Oh My… Barack Obama's Approval Index Plunges After Health Care Rammed Through Senate

Barack Obama’s Approval Index number plunged yesterday after Harry Reid bribed democrats some $1.2 billion to ram nationalized health care through the senate.

Rasmussen reported:

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 25{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty-six percent (46{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -21 That’s the lowest Approval Index rating yet recorded for this President (see trends).

Fifty-three percent (53{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) of men Strongly Disapprove along with 39{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} of women. Most African-American voters (58{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) Strongly Approve while most white voters (53{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) Strongly Disapprove.

Seventy-four percent (74{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) of Republicans Strongly Disapprove as do 52{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} of unaffiliated voters. Forty-seven percent (47{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) of Democrats Strongly Approve.

For the second straight day, the update shows the highest level of Strong Disapproval yet recorded for this President. That negative rating had never topped 42{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} before yesterday. However, it has risen dramatically since the Senate found 60 votes to move forward with the proposed health care reform legislation. Most voters (55{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) oppose the health care legislation and senior citizens are even more likely than younger voters to dislike the plan.

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