August 2nd, 2010
08:37 PM ET
soundoff (27 Responses)
  1. JES

    This is what happens when you don't listen to the majority of the voters.

    Nobody likes things shoved down their throats and that is all you have done so far.

    It sucks and hope you all pay for it November.

    August 2, 2010 08:41 pm at 8:41 pm |
  2. Riley

    Because their victories are NOT the voters victories. Look at the polls to see how unpopular Health Care/ Obama Care has been.

    August 2, 2010 08:41 pm at 8:41 pm |
  3. marxist dogs are out of control

    It is a real simple concept. These "legislative victories" were in the face of fierce opposition by the majority of Americans. Almost everthing they shoved down our throats, such as healthcare "reform" is terribly damaging to the republic and the people recognize that. But the "smart set", the Progressives and the CNN types don't have a clue.

    August 2, 2010 08:43 pm at 8:43 pm |
  4. barry

    watching the show tonight i had to turn the channel after witnessing a beat up session on gov ed rendall.....the guy was amazing on meet the press up against bloomberg and greenspan...he is a good man..your network showed him no respect.....

    August 2, 2010 08:51 pm at 8:51 pm |
  5. Four and The Door

    Yeah, the Democrats have "...lost the communications battle..". But the problem was that they weren't listening when Americans were telling them over and over what we want. It seems more like Americans citizens lost the communications battle. Instead, the Democrats went their own ( i.e., the special interests groups they are beholden to ) way. Look at what they have done in Health Care, The Economy, Immigration and the Federal Deficit! Lot's of partisan legislation...lousy if any results. No surprise that with poor legislation Americans like them less and less!

    August 2, 2010 08:58 pm at 8:58 pm |
  6. normajean

    I'd like to see these same items listed with the Republican percentages following each item according to those "so called" polled numbers. Considering what they haven't done for the last two tears, I think the figures would be very enlightening.

    August 2, 2010 09:02 pm at 9:02 pm |
  7. Angus McDugan

    Proof that Americans don't want to become socialists.

    August 2, 2010 09:22 pm at 9:22 pm |
  8. thor

    CNN is in a quandary.Their friends,the democratic party don't get the credit they deserve in spite of the fact that CNN runs one positive story after another and puts their best spin doctors out to promote them.Could it be that the public is waking up to the fact that CNN is made up with a bunch of liberal commentators who have no desire to be fair in their coverage?

    August 2, 2010 09:24 pm at 9:24 pm |
  9. Joey

    Goodbye bad policy dems!

    August 2, 2010 09:42 pm at 9:42 pm |
  10. Stinky from NJ

    So long as I get my free stuff, who cares??? Boo-yah!!!!

    August 2, 2010 09:47 pm at 9:47 pm |
  11. JFK

    Well thats what happen when the masses listen to the hatred and fear of the Right and the Do Nothing GOP! The Republicans have no ideas except to say no or block progress on the mess they helped make.

    August 2, 2010 09:54 pm at 9:54 pm |
  12. Len

    And why are their policies and achievements nto translating to the American people!!! Could it be the MEDIA who does not give credit to this Administration!!!! I would say YES!!!

    August 2, 2010 10:00 pm at 10:00 pm |
  13. proud dem in nc

    Eight years of the Bush disaster, and folks are giving Obama low poll numbers. What planet were you people living on. He can't fix Bush's mess overnight, especially when the GOP- Grand Obstructionist Party- submarines him during every vote. Go ahead and vote for the GOP fools in November. Things will only get worse.

    August 2, 2010 10:08 pm at 10:08 pm |
  14. Glenn Koons

    As usual ,CNN and the liberal elites are clueless. The reason all these laws passed by the huge Dem majorities are not good laws is their agenda ideology is horrid for the masses of the American people. These items: Obamacare already is ready for repeal as is the inane Dodd-Frank so called fiscal reform junk. Amnesty, no border controls, some type of Reid Cap and Trade are all lousy bills and only the Left loves them. Every time His Highness talks about the economy and what he has done, the Dow tumbles. He is so in love with I , I, I that he has not seen that the bills passed look more like the hodge podge of Marxist baloney that is featured in Cuba and Venezuela.

