The latest survey from Democratic-leaning firm Public Policy Polling (PPP), conducted in conjunction with Daily Kos and SEIU, shows that 49 percent of registered voters nationwide think Republicans are “intentionally stalling efforts to jumpstart the economy” to ensure Obama’s defeat in November. Half of all independents surveyed feel the same way.
Half of all independents. Clearly if the president’s campaign wants to make a case for sabotage, voters will respond favorably rather than fleeing. Besides, in the absence of any other jobs legislation, this might be the president’s only course of action if the unemployment situation stalls in next month’s report as well.