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slay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-21-11 02:20 PM
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90. So you approve of Obama giving tax cuts to the top 1%, covering up the Bush era War Crimes,
etc. how very liberal of you. :eyes:
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  -President Obama's Gallup approval rating among liberal Democrats for November 14th-20th is 84%. LoZoccolo  Nov-21-11 12:35 PM   #0 
  - 2nd rec  lamp_shade   Nov-21-11 12:36 PM   #1 
  - Being Unrec'd as we speak, just rec'd it back to +1.  Tarheel_Dem   Nov-21-11 12:39 PM   #3 
  - sorry, replied to your post nm  AmericaIsGreat   Nov-21-11 01:43 PM   #47 
  - Hooray! eom  City Lights   Nov-21-11 12:38 PM   #2 
  - but...but..but...Are they PROGRESSIVE liberals?  Kahuna   Nov-21-11 12:44 PM   #4 
  - Ha! Between this and the story that the president's support from his base is every bit as solid  Number23   Nov-21-11 02:54 PM   #103 
     - There will be blankie clutching and thumb sucking, fer sure.  Kahuna   Nov-21-11 03:20 PM   #108 
        - See: About halfway down this very thread  Number23   Nov-21-11 04:53 PM   #127 
           - Right after I made my post I saw the typical..Those aren't REeeeALLY liberals  Kahuna   Nov-21-11 05:22 PM   #135 
              - Half the posts in each of these threads question the liberal "credentials" of the people polled  Number23   Nov-21-11 05:42 PM   #141 
  - Pretty solid numbers there.  Rex   Nov-21-11 12:46 PM   #5 
  - There were "subtle" cheers here when it dropped from 83 to 80. I'm loving this. So's he > >  lamp_shade   Nov-21-11 12:47 PM   #6 
  - Nice pic  Kahuna   Nov-21-11 03:21 PM   #109 
  - yahooo  flamingdem   Nov-21-11 12:47 PM   #7 
  - ..............  Angry Dragon   Nov-21-11 12:47 PM   #8 
  - So what does that prove other than the bulk of  EOTE   Nov-21-11 12:48 PM   #9 
  - That argument was ridiculous when it first came up. And it hasn't aged well.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 12:52 PM   #10 
  - OK, let me just check my definition of liberal then.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 12:54 PM   #12 
  - It would suck living in a country where that had happened. Fortunately, we don't.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 12:59 PM   #17 
     - There has been an escalation in Afghanistan.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 01:17 PM   #37 
     - Again, you're simply wrong on the facts.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:38 PM   #44 
        - Apparently numbers are very hard for you.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 01:47 PM   #50 
        - Guardian: "Afghanistan withdrawal: Barack Obama says 33,000 troops will leave next year"  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:07 PM   #72 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-21-11 02:09 PM   #74 
              - Actually, you're asserting something which I never said in order to move the goalposts.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:11 PM   #75 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-21-11 02:15 PM   #84 
                 - No, actually I never said anything of the kind. I said the US is withdrawing from Afghanistan.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:17 PM   #85 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-21-11 02:20 PM   #88 
                       - As I said, your definition of "escalating wars" apparently means "withdrawing from them."  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:23 PM   #92 
                          - But troop levels have increased significantly under Obama.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:28 PM   #96 
                          - Troop levels in Afghanistan rose dramatically under Obama.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:29 PM   #97 
              - "You said there was not a surge or escalation."  Number23   Nov-21-11 02:58 PM   #106 
                 - Yes, post 17.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 03:56 PM   #116 
                    - No, what he said was this  Number23   Nov-21-11 04:43 PM   #124 
                       - He's saying the war is being ended, not escalated. That's entirely untrue.  EOTE   Nov-22-11 08:53 AM   #155 
        - Crickets? Hard to face the facts, huh?  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:05 PM   #69 
