Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Barry failing at unsustainable rate

Rasmussen's latest. How does 45% sound? I like it. Instead of the "daily tracking poll" Rasmussen should give it a better name like "daily joy generator" or "today's happy fun numbers." It's like there's a new present under the tree. Every single day.

The downside, though, is that it can't last. No, I don't mean President Obeyme will turn things around and improve his numbers. That could happen, but what I'm talking about is that Barry's nosedive will flatten out a little bit. No matter how bad he screws up, there is a certain percentage that will just never turn on him. Some pundits figure that these loyalists are about 30% of likely voters. Whether that 30% number is true or whether the real number is something else doesn't matter much - there is a floor of support that Barry may asymptotically approach but never really break through. Once he gets there the daily tracking numbers will level off and stop going down. And I will have one less thing to look forward to each day. Sniff.

7 comments:

  1. "today's happy fun numbers'..."Happy Fun" is the no. 6 lunch special at my local Asian lunch counter.

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  2. WHT, I'll buy both you and Red a big bowl of #6 Happy Fun if there's no 2nd term!

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  3. I like Happy Fun Numbers as well. In fact, it should spawn sequels: Happy Vote Totals, Happy Pack Your Bags and Move Back to Cesspool You Were Spawned From, things like that.

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  4. I'm waiting for Happy Someone in touch and less narcissistic without a shady commie past as President and Vice President Common Damn Sense.

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  5. I think that it's hard to get under 40%

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  6. President Obeyme. Good one. Today it's down to 39% strongly disapprove and 53% disapprove overall. Looks like he should reach that 30% plateau very soon.

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Family-friendly phrasing heartily encouraged.

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