Archive for 21 Nov 2009

The independent voters are turning on Obama and the Democrats.

Latest poll info:

Quinnipiac poll: Obama now under 50% approval; Update: Q-poll data added
By Ed Morrissey

Rasmussen has had Barack Obama under water for weeks on job-approval ratings, but usually they’re a leading indicator.  Quinnipiac now shows the same trend, with Obama dropping below 50% approval for the first time in their poll series.  Bloomberg reports that voters have lost confidence in Obama on a wide range of issues as well:

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has fallen below 50 percent for the first time in polling by Quinnipiac University as U.S. voter discontent grows over the war in Afghanistan.


Sarah Palin is out kicking ass. I hope the momentum carries over into 2010 and we get some real conservatives running in the GOP. If she backs them, you can bet your ass they’re conservative.

1500 wait in freezing weather to meet Palin on book tour
By Ed Morrissey

In case anyone needed an example of the drawing power and political energy that Sarah Palin wields, the Detroit Free Press report on the start of her book tour should fill the gap nicely.  Despite freezing temperatures, people gathered by the hundreds early this morning to greet Palin in person at a Grand Rapids bookstore.  By 5 am, five hundred people stood outside the Barnes & Noble — and two hours later, the numbers had swelled to 1500:

And that’s 4:55 this morning when the thermometer had dipped into the 30s. But the 500 or so people in line didn’t mind the sleepless night or the onset of winter.