     - Ha, that's funny,  progressoid   Nov-21-11 01:35 PM   #42 
  - Then I wait for you to define a liberal and/or what liberals think  Angry Dragon   Nov-21-11 04:43 PM   #123 
  - Perhaps it means that they know where the real problem lies?  Old and In the Way   Nov-21-11 12:53 PM   #11 
  - We had a majority of Democrats in the house and senate.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 12:55 PM   #13 
     - It didn't get us anywhere? Do you live on the same planet as the rest of us? nt  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 12:57 PM   #15 
     - Lemme see, we got mandatory insurance coverage.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 01:18 PM   #39 
     - Apparently you've been listening strictly to Republican spin for three years.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:50 PM   #53 
        - Wow! So the past 3 years haven't entirely been the RW's wet dream!  EOTE   Nov-21-11 01:52 PM   #55 
           - The fact is, you're completely unable to cite facts to back up your claims.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:55 PM   #58 
              - You're the one who's ignoring my facts.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 01:56 PM   #60 
              - You make assertions which aren't reality based.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:00 PM   #65 
                 - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-21-11 02:04 PM   #68 
                 - Fact, troop levels are around 50% higher in Afghanistan than when Obama took office.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 03:55 PM   #114 
              - Hmmmm, facts. Lemme see.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:01 PM   #66 
                 - Three "facts" which are completely false.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:06 PM   #70 
                    - Wow, incredibly sad. You are aware that TARP was BEFORE the bank bailout, right?  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:11 PM   #76 
                       - Don't worry EOTE - you are completely right in your position  slay   Nov-21-11 02:13 PM   #81 
                       - Thanks, but it's so sad to see "liberal" bastardized to such an extent.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:34 PM   #99 
                       - You still can't post a single link in support of this supposed trillion dollar bailout.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:20 PM   #89 
                          - You still can't admit that troop levels increased significantly under Obama.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:26 PM   #94 
     - No he does not  treestar   Nov-21-11 03:58 PM   #118 
        - So in your world, banks did not receive $100s of billions and Afghanistan did NOT get  EOTE   Nov-21-11 04:04 PM   #119 
           - In my world, as Wraith already explained  treestar   Nov-21-11 04:33 PM   #121 
              - Do you think TARP money is all there is?  EOTE   Nov-21-11 04:38 PM   #122 
     - But they were able to keep their powder incredibly dry...  truebrit71   Nov-21-11 01:11 PM   #28 
        - Well, that's true.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 01:19 PM   #40 
  - Yup  gratuitous   Nov-21-11 12:56 PM   #14 
  - And you do? I don't think so.  MineralMan   Nov-21-11 01:59 PM   #64 
  - Yes. I know that "liberal" does not mean sending tens of thousands of additional troops  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:07 PM   #73 
     - You don't know jack, because liberals are not a monolith. We are  Kahuna   Nov-21-11 05:30 PM   #138 
        - Yeah, so you think that liberals can hold almost exclusively right wing views?  EOTE   Nov-22-11 08:56 AM   #157 
  - Who gets to decide who a "real" liberal is? Not you.  Kahuna   Nov-21-11 03:26 PM   #110 
     - So apparently a "real" liberal is one who supports trickle-down economics  EOTE   Nov-21-11 03:58 PM   #117 
        - Liberals are not a monolith. We are liberals BECAUSE of our  Kahuna   Nov-21-11 05:31 PM   #139 
           - Ahhh, so liberals support trickle-down economics and preemptive wars.  EOTE   Nov-22-11 08:53 AM   # 
              - The support whatever they want to support without being dictated too..  Kahuna   Nov-22-11 12:25 PM   #159 
                 - "liberal" is not some amorphous term which changes with the wind.  EOTE   Nov-22-11 12:29 PM   #160 
