For John, BLUF: The Obama Administration is slipping in the polls. Nothing to see here; just move along.
What ever happened to the "new civility"? When Congresswoman Gabby Gifford announced she was not seeking reelection, did that all go away?
Here is The Washington Post talking about a big chunk of the voters as "The Haters". Really? Is this necessary? Regarding the reporters (and the headline writers), was their elementary education so limited that this is all they could come up with? The headline is "Haters gonna hate. But they plan to vote Republican."
Wait, maybe that last part explains everything—vote Republican.
The one place the Democrats are definitely winning is this question:
Q: Who do you think is more responsible for the country's current economic problems - (Barack Obama) or (George W. Bush)?But, back to the big point from Sean Sullivan and Scott Clement from "The Fix" at The Post. Aren't you glad that you aren't one of those evil Republicans? No, wait. The number of haters exceeds the number of registered Republicans. Some of you Independents / Unenrolled / Declines to State types must be haters also. Actually, more of you, since I am a registered Republican and I don't hate anyone. There are a lot of folks out there in error, but that is no reason to hate them. They need love, and education.
Barack Obama 38%
George W. Bush 50%
(VOL) Both equally 7%
(VOL) Neither 4%
No opinion 1%
Regards — Cliff