D/R/I sample on this poll was 32/21/38, a D+11, up from the D+8 in March.


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Worse’er’er!!!!

canopfor on April 29, 2014 at 8:04 AM

What an awesome president………..

Electrongod on April 29, 2014 at 8:04 AM

Note: The D/R/I sample on this poll was 32/21/38, a D+11, up from the D+8 in March.

A D+11 and he only gets 41%. That’s funny right there.

Bitter Clinger on April 29, 2014 at 8:05 AM

The SS Democrat of Doom, has screeeeeeeeeeeeeetched its hull,
on a IceBergey!!

canopfor on April 29, 2014 at 8:06 AM

Still way too many stupid people!

And, of course, even though he’s an anti-Semite, the Jews still love him and will financially support him and the Demonrat party.

Happy Nomad on April 29, 2014 at 8:06 AM

Just to show you how reality is lacking at MSNBC.

They have been calling this poll an outlier. So when Obama lingers in the low forties and jumps to a low 41% approval- its an outlier… but the poll by NBC/WSJ in March that shot up 6 points signaled his come back. No wonder Shultz and Sharpton are embraced over there.

Bensonofben on April 29, 2014 at 8:08 AM

The only reason Obama scores as high as he does in this poll is because of overwhelming support from Democrats — and that’s not going to save people not named Barack Obama on midterm ballots.

Breaking: Senators Pryor, Landrieu, Pryor, and Hagen all announce that they’re legally changing their name to Barak Hussein Obama, Jr.

Happy Nomad on April 29, 2014 at 8:10 AM

If you subtract the racist Dems that will approve of Obama no matter what (due to the color of his skin) then that approval rating must be in the toilet.

visions on April 29, 2014 at 8:11 AM

World smacked upside the head with the realization that Obama still sucks.

workingclass artist on April 29, 2014 at 8:13 AM

A D+11 and he only gets 41%. That’s funny right there.

Bitter Clinger on April 29, 2014 at 8:05 AM

Yes. That’s WHY he gets a 41%.
Until it’s in the 20s, I’ll keep wondering WTF people are thinking giving him any approval.

freedomfirst on April 29, 2014 at 8:13 AM

“are you better off than you were 6 years ago” I think we ALL know that answer.

Mini-14 on April 29, 2014 at 8:14 AM

It’s worth mentioning that he’s at 41% despite the fact he still has an adoring press corps. What on earth are the 59% watching and reading to get him to this point?

bflat879 on April 29, 2014 at 8:16 AM

World smacked upside the head with the realization that Obama still sucks.

workingclass artist on April 29, 2014 at 8:13 AM

The facepalm heard round the world.

Happy Nomad on April 29, 2014 at 8:16 AM

Yes. That’s WHY he gets a 41%.
Until it’s in the 20s, I’ll keep wondering WTF people are thinking giving him any approval.

freedomfirst on April 29, 2014 at 8:13 AM

You have to account for the large segment of the population that get their bennies (food stamps, Medicaid, free phones, etc.) from the government and how much Obama champions those folks.

Bitter Clinger on April 29, 2014 at 8:18 AM

If you ask me, this poll is the perfect excuse for the GOP to start talking about the impossibility of repealing Obamacare and the inevitability of amnesty. /s

chuckfinlay on April 29, 2014 at 8:18 AM

Yes. That’s WHY he gets a 41%.

freedomfirst on April 29, 2014 at 8:13 AM

Something tells me WaPo/ABC knew he’d dip into the 30′s without that D+11 sample, so they skewed it in order to maintain that 40+ figure. There’s no way the electorate looks like that. Even in 2012 when he got his base to the polls, it was D+7(or was it 6?). You use a breakdown like that and he’s probably at 37% approval right now which is in Dubya 2nd term territory.

Doughboy on April 29, 2014 at 8:19 AM

sic transit gloria mundi.

celtic warrior on April 29, 2014 at 8:21 AM

D+11?!? Well, the WaPost and ABC tried.

