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28%: Republican Party's Favorability Plummets To Record Low

Gallup: WASHINGTON, D.C. -- With the Republican-controlled House of Representatives engaged in a tense, government-shuttering budgetary standoff against a Democratic president and Senate, the Republican Party is now viewed favorably by 28% of Americans, down from 38% in September. This is the lowest favorable rating measured for either party since Gallup began asking this question in 1992.

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The neo-con party need to

The neo-con party need to abandon their neo-con ways or they will lose forever. They don't need military contractor votes.

Any unfavorable view of the

Any unfavorable view of the Republican party is probably due to the gutless and relentless failure of the party's leadership to stand on principles that it allegedly represents.

The question is; Will the gun

The question is; Will the gun culture vote for a Democrat after their epic gun grab attempt?

All party favorability is dropping!

Both parties are just about out of poop. Or full of it. I wouldn't favor either...


new party emerging

George Will said this weekend that the GOP is no longer the party of Wall Street and the military. Very powerful statement.

Probably true. Democrats have

Probably true. Democrats have effectively co-opted the views of the military-industrial machinery over the years. There is no anti-war arm in either D or R camps.

Michael Nystrom's picture

Do you have a link?

I'd love to read that.

- going to look now -


He's the man.

different spin

A lot of this is conservatives turning away from Republicans. Liberty is winning. And it says to me that Glenn Beck, Levin etc still have a lot if influence. They have been hammering establishment repubs tor two weeks. Glenn Beck told his audience today to leave the republican party.


They suck!

Southern Agrarian

Nice to see that both the Dems and the Reps are near

record lows. If we can just get people to not be tied to political parties, and vote on principle, perhaps things actually might change.

Michael Nystrom's picture

Obama 37%, GOP 28%, Congress 9%

How low can we go?

How low can we go until something BREAKS?

That is what I want to know.

Eventually, something is going to break. Things can't go on like this forever. And my feeling is that we're near the breaking point.

He's the man.

People will reach a breaking

People will reach a breaking point. Soon.

I don't know whether to call

I don't know whether to call the situation a breaking point, or a bottoming out.

GOP has hit rock bottom after two decades plus of BU ll SH..it.

Bush Sr. was never a true republican. If so, then why did he have such a boner over the United Nations?

Bush Jr., "W." went to war backed by UN resolutions.

Ronald Reagan tried to be a true republican but got shot as a result.

The republican party is rooted in the, "Anti-Masonic," Party.


Republicans today are like the Chicago Cubs trying to play ball without wearing the approved colors...black and red.

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

The GOP can thank George W.

The GOP can thank George W. Bush, John McCain and Mitt Romney for those dismal numbers.

Nice job. F..ing RINOs.

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

Don't forget that crazed demon in South Carolina

Lindsey Graham

Propaganda. Both parties are


Both parties are EQUALLY dismal. It's the 'whacko birds' who are forcing the showdown. They were put in office to do exactly what they are doing. While the leeches of society want the status quo to continue, a growing tireless minority refuses to continue down this road...and this small group is far stronger willed than the zombies.

They say once 10% of a population becomes committed to an idea and is unshakeable in their beliefs...those beliefs slowly become adopted by the rest of the people. We're past that 10%. It's only a matter of time.

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

28% of the population

28% of the population actually still believe in the GOP?? LOL Good luck with those clowns...

The Liberty Movement faction rating is higher.

Because the republican Tea Party/LM faction won the carbon dioxide tax battle, the gun grab battle, and the WW3 battle. What's not to like?

Well, the good news is it's heading in the right direction


"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

I'm surprised it is that high.

Thanks for posting.

What is the point of this post?

To cave in to the Socialists and allow ObamaCare to be funded? Screw the polls!

The point? The point is to

The point?

The point is to show that following the current strategy is on track to fully disintegrate the GOP. Which isn't the worst outcome depending on who is asking.

If current trends continue the GOP will guarantee that they will be absolutely destroyed in the next midterm election.

Newsflash: Most people disapprove of the damage the government shutdown is doing much more then the fear of obamacare.

"Lighthouses are more useful than churches."- Ben Franklin
"Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprise."- James Madison


What damage?
The biggest fear big government types have right now is that people will see that government can function with less. Much like the awful sequester.
I'm not saying we should keep all the national monuments/parks closed but really, should the government be allowed to stop people from seeing the Grand Canyon.

Obamacare is the worst thing on earth for people like me who are uninsured because they can't afford the premiums.
However, I don't qualify for a subsidy either.
So, because someone else thinks I can afford to buy something, I must.
If I don't they'll get the money another way.

What if this new government power to tax you for not buying something others think you should have moves to other sectors?
Like retirement,
Buy into a 401k/IRA or we will double your Soc.Sec. withholding.
There are many what ifs that the government can now legally tax you for.

"Most People disapprove of the government shutdown."

You're an idiot, a troll, and a socialist you don't belong on this website, your the farthest thing from a Libertarian, up yours!

You are the idiot living in

You are the idiot living in your own deluded little bubble. Too stupid to understand the world around yourself & too ignorant and deluded to understand that you are fighting a losing battle. A battle that not only will damage our country's economic and political strength in the near term, but will forever damage our countries reputation and our childrens' future because of your own fanaticism.

"Lighthouses are more useful than churches."- Ben Franklin
"Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprise."- James Madison

Ah we need Government

to save our reputation and children's future, yea just keep writing you're looking more and more like a troll, your no friend of Liberty and don't belong here.

What damage?

What about the damage of a Government running wild. Your strategy is the same "do nothing" strategy that has lead to our ruin. I suppose the GOP should just become the Democratic party? Oh, Im sorry. There is no difference. I forgot.

There is no difference. But the GOP is crazy when it actually begins to act differently.

Do you know how stupid the average person responding to this poll is? Do you really want the GOP to simply follow these polls on a daily basis?

Get out of here with this incomprehensible babble.

No, my strategy is to find

No, my strategy is to find problems in our economic and political system and work to gradually fix them. Just like a drug addict, our country is has a corruption and spending problem, but the fix needs to be reasonable and gradual. Collapsing the biggest and most interconnected economy on earth because you want to fix something overnight is going to send shockwaves that could be irreparable.

The GOP is a lost cause, I'm sorry, but look around you, the GOP has lost all respect because their hatred for Obama is about to cause a worldwide economic collapse.

"Lighthouses are more useful than churches."- Ben Franklin
"Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprise."- James Madison

So add another unviable entitlement and then fix it?

There will be only one fix and you know it. Massive taxation affecting everyone but those on the public dole.