Public Supports Obama ... But Not So Much Republicans

Chuck Todd asks:

With Obama's aggressive courtship of Republicans (meeting with them in private, having them over to the White House for cocktails, appointing three of them to his cabinet), did anyone think that just three Republicans (Collins, Snowe, Specter) out of 219 GOP senators and congressman would so far support the stimulus?

I thought there might be a few more, but basically I knew they would vote against it en masse. The conservative movement owns the GOP. Their leader Rush Limbaugh speaks for them and he wasn't lying when he said he wants Obama to fail.

On a brighter note, the public seems to be hanging in with Obama, which is very good news:

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