Why do you think President Obama?

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  1. CrazedScotsman
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    Why do you think President Obama is so well liked as a person by the American public?

    Any theories on this?
     
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    "He's a nice guy" usually precedes the military "but".
     
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    Im not convinced he is as well liked as some try to make it seem.
     
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    I don't know that he is. His lackeys in the media tell us it's so, but I can't see it. I see pompous.. arrogant..narcissistic..
     
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    Well, poll after poll shows people still like the guy as a person, but I wonder why that is.
     
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    eh polls can be manipulated. i dont put lots of trust in polls.
     
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    I don't as well, but sometimes the numbers are so high, you can't ignore them. Like this latest poll, which I don't have a link to by the way, has President Obama's likability at 60%. It's the Gallop poll I do believe, but 60% is really high for a guy that has made things worse than better.

    Now, I don't want to get into a debate about whether or not we are worse off now than we were when President Obama took office, it's just my opinion.

    I just don't understand how President Obama is so well liked. I have a theory, but I'm cynical and it's most likely not true.
     
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    Not sure, I mean at first I understood. He seems like a nice guy, the Chicks think he is Hot. He has a cool story, he is a good speaker.

    Now, in the Last few months as the Campaign has been heating up, it's becoming more and more clear he isn't such a nice guy, and if he is not speaking from a script he has a tendency to say stupid shit, and let us see his real Beliefs.

    and still people say they like him as a Person.

    Personally I think the Mask is off. He is not Mr Nice Guy, He is not the Guy with all the Answers, he is not Different, or Better. He is not the Guy who brings us together, He is not Change for the Better. He is a very Typical Hyper Partisan Politician who is willing to say anything to get your Vote, and hide the Fact that he is a Terrible Leader, and a mediocre President.
     
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    It's not Uncommon for Politicians to have Higher than you would expect Personal Likeability Ratings. Even when Bush number 2's Job Approval Numbers were in the low 30% range, he still had a Much Higher Personal Likeability Rating. Not 60%, But Well better than 30.

    Even ask today, and you will find a lot of people, even ones who Thought GW was a Horrible President, who say they think he is a Nice Guy.
     
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    Can you name me one politican that is not?
     

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