Democratic Party Holds Favorability Edge

By: Friday May 16, 2014 10:11 am

On net the American people don’t like either major party at the moment but they dislike Democrats the least. From Gallup: Having a net favorable rating of negative 6 normally won’t be considered much of an accomplishment but in a two party system politics is a zero-sum game. Being dislike noticeably less than the other [...]

The GOP Should Find It Easy to Put the Blame on Romney

By: Wednesday September 26, 2012 2:24 pm

With it looking more and more likely that Mitt Romney will lose, the speculation has started to turn to how the Republican Party will react to such a loss. Mainly, will the Republican Party see a loss as a rejection of the GOP’s positions, leading to soul searching, or will they blame it primarily on [...]

Romney’s Favorable Rating Drops Further

By: Wednesday August 29, 2012 11:05 am

Mitt Romney’s personal favorability rating continues to slide farther down. According to the recent Washington Post/ABC News poll opinions about Romney have hit a new low, right before Romney tries to sell himself at the Republican National Convention. The poll found only 35 percent of American adults have a favorable impression of Romney, while 51 [...]

The Remarkably Unlikable Mitt Romney

By: Wednesday April 11, 2012 1:45 pm

Another poll finds that Mitt Romney’s net favorability rating continues to tank at a remarkable rate. From Public Policy Polling’s new survey of North Carolina: The Republican nomination process has taken a huge toll on Romney’s image in North Carolina. In February of 2011 voters in the state were almost evenly divided on him with [...]

Romney’s Favorable Numbers Tanking

By: Thursday February 23, 2012 3:48 pm

There are two main trends right now helping to improve President Obama’s re-election prospects. One is that signs of a mildly improving economy helped boost Obama’s job approval numbers. Much like the recent economic indicators, Obama’s job numbers aren’t subjectively all that good, but they have significantly improved since last September. The other big trend [...]

Everything is Coming Up Gingrich

By: Wednesday December 7, 2011 1:27 pm

As unbelievable as it may have seemed only a few months ago, Newt Gingrich is now dominating the Republican presidential primary. It is not just that Gingrich is doing very well in the national horse race polling; at almost every level important indicators are looking very good for the Gingrich campaign. Gingrich currently has an [...]

NV Sen: Reid Maintains Narrow Lead Over Angle

By: Friday August 13, 2010 12:15 pm

When both candidates have strong unfavorable numbers, the only strategy left is to convince voters to dislike the other candidate more. Welcome to the campaign strategy of Sen. Harry Reid in Nevada.

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