Ouch! Only 29% Agree With Obama’s Executive Privilege Stunt to Protect Holder

Barack won’t like this.

Not even the lapdog media could bail him out this time.
Only 29% of likely voters agreed with Obama that withholding Fast and Furious documents from Congress was a good idea.
The Hill reported, via Jammie Wearing Fool:

The Hill Poll found that likely voters disapproved by an almost 2-to-1 margin of Obama’s assertion of presidential power in the case. Overall, 56 percent of voters disapproved of his action, while only 29 percent approved.

Democrats have accused Issa of waging a partisan campaign that has no real purpose save for embarrassing Obama and Holder.

Issa has always denied his pursuit of Holder is politically driven.

“Our purpose has never been to hold the attorney general in contempt,” he said last week. “Our purpose has always been to get the information the committee needs to complete its work — that it is not only entitled to do, but obligated to do.”

White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters that “the assertion of privilege has to do with the absolute necessity of retaining the executive branch’s independence.”

The defense is not proving an easy sell with voters, particularly independents.

Sixty-one percent of independents said they disapproved of the president’s actions, and just 25 percent approved. Among Republicans, opposition to the president’s use of executive privilege was more entrenched at 78 percent.

Even 28 percent of Democrats, and 30 percent of self-identified liberals disapproved of Obama’s position.

It probably didn’t help when crazy Pelosi tried to link the Fast and Furious scandal to voter ID laws.

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  • Mahdi Al-Dajjal

    But, since none of this will make it to the Evening News, it didn’t really happen in real life. Rather, it only happened in the minds of rightwing wackos.

  • Granny

    I am dumbfounded that approval of The None’s actions are even that high!

  • Bill Mitchell

    And yet, other than Rasmussen, Obama has not seen any pain at the polls at all. As a matter if fact, he is +8 over the last 3 days on Gallup. Maybe if he openly commits murder during primetime TV he will get back over 50% to stay?

    Seriously, can someone please explain to me the rational for Obama going +8 on Gallup in 3 days and +5 in a single day!

  • Bill Mitchell

    One of the problems “Fast & Furious” has is that it is named after a popular and fun movie. If it were called “Dead Border Agents” or “Innocent Child Killer” I think people’s reaction would be more negative.

    Next time Obama runs an operation like this he should call it, “Christmas Morning”.

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  • Restless

    And the MSM will start ignoring this poll in 3… 2… 1.

  • Militant conservative

    Goes to show you the percentage of ignorant Americans.

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  • an observer

    Use the term “MURDERGATE” to describe Obama’s stonewalling. People were MURDERED, 2 federal officers, by Obama’s/Holder’s running guns to the drug cartels. They need to explain WHY THEY ARE COVERING UP THE MALEFACTORS RESPONSIBLE!

  • Highlander

    I think it’s pretty obvious who those 29% are. Could it be the same 29% who will vote for Obama no matter WHAT he does, because he’s not white? Racism is indeed alive and well in America, but it’s not coming from where we’re being told it’s coming.

  • Devon

    The lawlessness continues, under the direction of the Kenyan born organizer!

  • mg4us

    Can we say “Obamagate?”

    Obamagate will make Watergate look like a walk in the park. . .

    Obamagate will be more than a cover-up but a sitting President willingly breaking the law to usurp the second amendment of the US Constitution. . . leading to deaths of two AMERICANS. . . law enforcement AMERICANS!

    In Texas, the penalty for killing a uniformed officer with a weapon is CAPITAL PUNISHMENT!

  • Tired Okie

    He’s not protecting Holder-he gives a flip about him. HE IS PROTECTING HIMSELF-THIS IS HIS BABY!!! Remember the obumer statement “We’re working on gun control under the radar!” ???? The man is lower than sewer pond scum.

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  • TrickyDick

    What’re you hiding there Mr. President? Your own involvement we suspect.

  • how dumbed down are we bg

    ++

    OT.. not really.. *sigh*

    Taqiyyotomist #24 June 25, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    inch by foot by yard by mile, we are losing our future generations
    freedoms to the IslaMarxist One World Order enemy within.. 😥

    ==

  • American Woman

    Please never forget that Hillary Clinton’s State Dept has played a big role in this tragedy as it did in the Egyptian “Revolution”.

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