Congress Begins 2013 With 14% Approval

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Americans give Congress a 14% job approval rating as the new year begins, the lowest since September of last year and one point below Congress’ 15% average approval for 2012, the lowest yearly average in Gallup’s history.

Greg Russak‘s insight:

I want to thank John C. Fleming (@RepFleming), Louisiana’s 4th District Republican Congressman, for inspiring me to look up the truth.


He posted the following tonight:

"Obama’s game playing (instead of leadership) on sequestration appears to be tanking his approvals. He just dropped from 51% approval to 46% approval."


Tanking? 51% to 46% is taking?


Either he (or his staffer) didn’t bother to actually look at the data, or they just don’t care about the truth and the facts. His post linked to the president’s daily (daily? really?) poll ratings. It was at 51% for the period Feb 26-28. That was last week. It went to 47% 2/27-3/1; still last week. It dropped one more point to 46% 2/28-3/2 where it remains as of 3/1-3/3/2013.


Wonder why he’s silent on the approval rating of Congress?


Congress Begins 2013 With 14% ApprovalAverage approval for 2012 is lowest in history


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Author: Peaceful Patriot

Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.

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