WannabeAnglican on April 29, 2014 at 8:22 AM

This is what we get for people electing a guy who should have Sharpton’s platform or a job in some diversity office of a university.

Our economy has been adrift for five years. This clown has got to get out of the way of Americans pursuing happiness. These are the worst years since Carter.

BuckeyeSam on April 29, 2014 at 8:23 AM

Only the three stooges in House leadership can rescue Obama’s legacy at this point and they are working very hard on it right now.

Wigglesworth on April 29, 2014 at 8:25 AM

“<strongNote: The D/R/I sample on this poll was 32/21/38, a D+11, up from the D+8 in March.

It looks like it’s getting a lot harder to rig a poll. LOL

bflat879 on April 29, 2014 at 8:27 AM

Lol,……………………….

Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 4m

Pres Obama due back in DC late afternoon. Awaiting him a new ABC/WashPost poll showing his approval at new low.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/post-abc-news-poll-shows-democrats-at-risk-in-november-as-obamas-approval-rating-falls/2014/04/28/2a448b04-cf07-11e3-b812-0c92213941f4_print.html

https://twitter.com/markknoller

canopfor on April 29, 2014 at 8:27 AM

Today is starting out better than yesterday…

PatriotRider on April 29, 2014 at 8:28 AM

BuckeyeSam on April 29, 2014 at 8:23 AM

This is what you get when 51% of the people believe in Santa.

celtic warrior on April 29, 2014 at 8:29 AM

World smacked upside the head with the realization that Obama still sucks.

workingclass artist on April 29, 2014 at 8:13 AM

workingclass:Yup:)

“EmBrace The Suck”

—–Pelosium

canopfor on April 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

It appears a majority of dumbass Americans simply fail to comprehend the incredible brilliance and altruistic nature of our president – our nation is actually truly fortunate.

President Obama is an extremely intelligent man, he understands the majority of Americans are opposed to universal health care, the fight against Global Warming, social equality, socially responsible businesses, etc. He also understands that most Americans are extremely ignorant and misinformed on these matters. His sworn oath and duty is to progress this country and its people, even if must be accomplished over the rejections of the self-indulgent, persistent and uninformed majority.

President Obama is consciously and selflessly sacrificing the admiration and support of most of America – and he’s doing it all for our own benefit.

We are truly blessed to have this selfless man ruling our nation.

Frank Lib on April 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

With a baked in +13% no matter what he does, his approval is worse than Dubya’s. The only difference is the media.

ButterflyDragon on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

The only reason Obama scores as high as he does in this poll is because of overwhelming support from Democrats — and that’s not going to save people not named Barack Obama on midterm ballots.

Yes Democratic turnout tends to be lower in midterm years and the GOP will do well in the House. But the idea that Democrats will only and forever vote for Barack Obama is idiocy.

libfreeordie on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Is this country really at D+11, or have the pollsters colonized another planet?

Vero Beach Florida on April 29, 2014 at 8:33 AM

His sworn oath and duty is to progress this country

I really hope this is trollbait. There is no oath to “progress” the country.

Protect, yes. Progress, no. And sure as hell not “progress” it in the fashion liberals want.

ButterflyDragon on April 29, 2014 at 8:33 AM

His sworn oath and duty is to progress this country and its people, even if must be accomplished over the rejections of the self-indulgent, persistent and uninformed majority.

Frank Lib on April 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

In the old days we called that a bully.

Happy Nomad on April 29, 2014 at 8:34 AM

the idea that Democrats will only and forever vote for Barack Obama is idiocy.

libfreeordie on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Why not? Dem voters are still voting against Bush.

Vero Beach Florida on April 29, 2014 at 8:34 AM

Frank Lib on April 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

George Patton,” You beautiful basta!d”.

celtic warrior on April 29, 2014 at 8:35 AM

.

