Poll-itics: Two polls that will drive the GOP crazy(er)

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GOP crybaby

Via a couple of email alerts from CNN:

More people say Republicans in Congress rather than President Barack Obama would be responsible if the federal government shuts down starting Tuesday because of a bitter partisan battle over the new health care law, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll.

With just hours before funding for the federal government runs out at 12:01 a.m. ET Tuesday, the poll showed that most Americans also think congressional Republicans are acting like "spoiled children" in this fiscal fight, with the public divided on whether the president is acting like a spoiled child or a responsible adult.

The poll was conducted for CNN by ORC International September 27-29, with 803 adults nationwide questioned by telephone. The survey's overall sampling error is plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

And this:

Three out of four Americans favor direct diplomatic negotiations between the U.S. and Iran in an attempt to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, with 21% opposed, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll.

President Barack Obama spoke on the phone Friday with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- the first direct conversation between leaders in Washington and Tehran since 1979 -- raising the possibility a deal can be reached over Iran's nuclear program.

The poll was conducted for CNN by ORC International September 27-29, with 803 adults nationwide questioned by telephone. The survey's overall sampling error is plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

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  • Steel Cowboy

    So much for no longer being the "Party of Stupid" This will stick to the GOP along with the 400 Filibusters and obstruction for the last 5 years.