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Why Obama’s Approval Ratings Languish

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I don’t normally focus too much attention on one survey, but when it helps illuminate a broader (and not uncontroversial) argument I’ve made it becomes too good to pass up. Readers will recall that in yesterday’s post I noted that … Continue reading

Why Obama’s Approval Is Bush League, Take Two

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Why are President Obama’s approval ratings so low? The latest aggregate polling at Pollster.com shows Obama’s approval rating at only 43% which, as the Pollster.com graph indicates, is pretty much right where it has been all this year. At RealClearPolitics, … Continue reading

Friedman Weighs In On the “Passionless” President – But Is He Right?

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Stop me if you’ve heard this before.  New York Times columnist Tom Friedman is once again lambasting President Obama for being too passive and failing to rally the public behind his legislative initiatives. In his latest column Friedman writes: “President … Continue reading

Why Obama Should Not Sweat the “Little Spills” (and Politically, They Are All Little Spills)

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The relatively disappointing reaction to Obama’s prime time Oval Office address, against the backdrop of BP CEO Tony Hayward’s Sergeant Schulz-like testimony (“I see nothing! I hear nothing!”) before a congressional committee, and the seemingly nonstop coverage of the spill itself, have collectively contributed to the impression that we’ve reached an “inflection point” in the [...]