Obamacare a Catastrophe Like No Other

__________________________________________

Obamacare is Dying

Some people insist ObamaCare is here to stay. Nonsense.

President Obama is dismantling it himself,

lawlessly hacking off provisions as they become unpopular

in order to minimize Democratic losses in the fall election.

Health reform be damned.

.

http://betsymccaughey.com/obamacare-is-dying

__________________________________________

Obamacare “unambiguously adds to federal deficits

in that it authorizes more additional spending

than it generates in additional tax revenues.”

.

http://www.economics21.org/commentary/unfolding-fiscal-disaster-behind-aca-enrollment-figures

__________________________________________

The Other Stealthy ObamaCare Menace

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

exists to impose price controls and limit payments to providers.

.

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304279904579515690799077728

__________________________________________

Global HAWK on April 29, 2014 at 8:37 AM

Frank Lib on April 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

I enjoyed reading that…made me laugh…

Thanks…

PatriotRider on April 29, 2014 at 8:37 AM

I still think the Republicans will not retake the Senate. They’re going to push amnesty and piss off enough of the base to see them stay home rather than vote.

Frank Lib on April 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Too obvious. You need more subtle bait to catch fish. You’re using verbal dynamite, lol. ;)

xNavigator on April 29, 2014 at 8:39 AM

16% too high.

albill on April 29, 2014 at 8:40 AM

Yes Democratic turnout tends to be lower in midterm years and the GOP will do well in the House. But the idea that Democrats will only and forever vote for Barack Obama is idiocy.

libfreeordie on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

You think if the Dem nominee in 2016 is someone like O’Malley or Cuomo, their turnout won’t plummet? The problem with a cult-like figure leading your party is that when you take them out of the equation, the whole thing collapses. Now they’re trying to plug Hillary into that same role, but if she could inspire similar turnout, she would’ve won the nomination in 2008.

Doughboy on April 29, 2014 at 8:40 AM

Frank Lib on April 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

*golf clap*

Bitter Clinger on April 29, 2014 at 8:41 AM

.

Obamacare a Catastrophe Like No Other

__________________________________________

Obamacare is Dying

Some people insist ObamaCare is here to stay. Nonsense.

President Obama is dismantling it himself,

lawlessly hacking off provisions as they become unpopular

in order to minimize Democratic losses in the fall election.

Health reform be damned.

.

http://betsymccaughey.com

http://betsymccaughey.com/obamacare-is-dying

__________________________________________

Obamacare “unambiguously adds to federal deficits

in that it authorizes more additional spending

than it generates in additional tax revenues.”

.

http://www.economics21.org

http://www.economics21.org/commentary/unfolding-fiscal-disaster-behind-aca-enrollment-figures

__________________________________________

The Other Stealthy ObamaCare Menace

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

exists to impose price controls and limit payments to providers.

.

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304279904579515690799077728

__________________________________________

Global HAWK on April 29, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Why do these polls matter? The playing field is not level. He would probably win a third term against Romney or Bush 3,0. We’re sinking and feeling all good about worthless poll numbers?

MT on April 29, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Wow, this would be exciting if Boehner wasn’t hellbent on pushing Amnesty and giving the Dems a near-permanent majority…and if “libertarians” like Rand Paul weren’t turning into surrender monkeys on Obamacare.

In other words, I’d be excited if we had a legitimate opposition party that might win in November.

DRayRaven on April 29, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Today is starting out better than yesterday…

PatriotRider on April 29, 2014 at 8:28 AM

It never lasts long.

The biggest parlor game on Wall Street and in corporate boardrooms these days is guessing whether former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will run for president and save the GOP’s old establishment base from its rising populist wing.
The second most popular game is guessing what happens if Jeb says no.
Two dozen interviews about the 2016 race with unaligned GOP donors, financial executives and their Washington lobbyists turned up a consistent — and unusual — consolation candidate if Bush demurs, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie doesn’t recover politically and no other establishment favorite gets nominated: Hillary Clinton.

