Great news for those gullible enough to buy into the patently moronic hype that swept a hard left community organizer with no qualifications and an alarming background into the White House — all that vacuous Hope & Change froth was real and still exists. You know it must be true because your Moonbat Messiah says so:
Speaking to an audience at a political fundraiser in New York, Obama recalled a line from a speech by 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in which she ridiculed the themes of his presidential campaign by referring to “hopey changey stuff.” Without mentioning Palin by name, he told his audience Tuesday: “All that hopey changey stuff, as they say? That was real. It wasn’t something … it was real, you could feel it. You know it. It’s still there.”
In lieu of productive accomplishments, President Downgrade bragged about nationalizing the healthcare industry despite overwhelming public opposition and turning the military into a depraved social engineering laboratory with the imposition of open homosexuality.
Meanwhile, back in reality:
With President Obama’s approval ratings mired near career lows, the number of Americans holding favorable impressions of him has — for the first time in his presidency —sagged under 50 percent, according to Washington Post-ABC News polls. Barely more than one in five now hold “strongly” positive views, down significantly since the spring.
In the poll — a new weekly look at who is up and who is down on this basic measure of public sentiment — 47 percent say they view Obama favorably, but just as many, 46 percent, view him unfavorably. For the first time, those with intensely negative impressions outnumber his strong backers.
Even the core pillars of his support — blacks, hard core Demorrhoids, and kids too young to know better — are starting to crack:
African Americans continue to view the president favorably in overwhelming numbers, but the proportion expressing strongly positive views has dropped 25 points since mid-April. Five months ago, 83 percent of African Americans held strongly favorable impressions of Obama. In the new poll, the number doing so is 58 percent.
Similarly, for the first time since he’s been in office, Obama’s favorable rating has slipped below 50 percent among those aged 18 to 29, with as many holding strongly unfavorable as strongly favorable views (21 to 18 percent). Strongly favorable views among all liberal Democrats are down from 69 percent in April to 52 percent now.
This is coming from the same liberal media that hyped him into office.
But The Anointed One can always mount his trusty unicorn and fly away over the rainbow, to where facts and numbers can’t reach him.
On tips from Dan Feely and The MaryHunter. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.