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Gayle in MD
01-20-2011, 10:15 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">According to the new USA TODAY/Gallup survey, Palin's favorability rating has dipped to 38 percent while her unfavorable now stands at 53 percent. Gallup reports the 38 percent is a new low when it comes to the percentage of Americans who give the former Alaska governor a thumbs up. The 53 percent who dislike Palin is also a new high in Gallup polling.
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http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics...ona_shooti.html (http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/2011/01/18/2011-01-18_president_obamas_approval_rating_surges_in_poll s_following_tucson_arizona_shooti.html)

The President has matched his highest approval rating in more than a year, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll.

Fifty-four percent of Americans approve of Obama's job performance. Support for him hasn't been this high since April 2010 after he signed the health care reform bill into law

The number is also a five point rise from December and an eight-point jump from his lowest rating in September -- just before the Democrats took a thrashing in the midterm elections.

A CNN poll echoed the same results this week, with 53% of Americans approving Obama's job performance.

Americans overwhelmingly favored how President Obama handled the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, with 78% approving and 13% disapproving, according to the ABC News poll.

An impressive 71% of Republicans said they, too, approved of his response to the rampage, which left six dead and 13 injured, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

In contrast, the poll found that just 30% of those polled approved ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's response to the shooting, while nearly half, 46%, disapproved.

Sev
01-20-2011, 10:17 AM
Big woop.

I wonder what his approval rating will be after he is done kissing Hu's arse?

pooltchr
01-20-2011, 11:55 AM
Having his highest ratings in a year doesn't mean much...he has been in the tank for at least that long.

As for Palin...who really cares what her approval ratings are...it's not like she is holding some elected office.

Steve

bobroberts
01-20-2011, 11:57 AM
Poor Gayle. she clings to any hope that this POTUS is not the guy she thought he was but wont admit it. It's ok Gayle he fooled a lot of people.
He will be gone soon enough.

Sev
01-20-2011, 06:14 PM
Jumping for joy over a blip.