The darkest secret in the big money world of the Republican coastal elite is that the most palatable alternative to a nominee such as Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas or Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky would be Clinton.

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/wall-street-republicans-hillary-clinton-2016-106070.html#ixzz30HIv7TQ5

lynncgb on April 29, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Now they’re trying to plug Hillary into that same role, but if she could inspire similar turnout, she would’ve won the nomination in 2008.

Doughboy on April 29, 2014 at 8:40 AM

Killary has a bunch of rabid stupid women behind her. That doesn’t mean she’s a good candidate. They had to literally buy her a Senate seat by selling pardons to terrorists. She tanked as a Presidential candidate at first contact with Obama’s campaign. Even today, she can’t list a single thing that she accomplished in the four years as SecState even as we see the results of all that she didn’t do.

If Killary is the candidate, it won’t be the same easy ride that the filthy rat-eared wonder enjoyed in 2008. Unless, of course, the GOP does something stupid like nominating a fat bully as their nominee.

Happy Nomad on April 29, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Voter fraud = Democrat voter fraud
Media- driven accountability = Demovrat media-driven accountability
Polititical correctness = law of the land
Dems AND Republicans = excruciatingly corrupt

These polls don’t mean crap. Wake up. The system isn’t the system you think it is anymore. For every small victory there are 20 new setbacks, and growing.

MT on April 29, 2014 at 8:50 AM

But the idea that Democrats will only and forever vote for Barack Obama is idiocy.
 
libfreeordie on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

 
When is his next election?

rogerb on April 29, 2014 at 8:50 AM

too bad the elections aren’t being held now.

GarandFan on April 29, 2014 at 8:54 AM

__________________________________________

Obama Subverts the Law in the Name of Clemency

The president’s rewriting of narcotics statutes

is a gross abuse of power.

.

Foreign Policy: From Bad to None

Our enemies are gloating, and

our allies are grimly deciding where to go from here.

http://www.nationalreview.com

__________________________________________

Obamacare a Catastrophe Like No Other

__________________________________________

Obamacare is Dying

Some people insist ObamaCare is here to stay. Nonsense.

President Obama is dismantling it himself,

lawlessly hacking off provisions as they become unpopular

in order to minimize Democratic losses in the fall election.

Health reform be damned.

.

http://betsymccaughey.com

http://betsymccaughey.com/obamacare-is-dying

__________________________________________

Obamacare “unambiguously adds to federal deficits

in that it authorizes more additional spending

than it generates in additional tax revenues.”

.

http://www.economics21.org

http://www.economics21.org/commentary/unfolding-fiscal-disaster-behind-aca-enrollment-figures

__________________________________________

Global HAWK on April 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM

When the Republicans are no better than the Democrats there is no point in voting. Give me a real leader and I might vote.

crankyoldlady on April 29, 2014 at 9:04 AM

too bad the elections aren’t being held now.

GarandFan on April 29, 2014 at 8:54 AM

What makes you think that he wouldn’t win again? I mean with dead people voting and getting 100% of the vote in precincts in Penn. and Ohio and all…

Decoski on April 29, 2014 at 9:10 AM

Between African Americans and hard core Liberals Obama may only be able to go as low as 35% approval. He’s close to his potential minimum.

But not to fear, the GOP will blow the election by pushing amnesty.

Charlemagne on April 29, 2014 at 9:10 AM

The darkest secret in the big money world of the Republican coastal elite is that the most palatable alternative to a nominee such as Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas or Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky would be Clinton.

…which proves the GOP, so long as in establishment hands, is Big Govt Party #2 – and goes a long way toward explaining why the country is in the mess it’s in.

DRayRaven on April 29, 2014 at 9:11 AM

crankyoldlady on April 29, 2014 at 9:04 AM

Exactly. LIB. Maybe then the sheeple will finally wake up and realize that big gov’t isn’t the answer.

