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"Like lukewarm water, neither hot nor cold:" Boehner Drops Below a Despised Pelosi in Polls

By Justin Sink | The Hill

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) now ranks as the least-liked congressional leader, with just 31 percent of voters holding a positive opinion of the Republican leader and more than half — 51 percent — saying they view the Ohio congressman unfavorably.

That's the first time in several years that Boehner has slipped below House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in the Rasmussen survey. The Democratic leader held a 37 percent favorability rating in the poll.

The poll was released Friday, just hours after Boehner was unable to rally Republican support behind his "Plan B" proposal, intended to secure additional leverage in "fiscal cliff" negotiations with President Obama. And it comes just a day after President Obama's approval rating in the Gallup daily tracking poll hit 56 percent, the highest mark for the president since October 2009.Boehner's slipping popularity likely comes from voters' wariness with Republicans as the deadline to reach a debt deal approaches.'

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John "the dictator" Boehner

John "the dictator" Boehner

The 31% Who Like Him Are Democrats

As far as I'm concerned, he's the Republican version of Pelosi...

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!


It is the opinion of the chair that the Nays have it....go to scenario 2.....I shall resign :)


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Boehner is still 3rd in line to be POTUS. Ugh.

Hilliary is 4th. Geithner is 5th. This current line of presidential succession reads like a who's who of the NWO. We are in some serious hip deep do-do, even if Boehner suddenly disappears.


this is what I don't get

What I find MOST shocking about this is that there are 31% of voters who STILL hold him in positive light? Where are THEY? I haven't met one of them...........

About as shocking as Congress's 9% approval rating or whatever it is now. You mean there's 9% of the people out there who go through life functioning on their brain stem only? Wait ..... I already know that's true....... :/


Hard to imagine, is that obama was, the worst president in US history was re-elected!

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!

Well deserved !

Well deserved !

It is better to look dumb and not be, than to look smart and not be.

Well deserved


It is better to look dumb and not be, than to look smart and not be.

Boehner has done nothing to win the base...

and much to distance it. Looks like a set-up for Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House? Too bad Ron Paul is not still there! (He's the only Paul who has been in the House worthy of the position.)

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

I heard if they ditch him, Paul Ryan could become speaker

That is frightening!