Nice Work, Barack… 59% of Catholics Disapprove of Obama’s Performance

The latest Rasmussen poll finds that 59% of Catholics disapprove of Barack Obama’s performance. In fact 44% strongly disapprove of his performance while only 19% strongly approve.
Life News reported:

The criticism of President Barack Obama in the Catholic community has been swift thanks to the pro-abortion mandate the president put in place forcing religious groups to pay for birth control and drugs that may cause abortions.

In what is the first major public measurement of the Catholic backlash Obama faces, a new Rasmussen poll finds 59 percent of Catholics don’t approve of his job performance. That poor standing with one of the major electoral constituencies that Obama needs this November may make it more difficult for him to win a second term.

“Catholics strongly disapprove of the job President Obama is doing as the debate continues over his administration’s new policy forcing Catholic institutions to pay for contraception they morally oppose,” notes pollster Scott Rasmussen in the new survey. “While the president’s overall job approval ratings have improved over the past couple of months, they have remained steady among Catholics.”

The new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 59% of likely Catholic voters nationwide at least somewhat disapprove of the president’s job performance, while 40% at least somewhat approve. But the passion’s on the side of those who don’t like the job he’s doing: 44% Strongly Disapprove versus 19% who Strongly Approve.

According to the survey, 54 percent of Catholics voted for Obama in November 2008. However, Republican hopeful Mitt Romney currently leads the president among Catholic voters by a 52% to 35% margin. Among all voters, however, President Obama leads Romney and all Republican hopefuls.

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  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Nice Work, Barack… 59% of Catholics Disapprove of Obama’s Performance

    I seriously doubt he gives a rat’s you-know-what one way or the other.

  • nana

    39 percent of them still agree with this marxist? LORD have mercy!

  • Joe Blow

    Yes, but they like most of the others who voted for him in 2008 will still vote for him in 2012. Totally blind to the facts.

  • nana

    I mean, forty one percent??? that is very high, I myself is a Catholic, born Catholic that’s how I call myself.

  • saveus

    why do so many support him?

  • chilipalmer

    This wasn’t about Catholics. Democrats created a big issue on sleeping Republicans to confuse the ideas of “contraception” and “abortion” in peoples’ minds and then say republicans are against contraception. Rush talked about it for the first hour. He read a democrat fundraising piece that was received in today’s mail. Democrats are fundraising on the statement that “republicans are against women and contraception,” please send money. Rush played clips of a January republican debate where Stephy began the theme of using the word “contraception” when what he was really talking about was abortion. Since the Republican party doesn’t exist and doesn’t care democrats can say anything they want.
    I know several Catholic women including an actual nun and none of them care much about abortion. They are all proud Catholics but their number one priority is “the poor,” and they think raising taxes would help poor people. I’m not kidding. This is what’s out there.

  • WillofLa

    Let me tell you Democrats, you damn Socialists something. American’s may be slow to anger, but when they reach their limit and finally get P*ssed off, you will ure the day you did that. You don’t want to get American’s p*ssed off because p*ssed off American’s have the bad habit of blowing your whole damn country up, and wiping out thousands and thousands of people who stand in our way. P*ssed off Americans have the bad habit to not being able to be stopped!

    Just ask the German’s and Jap’s what happened the last time they encountered p*ssed off American’s, they will tell you, it was a nightmare they really wouldn’t ever want to have repeated….EVER! P*ssed off American’s will come into your country and wipe it out especially on the ground. And it seems to me that there are a growing number of American’s who are getting more and more p*ssed off. Once we reach our limit of how much of this s*it we’re having to put up with from these, these temporary help in Washington, and all their damn followers from the Occupier’s to SEIU member’s, to Socialists who disguise themselves that they are just harmless progressives and are just trying to make America a better country than our founders imagined, once we reach our limit then Washington will feel our wrath!!

    Just voting someone out of office is not enough. That means they may be out of office and don’t have any power anymore, but they are now out in society stirring up trouble and causing interference, and plotting and making plans to undermine, and get back in, and plot and plan with others like them our here, and put together demonstations, and protest marches like they did back in the 60’s and 70’s. Charging them with all the crimes they committed while in office and then putting them in prison gets them off the street and takes their influence on others who are weak minded, and stops their plotting and planning to overthrow the government again. Once in prison they aren’t free to talk to whoever they want who they can buy influence from like Joe Biden. Put him in prison for influence peddling, which is a crime, and he won’t be around to sell influence anymore.

