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Behind Obama's Falling Economic Poll Numbers

Bob from PA Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 9:25 PM
who cares about the polls? when push comes to shove and the Santa Claus Dems start campaigning for Senate and House, the sheeple will vote for them again. one can only hope for a 2010 to take over the Senate and considering the John McCains still aroiund, constitutional ocnsrevaitves won't have a chance.
annfan_777 Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 6:28 AM
McCain is much less of a problem for the GOP than godless traitors like Karl Rove.
Becca in TX Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 2:00 PM
Why is Rove a problem? He holds no office and has no authority, so you have a choice about whether to listen to anything he says or not. Personally, I don't think that many people listen to him anymore.
JasonCharleston Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 9:31 PM
I don't know. The city political machines seem to be only where they win. And City Political Machines don't win because people vote for them. They win because they count the votes.

According to the NYT's 538 blog, President Obama'sa popular advantage over Republicans on the economy has basically evaporated (http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/23/obama-has-lost-advantage-over-g-o-p-on-economy/?hp).

There are a number of plausible reasons for this development, as the post points out, and some of them are innocuous. But there's a big potential reason, that -- not surprisingly -- goes politely unmentioned.

Could it be than, in the aftermath of his sequester overreach, many Americans simply no longer believe President Obama's explanations when it comes to the economy? I think that's entirely possible, but there's more to it even than that.  Every day the sequester drags on and...