Obama Dragging Down His Own Party


I’ve been watching the GOP debate and following the reactions on twitter. In the meantime, a new poll came out showing Obama is dragging down his own party.

One of the Democratic party’s leading pollsters released a survey of 60 Republican-held battleground districts today painting an ominous picture for Congressional Democrats in 2012. The poll shows Democratic House candidates faring worse than they did in the 2010 midterms, being dragged down by an unpopular president who would lose to both Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Mitt Romney.

Pollster Stan Greenberg released the poll with some sugary spin for Democrats, downplaying the results by arguing that the president’s jobs plan will improve the party’s fortunes. …

Read the whole thing. Worse yet for President Obama, the poll focused on battleground districts.