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Poll finds little faith
in nation’s leaders

Washington Post, by Dan Balz and

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 1/28/2014 10:39:21 AM

President Obama will speak to the nation Tuesday night with approval ratings lower than for any of his previous State of the Union addresses and with Americans broadly pessimistic that he or lawmakers of either party will make good decisions for the future of the country, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Obama’s general weakness and the overall lack of confidence in the country’s political leadership provide a stark backdrop to the beginning of a potentially significant election year. Obama is looking to rebound from what many have judged to be the worst year of his presidency while

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Article dated January 25, 2014, posted with Staff permission.

Embedded in the article is a link to the raw data poll, which is interesting.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/28/2014 10:41:42 AM     (No. 9708846)

Link to poll:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/page/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2014/01/26/National-Politics/Polling/release_289.xml

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/28/2014 10:54:22 AM     (No. 9708871)

Ya have to HAVE leaders first. We have none. We are a rudderless ship of state, bouncing around the sea.

When a true leader emerges, you won´t need a poll to justify it. Its natural, people will follow.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/28/2014 11:37:42 AM     (No. 9708971)

I have faith in God. I have contempt for all Democrats, most of the lying media and RINOs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/28/2014 12:21:57 PM     (No. 9709077)

Obama could care less about national polls as he has been re-elected and will never have to face the voters again. His mission in life is to push through the most liberal political agenda that he can during the time he has left in the White House, and to destroy the Republicans and conservatives along the way if he can.

National polls concerning the performance of the Congress are also meaningless. As long as the voters in the individual congressional districts and states like what their individual congressmen and senators are doing they will be re-elected. As an example, congressmen and senators from Texas could care less about what voters in New York think about the legislative agenda that they support, it´s the people back home in Texas for them that count. Tip O´Neill used to point that out all the time back during the Reagan era.

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