Decoski on April 29, 2014 at 9:12 AM

crankyoldlady on April 29, 2014 at 9:04 AM

It’s over cranky lady. If you have money buy land that is arable in a remote area.

celtic warrior on April 29, 2014 at 9:12 AM

I am not sure I see the point here – Doesn’t this demonstrate how effective buying votes, with demagoguery and government handouts, truly is? He should be resigning from office right now, with Putin riding his lovely derriere in ecstasy, but he has a 41% approval rating instead. Pelosi and Reid should be jumping with joy, squealing, “Go Vlad, Go Vlad!”

Chuck Ef on April 29, 2014 at 9:15 AM

It’s not too late for a complete Republican cave!

bcm4134 on April 29, 2014 at 9:15 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Thats an ALL TIME LOW, Wolfe, an ALL TIME LOW.

ConstantineXI on April 29, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Ed, you state above: ” … and voters are looking to the GOP for answers as the midterm cycle approaches”

Is it not yet clear to any and every American with ears, that the answers the voters are looking for do not involve another Amnesty bill!!!? …unless that answer is an unequivocal He11 NO!

One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, yet expecting a different result. On amnesty
(and several other issues) the GOP leadership is clearly insane.

R.U.Sirius on April 29, 2014 at 9:20 AM

The D/R/I sample on this poll was 32/21/38, a D+11, up from the D+8 in March

32+21+38=91, so where’s the other 9%?

fortcoins on April 29, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Yes Democratic turnout tends to be lower in midterm years and the GOP will do well in the House. But the idea that Democrats will only and forever vote for Barack Obama is idiocy.
libfreeordie on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

True. As Alcee Hastings shows, people like you will vote for anyone as long as they’re black and Democrat .

northdallasthirty on April 29, 2014 at 9:38 AM

No worries… Obama will just sign an executive order negating polling numbers, and mandating that he has a 85% popularity percentage. See, this is easy when you’re king.

mikeaustin on April 29, 2014 at 9:38 AM

The Dems are revolting! The Dems are revolting!!

Newtie and the Beauty on April 29, 2014 at 9:39 AM

When asked whether it’s more important to elect Democrats to support Obama’s policies or Republicans to check Obama’s power, voters chose the latter == 39/53, respectively.

Wait till they find out the GOP has no intention of checking power.

magicbeans on April 29, 2014 at 9:39 AM

We call this part a “clue” Boehner, Cantor, McCarthy, McMorris-Rodgers, McConnell and Priebus;


Democrats are not without assets as the midterm election campaigns intensify. Americans trust Democrats over Republicans by 40 to 34 percent to handle the country’s main problems.

Gee. I wonder why they trust Democrats over Republicans? Hmmmm.

Marcus Traianus on April 29, 2014 at 9:42 AM

The Dems are revolting! The Dems are revolting!!

Newtie and the Beauty on April 29, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Newtie and the Beauty:Lol, good one:0

canopfor on April 29, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Obama gets 34% on jobs/economy, 32% on foreign affairs, 35% on Healthcare, 33% on Obama job performance…

And that adds up to 41% approval? Who are those people? What is going through their minds?

jedifinance on April 29, 2014 at 9:50 AM

37% of this country is so freakin stupid they should be put in group homes

neyney on April 29, 2014 at 9:51 AM

“37% of this country is so freakin stupid they should be put in group homes

neyney on April 29, 2014 at 9:51 AM”

uhm, ‘Group Homes’, do you mean like big camps or something? Who gets to decide who is stupid?

R.U.Sirius on April 29, 2014 at 10:01 AM

___________________________________________________

Let’s recap:

If you like your insurance policy, you can keep it.

No, wait.

If you liked your policy, it was probably worthless anyway.

Scratch that.

.

If your junk policy was canceled and you still want it,

you can keep it. Er, get it back.

Whatever.

.

