Obama's 'Dead Fish Bounce' from debt deal

The president kept assuring the public during the debt limit debate that he was the "adult" in the room and had a handle on the situation. If this was supposed to engender confidence in his leadership, it failed miserably. The latest polls from Florida via Quinnipiac are sending a message -- a great, big stinky fish wrapped in newspaper, telling the president that his hopes for a second term are sleeping with the fishes:' The national debt ceiling deal does not rescue President Barack Obama's crashing job approval rating in Florida as he gets a negative 44 - 51 percent score among voters surveyed August 1 - 2, after the deal was announced, compared to a negative 44 - 50 percent score among voters surveyed July 27 - 31, before the deal, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to a positive 51 - 43 percent approval rating for President Obama in a May 26 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll. Florida voters surveyed after...(Read Full Post)