CBS News released a devastating poll on Wednesday: “President Obama's job approval rating has plunged to the lowest of his presidency… and Americans' approval of the Affordable Care Act has dropped to its lowest since CBS News started polling on the law.” Other polls have been equally dismal.
I’ve written at length about PPP’s troubling methodological choices. The firm failed to disclose important methodological decisions, offered inconsistent or baffling explanations, and continues to employ an unscientific and inconsistent approach. Altogether, it’s difficult to distinguish PPP’s polling from weighting toward an intended result. Now the question is: “how should we use PPP going forward?”It’s a tough question.
Angelina Jolie tops a poll about the most effective celebrities-turned-advocates.
That was fast: Polls now show the Democrats doing just the same as before the shutdown
On Saturday, thousands gathered in front of the Capitol Building for the celebrity-endorsed Stop Watching Us rally.
Pot politics, in 2016 and beyond
Public opinion about legal pot has changed dramatically. Politicians are about to start catching up—and picking fights about it.
President Obama’s Rose Garden speech Monday was supposed to send two messages—one, that he is determined to fix Obamacare’s troubled federal websites and, two, that the law is already helping many people get insurance. I happen to believe both claims, but I doubt the event convinced anybody with doubts.
Was the Old American Center apathetic, intractable, and very fake?
Just because the Republican numbers are in the tank doesn't mean they can't bounce back soon. It happened in 1999 too.
Bill Clinton got less of the shutdown blame in 1996 than Barack Obama gets today. And his party still didn't win back the House.