__________________________________________

Obamacare a Catastrophe Like No Other

Sorry Democrats, Obamacare is still electoral kryptonite

__________________________________________

Obamacare is Dying

Some people insist ObamaCare is here to stay. Nonsense.

President Obama is dismantling it himself,

lawlessly hacking off provisions as they become unpopular

in order to minimize Democratic losses in the fall election.

Health reform be damned.

.

http://betsymccaughey.com

http://betsymccaughey.com/obamacare-is-dying

__________________________________________

what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster,

poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come.

It is quite possible that the ACA is shaping up as

the greatest act of fiscal irresponsibility ever committed

by federal legislators.

.

http://www.economics21.org

http://www.economics21.org/commentary/unfolding-fiscal-disaster-behind-aca-enrollment-figures

__________________________________________

Obamacare “unambiguously adds to federal deficits

in that it authorizes more additional spending

than it generates in additional tax revenues.”

.

http://www.economics21.org

http://www.economics21.org/commentary/unfolding-fiscal-disaster-behind-aca-enrollment-figures

__________________________________________

Democrats get desperate ahead of November elections

If the party thinks it can win in November

based on the minimum wage, it should think again.

.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/kathleen-parker-democrats-get-desperate-ahead-of-november-elections/2014/04/01/4f26433a-b9dc-11e3-96ae-f2c36d2b1245_story.html

__________________________________________

Global HAWK on April 29, 2014 at 10:06 AM

What Dem’s don’t understand is that once a liar, always a liar. The American people forgive, they just don’t forget.

Tater Salad on April 29, 2014 at 10:12 AM

The D/R/I sample on this poll was 32/21/38, a D+11, up from the D+8 in March.

You just wait. Boehner passes amnesty, and D+20 registration gap won’t be that much outlandish.

Rix on April 29, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Note: The D/R/I sample on this poll was 32/21/38, a D+11, up from the D+8 in March.

The WaPo needed a heavily Democrat sample to keep Obama’s approval numbers out of the 30′s. I wonder if some Republicans called themselves Indies so that the WaPo pollster didn’t hang up on them.

Did the WaPo ask people for which party’s candidate they will vote for Senate?

Steve Z on April 29, 2014 at 10:28 AM

Here’s some information from another recent poll:

President Obama’s Approval Rating at 74% in Unbiased Poll

A poll recently issued by the Oregonian-Hamilton Polling agency recently showed President Obama with a 74% approval rating in a sample of 584 Registered Voters.

A phone question asked “Who do you approve of more: Obama, Satan, or Don’t Know?” The respondents answered 74/21/9.

I’m more concerned with 21% of the sample.

Nethicus on April 29, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Last month, a Post-ABC poll found 49 percent of Americans saying they supported the new law compared with 48 percent who opposed it. That finding was more positive for the administration than most other polls at the time. Democrats saw it as a possible leading indicator of a shift in public opinion, but that has not materialized.

It’s an ABC/WaPo poll?

Note: The D/R/I sample on this poll was 32/21/38, a D+11, up from the D+8 in March.

Makes you wonder what the results would be with neutral bias questions and a proper sample. Only a delusional Democrat could take an a WaPo/ABC poll seriously.

novaculus on April 29, 2014 at 10:53 AM

32+21+38=91, so where’s the other 9%?

fortcoins on April 29, 2014 at 9:27 AM

That is the wimmenzes vote. They were too busy swooning over being included in a poll about Barack “the hunkyful” that they couldn’t vote.

Vince on April 29, 2014 at 10:59 AM

How many times has this guy been at a “new low” at 41 or 40 or 39 percent?

Seriously.

Augustinian on April 29, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Considering there’s a 10 point skew against the Rs, 41 is probably double what it really is.

formwiz on April 29, 2014 at 11:26 AM

New WaPo/ABC poll puts Obama at new job-approval low of 41%

…so where in the low 30′s is it…really?

