Mann on Jindal’s popularity sinkhole
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.
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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