Obama’s approval rating
hit a one-year low in Gallup polling, at 39 percent, and is
approaching his record low. Obama is beset by scandals ranging from
revelations about the NSA’s massive surveillance operations to the
massive failure that’s been the Obamacare roll out so far. It’s
left Obama boosters
scrambling to give advice. What about James Carvile?
Democratic strategist James Carville said Monday in
light of President Barack Obama’s declining poll numbers, maybe he
should take a page from an infamous Canadian mayor.
“I think the best thing he can do is take a toke on the mayor of
Toronto’s crack pipe, because his numbers are about 48,” Carville
joked on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” referring to Rob Ford, who has
admitted smoking crack.
Ford’s approval rating went up after he confirmed allegations he
had smoked crack. He is seeking re-election next year. Some Obama
supporters, meanwhile, suggest making next year’s midterm elections
a national referendum of sorts on the president. Presumably,
they’ve seen the same poor polling numbers Carville has. Have they
taken his advice too?
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