    August 2, 2010 10:23 pm at 10:23 pm |
  15. jim

    Is Gov.Ed Rendell on the CNN payroll.Every time i seem to watch there he is bumping his gums like he's some expert on why the public isn't buying what Obama is selling.All i hear him say is that people just don't understand what is in any particular program.I say popycock !!! The people don't like the snake oil that Obama and his friends in the media are selling and don't like being told they are fools.

    August 2, 2010 10:42 pm at 10:42 pm |
  16. Jim S

    its no wonder the dems cant get any credit for doing the right thing for the country beause everything they do there are people like linbaugh and palin crying that the world is comeing to an end and the only thing that can save it is to have oboma and the country fail

    August 2, 2010 10:42 pm at 10:42 pm |
  17. Airdoc

    Do Ya Think?? All the legislation they passed were opposed by more than half the country! Their reality will be in 90 days from now.

    August 2, 2010 10:48 pm at 10:48 pm |
  18. William Jefferson

    Democrats have done more positive good for the Untied States and our people in 19 months than republicons have in the 50 years total since Dwight Eisenhower left office. (He was the last decent and respecatble republicon to hold high office) And yet because of the stranglehold republicons have on the press you would think President Obama had crashed the economy, gutted our laws, started illegal wars, and destroyed the basic underpinning of our regulatory infrastructure. ALL the handiwork of republicons.

    August 2, 2010 11:11 pm at 11:11 pm |
  19. Hammerer

    That is not really hard to understand. The dems, at obama's insistence, has rammed through bill that the citizens oppose. They try to sell the idea that people want the government to control their lives and want to share the fruits of their labor with the irresponsible and the lazy, but they are so far out of touch with reality that the well being of our country is in jeopardy.

    August 2, 2010 11:14 pm at 11:14 pm |
  20. Colorado Liberal

    If these polls are accurate, they suggest two possibilities: either

    1) the American people are becoming more and more stupid; or
    2) the American people are becoming less and less informed.

    #1 might be favored as much evidence suggests that Americans are becoming less and less intellectually competitive. Moreover, our "American memories" are quite short. For example, few Republicans appear to be able to establish cause and effect relationships across time: how many Republicans are able to link our present difficulties with early 2001 to early 2009–the Bush/Cheney years? Very few.

    As conservative corporations largely control the media, the latter (#2) possibility might be favored.

    In the end, one could persuasively argue that #1 and #2 are essentially the same reality. But it is a midterm election year, and when the economy is challenged incumbents tend to suffer.

    God help this country.

    August 2, 2010 11:22 pm at 11:22 pm |
  21. snow

    And the news is what? The demorats passed everything they could against the wishes of the majority of Americans and they wonder what will happen in November. How wacko and out of touch with reality are these liberals. Payback is coming in November and the liberals, demorats and republicans who voted for the massive spending for nobama had better be lining up moving boxes.

    August 2, 2010 11:27 pm at 11:27 pm |
  22. steve b

    All done with full support from the Democratic controlled House and Senate, excellent job!

    August 2, 2010 11:57 pm at 11:57 pm |
  23. lforlegend

    And the party of NO (reborn Publicans) has NO solution to mess they have helped get us in. Even if they "took control" of house and senate, America would be in the same, tired mess. I have no trust in any of them, honestly. And the Dems act like little scared sissies on the playground.

    August 3, 2010 12:18 am at 12:18 am |
  24. John

    Not translating for Democrats? 'Twas ever thus.

    Republicans make a mess. Democrats have the unpopular job of cleaning it up. Republicans capitalize on this.

    Repeat.

    August 3, 2010 12:31 am at 12:31 am |
  25. Astrel Fort

    The people of Minnesota, is looking for a Senator who understand the life of our citizens. We are look for someone, who will not use his, or her conservative views to creating conflict in our society. We have to understand, every citizen on our Land should be recognizing as a people.
    Whatever they are, they can be gays, lesbian handicap old, and young. They are Americans .For instance, the alternate become a distraction to our modern society. The only chance we have to defeat these folks, is stand together to fight for our right.

    August 3, 2010 01:08 am at 1:08 am |
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