Sunday, August 23, 2009

The cult is shattering

I told you so.

From the Hill

New polling indicates that the debate over President Barack Obama's healthcare reform effort might be hurting the administration as a whole to a point where it might not recover.

Obama's first term in office now revolves around his top domestic agenda item, and if it fails, his administration will likely be considered a failure heading into next year's midterms and beyond.

An ABC/Washington Post poll out Friday morning showed that 49 percent of the country is confident Obama "will make the right decisions for the country." At the 100-day mark of the Obama administration, that number was at 60 percent in the same poll, according to the poll.

Along those lines, the survey showed that 49 percent "now say they think he will be able to spearhead significant improvements in the system, down nearly 20 percentage points from before he took office."

Obama's right-track-wrong-track numbers are also going the same way even as the president has visibly gone on offense to try to sell his healthcare policy by doing more town halls.


People are starting to find out that there's no substance to the hype. As Bush is fading from memory, they are finding out that Obama is just another arrogant politician. The hope is fading. The change is either nonexistent or for the worse. More big government. Now I could have told you that a long time ago, but people all learn at different times. Buyer's remorse.

The dems have left a big opening. The GOP needs to capitalize, and it can start by running on a balanced budget (repudiate Bush's spending as well), less government, and more freedom.

5 comments:

liberalshateusa said...

The Kool_-Aid is wearing off


Sunday, August 23, 2009


The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows that 27% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty-one percent (41%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -14. These figures mark the lowest Approval Index rating yet recorded for this President. The previous low of -12 was reached on July 30

Communications guru said...

“The cult is shattering?” What “cult” is that? The talking points never stop from you.

The $1.4 million the health insurance lobby is spending a day has been money well spent. Like the right said, they were going to pull out all the stops to defeat the President on health care, and it began with the fake “tea parties.” Voters are not as dumb as you think, and the 70 percent who said they want health care reform are going to realize the attacks were nothing but a lame attempt to get back control of something you say you hate.

“Running on a balanced budget?” Please.

Dan Sheill said...

You put it best when you said he's just another politician. The Republicans should not react like he's the anti-christ, nor should the Dems advertise this guy as the savior. People thought the first black president was going to be a magically transcendent figure. Bullshit. Treating people equally entails of looking at Obama for what he really is, and that's just another lame ass poltician who is full of his own shit.

kevins said...

I see that guru is posting here even though earlier today he said he was kicked off your site?

What do you say about that, Dan? Was Guru telling the truth when he said you kicked him off your site because he was kicking your behind with his razor-sharp rebuttals?

Perhaps it will help if I offer some translation to Guru-talk. When he says "talking points," he means "facts." Example: He said the idea that Canadians come to USA to get health care is a "GOP talking point." If you can speak guru (and sadly, I can), that sentence reads: The idea that Canadians come to USA to get health care is a "fact." A point he had to finally admit earlier today.

So what he really is saying is: The facts never stop from you.

See, it's simple if you speak the language.

Communications guru said...

No, you twit, kevins was kicked off.

You and the wing nuts stirred up by the insurance lobby claim Canadians are poring into the U.S. to get lifesaving health care out of their own pocket. That is untrue, brett.