                    - Get over yourself already. I've been a register democrat for 39 years,  Kahuna   Nov-22-11 12:49 PM   #161 
                       - Don't worry, there are plenty of democrats who have no idea what the word "liberal" means.  EOTE   Nov-22-11 12:51 PM   #162 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-21-11 12:57 PM   #16 
  - I'm a liberal. An informed liberal.  lamp_shade   Nov-21-11 01:02 PM   #18 
  - Do you mean that or did you forget your sarcasm tag?  flamingdem   Nov-21-11 01:03 PM   #19 
  - I'm totally serious  slay   Nov-21-11 01:05 PM   #20 
     - Sure, even if it is uniformed that's fine nt  flamingdem   Nov-21-11 01:07 PM   #22 
     - You can have your opinion, I have mine  slay   Nov-21-11 01:09 PM   #25 
        - You just happen to agree with the Republicans  flamingdem   Nov-21-11 01:12 PM   #30 
           - Obama has been a terrible president  slay   Nov-21-11 01:13 PM   #32 
     - But you don't have the right to redefine "liberal" or insult the people who disagree with you.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:09 PM   #24 
        - But you do? Pot, meet kettle. How is stating people are uninformed insulting? Call it like I see it  slay   Nov-21-11 01:10 PM   #26 
           - Pointing out facts is not an insult. You are not entitled to your own facts.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:11 PM   #29 
              - Your so called facts are highly suspect  slay   Nov-21-11 01:13 PM   #31 
                 - To believe what you do, you have to posit a massive grassroots conspiracy to sway a poll.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:40 PM   #46 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-21-11 02:15 PM   #83 
                       - Actually, I am. And again, you don't define what is a "liberal."  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:19 PM   #87 
                          - So you approve of Obama giving tax cuts to the top 1%, covering up the Bush era War Crimes,  slay   Nov-21-11 02:20 PM   #90 
                          - I feel badly for you that you're unable to hold a balanced, factually accurate view of the world.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:24 PM   #93 
                             - Mine is crystal clear  slay   Nov-21-11 03:39 PM   #112 
                             - Translation: "Yes" nt  Electric Monk   Nov-21-11 06:22 PM   #146 
                          - Liberals support a progressive tax code. They are generally against unjust wars, too.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 02:39 PM   #100 
  - that is honest to goodness what most dems I personally know say, too.  Divine Discontent   Nov-21-11 01:36 PM   #43 
  - Couldn't have said it better myself.  EOTE   Nov-21-11 01:48 PM   #52 
  - Exactly.  AmericaIsGreat   Nov-21-11 01:52 PM   #56 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-21-11 01:05 PM   #21 
  - And like all the other polls, it proves what?  hobbit709   Nov-21-11 01:09 PM   #23 
  - In this case, that President Obama still has the steadfast support of liberal Democrats.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:11 PM   #27 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-21-11 01:15 PM   #34 
  - His overall approval rating is 43%  Lasher   Nov-21-11 01:14 PM   #33 
  - I'm trying to understand what is the importance of this poll:. 84 percent of his fans approve him.  BoWanZi   Nov-21-11 01:15 PM   #35 
  - I woudl agree, except for  Inuca   Nov-21-11 01:18 PM   #38 
  - I absolutely LOVE how those goal posts keep moving in this thread  Number23   Nov-22-11 05:16 PM   #164 
  - +1  slay   Nov-21-11 01:20 PM   #41 
  - But... but... who defines them sa liberals?  Inuca   Nov-21-11 01:15 PM   #36 
  - I advise against applying at DU  flamingdem   Nov-21-11 01:46 PM   #49 
  - K&R...nt  SidDithers   Nov-21-11 01:38 PM   #45 
  - Yeah, "liberal Democrats."  AmericaIsGreat   Nov-21-11 01:44 PM   #48 
  - Thank you  slay   Nov-21-11 01:47 PM   #51 
  - Well said!  Desertrose   Nov-21-11 01:52 PM   #54 
  - Newsflash: you do not define what a liberal is.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:56 PM   #61 
  - Newsflash: Neither do you  slay   Nov-21-11 02:07 PM   #71 
  - Unlike you, I never pretended to.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:12 PM   #79 
     - Liberals don't ignore facts like how Obama covered up the Bush war crimes, tax cuts for the top 1%  slay   Nov-21-11 02:17 PM   #86 
