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Obama’s teetering presidency
Washington Times, by J.T. Young

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Barack Obama’s presidency isn’t just shrinking, it’s losing support among its most critical point — its base. Less than two years ago, Barack Obama became the first Democratic president since FDR to win re-election with a popular-vote majority. Since then, his support has dropped dramatically — not just overall, but among important constituent groups. Comparing 2012 exit poll results with an Aug. 8 McClatchy-Marist nationwide poll shows how far Mr. Obama has fallen with various segments of the population. In 2012, Mr. Obama won among women 55 percent to 44 percent. Today, his approval rating among women is 41 percent, with

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Evocatus, 8/19/2014 5:37:18 AM     (No. 9971377)

Push it over.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 8/19/2014 5:51:24 AM     (No. 9971386)

Finally even some of the slow witted former followers are figuring out that a crappy little community organizer, and a complete fruad, isn´t quite up to the world´s most important job. Well, well now isn´t that a surprise?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/19/2014 7:07:10 AM     (No. 9971423)

(a) 0bama isn´t running for any more elections, one way or the other (b)his very core support isn´t going anywhere. The effort from now is to keep Democrats running for re-election from having to pay the price of this disaster. Total focus of the MSM from now on. Walker, Christie, Perry all part of this game plan.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 8/19/2014 7:48:52 AM     (No. 9971458)

Bingo #3. But somehow his disapproval number never "plummets" below 40 percent. And in all probability those who would kick him to the curb will willingly vote for whomever becomes the next Dem candidate; no doubt with the "First Woman as president" meme front and center.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: maryc, 8/19/2014 8:17:43 AM     (No. 9971487)

What president ? We have just been had by a community organizer fulfilling the dreams of hi communist father. His father would have been so pleased if he had cared about anything other than spouting pseudo intellectual tripe while drinking himself to death.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: M2, 8/19/2014 8:19:28 AM     (No. 9971490)

Virtually across the board, among groups in which Mr. Obama still had support to lose, he has lost it in roughly double-digit chunks.

Polls have never stopped him. He simply doesn´t care.

Today, the president’s support can be identified in just five major groups: Democrats, liberals, blacks, 18-to-29-year-olds and the Northeasterners. Even in this shrunken core, Mr. Obama has seen notable declines.

That´s still a lot of votes. Too many. Do these supporters actually believe a Republican will be worse than another liberal Democrat? The devastated landscape that elected liberals leave in their wake should be a clue to voters, but alas, they don´t seem to learn.

I saw Obama give his Ferguson speech. He looks awful; haggard, skinny, sallow. I almost felt sorry for him until I remembered the depths to which his handlers will go to create sympathy for him -- to the point of using carefully applied professional makeup. Shadows can do wonders to make a person look sick.

As for his "teetering presidency", it didn´t teeter soon enough to avoid the carnage in America, the Middle East and Russia. This presidency should have teetered before he was elected, given the entire blank background he offered as his qualifications for this Office.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: guybee, 8/19/2014 8:21:55 AM     (No. 9971495)

When his support gets to 10% I will listen. Notice there was nothing in the article about the support of African Americans - which still remains at 90%.

He will serve out his term and bring disaster with him through his pen and his phone. The 2014 election needs to be a loud message to Rinos and Dims alike. You have to wonder if that will actually happen.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bubby, 8/19/2014 8:34:37 AM     (No. 9971507)

Why are there so many liberal idiots in the Northeast? I see comments posted after NYT and Boston Globe articles supporting obama and the Democrats and hating all Republicans that are totally disconnected from reality. All the white liberal guilt is mystifying to me.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: knarfski, 8/19/2014 8:38:41 AM     (No. 9971515)

How did such an inexperienced, knowledge-deficient and left-leaning ideologue get elected POTUS? Answers may well be found by carefully analyzing how large amounts of disinformation and blatant partisanship found their way into the MSM.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/19/2014 8:47:47 AM     (No. 9971532)

Has remained in office going on six years? The sad irony here?...The undocumented nincompoop wouldn´t have lasted six weeks as night manager at the South Capitol Street 7-Eleven before being shown the door.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Joe vann, 8/19/2014 8:53:07 AM     (No. 9971538)

Obama would have never been the Democratic canadate, been elected President the first time, reelected President, avoided impeachment without the msm. They are socialist and evil just as Obama and his regime. Without a honest, fair and balanced media, which includes all forms of public media, the USA needs to have a peaceful parting of ways. The chances they will see the light of reality are no better the state of Vermont voting for a Republican president.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/19/2014 8:56:05 AM     (No. 9971543)

