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Obama´s Job Approval Easily
Outpaces U.S. Satisfaction

Gallup, by Lydia Saad

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Posted By:congaree53, 6/19/2013 2:52:23 PM

PRINCETON, NJ -- President Barack Obama´s job approval rating thus far in 2013 has averaged 24 percentage points higher than Americans´ satisfaction with the direction in which the country is going. This gap is typical for the Obama presidency, but represents a much greater presidential job approval premium than most other presidents since Ronald Reagan have enjoyed. More specifically, so far this year, an average of 50% of Americans have approved of the job Obama is doing as president. At the same time, an average of 26% have been satisfied with the direction of the country. Similarly, since the start of his presidency in 2009, Obama's average job approval rating has been running 26 points higher than Americans' average level of satisfaction with the nation, and has ranged from 22 to 30 points higher each year.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 6/19/2013 3:05:52 PM     (No. 9384019)

...bit of a joke considering that other polls are showing him approaching a "crash and burn" scenario as the low-fo individuals finally open their ears to the scandals...

...am sure there is more news to come this summer which will keep him out of Washington...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 6/19/2013 3:13:11 PM     (No. 9384030)

It would be ever so helpful if poll takers graded their subjects on how much they actually grasp about what they are being asked. Otherwise the obamaphone lady types have as much weight as say anyone who actually reads up on issues. But - it´s just a popularity contest, so I guess it doesn´t matter.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Flipper3, 6/19/2013 3:13:56 PM     (No. 9384032)

Job approval easily outpaces U.S. satisfaction? That´s not what I´ve been hearing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 6/19/2013 3:18:36 PM     (No. 9384042)

The great learning curve for polls is they are all weighted and skewed to present as the norm the extreme bias of the polling organization. There can NEVER be a scientifically correct poll--especially in politics. Just because Gallup has been at it for an eon is no sign they get it right.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 6/19/2013 3:18:59 PM     (No. 9384044)

more fairy tales from the Brothers Grim

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 6/19/2013 3:45:56 PM     (No. 9384082)

Ever since O sued Gallup they´ve been using Zogby´s special sauce to help Obama.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 6/19/2013 4:12:59 PM     (No. 9384141)

Exactly # 2.......doesn´t do any good to ask the question if the person doesn´t have a clue, or wants to give the "right" answer.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 6/19/2013 5:23:44 PM     (No. 9384251)

Is this by direct face to face polling or is this just what NSA and the IRS overhears on our phone conversations or reads in our emails ?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rama41, 6/19/2013 5:52:43 PM     (No. 9384283)

Of course. Obama´s the president. He doesn´t have anything to do with the government and the direction it´s taking us. /s

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 6/19/2013 6:35:24 PM     (No. 9384334)

Because you are a an evil racist if you don´t love 0bama.

Besides, he is a cool dude, dude.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: pedro4, 6/19/2013 6:55:02 PM     (No. 9384360)

No duh! What idiot wants to admit that she made a mistake by voting for this clown twice. I say "she", because lofo, dependent, womb protecting women elected this guy. Because, you know...he cares. When enough of their kids can´t find work, it will only get worse.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: smcchk, 6/19/2013 7:32:39 PM     (No. 9384412)

Are Americans so dumb that they can not connect the dots? Just because the MSM will not associate any of the country´s troubles with Obama, why can´t the average voter? Notice that throughout Obama´s terms, bad economic news has never had Obama´s name in the headline or in the article. Likewise, with the war in Afghanistan or even any of the scandals. The furthest the MSM will go is refer to the White House. Obama is responsible for nothing just as Bush was responsible for everything. Americans are dumber than I thought.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/19/2013 8:10:42 PM     (No. 9384456)

It´s a racial thing, people just don´t want to admit that the person they chose to be the first black President stinks to high heaven.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 6/19/2013 8:18:08 PM     (No. 9384464)

Totally agree with #12. I am sick of the ignorant people who aren´t paying attention to the idiot we have in the White House.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TexasRed, 6/19/2013 9:13:03 PM     (No. 9384503)

If one digests the substance of this phenomenon, one has to realize the degree to which the low -info voter is propagandized. They see no relationship between the economic performance of the country and Zero´s bungling and interference in the economy. As long as they get their free phone and food stamps, Zero is a hero.

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