Gallup chief’ head explodes: President Obama is overperforming!

This is hilarious, and Smartypants is quickly on it:

Could it be that a lot of people recognize that we have an over-performing President and an under-performing Congress? Could it be that some folks see who is “the only adult in the room?” Could it be because the opposition party that finally gained control of the House hasn’t passed one jobs bill since getting elected – while the President goes all over the country doing everything he can alone on that front? Could it be that the “party of no” strategy combined with a willingness to take the entire global economy hostage in order to protect tax cuts for the wealthy does not fare very well up against a President who is willing to compromise with a balanced approach? Could it be that Americans are aware that this President walked into the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression and has worked tirelessly to do everything he can to reverse that – while the opposition has only one goal: make him a one-termer.

In other words, could it be that the American public still has an ounce of sense left?

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Wednesday Open Mishmash

Hi guys,

I always try to be honest with you, so I have to say this: I don’t like the trend that I see here over the last few weeks. It’s becoming a bit unpleasant even for me, the “owner” of this place, to just go through the comments. All the whining and bitching and non-stop angst, and worst of all: Way too much use of PL, RW and MSM spins and talking points.
Yesterday we had PBO supporting DOMA repeal, we had a couple of good economic news, good health care news and even more polls saying that the president is beating the Republicans in this deficit fight – Yet here, a blog that its entire purpose is to highlight the enormous good stuff being done by this man – It was 90% bitching over the gang plan which PBO DID NOT ENDORSE, and one bad poll. This is not why I opened this place.

We can and should criticize the president if we disagree with his ACTIONS. But I will not accept the non stop doom over speculations and reports taking PBO’s words and actions out of context.

There are plenty hair-of-fire sites all over the web, and Obama-bashing supply to last a decade. I ask, yet again, to keep this crap out of here and I’m going to be blunt: If we can’t reverse this trend, I’d rather just shut this place down.

Thank you, and have a great day.


Today’s schedule:

9:30 am
The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office

10:00 am
The President meets with senior advisors
Oval Office

11:00 am
The President participates in regional interviews on the economy and the importance of finding a balanced approach to deficit reduction
Diplomatic Room

1:00 pm
The President and the Vice President meet with Secretary of Defense Panetta