    Prosecuting them outside of government can be hushed up more easily and out of the news camera’s, and Dianne Sawyer. Keeping them in prison long enough for most of the people they were in cohoots with have either died of old age, or natural causes, or to old to do what they once were able to do, and then those who caused all this won’t have any affect on our government or nation anymore. And if they are found to be up to their old ways again once they get out of prison, lock them up again and this time for the rest of their lives.

    Some Socialist Democrats have committed such serious crimes against the Constitution that we could put them away for life, like Obama. But since he’s not a legal citizen he would be deported after serving 50 years in prison for conspiricy to overthrow the United States government and violation of the Constitution. He’s a traitor, and a usurper. Those who put allowed him to become a candidate and didn’t force him to show his documents like everyone else had to do, have committed a felony and should be prosecuted and sent to prison also.

    There would be so many of these former Democrats, now Socialists and Communist who didn’t run as what they really were are also criminals and put away, we’d probably have to build a big prison way out in the Arizona desert somewhere like the Super Max in Colorado. And that’s the kind of prison it needs to be for these traitor’s. The Super Max doesn’t allow TV, computers, radio’s, or visitation. Nor do the prisoner’s allowed to see or talk to another human being for the whole time they are there. They get their one hour a day outside in the tiny fenced in area, but there’s no one else out there with them nor can they hear or see anyone else. That’s what these slim dogs need and that is total isolation since they have had so much to do with trying to bring down this country, they deserve to have their contact with human beings denied to them for 50 years!!

  • 41% of Catholics must be black……..

  • mcc

    OT – What’s this? Does it mean Newt’s been more consistent – more conservative – on abortion…?,5485825&dq=rick+santorum&hl=en

  • WillofLa

    Okay, now you can add Catholic’s to the list of people who Obama doesn’t care about getting their vote. First it was White people’s vote, well that’s alot of people. Then it was the Jews. And that’s alot of people to. And now it’s Catholic’s and especially Catholic women. That is a huge group that Obama doesn’t care about having their vote.

    Obama said he was only going after the vote of the poor Blacks, and Hispanic’s. Hummmm. I don’t think that’s going to be enough. If you count all the dumb Whites who are so liberal they don’t think Obama is talking about their White vote. See, they don’t think they are THAT White, they’re kinda brownish, blackish, whitish, yellowish, reddish kinda White people, so how could Obama been talking about them?


    Nancy Pelosi called Harry Reid into her office one day and said,

    “Harry, I have a plan to win back Middle America in 2012!”

    “Great Nancy, but how?” asked Harry.
    “We’ll get some cheesy clothes and shoes, like most Middle Class Americans wear,
    then stop at the pound and pick up a Labrador Retriever. Then, we’ll go to a nice old country bar in Montana and show them how much admiration and respect we have for the hard working people living there.”

    So they did, and found just the place they were looking for in Bozeman, Montana.
    With the dog in tow, they walked inside and stepped up to the bar.
    The Bartender took a step back and said, “Hey! Aren’t you Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi?”
    “Yes we are!” said Nancy, “And what a lovely town you have here.
    We were passing through and Harry suggested we stop and take in some local color.”
    They ordered a round of bourbon for the whole bar, and started chatting up a storm with anyone who would listen.
    A few minutes later, a grizzled old rancher came in, walked up to the Labrador, lifted up its tail,looked underneath, shrugged his shoulders and walked out. A few moments later, in came another old rancher.
    He walked up to the dog, lifted up its tail, looked underneath, scratched his head and left the bar.
    For the next hour, another dozen ranchers came in, lifted the dog’s tail, and left shaking their heads.
    Finally, Nancy asked, “Why did all those old ranchers come in and look under the dog’s tail? Is it some sort of custom?”

    “Lord no,” said the bartender. “Someone’s out there running around town,
    claiming there’s a Labrador Retriever in here with two a$$holes.

  • isn’t large number of hispanic population catholic?……solicalist care more their social justice than their faith……….just sayin

  • Sasja

    #1 American. Thanks for the laugh.

  • Obama2012

    willo is a crazed clown. The writing is a frothy mix (apologies Mr Santorum) of perverted scripture and white nationalist hate spewing.

    And she sems to really like her own words, which is kind like, you know, narcissistic.

