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  -Oh Gawd....Obama down to 38% approval on Gallup Laura PourMeADrink  Aug-24-11 09:48 AM   #0 
  - And that's news next story please  bigdarryl   Aug-24-11 09:49 AM   #1 
  - thanks for that helpful comment. nt  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 09:57 AM   #7 
  - Ray of hope? Its August, 2011; election is November 2012.  elleng   Aug-24-11 09:50 AM   #2 
  - I know, it's many months away...but many say it's just not enough  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 09:53 AM   #4 
  - All the way around, correct, and then the 'alternatives'  elleng   Aug-24-11 09:58 AM   #9 
  - But wouldn't you rather see our Democratic president with better numbers than that?  totodeinhere   Aug-24-11 10:58 AM   #44 
     - +1  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 09:11 PM   #78 
  - I believe what you are suggesting is called, robbery and murder.  Arctic Dave   Aug-24-11 09:51 AM   #3 
  - Robbery and Murder...Whaaa? I didn't suggest taking the oil  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 09:56 AM   #5 
  - If we are looking for monetary compensation then it's not assisstance.  Arctic Dave   Aug-24-11 11:04 AM   #47 
     - thank you. n/t.  okieinpain   Aug-25-11 10:04 PM   #93 
  - how about another country 'free' America from Hollywood.  Whisp   Aug-24-11 02:58 PM   #70 
  - Gallup?  MADem   Aug-24-11 09:56 AM   #6 
  - Oh lordy....the same old meme...the polls stink...blame the pollster. nt  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 09:57 AM   #8 
  - Gallup is FAMOUS for their bias against Dems.  MADem   Aug-24-11 10:13 AM   #13 
  - to be fair, gallup was widely lauded here when they had obama's numbers higher  frylock   Aug-24-11 10:27 AM   #22 
  - Well, that would make sense--if a GOP pollster was forced to acknowledge that their  MADem   Aug-24-11 10:32 AM   #26 
     - i find the double standard to be rather amusing  frylock   Aug-24-11 10:34 AM   #27 
        - It's not a double standard. It's a demonstrated bias on the part of Gallup.  MADem   Aug-24-11 10:40 AM   #34 
           - This is interesting...from CNN poll  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:51 AM   #39 
           - And where are they gonna go?  MADem   Aug-24-11 10:55 AM   #42 
              - I hope not. Maybe saying "he's not good enough" will not translate  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:59 AM   #45 
              - People who stay home and don't vote deserve to be marginalized.  MADem   Aug-24-11 11:57 AM   #54 
              - MADem... Looking at this cnn poll again. Am I reading this  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 11:05 AM   #48 
                 - If he goes to the left, he'll lose the people on the right who like him  MADem   Aug-24-11 11:54 AM   #53 
           - it's a double standard that a faction of DU praises gallup when obama's numbers are high..  frylock   Aug-24-11 11:36 AM   #50 
              - I realize that we're talking two sides of a coin, here!  MADem   Aug-24-11 12:02 PM   #55 
              - Exactly!  Fearless   Aug-24-11 09:46 PM   #82 
  - You're going all the way back to Truman? I suspect that most members of  totodeinhere   Aug-24-11 11:03 AM   #46 
  - MOVE ON did one two elections back--of course, they're 'biased' but their  MADem   Aug-24-11 12:06 PM   #56 
     - LOL. NO, I have plenty of axes to grind too. n/t  totodeinhere   Aug-24-11 02:56 PM   #68 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-24-11 03:19 PM   #71 
  - You're comparing today to 1948 polling, which was largely door to door?  Ter   Aug-24-11 08:28 PM   #72 
     - No, that wasn't my "focus" at all. My focus was on GALLUP, who have  MADem   Aug-24-11 08:34 PM   #75 
        - I don't disagree with much of what you're saying  Ter   Aug-25-11 03:44 AM   #85 
           - Saint Ronnie polled around those numbers, and he survived to go on to a 2nd term.  MADem   Aug-25-11 05:59 AM   #86 
  - Convenient - isn't it?  emilyg   Aug-24-11 12:57 PM   #64 
     - How about true? And not new, either.  MADem   Aug-24-11 08:50 PM   #77 
  - If You Average All The Available Polls He's At Forty Three Percent  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-24-11 10:11 AM   #11 
     - "All available polls" -- that's pretty meaningless.  MADem   Aug-24-11 10:26 AM   #21 
     - I fully get your message. Guess I am more of pragmatist and think  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:46 AM   #37 
     - The Article Is About House And Senate Races  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-24-11 10:52 AM   #40 
        - Well, gee, I DO think that....especially when the sums are coming from Gallup at this early stage.  MADem   Aug-24-11 12:15 PM   #60 
           - Here's President Obama's Current Approval Ratings  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-24-11 02:57 PM   #69 
              - I conclude that since Huffpo was bought by AOL, what comes out of that place  MADem   Aug-24-11 08:28 PM   #73 
