New Poll Shows Most Americans Think Economy Still in Ditch

By: Tuesday June 7, 2011 10:22 am

The most recent ABC News/Washington Post poll (PDF) found that 57 % of Americans based, on their own personal experience, don’t think the economy has began to recover. Only 42 % feeling it has began to recover and among that group 81% feel the recovery has been weak.

The fact that so few Americans actually feel the economy has recovered highlights the point Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg has been making about the serious failure of Obama messaging over the past few years

“Going Forward” Took Dems Backward: Obama’s Message Hurt His Party in 2010 Midterms

By: Thursday November 18, 2010 5:01 pm

When all the House races are finally called, Democrats will have likely lost, on net, roughly 62 to 65 seats. It was a true Republican wave, and the results were worse than you would have expected, even considering the poor economic conditions and the fact that the President’s party tends to lose seats in the [...]

Greenberg Poll: Democrats’ “Blame Bush” and “Go Forward, Not Back” Message Driving Voters to GOP

By: Friday October 8, 2010 12:47 pm

The White House has no plans to give up on its blame-Bush strategy. A White House adviser says that George W. Bush and his policies created “the hole we’re in,” and President Obama will keep reminding the country of the economic “mess” he inherited.” — US News & World Report, February 9, 2010 “We can [...]

Karl Rove Did Not Destroy The Republican Party – Iraq, Katrina, And A Massive Financial Meltdown Did

By: Tuesday April 6, 2010 5:30 am

In her most recent column, Jill Lawrence at Politics Daily makes the case that President Obama is not really ignoring his base. In her column defending Obama’s “maverick” behavior, which often goes against direct promises he made to important Democratic constituencies, she quotes Stan Greenberg: Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg said Democrats need opportunities to reach [...]

Just as Rahm Promised: 2010 Shaping up to Be 1994 Redux

By: Wednesday March 31, 2010 11:25 am

Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg predicts that if the 2010 election were held today, it would be bad enough for Democrats to be 1994 all over again. Don’t act surprised. Rahm promised us this would happen:

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