Thursday, February 7, 2019

60% Approve of Governor's Performance

Mississippians haven't had their fill of Phil as they gave him a 60% job approval rating in the latest Mason-Dixon poll.  60% of registered voters approved of his job performance while 33% disapproved.  Meanwhile, 56% of the respondents approved of President Trump's job performance.  The sample was 625 likely Mississippi voters with a margin of error of four points.


32 comments:

Anonymous said...

The racial diversity in Mississippi is spread across approximately 59% Caucasians, 37.5% African Americans, 1.2% two or more races, 1% Asians, .9% other races, and .4% Native North Americans.

Coincidence? Nope. Mississippi is racially divided as ever. Closet Klan hillbillies still run everything - starting with Philbilly. Go against them, and you will be further punished economically....and while they're grinnin' in your face saying, "Bless your heart, you just don't understand how we do things here."

Anonymous said...

Good Lord deliver us!

Anonymous said...

What else would you expect, even after Trump is indicted these yoyos in Missippi will support him. Farmers can't sell their crops, the car industry is reeling from tariffs too. The tax cut benifets don't even buy a 6 pack. The deficit is going out the roof and the majority love him, you try figuring that out. As for Phil it ain't his fault, Tater done run roughshod over the state the last 8 years.

Anonymous said...

The reliable JJ trolls out for their morning stroll.

Anonymous said...

Pow Pow Pow...as the same socialist, clown posts three times five-six minutes apart.

Cynical Sam said...

Mississippi has the best politicians that money can buy. You can take that to the bank.









Build the wall (on County Line Road).

Louis LeFleur said...

Two thumbs down for Phil from me. As usual, I'm not in step with my fellow Mississippians even though born and raised here.

Anonymous said...

Read the tea leaves Jimbo. More bad news.

Anonymous said...

Per comments on Facebook, the Pot Heads are clearly against him. #freedaweed

Anonymous said...

@6:32

race race race race race race.....Don't you idiots ever get tired of having NOTHING else to talk about ?

Anonymous said...

Why do blacks disapprove so overwhelmingly of Trump ? What has he done to them other than get a lot of them jobs they didn't have ? Serious question.

Anonymous said...

Why do blacks disapprove so overwhelmingly of Trump?

They are told to and they do what they are told. Look at their voting patterns for all the evidence you need.

Anonymous said...

I'm proud to be in the 40%, and I am white, conservative, educated, and over 50. Phil is an embarrassment to our state.

Anonymous said...

8:42 For the same reasons you would disapprove of a white democrat candidate no matter what he said or might be doing. He draws flies like a garbage can. A politician has a "base" he caters to and protects. You cannot take the man without his base. He draws flies. With Trump it's those big green flies who carry their rebel flags and talk about bringing back the good ole days and think Black people who have little or nothing have been getting too much. Black people have no reason to see friends or comfort among "Trump's people" but he must play to them. It ain't just him it's what he brings with him. Can you understand that? Do you want to understand?

Louis LeFleur said...

Ditto, 8:59.

Anonymous said...

JFP burns an edition interviewing someone pegging in at a paltry 9%, without even a remote chance to win, to a readership that is predominantly Jackson Democrats. LOL

Anonymous said...

60% of MS likes Bryant. 90% of JJ hates him.
I like this blogs, but it's readers are a bit skewed.

Anonymous said...

Ashamed to say that I voted for Phil both times, but I can't say that I approve of the job he's done. Problem is we really didn't have a suitable alternative in whoever the other candidates were. As has been said many times on this blog, the guv really has very little power in this state, so Phil has pretty much been the face of our state gov't. Tater has much more legislative power as Lt. Guv, and I put more the blame on him and his cronies for the state's performance, or lack thereof, over the last eight years. I'll be glad to see Feel ride off into the sunset, but I won't be happy to see his replacement whoever that ends up being (Tater or Hood). Please GOD, please let somebody else come forward that will give those two clowns a run for their money!!!

Anonymous said...

