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CBS/NYT Poll: Obama's approval rating sinks to new low at 41%
CBS News ^ | Monday, March 12, 2012 | CBS News/New York Times

Posted on 03/12/2012 9:14:33 PM PDT by DestroyLiberalism

(CBS News) President Obama's approval rating has hit the lowest level ever in CBS News polling, according to the latest CBS News/New York Times survey. The drop may be partially attributable to rising gas prices.

Just 41 percent of Americans approve of the job Mr. Obama is doing as president, according to the poll, conducted from March 7 to 11. Another 47 percent disapprove of his performance, up from 41 percent last month.

Mr. Obama's approval rating was 50 percent last month.

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 12 cents over the past two weeks. The poll found that most Americans, 54 percent, believe gas prices are something a president can do a lot about.

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Mr. Obama's job rating on the economy remains about the same as it was last month - 39 percent approve, while 54 percent disapprove.

The economy and jobs remains the most important problem facing the country today, according to 51 percent of Americans. Three in four Americans think the economy is at least somewhat bad, including 30 percent who say it is very bad.

More Americans, 30 percent, say the economy is getting better; 24 percent say it is getting worse. The public's economic outlook was slightly better last month, when 34 percent said the economy was getting better.

Just 20 percent of Americans feel their family's financial situation is better today than it was four years ago. Another 37 percent say it is worse, and 43 percent say it is about the same.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bell; breitbart; crt; gasprices
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To: DISCO

Beat me to it. Just setting him up for the comeback. Typical propoganda from the communist hacks.


51 posted on 03/13/2012 7:18:27 AM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Ask yourself why Bo’s approval rating is higher than congress?


52 posted on 03/13/2012 8:14:19 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Here is something I would like to see go “NATIONAL”
Purchase a book of “Post-it Note Pads” Place the note pads in your vehicle(s) along with a “Magic Marker.” When stopping at the pump for gas, take a “Post-it” note and write the following “How is that Hope and Change Working Out for You? After pumping your gas, place the “Post-it” Note on the pump, immediately below the “price-per-gallon.” Next driver to use the pump will get the message. If this goes Nationwide, think of the potential impact it may have on voters.


53 posted on 03/13/2012 8:18:26 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

See America doesn’ mind if we have a radical marxist usurper in the office of ‘Present’dent. Never mind his crazed spending, 20 failed Green Companies, 8-9% unemployment, the Chevy Volt and unappointed Czars...However, if gas prices are to high..NOW there is gonna be trouble???
At least maybe they will vote him out or at the very least not vote at all..(?)
Please, Lord!


54 posted on 03/13/2012 9:10:24 AM PDT by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: Neoliberalnot

“5.00 Bucks A Gallon: The Price of Hope and Change”

Short, sweet, and to the point.


55 posted on 03/13/2012 9:18:03 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

Neoliberalnot wrote:
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Ask yourself why Bo’s approval rating is higher than congress?
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It’s fairly simple, actually... Conservatives and Republicans disapprove of Congress largely because of the Senate. Liberals and Democrats disapprove largely because of the House of Representatives. There’s no individual face associated with Congress so one can more freely disapprove without feeling like you’re throwing your own side under the bus. With the presidency it’s different since it comprises of one individual and those who support the party and ideology in power are far more likely to rally behind their figurehead regardless of his actual record.


56 posted on 03/13/2012 9:22:15 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: ScottinVA

ScottinVA wrote:
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Yet...

49% in today’s Rasmussen approve of Obama’s job performance.

He always seem to snap back... friggin’ amazing.
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He was at 44% job approval in Rasmussen just two days ago and has been swinging between 44-49% over the past couple of weeks. I figure the correct number is somewhere in between, which is way higher than he deserves to be, but still a bad position to be in during an election year (under 50%).


57 posted on 03/13/2012 9:35:25 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Neoliberalnot

Neoliberalnot wrote:
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Here is something I would like to see go “NATIONAL”
Purchase a book of “Post-it Note Pads” Place the note pads in your vehicle(s) along with a “Magic Marker.” When stopping at the pump for gas, take a “Post-it” note and write the following “How is that Hope and Change Working Out for You? After pumping your gas, place the “Post-it” Note on the pump, immediately below the “price-per-gallon.” Next driver to use the pump will get the message. If this goes Nationwide, think of the potential impact it may have on voters.
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I like that!


58 posted on 03/13/2012 9:37:34 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Yeah, likely..

Sure is a wild ride!


59 posted on 03/13/2012 9:38:41 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too much.)
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To: Mariner

Beer, gas and a third ... tattoos.