    Hey willo, nobody is reading your screeds. But tell the doctor about them anyway.

    Democrats are eeeeeeeeeeebbbbuuullll!

    IP address noted. Reeducation camp planned.

  • Obama2012

    There is an absolute plethora of dumb here.

    The crazy is staggering. Its ill conceived, poorly communicated tripe with deep racist overtones. Oh, I mentioned racism. Nah, no example of that here.

  • Liberty

    willo should be the poster child for the far right. wrong, paranoid and lacking intellect. And so ordinary.


    Hey udumb$hit2012… stop spewing BS you little POS…isn’t it time for your nap in mommy’s basement as you are another brainwashed American idol lover fawning over your messiah…or your just another black unemployed loser waiting for you savior to give you handouts…either way you have no clue what this country was founded on try hard work and brains to make something of yourself…stop relying on tax payers to give you a free ride…this crap will stop soon

  • Sandy

    Obama likes to be the schoolyard bully. He starts the fights and then watches as chaos insues. I’m glad to see Catholics standing firm. No woman suffers from the inability to get birth control. They don’t need the Catholic Church’s permission to go to the drugstore and by condoms.

    Sometime Mr. P you have to know when to hold em and when to fold em. This could cost you bigtime not just with Catholic voters and also those who covet their constitutional rights

    Americans as a group hate busy bodies whether they are your next door neighbors or the Federal Govt.

  • Dont Look Now

    “Catholics strongly disapprove of the job President Obama is doing as the debate continues over his administration’s new policy forcing Catholic institutions to pay for contraception they morally oppose,”

    What about Catholics in general or for that matter anyone with the religious conviction that abortion is wrong. How many own businesses, millions? Why are they more likely to act diffrently than the “institutions”? Or does the President hope they will cancel their policys and just let the benevolent government handle it?

  • Blueburb

    Makes no diff, they will all still vote for him and then go to confession………..problem solved see how easy it is?

  • Benson II

    That’s the 59% that voted for him the last time. How’s that working our for them?

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Okay, now you can add Catholic’s to the list of people who Obama doesn’t care about getting their vote.

    I’m willing to bet that there’s still a substantial number of them that would still tick the box on the ballot for Obie. When it comes to die-hard leftists, and there’s surely a fair number of Catholics among them, exorcising The Stupid is a difficult endeavor.

  • Patriot Act

    Since this is probably a poll of people who self-identify as Catholics, a certain proportion of those Hussein supporters are probably lying liberals who claim to be Catholic in order to skew the poll in his favor.

  • Sam Stone

    He will STILL win the election with the massive voter fraud never before seen in this country.
    You think Saddam Hussein won elections by fraud? You ain’t seen Barry Hussein at work yet!

  • Patty

    Pray, people. Pray that Catholics stay true. The day of judgement is coming for Obama. Catholic or not if you believe in this nation’s greatness and all its freedoms, then the day of reckoning is coming this November.

  • lizzy84

    @Patty/#25 commented:
    Catholic or not if you believe in this nation’s greatness and all its freedoms, then the day of reckoning is coming this November.

    You are so right..Rush is making a good point on this which should have been clear all along. He is using ‘free contraception’ as the harbinger to free abortion. Government funded abortion is oBama’s endgame, which no doubt, we will see if he succeeds in getting a second term. Insurers will have to pay for abortion, we will all have to pay for abortion, like it or not.
    It is my deepest prayer that not just Catholics but people of all faiths see what is happening with oBama and the Left’s agenda of eugenics and unite to fight him now and DEFEAT him in November.

  • Larkin

    The reason so many Catholics still support him is the same reason so many voted for him in the first place…

    …progressive clergy.

  • lizzy84

    via Ricochet……

    Lies, Damned Lies and 98% of Catholic Women:

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  • jony101

    but at the end of the day, they will still vote for him and hope for the best………

  • dnb

    41% just called themselves Catholics since, obviously, they don’t understand what it means to BE Catholic.

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  • Gary

    Re: Gary 31

    That isn’t me everybody. That’s the coward who used to post under the name Molon Labe. His little feelings got hurt when I reminded everybody that he said he would vote for Obama if Romney got the nomination, so now he’s posting libtard comments under my name.

    For any liberal posts under my name, just address your replies to Molon Labe, or Molon Labe the Coward. Or Molon Labe who is voting for Obama.

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