Fox News Poll: 68% Say Vote Out All Incumbents

@laglen (19779)
United States
March 21, 2010 11:21am CST
This is a subject that I believe a lot of people here agree on. But that really is a huge number. What do you think? Time to clean the house? http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/03/19/fox-news-poll-say-vote-incumbents/?test=latestnews Moreover, 17 percent think Congress cares what the American people want, compared to the large 79 percent majority who think Congress does whatever it wants to do. so true Now I know some of you will disregard this simply because it is a fox poll. But think about this. Just based on the discussions here, I believe that this poll is pretty right on.
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@trruk1 (1031)
• United States
21 Mar 10
Fox News as a reliable source? No way. They find stuff they like and report it and just ignore what they don't like. They called me for a "poll" a couple of days ago. First question: "Are you registered to vote?" Answer was yes. Second question: "Are you in favor of Obama's proposal for a government-run health care program?" Again the answer was yes. He said those were all the questions he had, said "Thank you" and hung up. Do you think my response will make it into their results? I think not. If FAUX News reported that the sun was shining, I would look outside before I would believe it.
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@laglen (19779)
• United States
21 Mar 10
Understandable, but I do think a lot of these results have been found in other polls as well. http://www.gallup.com/poll/113980/gallup-daily-obama-job-approval.aspx not exact same numbers but you get the idea.
@trruk1 (1031)
• United States
22 Mar 10
If the message is that people are unhappy with Congress, well, duh. Of course we are. And with good reason. The only ones who will take a stand are hard-core right-wingers who ignore reality if it does not conform with their ideology and a few (very few) staunch progressives like Kucinich. Everybody else waffles and shucks and jives and does whatever it takes to get enough funds to get re-elected--so they can waffle some more.
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@laglen (19779)
• United States
22 Mar 10
And they same to forget who they are working for. I think that is what has upset people so much. The awful treatment that they have received from their representative.
@jb78000 (15163)
21 Mar 10
the discussions in here are representative of the american people in general? heavens.. don't mean yours btw, you seem fairly sensible, but a large percentage of the discussions in politics central lack much analytical thinking.
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@laglen (19779)
• United States
21 Mar 10
lol thanks for the cushion! But yes it is representative of what people think. Also, in reading the news, blogs and talking to people around here.
@jb78000 (15163)
21 Mar 10
actually that i find disturbing.
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@laglen (19779)
• United States
21 Mar 10
disturbing why?
@gewcew23 (8011)
• United States
21 Mar 10
I just want to know if this is vote out every incumbent or just someone else's incumbent? It always seems to me that everyone loathes someone else's incumbent but thinks theirs is okay. Maybe this election will be different.
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@laglen (19779)
• United States
21 Mar 10
Good point - I want to vote out MY incumbent!
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