60 posted on 03/13/2012 9:42:08 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too much.)
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To: Leep

Leep wrote:
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See America doesn’ mind if we have a radical marxist usurper in the office of ‘Present’dent. Never mind his crazed spending, 20 failed Green Companies, 8-9% unemployment, the Chevy Volt and unappointed Czars...However, if gas prices are to high..NOW there is gonna be trouble???
At least maybe they will vote him out or at the very least not vote at all..(?)
Please, Lord!
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Rising gas prices are the one thing the American people who don’t pay attention to politics can most easily measure how they’re personal finances are being impacted and thus affect their perception of the economy.


61 posted on 03/13/2012 9:44:31 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Neoliberalnot
Purchase a book of “Post-it Note Pads” Place the note pads in your vehicle(s) along with a “Magic Marker.” When stopping at the pump for gas, take a “Post-it” note and write the following “How is that Hope and Change Working Out for You? After pumping your gas, place the “Post-it” Note on the pump, immediately below the “price-per-gallon.”I heard that some time ago, I can't remember where. I've been doing it since about the $3.50 mark.
62 posted on 03/13/2012 9:59:09 AM PDT by Jotmo (Whoever said, "The pen is mightier than the sword." has clearly never been stabbed to death.)
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To: DestroyLiberalism
CBS/NYT Poll: Obama's approval rating sinks to new low at 41%

My guess is 14% and the folks at CBS will claim they have dyslexia.

63 posted on 03/13/2012 10:00:44 AM PDT by do the dhue (WARNING: this site is not liable for the things I say)
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To: NFHale

Yes, they can be used in grocery stores too. Bread is up about 25%.


64 posted on 03/13/2012 10:58:52 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: RayChuang88

Yes - people are now stealing Tide detergent! And Egypt’s threat to put several Americans “on trial” IS a hostage crisis, but one the media outlets are burying.


65 posted on 03/13/2012 11:18:32 AM PDT by cvq3842
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To: DestroyLiberalism

“Mr. Obama’s job rating on the economy remains about the same as it was last month - 39 percent approve, while 54 percent disapprove.”

Enough said.

Hello President Romney (the presumable nominee).


66 posted on 03/13/2012 11:32:08 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: AdamBomb

Change! [Hm, too bad, looks like it works no more...]

67 posted on 03/13/2012 12:29:38 PM PDT by Matt_DZ_PL
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Nothing but a setup for the “comeback kid” theme. When gas prices drop ahead of the election, he’ll bounce back. We’ve seen it all before and it works like clockwork.


68 posted on 03/13/2012 12:47:01 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Santorum: 18-point loss, voted for Sotomayor, proposed $550M on top of $900M Amtrak budget...)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

REUTERS TO THE RESCUE!
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/13/us-usa-campaign-obama-idUSBRE82C1AN20120313


69 posted on 03/13/2012 2:44:21 PM PDT by TV Dinners (Hope is not a Strategy)
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To: NFHale

That’s a great idea. Maybe just “The Price of Hope and Change” and surreptitiously stick it next to the digital display tallying cost and amount. Hmm...


70 posted on 03/13/2012 3:20:58 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: do the dhue

Just add a 10% Pro-Obama voting fraud factor to the 41% already convinced that he is worthy & we are in deep doo-doo this November.


71 posted on 03/13/2012 3:41:25 PM PDT by Yorktownpatriot (2nd American revolution.. let it start here!)
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To: newzjunkey
Nothing but a setup for the “comeback kid” theme. When gas prices drop ahead of the election, he’ll bounce back. We’ve seen it all before and it works like clockwork.

You may be right, but I have a feeling that after 40+ months of bad news, I don't think there'll be many folks swayed back to support O based on a few months of the MSM painting a rosy portrait. Of course, those that are in the tank for him have always been in the tank for him, and that'll never change.

72 posted on 03/13/2012 5:10:34 PM PDT by mellow velo
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To: Neoliberalnot

Hopey Changey, Ouch!!!

Take pics on cell phone and post to Facebook.

Make it fun and funny!


73 posted on 03/13/2012 5:11:15 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: Mariner
Considering the cost of gas was $1.62, a scant three years ago, $2.50 is a very plausible target. Gingrich should use this relatively minor price drop to enhance his credibility, and remind people how recently things were so much better.
74 posted on 03/13/2012 6:02:38 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"he had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother".
75 posted on 03/13/2012 6:08:41 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: PhilDragoo

now that is a truly GREAT STATEMENT.


76 posted on 03/13/2012 7:55:44 PM PDT by BOBTHENAILER (EPA will ruin your life)
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To: PA-RIVER

Another good idea.


77 posted on 03/14/2012 6:35:44 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

To think this guy had a 78% approval rating when he became the thug in chief. Hoping his numbers drop below congress before the election.


78 posted on 03/14/2012 6:41:33 AM PDT by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Three years and four months of trickle-up poverty are starting to sink in among the citizenry.


79 posted on 03/14/2012 6:45:55 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: DarthVader

80 posted on 03/14/2012 9:03:05 AM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: kingattax

OBattleshipSunkula!


81 posted on 03/14/2012 11:09:43 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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