     - do you see a three way as a possibility? Let's say Perry or Bachman  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:43 AM   #36 
  - Gallup admits to polling more Republicans than Dems because...  Atman   Aug-24-11 10:01 AM   #10 
  - Oh, I agree GOTV will be critical...but unless things start ticking  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:24 AM   #18 
  - They call me GREYHOUND!!!!  MADem   Aug-24-11 10:29 AM   #23 
  - The "assistance" we give?  noamnety   Aug-24-11 10:11 AM   #12 
  - Bachmann will lower gasoline to $2.00 a gallon...  Ozymanithrax   Aug-24-11 10:15 AM   #14 
  - ignore national polls - electoral votes matter  alc   Aug-24-11 10:16 AM   #15 
  - It Would Be Hard To Win The Electoral College With 38% Of The Pop Vote  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-24-11 10:18 AM   #16 
     - yes, but not necessarily so hard with 38% national "approval"  alc   Aug-24-11 10:35 AM   #30 
     - Not really.  MADem   Aug-24-11 10:36 AM   #31 
     - Not if it becomes a three way race with an independent. NT  Hart2008   Aug-26-11 06:55 AM   #96 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-26-11 08:06 AM   #98 
  - Good!  gristy   Aug-24-11 10:18 AM   #17 
  - I hope so. They'll probably think people want him to be  muffin1   Aug-24-11 10:31 AM   #25 
  - totally agree  Carolina   Aug-24-11 12:09 PM   #57 
  - +1 n/t  ejbr   Aug-24-11 01:37 PM   #66 
  - If this were Bush a year before his reelection we would be shouting this from the house tops,  elocs   Aug-24-11 10:24 AM   #19 
  - It Doesn't Have To Skyrocket  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-24-11 10:25 AM   #20 
  - probably low 50s since we know Bush had the hidden fraud component  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:39 AM   #33 
     - I Believe Bush*'s Approval Rating Was In The High Forties And Teeetering Near Fifty In 04  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-24-11 10:54 AM   #41 
        - It was  Ter   Aug-24-11 08:33 PM   #74 
  - that's what I am trying to get to...a discussion about what he can  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:34 AM   #28 
  - that's what I am trying to get to...a discussion about what he can  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:34 AM   #29 
  - The Average Amurekan has an IQ of 38  DemocracyInaction   Aug-24-11 10:29 AM   #24 
  - you are exactly right. but there are also smarter Americans  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:38 AM   #32 
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  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-24-11 10:47 AM   #38 
  - I have come to realize that IMHO Obama is a pragmatist not and  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 10:57 AM   #43 
  - Yeah, pragmatism has a meaning and one can not be one  Bluenorthwest   Aug-24-11 12:23 PM   #61 
     - I agree...his position on marriage equality sucks and appears he is  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 09:21 PM   #80 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-24-11 11:44 AM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-24-11 12:14 PM   #59 
  - You couldn't be more wrong.  Dawgs   Aug-24-11 12:43 PM   #62 
  - Nothing like fantasizing anal rape on fellow DUers, Frenchie.  Union Scribe   Aug-24-11 01:13 PM   #65 
  - +1  AtomicKitten   Aug-24-11 09:54 PM   #83 
  - Yeah more cheap gas way to think long term about the greater good.  Exultant Democracy   Aug-24-11 11:15 AM   #49 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-24-11 11:36 AM   #51 
  - So reducing our foriegn policy to a protection racket is the new  Bluenorthwest   Aug-24-11 12:10 PM   #58 
  - thanks for your pleasant response ! I don't believe it was ever  Laura PourMeADrink   Aug-24-11 12:46 PM   #63 
  - Lately, Gallup has been an outlier for Obama's ratings.  boxman15   Aug-24-11 02:14 PM   #67 
  - Ronald Reagan was at 43% on August 19-22, 1983 in Gallup's 3 day Presidential approval rating score.  aaaaaa5a   Aug-24-11 08:50 PM   #76 
  - And Gallup always fluffs up the GOP team's score! nt  MADem   Aug-24-11 09:14 PM   #79 
  - What did Gallup predict in his last poll before the Obama vs. McCain election?  rainbowipod   Aug-25-11 11:35 AM   #90 
     - They gave McCain as much 'fluff' as they could manage.  MADem   Aug-26-11 01:36 AM   #94 
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  - And Obama is at 38%  Ter   Aug-25-11 03:41 AM   #84 
     - Give him the "GOP Gallup fluff," and he'd be where Saint Ronnie was.  MADem   Aug-25-11 06:06 AM   #87 
  - But but but... the liberals like him.... oh wait.  Fearless   Aug-24-11 09:44 PM   #81 
  - POLLS ARE A WASTE OF TIME!!  watercolors   Aug-25-11 07:47 AM   #88 
  - ...oh noes!!! with the election tomorrow we're doomed!11!!!!!  truebrit71   Aug-25-11 09:09 AM   #89 
  - It's too late for Obama.  Ganja Ninja   Aug-25-11 11:51 AM   #91 
  - He's the one what brung us. We dance with him.  MADem   Aug-26-11 01:38 AM   #95 
  - He will be reelected.  TrainToCry   Aug-25-11 09:12 PM   #92 
 

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