View Full Version : Remember Quinnipiac?

07-21-2010, 09:47 AM
That's the polling group which G/W/H/S have accepted as infallible.

Well, lookity here:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">In this latest survey of more than 2,000 voters, independent voters disapprove of Obama 52 - 38 percent and say 37 - 27 percent they would vote for a Republican contender in 2012.

American voters also say 48 - 40 percent Obama does not deserve reelection in 2012.

Anti-incumbent sentiment slams both parties as voters disapprove 59 - 31 percent of the job Democrats are doing, and disapprove 59 - 29 percent of Republicans in Congress. But voters say 43 - 38 percent they would vote for a Republican in a generic Congressional race. ...

The country would be better off if John McCain had won the 2008 election, 37 percent of voters say, while 35 percent say the U.S. would be worse off. This compares to 37 - 35 percent who thought in January the U.S. would be worse off under McCain. ...

Voter approval of the President's handling of some of the nation's problems shows:

<span style='font-size: 17pt'>Disapprove 56 - 39 percent of his handling of the economy;</span>
<span style='font-size: 20pt'>Disapprove 46 - 43 percent of his handling of foreign policy;</span>
<span style='font-size: 23pt'>Disapprove 51 - 41 percent of his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill;</span>
<span style='font-size: 26pt'>Disapprove 58 - 30 percent of his handling of illegal immigration;</span>

Approve 46 - 34 percent of his nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.
"The massive disapproval of his handling of illegal immigration stems from voter opposition to his decision to have the government ask the federal courts to throw out the Arizona law. <span style='font-size: 14pt'>They say 60 - 28 percent the lawsuit is a bad idea," said Brown.</span> ...</div></div>

Unlike most polls beloved by the left, this one contains the methodology used. (http://www.quinnipiac.edu/x1295.xml?ReleaseID=1478)