Dear Republicans: DRAG HIM DOWN
For our Republican leaders. I would like to note that your approval rating is somewhere in the mid 20% range, meaning about half of your own party disapproves of how you are performing. I suggest that a large component of those in your own party disapproving of your performance are members disappointed with your lack of resolve. I would also like to take this opportunity | Read More »
What is going on at Rasmussen? [Updated to include more than just Rasmussen]
Anyone else notice Rasumssen’s numbers have been all over the place recently? Normally they have been the more stable polling firm and have leaned R, maybe R+4 compared to the average of other polls. They have been closer to D+2 recently, and between yesterday and today had an Obama +8 swing. They average three days of polls, so that means Obama’s net approval was 24 | Read More »
Obama’s Frustrated? Go Team!
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Obama is frustrated with the shutdown. http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20131002-710361.html Given that he surely assumed Republicans in both the House and Senate would crumple like a wet napkin I am not surprised that he is frustrated. I suspect that he remembers the collective shoulder shrug after a month of the country not falling apart following the sequester. I suspect that he | Read More »