30 Responses to “up 9”

  1. 2 donna dem 4 obama
    May 3, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    Woot Woot!! May it continue to rise and rise and rise. Oh Oh Republican heads are exploding all over Washington right now.

  2. 7 PoliticalJunkessa
    May 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm

    Exxxxcellent :-). LMAO at the republicans numbers being the exact same: why do republicans hate America? Losers!

    -—PJ (Boycotting the media AGAIN due to clueless Condoleeza Rice and too many Giuliani appearances!)

    • 8 StR
      May 3, 2011 at 1:07 pm

      I hope someboyd in the MSM points this out. I mean after 9/11 President Bush’s approvals were in the 80% range, yet killing the mastermind of 9/11 a decade later and Republicans can’t even fake their dismay. I’m thinking those still self-identifying as “Republican” are the dead enders, with the moderate Republicans now self-identifying as indies.

      • 9 Lovepolitics2008
        May 3, 2011 at 1:17 pm

        Interesting point StR. But in general, let’s face it, republicans have always been more partisan than democrats. The conservative mind is less open to others, is more prone to mob mentality. It’s one of the reasons why the presidency is ALWAYS MUCH MORE difficult for a DEMOCRAT. ( Another reason obviously is the fact that the repblican agenda is aligned with the interests of the real power centers in America, that is the banks, the defense contractors etc…)

      • 10 PoliticalJunkessa
        May 3, 2011 at 2:33 pm

        StR, I definitely agree with your assessment of party self-identification. The dead-enders are dogmatic, inflexible types. They will never be moved. Reagan is their patron saint and Dumbya is their hero.

        I think the majority of dead-enders are particularly sensitive about criticism of Dumbya. They never abandoned him despite all his incompetence and impropriety. I’m not exactly sure what the reason is, but they take critique of him very, very personally — even in the face of bold-faced facts. They just make up fantasy stories detailing his bravery or wisdom, or else try to project his faults onto Obama. It’s a very weird mentality.

        There are a lot of republicans/conservatives who know Bush was a disaster and can sometimes give PBO credit or like him on a personal level. These are the right-leaning indies. But these dead-enders are another breed altogether. They careen from birtherism to deatherism to “save medicare!” to “cut medicare!” to “don’t regulate the free market!” to “slap taxes on Chinese goods!” They’re illogical and unreachable. Pity.

        -—PJ (Boycotting the media AGAIN due to clueless Condoleeza Rice and too many Giuliani appearances!)

        • 11 PoliticalJunkessa
          May 3, 2011 at 2:40 pm

          And thus ends my attention to, and analysis of polls (which I hate and normally ignore) for a very long while — say the poll that will be taken Election Night 2012, lol :-).

          -—PJ (Boycotting the media AGAIN due to clueless Condoleeza Rice and too many Giuliani appearances!)

    • 12 Mae who love our CIC
      May 3, 2011 at 2:11 pm

      Did you hear that heifer this morning lying talking about the capture of bin Laden started in that administration that she represented.

      • 13 PoliticalJunkessa
        May 3, 2011 at 2:22 pm

        Oh yes, Mae, as soon as the words “this started under President Bush” came out of her mouth, I changed the channel, and didn’t return. She’s brain-dead.

        -—PJ (Boycotting the media AGAIN due to clueless Condoleeza Rice and too many Giuliani appearances!)

  3. 14 StR
    May 3, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    I wonder how much will be sustainable. Even 2% coming aboard perminently would be a big deal. That Republican non-bump is very telling and should be extremely embarassing to them. That 18-39 number should really worry the GOP before the bump, because that demo votes in Presidential elections. That indie number is really juicy, because the Dems will come home, the GOP will stay away but the indies are key. GOP have given up running on national security/foreign policy and will try to make it all about the economy in 2012 – something needs to happen to the gas prices as it’s likely stunting job growth. Folks have $2000 less to spend as it’s now going to gas (over what they spent last year) – that money would very likely have gone into their local economies elsewhere.

    • 15 Lovepolitics2008
      May 3, 2011 at 1:10 pm

      I’m praying ( litterally) that the task force of DoJ investigating speculation will come up with some juicy stuff. But it could take a while.

      On the other hand, President Obama didn’t give a lot of details, but he hinted they are putting pressure on the oil producers.

      Add to that the pressure to end oil subsidies…

      Who knows, maybe with all hands on deck, the WH can have some success…

  4. 16 Ann_T
    May 3, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    I guess my first thought was only 9% (???) But then I looked at the Republican numbers. [Zero change] Still the party of no! They claim to love this country but they don’t. They are haters! It’s so obvious what’s at play here.

  5. 17 AnitaW
    May 3, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    Nice for the moment. But we have seen how finicky the independent voters can be. They will flip out again after the next crisis.

  6. May 3, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    FLASHBACK: The Democratic candidate in an October 2008 debate with John McCain:

    TOM BROKAW: Next question for Senator Obama. It comes from the F Section, and it’s from Katie Hamm. Katie?

    KATIE: Should the United States respect Pakistani sovereignty and not pursue al Qaeda terrorists who maintain bases there, or should we ignore their borders and pursue our enemies, like we did in Cambodia during the Vietnam War?

    SEN. OBAMA: Well, Katie, it’s a terrific question.

    • 19 m
      May 3, 2011 at 1:55 pm

      WOW, thanks for the clip teamforobama2012. It is really something to see this again at this time in light of what went down last weekend. President Obama is so consistent!

    • 21 Mae who love our CIC
      May 3, 2011 at 2:22 pm

      This is priceless. We should send this clip to everyone!

    • 23 AnitaW
      May 3, 2011 at 4:35 pm

      It was good to see this debate question again. McCain looked like such an idiot and then Senator Obama wiped the floor with him. Remember how the pundits kept thinking McCain had won the debates and then afterwards the instant polling kept finding President Obama had won. Gosh, those were the good old days.

  7. 24 DTTM
    May 3, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    0 change with Repubs….remarkable! Their hatred of PBO is astonishing. I’ve never seen anything like it in my lifetime.

    • 25 hopefruit2
      May 3, 2011 at 2:48 pm

      Yes, it’s hatred. At this point it’s beyond simple partisianship. It’s hatred. Let’s call it as it is. At this point their hatred for PBO probably exceeds the hatred they had for OBL in September 2001.

  8. 26 desraye
    May 3, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    What’s wrong with the 40-64 crowd? I mean change of just 3. Sigh.

    • 27 PoliticalJunkessa
      May 3, 2011 at 2:20 pm

      Reagan babies, steeped in “small gubmint,” conservative dogma. It would be like changing their religion to give PBO his props. Throw in some personal jealousy of their contemporary (“look what he did with his life while I was doing XYZ”). Sucks to be them, lol.

      -—PJ (Boycotting the media AGAIN due to clueless Condoleeza Rice and too many Giuliani appearances!)

      • 28 hopefruit2
        May 3, 2011 at 2:49 pm

        “Reagan babies, steeped in “small gubmint,” conservative dogma…”

        and steeped in RACISM.

  9. 29 CTGirl
    May 3, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    Republicans, Republicans … What more can be said about that ungrateful, pathetic bunch?

  10. 30 halo
    May 3, 2011 at 6:39 pm

    LOL @ RETHUGS giving him the same numbers.


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