Harry Reid, Meet 19%

by Ryan on June 11, 2007

in Politics

People are starting to notice the shinanigans of Dingy Harry Reid.  He’s whiney and wimpy even for a Democrat, and people are starting to notice.  He’s down to a whopping 19% favorability rating in the latest round of Rasmussen polls.  Even Dick Cheney is at 38%, which is actually more popular than President Bush (though with illegal immigration vexing Dubya, this sentiment seems obvious), who’s hovering around 35% in the polls!  So the next time they start ranting about how much the American people support and like them, the truth may serve as a stinging reminder– the American people don’t like them all that much, and especially Mr. Reid.

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gerritvb June 11, 2007 at 8:35 pm

Yikes. I bet that low rating has a good bit to do with Reid’s low name recognition, as well. If only 35% of americans vote in mid-term elections, it’s a fair estimate that about that many actually know a single substantive thing about their representatives. So Reid’s probably more popular than Bush among those who know him as well as Bush.

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Mike June 11, 2007 at 9:08 pm

That is normally true of Congressional leaders. However, Reid’s disapproval is at 45 percent. Out of those who do know Reid, more than two-thirds disapprove. That’s lower than even Gingrich and slightly worse than Bush’s ratio.

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Gerrit June 13, 2007 at 9:24 pm

Hah – good point. I would be among the 19% in that poll, by the way, so I myself am a case in point.

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