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Behind Obama's Falling Economic Poll Numbers

jimmylynn Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 4:22 PM
"....it's no wonder Obama has seen his economic polls headed downward. It would be a miracle if they didn't." Well Carol, that's what I thought about this last election too. Unfortunately too many believed Obama's lies that he was creating jobs instead of losing them, taxing the rich instead of the middleclass, and giving everyone FREE health care that's not only NOT FREE but will raise the health care costs for everyone.

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...