        - How is that relevant? One can disagree with Obama's policies and still approve of him.  joshcryer   Nov-22-11 01:58 AM   #152 
  - I don't need to define anything except the liberal platform  AmericaIsGreat   Nov-21-11 02:11 PM   #77 
     - First off, half of what you list is not true.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 02:15 PM   #82 
        - Yeah, right  AmericaIsGreat   Nov-21-11 02:27 PM   #95 
        - These are the same people who let the teabaggers get out 9% more votes than we did.  joshcryer   Nov-22-11 01:59 AM   #153 
  - Comments such as this are absolutely AMAZING  Inuca   Nov-21-11 02:02 PM   #67 
  - Again with the "define liberal" crap.  AmericaIsGreat   Nov-21-11 02:13 PM   #80 
     - You do not have to define it  Inuca   Nov-21-11 02:46 PM   #101 
  - If your choices for Senator were ... Liddy Dole or Kay Hagen ... what do you do?  JoePhilly   Nov-21-11 05:08 PM   #132 
  - Center Democrats have successfully moved the Democratic Party to the right, and now  NorthCarolina   Nov-21-11 06:45 PM   #148 
  - Open question: Did Gallup ask the same poll question during the Clinton years?  yodermon   Nov-21-11 01:53 PM   #57 
  - Not sure, but if they did, it's not available via their Presidential Job Approval Center.  TheWraith   Nov-21-11 01:59 PM   #63 
  - The more who approve of our moderately conservative President, the better.  dawg   Nov-21-11 01:55 PM   #59 
  - At least you're realistic about the situation  slay   Nov-21-11 02:12 PM   #78 
  - Exactly!  BoWanZi   Nov-21-11 03:51 PM   #113 
  - The alternative could be  AmericaIsGreat   Nov-21-11 04:50 PM   #125 
  - K&R.  MineralMan   Nov-21-11 01:58 PM   #62 
  - wonder what his approval rating is among DU socialists?  DCBob   Nov-21-11 02:21 PM   #91 
  - Yep. nt  sufrommich   Nov-21-11 02:30 PM   #98 
  - Holy sh*t! Rec #14!!!!!  Number23   Nov-21-11 02:53 PM   #102 
  - Good news.  Scurrilous   Nov-21-11 02:56 PM   #104 
  - You're such a shit-stirrer.....  lamp_shade   Nov-21-11 02:57 PM   #105 
  - When he took office his approval rating among the same group was 88%  NNN0LHI   Nov-21-11 03:01 PM   #107 
  - I think most liberals recognize that he's making the best out of his situation.  pnwmom   Nov-21-11 03:31 PM   #111 
  - Rec.  treestar   Nov-21-11 03:56 PM   #115 
  - KnR ... Thanks for the post.  lpbk2713   Nov-21-11 04:17 PM   #120 
  - What is your approval rating among DU posters? n/t  Chan790   Nov-21-11 04:51 PM   #126 
  - Probably less than 30%.  LoZoccolo   Nov-21-11 04:57 PM   #129 
     - On the bright side, that makes you substantially more popular than Congress.  Chan790   Nov-21-11 05:04 PM   #130 
        - It would be interesting to see if that were true.  LoZoccolo   Nov-21-11 05:05 PM   #131 
  - I'll get a taste of that tonight...  zanana1   Nov-21-11 04:55 PM   #128 
  - Same here. Fired up and ready to go.  lamp_shade   Nov-21-11 05:24 PM   #137 
     - I just got back from making phone calls for Obama.  zanana1   Nov-21-11 07:44 PM   #149 
        - super to hear!  flamingdem   Nov-22-11 01:29 AM   #150 
        - I think the reality of what you're experiencing is much more real than the alternative reality  Number23   Nov-22-11 05:13 PM   #163 
  - How many liberals were polled??  Angry Dragon   Nov-21-11 05:20 PM   #133 
  - no doubt  Broderick   Nov-21-11 05:21 PM   #134 
  - Clearly less than 15% or so  ThomWV   Nov-21-11 05:24 PM   #136 
  - So odd how you pop up every few days to tell us how we feel about the president.  TroglodyteScholar   Nov-21-11 05:37 PM   #140 
  - Why is it odd to report on the popularity of a democratic  sufrommich   Nov-21-11 05:48 PM   #142 
  - then maybe he should take a poll here  Angry Dragon   Nov-21-11 06:11 PM   #144 
  - You clicked on it.  LoZoccolo   Nov-21-11 06:00 PM   #143 
     - Thanks for reminding me...  TroglodyteScholar   Nov-21-11 06:14 PM   #145 
  - Thanks  MissDeeds   Nov-21-11 06:29 PM   #147 
  - What is his approval rating among far left Democrats?  Modern_Matthew   Nov-22-11 01:31 AM   #151 
  - The far left aren't Democrats.  joshcryer   Nov-22-11 02:01 AM   #154 
  - K & R!  lonestarnot   Nov-22-11 08:53 AM   #156 
  - Neoliberals. nt  LWolf   Nov-22-11 09:53 AM   #158 
  - I think allot of Liberal democrats stopped identify themselves as liberal democrats  TNLib   Nov-22-11 05:35 PM   #165 
 

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