Bobby Jindal’s popularity sinkhole (and what it has to do with the real Louisiana sinkhole)

Lamar Parmentel:

Mann on Jindal’s popularity sinkhole

Originally posted on Something Like the Truth:

By Robert Mann

Two polls in recent months provide compelling evidence that Gov. Bobby Jindal’s once-stratospheric popularly has lost considerable altitude.

Perhaps it’s too much to say that Jindal’s governorship is in a nosedive, but if he were an airplane, and you a passenger, you wouldn’t need oxygen.

One statewide poll put Jindal’s job approval at 47 percent; not long thereafter, another poll put his approval at a dismal 37 percent.photo (1) copy

Why the sudden drop in Jindal’s fortunes? The pollsters didn’t say, but we can speculate:

Travel. Jindal is rarely in the state; he’s proving to citizens that he’s no longer interested in courting them (unless they happen to reside in Iowa or New Hampshire). Voters are like perceptive girlfriends – we know when our governor is just not that into us.

Budget and economy. Since Jindal has been governor, the state’s been in perpetual budget crisis. This year’s…

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About Lamar Parmentel

www.dailykingfish.com lead curator; enjoyer of bourbon, the dynasty and the beverage. Reside in New Orleans. Louisiane peut vivre éternellement

Posted on March 7, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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