56% is what Tater will win by... That's what this poll says. About 4% of you are the supposed white conservatives who are never Tater, and never Trump. Keep buying into the establishment media anti-trump hype while cashing your checks, expanding your businesses and paying less at the pump... oh and ensuring a pro-constitution Supreme Court for years to come! And while small and midsized cars are down a few percentage points from last year, light-duty trucks and SUVs are way up! But, damn if his tweets aren't like the princess and the pea to you!

Anonymous said...

@ February 7, 2019 at 9:42 AM

First - well stated, everything you said was on point. Do they actually want to understand? Hell no - they want confirmation for their personal beliefs so they can stay comfortably numb and ignore facts.

Why do blacks disapprove so overwhelmingly of Trump ?

hell, because he's a habitual liar and a con-artist. You can constantly catch him in a lie, you can constantly catch his enablers covering for his bullsh*t!?

They are told to and they do what they are told.

How is that any different from the majority of white Mississippians that vote Republican?

It goes to show you why Tate Reeves repeats the same talking points - "fake news media" "Hollywood liberals" "conservative values"

But the onus of the political paradigm shift falls on 40% of Mississippians population!?

The state remains in dead last because the majority keeps us here by continuously electing garbage candidates that only look out for the wealthiest people in this state!?

Anonymous said...

Head Football Coach: [Goes 6-6 after going to multiple consecutive bowls in toughest division in football]

Mississippians: FIRE HIS ASS!!! Run him out of town!! This is an EMBARRASSMENT!! Don't TELL ME we cain't compete for national championships! What a joke!!

Gov. Phil Bryant: [Consistently places Mississippi in the bottom five for economic growth, last in per capita income, last in education. Drives away business with pointless discriminatory laws. Has no coherent plan to change any of this.]

Mississippians: That Phil sure is a nice feller. Wish we could elect him again.

Anonymous said...

@11:56

Truer words have never been spoken. It is pretty ridiculous that the bulk of the 60%'s lives could be improved if conditions for all Mississippians are improved. However, they do not want some of the 37%'s to appear better than them.

If the 37%'s disappeared from MS, we would still rank no better than 46th in most categories under the current ruling party. We'd probably only pass WV, LA, and AR.

Please give us some truly viable candidates in this state, who want to exact positive change on this state. I am not talking about entitlements and all your other dog whistle phrases that incites the base.

I want a better MS and USA. This two party BS is for the birds.

Anonymous said...

Can any of the ultra conservatives speak in their own words without using terms like “establishment” “main stream media” “socialism”? No, because they aren’t capable of speaking on their own with their own words. And, there are plenty of liberals that are the same way. It is a shame such a large part of our population can’t think own its own and must be lead like pack of mindeless sheep.

Anonymous said...

@9:42, you mean like that political party or group of people who think I owe reparations(or owe anything in general) to a certain group of people who I have never met, who apparently their ancestors were treated unfairly by people both of us have never met? "That Base" they cater too thinking someone owes them something. That kind of the same thing?

Anonymous said...

@8:42, Trump has never provided proof that something he has done resulted in an increase in black employment. In fact, he has done nothing. Total employment numbers for everyone, including blacks, has increased because the working age population has increased. As a percentage of working age blacks, there has not been an appreciable increase.

@12:52, nobody wants anything from you except respect.

Anonymous said...

Ask the boys at the FED. We are still riding the Obama Wave. Trump is starting trade wars and raising the defecit, since when have those things fueled an economic surge?

Theca Jones said...

Phil needs to take a shower. I know that much.

Anonymous said...

I thought about this for a little while and I can't name a single notable thing Phil Bryant has done for this state or its citizens. Not a single thing.

Anonymous said...

2:20 Funny how when the population aged 8 years under Obama and unemployment consistently rose that it was Bush's fault. When Trump implemented reduced corporate regulation and reduced taxes and unemployment plummeted it is because the population aged two years.

2:20 is awarded the dumbest post of the year to date, and that is saying something!

Anonymous said...

Main street media in Mississippi. Are you talking about J.T. Williams and Wino?

Anonymous said...

@8:18, you can't be serious. You're calling someone dumb and you can't even read a line chart?

Anonymous said...

@11:20 you nailed it.

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