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May 24, 2010

Two Americas

Topics: Political News and commentaries

Rasmussen offers some stats on the two Americas that we live in - the clueless political class, and then there's everyone else (Emphasis added):

[...] Even as Congress puts the finishing touches on legislation asserting more government control over the U.S. financial industry, most U.S. voters continue to believe the legislators have little idea what they're doing when it comes to the economy.

... Since Democrats dominate both the House and Senate, it's perhaps not surprising that 53% of voters in that party are confident in Congress to adequately deal with today's economic problems. That confidence is shared by only nine percent (9%) of Republicans and 12% of voters not affiliated with either major party.

An overwhelming majority (88%) of the Political Class are confident in members of Congress to handle current economic problems. Nine-two percent (92%) of Mainstream voters don't share that confidence.

Voters consistently for months have said they trust their own economic judgment more than the president's and that of the average member of Congress.

Given the mood of voters and Barack Obama's continued wealth redistribution schemes and incompetent tinkering with the economy, it
s little wonder that Obama's approval numbers continue to tank.

H/t - Ace of Spades

Posted by Richard at May 24, 2010 7:27 PM

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