Stats Of The Union

Tyler Durden's picture

As the nation anxiously awaits President Obama's State of the Union speech tomorrow, we thought a brief reflection on the nation's view of him and his government was worthwhile. A glance at Gallup's front page tells us all we need to know. A mere 17% of respondents say their representatives deserve re-election; Obama's approval ratings are among the most polarized on record; 65% are unsaitsified with how government works; and, at 40%, the President's overall approval rating is practically at record lows.


Gallup's homepage...(hope?)


Despite record low approval ratings...


The American people extremely polarized over the President's abilities...


As a record low number of Americans believe their congressional representative deserves re-election...


As Gallup notes,

The enduring unpopularity of Congress appears to have seeped into the nation's 435 congressional districts, as a record-low percentage of registered voters, 46%, now say the U.S. representative in their own congressional district deserves re-election.


Equally historic, the share of voters saying most members of Congress deserve re-election has fallen to 17%, a new nadir.

But, apart from that, we are sure the state of the union will be strong and it's nothing but up from here...



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stant's picture

Not me I won't allow him on my tv

666's picture

I keep shouting to vote the bums out, but everyone keeps voting the bums back in. What am I doing wrong?

tickhound's picture

Did you remember to gib stuff?

onewayticket2's picture

You just demonstrated the long term strategy of liberals. F$A, dependency and class warfare (hat tip Mr Perkins). When 90mm don't work and half receive govt benefits, 50mm get free food and a fully dependent family gets $60k in benefits, they will Never vote for the guy saying, "umm, guys, I think maybe the math doesn't work, here...I think we need to trim spending"

Spanky's picture

Not running for office yourself...

vulcanraven's picture

"What am I doing wrong?"

You still believe in voting.

TruthInSunshine's picture

Ladies & Gentlemen, The President of the Union States of America!

Boom! This State of the Union Address is sponsored by BRAWNDO! The Thirst Mutilator!!!

[Golf clap]

Shut up. Sit your monkey asses down. Chill out.

Shit. I know shit's bad right now with all that starvin' bullshit. And the dust storms. And we runnin' out of French Fries and burrito coverings. But I got a solution.

Come on scros, don't be pussies!

Believe that the State of our Union be strong!

nmewn's picture

Maybe President Inequality can splain his multi-million dollar Hawaiian vacations, African safaris, trillion dollar bailouts to his cronies to the six million who lost their health insurance and to the unemployed and people forced to go on government assistance.

Yeah, oughta be a real hoot.

Kinskian's picture

"Shut up. Sit your monkey asses down. Chill out."


If you saw Michelle Obama recently "dunking" a toy basketball in the Mural Room of the White House, you know we're not that far off from Idiocracy. 

Hedgetard55's picture

Michelle got back, baby, and it was obvious in that clip. What a fucking lard ass she is, while Bathhouse is skinny as a rail, either from drugs or AIDs.

Kinskian's picture

 According to the media, Michelle Obama is the most fashionable and feminine First Lady since Jackie Kennedy.

Ballin D's picture

my question is how many apples does someone need to eat to get that overweight?

BandGap's picture

So I bought another 12 gauge today. When he deep freeze ends going to start shooting more.

Could care less wha this guy says. Doesn't matter a bit.

TruthInSunshine's picture

Was it an "Assault Shotgun?"

Tasty Sandwich's picture

I wonder which cabinet member will not be there, ready to become president if the Capitol gets nuked.

Not that it would really matter.

Cabinet Members Who Did Not Attend the State of the Union Address

SAT 800's picture

"Republican Radel from Florida, busted for Cocaine, resigns from Congress"---way to go ! one down only 450 to go.

Berspankme's picture

Lets be honest. With the president and congress all together in one room, could there possibly be a better place for a natural catastrophe to occur. Take everyone of the scumsucking pigs out at once

Mr Pink's picture

I don't have a TV exactly for that reason

NoDebt's picture

Should I put much value in polls of the brainwashed masses who still view most everything in Red/Blue terms?

I don't plan on watching the "State of the Constitutional Overthrow".  I already know how it's going.  It's going spledidly.

Murf_DaSurf's picture



 Am I being selfish?

I was thinking of getting all my fingernails pulled out instead of watching the Show.

RacerX's picture

I wonder which "O" will show. Will it be the folksy O? The sweaty one, with the beady eyes? The Shuckster? Or "E: All of the above"?

NoDebt's picture

It'll be the "screw you, bitchez, I'll do what I want" Obama.  

Meat Hammer's picture

I think it'll be the the Constitution is our problem O

Oldwood's picture

He claims to have studied the constitution for years, so if anyone knows how to fuck it up, he surely does, and indications are he has been extremely successful. That's why he needs to act. Nobody else seems to be willing or able to bring the constitution down. It will take years for the shit he has done to hit the courts and by then he will likely have them restacked anyway. I fear the constitution is cooked.

lakecity55's picture

Yes, but he did not mention it was the old Soviet constitution he studied.

lakecity55's picture

The I don't need Congress or the Courts anymoar "O."

"Soon I will erect a statue of myself in every city and hamlet. You must pull down on the member sticking out and deposit your daily offering."

canstacker's picture

Every time he mentions what "folks" want, drink. When he says what they need.....double.

I am Jobe's picture

Glad I quit watching TV or owning one for over 8 years. Saved a lot and no more brainwashing.  

SAT 800's picture

Absolutely. Could not agree more; it's vitally important. only way to save yourself. Haven't owned one for 50 years.

The Wisp's picture

I've been 40 years without a Television... always confused when somebody says " did you See.? " hardest part is finding an intelligent conversation. which is probably why i like Zero Hedge

Meat Hammer's picture

Cute poll.  Too bad Diebold wasn't included.

krispkritter's picture

That's MR. Diebold to you serf! 

Rainman's picture

See what happens, Barry ??

I am Jobe's picture

No Thank you. hate to clog up the BW


FieldingMellish's picture

Well worth the effort. All the great party members are present.

Meremortal's picture

Only 17% say their representatives deserve reelection.


Yet 96% of incumbents will be reelected.



Oldwood's picture

The lesser of two still evil, it just takes longer to get to hell is all.

Seasmoke's picture

Hang him for Treason on National TV.

krispkritter's picture

The PPV revenues would probably dent the (Irr)National Debt.

Van Halen's picture

Until the populace get it through their heads that about 3000 of them are running 320 million of us straight off a cliff, ain't never gonna happen.

SAT 800's picture

During the SuperBowl halftime show; now that would get some ratings !

Wahooo's picture

Not until I gets my obamaphone.
Then you can have him.

slotmouth's picture

Obama spotted a double bottom and is planning to run again in 2016.

piceridu's picture

Until Pelosi, Boehner, Feinstein, Reed, Schumer et al lose an election, these polls mean nothing.

I am Jobe's picture

Never Underestimate the power of the sheeples who are so inbred and will vote for the fuckers again.  

Debt Slave's picture

Yeah but they have 'freedom of speech' to spew their bullshit over the local airways. Isn't democracy great? The best bullshitter wins! What a great way to run a nation! Right into the ground!

lakecity55's picture

Man, he won't give us a break. My ass is really sore from the last 5 years. At least he hasn't asked us to blow it-yet.

"C'mon, Amerika, just the tip. I promise!"