Florida’s Rick Scott sinks to 29 percent approval

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Political Junky, May 25, 2011.

  1. Political Junky
    Online

    Political Junky Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 27, 2009
    Messages:
    22,817
    Thanks Received:
    3,494
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +8,004
    Florida :clap2:


    A new Quinnipiac poll has bad news for Florida’s Governor Rick Scott (R). After five months in office, only 29 percent of respondents approve of his performance, making him one of the least popular governors in the country.

    It’s not just Democrats who aren’t happy. 57 percent of independent voters, many of whom voted for Scott in 2010, disapprove of his performance. Only 51 percent of Republicans give him a thumbs up.
    <more>
     
  2. Avatar4321
    Offline

    Avatar4321 Diamond Member Gold Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2004
    Messages:
    75,475
    Thanks Received:
    8,998
    Trophy Points:
    2,070
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Ratings:
    +16,634
    When I move to Florida, ill care alittle more.
     
  3. C_Clayton_Jones
    Offline

    C_Clayton_Jones Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2011
    Messages:
    42,234
    Thanks Received:
    9,108
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    In a Republic, actually
    Ratings:
    +24,962
    Fortunately for Scott Florida democrats are so utterly incompetent that they can’t even work this into a political advantage.
     
  4. Toro
    Offline

    Toro Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2005
    Messages:
    58,450
    Thanks Received:
    12,318
    Trophy Points:
    2,180
    Location:
    The Big Bend via Riderville
    Ratings:
    +35,628
    This is true. The Florida Democrats are so incompetent, they couldn't organize a piss up in a brewery.

    Scott's approval numbers are the lowest in recorded history in the state. A big part of his problem IMHO is that he is not governing to the state. He is governing to the Tea Party. For example, he signed the budget today outside of Tallahassee at a Tea Party stronghold. That's all he has been talking to. Or at least that's the impression he had been giving.

    I will give him props for this. I know people who deal with him at a high level and he isn't a typical politician. He will listen and will make decisions on what he thinks is right, not on the way the political winds are blowing like that spineless jellyfish, Crist. He is also well briefed and does his homework. If he starts talking to all Floridians rather than just his diehard supporters, he can turn this around as the economy eventually gets better.
     
  5. Warrior102
    Offline

    Warrior102 Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 22, 2011
    Messages:
    16,554
    Thanks Received:
    4,020
    Trophy Points:
    183
    Ratings:
    +4,031
    Who?
    And we should care why?
     
  6. Sheldon
    Offline

    Sheldon Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2010
    Messages:
    5,215
    Thanks Received:
    1,327
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +1,330
    That reminds me of when Rep Bachmann gave the counter SOTU address a few months ago. Instead of facing directly into the nationally-broadcast camera, she was looking off to the side... where the Tea Party camera was.
     
  7. Ravi
    Offline

    Ravi Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
    Messages:
    85,546
    Thanks Received:
    13,256
    Trophy Points:
    2,205
    Location:
    Hating Hatters
    Ratings:
    +35,708
    Rick Scott is a toad.
     
  8. rightwinger
    Online

    rightwinger Award Winning USMB Paid Messageboard Poster Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2009
    Messages:
    136,052
    Thanks Received:
    21,887
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    NJ & MD
    Ratings:
    +56,482
    Gotta love the TeaTards
     
  9. Cal
    Offline

    Cal Since 2010™

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2010
    Messages:
    2,143
    Thanks Received:
    375
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Right behind you!
    Ratings:
    +375
    But he clearly is representing the will of the people.. Just ask any Tea Partier.. :thup:.
     
  10. Old Rocks
    Offline

    Old Rocks Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Messages:
    53,073
    Thanks Received:
    6,330
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    Portland, Ore.
    Ratings:
    +14,567
    Rick Scott should be giving speechs from Leavonworth.
     

Share This Page