Welcome to FinHeaven Fans Forums! We're glad to have you here. Please feel free to browse the forum. We'd like to invite you to join our community



VIP Members don't see these ads. Join VIP Now
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 19

Thread: Most approve of Obama's Cabinet picks, poll shows

  1. -1
    MDFINFAN's Avatar
    Reach for the Stars
    Status:
    Online
    WPA:
    Join date:
    May 2002
    Posts:
    21,462
    vCash:
    3806
    Loc:
    Maryland

    Most approve of Obama's Cabinet picks, poll shows

    Seventy-five percent of those questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey approve of Obama's Cabinet choices, with 22 percent disapproving.

    That's 16 points higher than those in favor of then President-elect Bush's Cabinet picks eight years ago.
    http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/12/...net/index.html
    Quote Quote  

  2. -2
    Waterlogged
    Status:
    Offline
    WPA:
    Join date:
    Apr 2007
    Posts:
    4,796
    vCash:
    1452
    Loc:
    orlando
    and look how good that turned out for bush.
    Quote Quote  

  3. -3
    Locke's Avatar
    They looked like strong hands.
    Status:
    Offline
    WPA:
    Join date:
    Aug 2008
    Posts:
    10,044
    vCash:
    17716
    Loc:
    Albuquerque, NM
    Quote Originally Posted by jared81 View Post
    and look how good that turned out for bush.
    Worst argument ever.

    If I could take your pain and frame it, and hang it on my wall,
    maybe you would never have to hurt again...

    Quote Quote  

  4. -4
    LouPhinFan's Avatar
    It's ok to say "I don't know".
    Status:
    Offline
    WPA:
    Join date:
    Sep 2006
    Posts:
    7,332
    vCash:
    25388
    Loc:
    Louisville, KY
    Cap's shield
    That's all fine and dandy but can Obama control all these strong personalities? That's the real question.

    When its all said and done I think there's not going to be a middle ground with this cabinet. Either its going to be one of the greatest cabinets of all time, or a complete disaster. One or the other...
    Enjoy your burrito.

    Quote Quote  

  5. -5
    Tetragrammaton's Avatar
    FinHeaven Elite
    Status:
    Offline
    WPA:
    Join date:
    Apr 2006
    Posts:
    10,565
    vCash:
    10841
    Quote Originally Posted by LouPhinFan View Post
    That's all fine and dandy but can Obama control all these strong personalities? That's the real question.

    When its all said and done I think there's not going to be a middle ground with this cabinet. Either its going to be one of the greatest cabinets of all time, or a complete disaster. One or the other...
    What personalities other than Hillary? Joe Biden and Bill Richardson are loyal soldiers. Robert Gates as well. Holder, Napolitano, Rahm Emanuel, David Axelrod, Tom Daschle?

    I have to disagree with you big time. I think it is very clear who is in charge. Hillary is the only problem, really.

    I have to say that I am a big fan of Susan Rice. I really hope she finds her way to Secretary of State in the immediate future.
    Quote Quote  

  6. -6
    tucker's Avatar
    Perennial All-Pro
    Status:
    Offline
    WPA:
    Join date:
    Mar 2005
    Posts:
    5,029
    vCash:
    1000
    2 of the picks i dont like..Dick Parsons and Robert Rubin...they have created messes where ever they have been
    Quote Quote  

  7. -7
    MDFINFAN's Avatar
    Reach for the Stars
    Status:
    Online
    WPA:
    Join date:
    May 2002
    Posts:
    21,462
    vCash:
    3806
    Loc:
    Maryland
    Quote Originally Posted by tucker View Post
    2 of the picks i dont like..Dick Parsons and Robert Rubin...they have created messes where ever they have been
    What position does Rubin have other than a advisor Obama has to his disposal, and Rubin did a good job for Clinton..so I don't get you on that one..
    Quote Quote  

  8. -8
    Dolphins9954's Avatar
    Pro Bowler
    Status:
    Offline
    WPA:
    Join date:
    Apr 2005
    Posts:
    10,623
    vCash:
    15372
    "Obama is so popular that 52 percent of Republicans approve of his Cabinet choices," Holland said.

    Even the Neo-Cons like Obama picks.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hLjniHoHSA


    I'm sure without a doubt that the majority of those polled had no idea about who his picks are. I would have loved to see the people polled name at least 4 or 5 picks. Now that would have been fun to watch.





    "Politics is the Art of Looking for Trouble, Finding it Everywhere, Diagnosing it Incorrectly, and Applying the Wrong Remedies"
    Quote Quote  

  9. -9
    Eshlemon's Avatar
    FinHeaven VIP
    Status:
    Offline
    WPA:
    Join date:
    Jan 2004
    Posts:
    4,873
    vCash:
    1905
    Loc:
    Greensboro, NC
    Quote Originally Posted by MDFINFAN View Post
    What position does Rubin have other than a advisor Obama has to his disposal, and Rubin did a good job for Clinton..so I don't get you on that one..
    So now you like NAFTA, Greenspan monetary policies, and deregulation of morgate direvitives? Not to mention the awsome job Rubin did at Citigroup the last 8 years, definately worth the $50 million he was paid this year.

    Is Brownie available for FEMA? Cheney up for Department of Energy?
    Quote Quote  

  10. -10
    Eshlemon's Avatar
    FinHeaven VIP
    Status:
    Offline
    WPA:
    Join date:
    Jan 2004
    Posts:
    4,873
    vCash:
    1905
    Loc:
    Greensboro, NC
    Quote Originally Posted by Dolphins9954 View Post
    Even the Neo-Cons like Obama picks.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hLjniHoHSA


    I'm sure without a doubt that the majority of those polled had no idea about who his picks are. I would have loved to see the people polled name at least 4 or 5 picks. Now that would have been fun to watch.
    Hoping for a Jon Stewart interview skit of Cheney being named Energy secretary and the approval that comes with it.
    Quote Quote  

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 17
    Last Post: 11-26-2010, 06:37 PM
  2. Remember Me? Ex-Cabinet Pick Hits Obama
    By BAMAPHIN 22 in forum Political | War Forum
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-28-2009, 02:33 PM
  3. At least half of Obama's Cabinet chiefs are millionaires
    By BAMAPHIN 22 in forum Political | War Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-29-2009, 06:04 PM
  4. President-Elect Obama's Cabinet
    By BAMAPHIN 22 in forum Political | War Forum
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-03-2008, 02:30 PM
  5. Chet Edwards For Obama Cabinet?
    By GoonBoss in forum Political | War Forum
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-06-2008, 11:26 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •