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3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?
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3/10/2016 5:49:22 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/10/2016 5:33:55 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
He will find a way to get back in the low 40's. Don't underestimate the man.

Lol xD
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3/10/2016 6:30:14 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/10/2016 5:33:55 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
He will find a way to get back in the low 40's. Don't underestimate the man.

Nah. Obama's cool. I don't see this trend reversing significantly before November.
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3/10/2016 6:32:50 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?

I immediately become skeptical of a claim when its Huffington Post that publishes it....
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3/10/2016 6:36:59 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/10/2016 6:32:50 PM, imabench wrote:
At 3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?

I immediately become skeptical of a claim when its Huffington Post that publishes it....

Huff post is not the one conducting the surveys and polls. It pulls them from groups like Gallup, ABC, CNN, Reuters, Rasmussen, The Wall Street Journal, and *gasp* even Fox. All Huff post does itself is aggregate the data and chart it.
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3/10/2016 6:45:58 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/10/2016 6:36:59 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 3/10/2016 6:32:50 PM, imabench wrote:
At 3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?

I immediately become skeptical of a claim when its Huffington Post that publishes it....

Huff post is not the one conducting the surveys and polls. It pulls them from groups like Gallup, ABC, CNN, Reuters, Rasmussen, The Wall Street Journal, and *gasp* even Fox. All Huff post does itself is aggregate the data and chart it.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com...

well Ill be damned
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3/10/2016 6:47:53 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
I'm guessing it has some to do with the fiasco that is the election cycle. People looking back at him like, "You know, compared to this--maybe he wasn't that bad."
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3/10/2016 9:07:30 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
It's not better than it is because The Economist has the most outlying pollsters in history.
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3/10/2016 9:12:51 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/10/2016 6:45:58 PM, imabench wrote:
At 3/10/2016 6:36:59 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 3/10/2016 6:32:50 PM, imabench wrote:
At 3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?

I immediately become skeptical of a claim when its Huffington Post that publishes it....

Huff post is not the one conducting the surveys and polls. It pulls them from groups like Gallup, ABC, CNN, Reuters, Rasmussen, The Wall Street Journal, and *gasp* even Fox. All Huff post does itself is aggregate the data and chart it.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com...

well Ill be damned

See. I told you.
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3/10/2016 11:04:16 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/10/2016 6:30:14 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 3/10/2016 5:33:55 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
He will find a way to get back in the low 40's. Don't underestimate the man.

Nah. Obama's cool. I don't see this trend reversing significantly before November.

He is pretty smart, he can figure it out.
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3/11/2016 12:39:51 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
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3/11/2016 12:45:25 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?

In my opinion, Obama gets far too much hate for the economy. He had to deal with the bulls*it, Bush brought to the country, so it wasn't easy. Now we have a 4.9% unemployment rate, and the economy is doing alright.
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3/11/2016 12:45:51 AM
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At 3/11/2016 12:45:25 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?

In my opinion, Obama gets far too much hate for the economy. He had to deal with the bulls*it, Bush brought to the country, so it wasn't easy. Now we have a 4.9% unemployment rate, and the economy is doing alright.

Preach it, brother!
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3/11/2016 12:46:11 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/11/2016 12:39:51 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
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Excellent foresight.
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3/11/2016 12:47:26 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/11/2016 12:46:11 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 3/11/2016 12:39:51 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
http://www.debate.org...

Excellent foresight.

Excuse me - are you saying I saw something in politics (and polling) before it happened?
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3/11/2016 12:49:11 AM
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At 3/11/2016 12:47:26 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
At 3/11/2016 12:46:11 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 3/11/2016 12:39:51 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
http://www.debate.org...

Excellent foresight.

Excuse me - are you saying I saw something in politics (and polling) before it happened?

MEANIE
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3/11/2016 12:50:52 AM
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At 3/11/2016 12:45:25 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?

In my opinion, Obama gets far too much hate for the economy. He had to deal with the bulls*it, Bush brought to the country, so it wasn't easy. Now we have a 4.9% unemployment rate, and the economy is doing alright.

What bothers me the most about the criticism against him is that if Romney had won the election and the unemployment rate dropped as low as it has, they would impute it to the change of leadership.

You can criticize whatever you want about Obama, but you have to start by confronting this fact in an honest way. All it requires is a shred of integrity....
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3/11/2016 12:53:02 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
Well considering that the person replacing him is either going to be Hillary Clinton or Donald J. Trump I imagine he's looking pretty good right now in the minds of many people...
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3/11/2016 12:55:03 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/11/2016 12:50:52 AM, 000ike wrote:
At 3/11/2016 12:45:25 AM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/10/2016 5:25:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
For the first time in 3 years, Obama's net approval rating [http://elections.huffingtonpost.com...] is now higher than his net disapproval rating, and continues to trend upward.

Thoughts? Reactions? How might this impact the election in November?

In my opinion, Obama gets far too much hate for the economy. He had to deal with the bulls*it, Bush brought to the country, so it wasn't easy. Now we have a 4.9% unemployment rate, and the economy is doing alright.

What bothers me the most about the criticism against him is that if Romney had won the election and the unemployment rate dropped as low as it has, they would impute it to the change of leadership.

You can criticize whatever you want about Obama, but you have to start by confronting this fact in an honest way. All it requires is a shred of integrity....

He has his faults, but when it comes to the economy, I can't really blame him.

Foreign Policy on the other hand....

In some ways, Bush's foreign policy was better, minus invading Iraq.
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3/11/2016 12:56:06 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
The only people with a greater than 1% chance of replacing Obama:

A criminal who makes closed door speeches to wall street for more money than most voters will every see, a reality TV star, a socialist/communist septuagenarian, and the zodiac killer.

Repeal the 22nd amendment today.
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: At 11/12/2016 11:49:40 PM, Raisor wrote:
: thett was right