Obama's approval numbers are tanking among independent voters.
I predicted this was going to happen way back in February. There really was no way Obama could have avoided this. Obama's popularity among independent voters is collapsing. It has gotten so bad that the crucial battleground states of Ohio and Virginia are starting to trend towards the GOP. Obama's approval rating in Ohio and Virginia is below 50!! Independent voters voted for Obama based on the expectations that he was better suited to fix the economy. The exit polls on election day stated that the economy was the top issue. Apparently their patients have run out. Don't expect the networks to report this news. Funny how the network media had no problem reporting on Bush's approval numbers when they were in free fall. These are the so called Fox News pundits reporting on the obvious. It's stunning how the "experts" almost seem shocked that this is happening to Obama.
Top that off with spending that has made Bush and Republicans look like Ebenezer Scrooge, Obama and Democrats are in a world of trouble going into the midterms. Democrats tried to use Rush Limbaugh as their new GOP bogey man a few months ago. I said back then that it wouldn't work. The whole "Limbaugh wants Obama to fail" spew never caught momentum like I predicted. The fringe within the Democrat Party bought into it hook line and sinker of course, but Independent voters never got caught up in it for a reason. They aren't "emotionally attached to Obama" like his kook base is. These latest poll numbers show that independent voters care whether Obama can fix the problems or not period. Here's omething else of note. Once again I have to pat myself on the back for something I said back in January. I mentioned as time goes on, people will gradually start to forget more and more about George Bush and focus more and more on Barack Obama's handling of the economy. I even said last week that none of Obama's championed legislation has been popular with the American people. People out of work could really care less about "curving green house gases" with cap and trade. Many on the right echoed that Obama is nothing more then Jimmy Carter version 2.0, and it appears that the "right is right". Is Obama historic or just "history repeating itself"?