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CNN/ORC Poll: Majority say
Obama´s policies will fail

CNN, by Staff

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Posted By:congaree53, 2/4/2014 10:24:29 AM

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama´s approval rating has edged up a bit since the end of last year, according to a new national poll. But a CNN/ORC International survey also indicates the number of Americans who hope that his policies will succeed has dropped 12 points since last year and a majority now predicts that his policies will fail. According to the survey, which was released Monday, 45% of the public gives Obama a thumbs-up on the job he´s doing as President. That´s up from 41% in November and December, when the President was at or near all-time lows

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Although the improvement in Obama´s approval ratings is troubling (he has improved 4 points on the RCP average over the last 3-4 weeks), there is very good news:
"Three groups tie for the lowest rating for Obama in the current poll - rural Americans, senior citizens, and whites. The President scores only a 36% rating among each of those groups." The news is GOOD because these groups are over represented in midterm elections like 2014, albeit under represented in POTUS elections, which is why we keep losing the latter and probably will lose 2016 as well

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: john56, 2/4/2014 10:49:41 AM     (No. 9718854)

I´d take this poll with a grain of salt. Maybe a whole shaker full.

Last night, I also heard that the CNN/ORC poll had Queen Hillary up 16 points over Fat Christie for 2016 and that if the debt ceiling wasn´t raised, by something like 59-20 it would be the "Republicans in Congress" fault.

Something tells me that CNN/ORC questioning and methodology is screwed up.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/4/2014 11:39:15 AM     (No. 9718983)

Reality really is real isn´t it CNN (Communist News Network)?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/4/2014 1:00:37 PM     (No. 9719124)

Will fail? Obama´s policies are abject, and total failures, past and ongoing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lilo, 2/4/2014 2:45:05 PM     (No. 9719256)

Which policies will fail? Increase racial polarization, check. End the middle class, check. Convincing people of income redistribution, check. Free citizenship for all, working on it. Destroy the Republican party, The Republicans are right on top of that one, check. Destroy the military by social engineering, check. Reward failure, penalize success, check. Destroy the culture, Hollywood has his back, check. Anything I forgot. Oh yes, equality of outcome, not opportunity. Standards, we don´t need no stinkin´ standards. Quota system in place regardless of merit, check.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tipover, 2/4/2014 6:31:19 PM     (No. 9719570)

What´s the margin of error on those numbers? /s

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