KOOLAID2 on April 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Frank Lib on April 29, 2014

WOW, You are one sick dude. Does Obummer care cover mental illness?

lpd_1 on April 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

We are truly blessed to have this selfless man ruling our nation.

Walter on April 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

O’bama “Rules”? Thanks for admitting your worship. Hope you get your daily limit!

Del Dolemonte on April 29, 2014 at 11:36 AM

the idea that Democrats will only and forever vote for Barack Obama is idiocy.

libfreeordie on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Expert on idiocy weight in…

Del Dolemonte on April 29, 2014 at 11:37 AM

For livelikeaslave and his adherents

Schadenfreude on April 29, 2014 at 11:42 AM

obama has created more poor than anyone, lives like an emperor, and types this? To Hell, you hypocrite, and all who adhere to him. All whom he touches are worse off.

Schadenfreude on April 29, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Equality, heh

Schadenfreude on April 29, 2014 at 11:48 AM

But the idea that Democrats will only and forever vote for Barack Obama is idiocy.

libfreeordie on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Not really. We expect that little from you guys. It’s sad, but that’s what we’ve come to believe.

trigon on April 29, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Never EVER trust polls from the MSM. All this is is a setup for THE BIG OBAMA COMEBACK heading into November. You see, if they have Obama at 41% now, 48% in November will be touted a a huge comeback and momentum, rather than being underwater.

Republicans remember, the Left is ALWAYS setting you up. They will NEVER see the light. They will NEVER get religion. They will ALWAYS lie to you and about you.

On a sidenote, the 21% Republicans is just amusing. It used to be 24% Republicans. I guess they are going for a new normal here. Before long they will be trying to convince us that less than 20% identify as Republican. And by the way, I am sure that 21% is a “weighted” number meaning their actual results were higher and they just lowered it to 21 on purpose.

mitchellvii on April 29, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Frank Lib on April 29, 2014

WOW, You are one sick dude. Does Obummer care cover mental illness?

lpd_1 on April 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

got a nibble…

jffree1 on April 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Heh, not as dumb as they appear.

Schadenfreude on April 29, 2014 at 12:32 PM

But the idea that Democrats will only and forever vote for Barack Obama is idiocy.

libfreeordie on April 29, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Uh oh, looks someone found out about the 2 term limit thingy.

Chuck Schick on April 29, 2014 at 12:37 PM

All of this bad news will be forgotten when “Recovery Summer V” kicks into full gear.

J_Crater on April 29, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Racism is spreading! Oh noes! Can we get the CDC on this?

slickwillie2001 on April 29, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Sigh.

Once again, I can’t believe there are that many dumb people around that his approval rating is THAT high.

Sterling Holobyte on April 29, 2014 at 2:13 PM

A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly.

But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist.

A murderer is less to fear. The traitor is the plague. –Cicero

opunmind on April 29, 2014 at 2:13 PM

He is doing a good job of sucking so his ratings are also pathetic.

sorrowen on April 29, 2014 at 3:42 PM

I keep seeing these worthless, inane approval polls everywhere on an almost daily basis. Obama’s approval rating drops!! WhooHoo!! Who cares? I couldn’t care less if I tried.
The people had a chance to do what they’re doing in these polls in the only poll that counts. Yet with all they knew about him, and one term in office of him, they still chose to re-elect him.
Want to know who else couldn’t care less? Obama. He sits in the Oval Office on his second term, and knows when he leaves he’ll spend the rest of his life a wealthy and worshiped man.
I’m sure these polls give him a good laugh- if he even notices them at all.

usmc594ever on April 29, 2014 at 6:17 PM

WaPo/ABC pollsters are obviously RACISTS!!!! Call Sharpton stat!

tanked59 on April 29, 2014 at 6:50 PM

I think it’s now time that we can call anyone left supporting this jackass a racist. Clearly his mulatto skin color is the only reason anyone has left to fear criticizing Our Idiot President.

Jaibones on April 29, 2014 at 7:14 PM

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