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Poll: Americans split
on Obama approval

CBS News, by Sarah Dutton

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Posted By:congaree53, 1/23/2014 8:47:06 AM

Less than a week before President Obama gives his State of the Union address, the president’s job approval rating is mixed: 46 percent approve, and about the same percentage, 47 percent, disapprove. Over the past year, his approval rating has mostly hovered in the mid 40s and has not hit the 50 percent mark since February of last year. His 46 percent approval is up four points from December (42 percent) and up from his all-time low of 37 percent in November. As the president begins his sixth year in office, his approval rating is slightly higher than that of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 1976Ag, 1/23/2014 9:11:09 AM     (No. 9702270)

Who are they polling?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 1/23/2014 9:30:53 AM     (No. 9702301)

If we had a REAL media, it would be around 15 per cent. No one could have done all the destruction this Marxist has done to America without the full compliance of the so-called ´unbiased´ media.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: smcchk, 1/23/2014 9:39:53 AM     (No. 9702315)

If we had a real media, Obama would have been vetted, his school records revealed and his status as a foreign citizen would have been confirmed. And he would be in Chicago, lecturing part-time at the U of Chicago. As always, we need to remember who started the media-produced candidate, the Chicago Tribune.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: aasilver, 1/23/2014 9:47:16 AM     (No. 9702331)

The Communist Broadcasting System - CBS - continues to prop up Emperor Obama.

The rag doll can´t be propped up no matter how hard they try. He has no brain or spine.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 1/23/2014 10:04:57 AM     (No. 9702352)

that first paragraph with the pseudo phony poll numbers made me decide not to read propaganda this early in the AM

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimS, 1/23/2014 10:07:51 AM     (No. 9702354)

46% approve?
When was this poll taken? 2012?
Rubbish.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mc squared, 1/23/2014 10:08:05 AM     (No. 9702358)

How does an approval poll change direction absent some major good news?
Maybe Obie´s remark about racism influenced some white voters.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lydwho, 1/23/2014 10:38:11 AM     (No. 9702411)

In our family and in our circle of friends he holds a 0% rating.

Another thing that we agree on is that he should be IMPEACHED!!!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: figowitz, 1/23/2014 10:51:21 AM     (No. 9702427)

"46 percent approve" and they talk on FREE phones, pay NO taxes, have NO job, get FREE $$$ from Uncle Sugartit, are available to riot for anything, and they VOTE 2 or 3 times in any given election.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 1/23/2014 10:57:57 AM     (No. 9702436)

Six months ago, our Jewish Dermatologist said he and others are not sure what Zippycare is going to do to his practice, and told us his family approves of Obama. This week, he said his family is no longer so enamored with the Traitor-in-Chief.

I agree: the poll is wrong.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: CaptainLibra, 1/23/2014 10:58:31 AM     (No. 9702438)

Mitt Romney was right when he said 47% of the voters will go for BHO no matter what cause they don´t want to lose their freebies. And he was crucified by the media for saying the truth.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: 4freedom, 1/23/2014 10:59:36 AM     (No. 9702440)

Total Respondents: 1018

Republicans 255
Democrats 336
Independents 427

See a problem here? Progressive stacking the deck as usual.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/23/2014 11:29:06 AM     (No. 9702493)

For the first time in my life, I am not going to watch the State of the Union Address. Jugears will lie and insult his audience. Nothing new there. I have no respect for Obama and little for those in the audience, including the Supremes.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 1/23/2014 11:48:34 AM     (No. 9702521)

There is no way I believe the split is this close. Somebody is lying.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/23/2014 12:24:30 PM     (No. 9702575)

Like so many above, the numbers bothered me. The most important number in the poll is that 50% of the independents disapprove vs 41 that approve. And more Dems disapprove than Reps approve by 11 to 7. To make these numbers work out, 50% of the respondents were Independent, 30% were Dem, and 20% Republican. The independents are leaning far more to the conservative side.

The 2 messages to me are that we conservatives need to use the primaries to select our candidates, and we need to make sure our existing representatives realize the MSM is misleading them about the direction the people are pushing.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/23/2014 12:36:00 PM     (No. 9702589)

Polls have ´target´ participants depending on what those that pay for the polls want it to say. They are warmed over crap, it´s that simple.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 1/23/2014 12:58:44 PM     (No. 9702621)

WOW!

According to See B.S. - - Zippy´s popularity is skyrocketing - - from 37% to 42% to 46% in just two months!

At this rate it´ll be 100% before the November elections. What a popular guy!

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