Teetering? I don´t think so. As long as there is fuel in AFI, a golf course with a vacation mansion and Hollywood the Obama family with play in style. The first black experiment and ´What Me Worry?´ chief of state is just fine. Ruling with his pen and his phone is all he needs while Congress sits dumb founded and too stupid to act. What ever the percentage of black population is should be his approval numbers but it´s not. There are still stupid liberals rabidly supporting him thus the high numbers for this disaster.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/19/2014 9:10:37 AM     (No. 9971558)

As long as the money moves to the DNC, this zombie president will continue his acts of national destruction.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: congar, 8/19/2014 9:24:13 AM     (No. 9971580)

Who would have guessed that voting “present” all that time as Senator, faithfully attending an America hater’s church for over 20 years, having communist mentors most of his life, and teaching Saul Alinsky’s principles in Chicago would develop less than a great President?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Arby, 8/19/2014 9:47:25 AM     (No. 9971619)

There´s still a large group of lo-fo´s who won´t believe it until they´re forced to learn Arabic.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 8/19/2014 9:56:52 AM     (No. 9971639)

This glorious leader does not identify with anyone, American, Christian, black or white - a soulless lickspittle. He is only hard wired to chase that little white ball and plink it into a hole. We are watching his presidency go down into the same hole.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 8/19/2014 11:52:03 AM     (No. 9971834)

It is my great hope that Barry leaves office in Jan. 2017, with the lowest approval rate of any of the previous 43 men to hold the office. I think his two terms as POTUS have served as an example of the kind of president that is not good for America. I truly hope voters have learned this important lesson.

As I and several others have expressed, it´s too bad that Israel´s Prime Minister Netanyahu can´t trade places with Obama, as Bibi would make a great American President!

For those who don´t know or have forgotten, Mr. Netanyahu studied political science at Harvard while earning his S.M. degree from MIT Sloan School of Management. He would run rings around Barry who may not have attended many classes at Harvard, since no one remembers his being there. I bet Netanyahu´s fellow classmates remember him quite well - intelligent people usually stick out whether or not they intend to do so.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: chicodon, 8/19/2014 12:03:48 PM     (No. 9971858)

The Democrat base are motivated in off year elections by fear. Who better to pull it off than a former Community Organizer. It is in full display in Ferguson. It may blow up in his face before November though.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: strike3, 8/19/2014 1:22:32 PM     (No. 9972035)

The early signs that obama was the incompetent post turtle that most of us thought before his inauguration were the multi-trillion dollar bailouts, payoffs to unions and cronies, green energy scams, oil-platform shutdowns, cash for clunkers, czar appointments, muslim infiltrations, financial takeovers, obamacare tactics, election fraud... other than that, he seemed like a pretty capable guy.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: rocco49, 8/19/2014 4:15:47 PM     (No. 9972300)

Can we ever recover from this experiment?

Is the damage done irreparable?

The corrupt media, corrupt academia, teenage dumbasses, liberal stupid people, blacks, hispanics, gays......

How do we convert them to traditional values, conservatism, patriotism, and intelligence???

How will we ever recover from this?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: gone2pot, 8/19/2014 5:13:21 PM     (No. 9972376)

Oh come on, when are you "conservative" journalists going to figure it out? His presidency is anything but teetering. To Marx, Alinsky, Frank Marshal Davis, Jarrett, his presidency is stronger than ever and getting stronger every second. So, the question is, what IS teetering or more accurately, what has already teetered over? Here´s a hint; it´s between Mexico and Canada and between the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Its THREE initials starts with a "U" and ends with an "A" with an "S" in between. With apologies to Rio Lindans for giving them a super tough question.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Navyjag907, 8/19/2014 5:26:09 PM     (No. 9972406)

17. Bibi also served in the Israeli equivalent of the SEALs/DELTA Force/Green Berets/Marine Raiders. Obama was a doper and an affirmative action baby.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/19/2014 6:44:14 PM     (No. 9972510)

The answer is simple #8. it´s bred into their genes. Their ancestors were Torry anti American revolution sympathizers.
Obama will merely teeter away because the dems have no quick replacement.



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Reply 24 - Posted by: Penney, 8/19/2014 7:29:51 PM     (No. 9972573)

He has already, ´teetered,´ over through his disastrous BIG Government policy agenda. ...But then, he prefers the golf course anyway. ...And Air Force One flights. ...And all those opportunities for any & all perks at taxpayer´s expense.

dem pols are shameless ...Apparently it´s a party requirement!

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The hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he is thinking about running for president in 2016. In an interview with Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard, the senator, running for re-election to the Senate this year, said: “If I get through my general election, if nobody steps up in the presidential mix, if nobody’s out there talking — me and McCain have been talking — I may just jump in to get to make these arguments,” Graham said. Graham, 59, also dismissed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 43, as a presidential candidate, saying he is too young. “He’s a good


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