Wednesday, May 11, 2011

AP poll-cooking: Obama approval jumps

Poll-Cooking With AP: Obama Approval at 60% -- With 46-29 Dem-GOP Split
Tom Blumer (May 11, 2011)
The chefs in the kitchens at AP-GfK (a joint effort of the Associated Press and GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications) have been working overtime cooking up a scrumptious dish for fans of Barack Obama and the Democratic party.

After tasting the output this morning, the AP's Liz Sidoti and Jennifer Agiesta could hardly contain their glee (also saved here for future reference, fair use and discussion purposes):

President Barack Obama's approval rating has hit its highest point in two years -- 60 percent -- and more than half of Americans now say he deserves to be re-elected, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll taken after U.S. forces killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.

In March, the same poll had the president's approval rating at 53%. The graphic which follows, obtained from the the poll's "topline" at AP-GfK's web site, reveal that the AP pair enjoy feasting on empty calories: More