I Do Not Panic About Trump-Hater Polls

The Rush Limbaugh Show | 8/22/2019 | keith doherty
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RUSH: Now, the AP has a story touting their latest poll. Are you ready? 62% disapprove of how Trump is handling his job. You might think, “Whoa! Rush, that’s horrible! Oh, my God! All of this criticism of Trump is working. Sixty-two percent.”

Nearly eight in 10 Republicans approve of Trump’s overall job performance. Eighty percent of Republicans. This is hidden in the story. You have to dig deep. You have to be talented. You have to know where to go to find this Drive-By Media stuff. Eighty percent of Republicans approve of Trump’s overall job performance. Sixty-two percent of the country disapprove. How do those numbers work out? What’s the polling sample here?

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Here’s their story. “About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump’s overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which finds some support for the president’s handling of the U.S. economy but gives him weak marks on other major issues. Just 36% of Americans approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president; 62% disapprove.”

Now, listen to this next. “The numbers may be ugly for a first-term president facing reelection in 14 months, but they are remarkably consistent. Trump’s approval rating has never dipped below 32% or risen above 42% in AP-NORC polls since he took office.

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“No other president has stayed within so narrow a band. Since Gallup began measuring presidential approval, Trump is the only president whose rating has never been above 50%. Still, several — Harry Truman, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush — logged ratings worse than Trump’s lowest rating so far at some point during their time in office.

“The numbers may be ugly for a first-term president facing reelection in 14 months, but they...
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