I voted for Obama. I won't be doing so in 2012. So he lost at least one vote.
Schadenfreude ist die schönste Freude.
Taegan Goddard's Political Wire , those guys play it pretty straight. Anyway... as I said it was surprising, and of course no single poll should be taken alone.
It doesn't matter how long Obama serves as president as long as he isn't allowed to do anything.
RCP lists them as a Democratic-leaning firm:
RealClearPolitics - All Latest Polls
Pollster lists them as a Democratic-leaning firm:
Pollster.com: WI: Ratings (PPP 11/20-22)
TPM lists them as a Democratic-leaning firm:
Obama's Approval In The States: The Honeymoon Is Over -- We're Back To The Campaign | TPMDC
And to top it off, the President has donated tens of thousands of dollars, all to Democratic candidates or the Democratic party.
They also acknowledge it:
The firm makes its money by serving as the pollster to an exclusively Democratic roster of clients, ranging from members of Congress to dozens of state legislative and city council candidates. And CEO Dean Debnam has given generously to North Carolina Democratic candidates — including in races where his firm has conducted independent polling.
In the heat of last year’s competitive Senate race between former Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-N.C.) and Democrat Kay Hagan, Debnam donated $5,400 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. He also made two $2,300 contributions to Hagan’s campaign.Poll vs. pol: Richard Burr says numbers lie - Josh Kraushaar - POLITICO.comThough there’s little to indicate the firm’s Democratic affiliation on its website — clients are listed, but without partisan identification — Jensen said PPP makes no secret of its politics. Either way, it’s become an emerging player in the polling industry for the frequency, newsworthiness and accuracy of its automated public polls. The Wall Street Journal reported last year that PPP was one of the most accurate pollsters in the home stretch of the 2008 presidential election.
“We’re absolutely rooting in the race. We don’t want Richard Burr to get reelected. We wanted Obama to win last fall,” said Jensen.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.