OMG! My Phone Is a LIAR!
RCP conveys Obama’s idea that iPads, Xboxes, etc. bombard us with all kinds of content, ‘some of which don’t rank all that high on the truth meter’. And Friedman, (who I used to love, but now regard as a crazy guy abusing a bully pulpit) now tells boomers that the tooth fairy is dead. Now I am a serious student of nuance y’see, and I | Read More »
Rasmussen: 54/42 against Pelosi’s health care rationing bill.
Give House Democrats credit: their latest version of the health care rationing bill actually moved the numbers a little. Just not in the way that they hoped. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced the House version of health care reform legislation last week, but most voters are still opposed to the effort. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 42% now favor the health | Read More »
The July Rasmussen Public Trust numbers.
[UPDATE] Rasmussen finally put up an article. Short version: the public trusts the GOP over the Democrats 8-for-10 at this point, and we flipped the Abortion and Social Security categories. That being said, the numbers readjusted themselves in the Democrats’ favor 5-for-10 as compared to last month‘s. July 2009 June 2009 Issue Dem GOP Diff Issue Democrats GOP Diff Shift Health Care 46% 42% 4 | Read More »
June’s Rasmussen trust numbers versus May’s.
So, last month I posted Rasmussen’s report that the Republicans were back to being trusted more than Democrats on four critical topics, and trusted more and/or tied on five. It got a surprising amount of play, given that I hadn’t really thought all that much about it when I wrote it. Besides, it was one month, compared to a very, very, very bad month for | Read More »
Rasmussen and the quietly rusting Democratic advantage.
Examining Rasmussen’s trust-on-issues numbers from month to month is interesting enough, but I was interested in the long term trends. So I put together this chart comparing this month’s numbers with those of last October’s*: October 2008 May 2009 Issue Dem GOP Diff Dem GOP Diff Cum Shift Economy 51% 38% 13 44% 43% 1 (12) Govt Ethics 40% 30% 10 40% 29% 11 1 | Read More »