Skip to comments.25% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction, Lowest Since Obama Took Office
Posted on 03/04/2010 8:42:54 AM PST by reaganaut1
Just 25% of U.S. voters now say the country is heading in the right direction, the lowest level of voter confidence since early January 2009.
Correspondingly, the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 69% believe the nation is heading down the wrong track, the highest level measured in 14 months.
These findings mirror those in a separate survey this week that shows views of the country's short- and long-term economic future are gloomier than they have been at any time since President Obama took office in January of last year.
Leading up to his inauguration a year ago, the number of voters who felt the country was heading in the right direction remained below 20%. The week of his inauguration, voter confidence rose to 27% and then steadily increased, peaking at 40% in early May 2009. Confidence has declined since. As is often the case, there was a brief burst of enthusiasm at the beginning of the year when 32% said the country was heading in the right direction, but that quickly faded.
African-American voters (42%) continue to be more optimistic about the nations current course than whites (22%) and voters of other races (31%). The number of Black voters who feel this way, however, is down 18 points from last weeks finding of 60%.
The vast majority (92%) of Republicans and 74% of voters not affiliated with either major party believe the nation is heading down the wrong track. Only seven percent (7%) of Republicans are confident in the nations current course. The latest findings echo the pessimism Republican and unaffiliateds felt for most of 2009, but Republican angst spiked six points from last weeks finding.
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I believe that at the time of the first American Revolution, 33% of Americans wanted to stay loyal to King George. So King George’s popularity was higher than the Kenyan’s.
Is scotty still cooking the books to keep hussein above the tipping point?
Hardcore libtards and progressives = 23%
Folks who simply have no clue = 2%
Yeah, Chavez relatives, imports from South America and other socialist countries.
What do you expect now that our education systems does nothing to tell people what America is all about.
As our founders stated, armed slaves are not going willing.
Other people who would vote for Joe Stalin if he
were running= 12%
That same 25% of self-loathing lunatics would think a passenger jet crashing into the ocean was headed in the right direction. A quarter of our population is positively giddy about the death of the greatest society mankind has ever known. That’s an untenable situation.
That percentage probably matches up perfectly to the percentage that live off of the government?
If I had to guess, it is the latter.
People who think Obama is actually the Messiah - 5%
People who can’t read, don’t understand issues - 5%
Lazy a$$es who want “free” health care on your dime - 15%
Hardcore libtards and progressives = 2%
Folks who simply have no clue and/or voted for skin color- 23%
Kyle: You know that 1/4 of Americans are retarded right?
Stan: Yeah, at least 1/4.
Kyle: Here, let’s do a test. [to Cartman] There are four of us here, you’re retarded, that’s 1/4.
“I would have to say that President Obama is now lower than a snake’s belly in a wagon rut.”
Dan (”Call me”) Rather
0bamao's core constituency,who also expect the government to provide everything for them.
....who are these 25%? Welfare mothers? Drug addicts? Sexual perverts? Billionaire Communists?
Who are these people? And where are they?
Who are these 7% republicans...!?
We were in Vegas last week and an elderly black waitress went off on her dislike of bimbo. She said she had some libs earlier and they were stunned she did not like him. I thought her comment back to them was classic. She told them, “I’m black, not stupid!”.
What I found shocking in today’s Rasmussen polling is that only 48% believe it is possible in America for anyone to work themselves up out of poverty.
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