Win one by being like the Gipper

Rasmussen reports that all political labels are trending negative except one. "Liberal" is still the worst and remains the only political description that is viewed more negatively than positively. Being like Reagan is still the most positive thing you can say about a candidate. It also seems that the left's re-labeling attempt is failing.  Aware of their low ideological ratings, political liberals have shifted in recent times to calling themselves progressives, but that name, too, has begun to lose its luster. Thirty-two percent (32%) now consider it a positive to describe a candidate as politically progressive, but that's down from 40% just after the last election. Twenty-seven percent (27%) see it as negative label, up from 16%, and 36% put it somewhere in between the two. As Scott Rasmussen noted in a Wall Street Journal column last fall, Barack Obama campaigned a lot like Ronald Reagan.  He had a lot of assistance in that effort from a media that refused...(Read Full Post)

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