Glenn Beck: Tea Party tops polls


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Glenn: In completely, completely unrelated news, the house that approved a $290 billion limit in the debt limit. Obama is now signing a $1.1 trillion spending bill. The house has also approved $155 billion for a jobs programs. And, again, in completely unrelated news Americans in the latest NBC poll, again, NBC Wall Street Journal poll, less than a year after inauguration date, support for the Democratic party continues to slump, amid a difficult economy and a wave of public discontent, according to the Wall Street Journal NBC news poll. Findings underscored how dramatically the political landscape has changed during the Obama administration first year. In January, despite the recession and financial crisis, voters expressed optimism about the future, the new President enjoyed soaring approval ratings, and congressional leaders promised to swiftly pass his ambitious agenda. In December survey, for the first time less than half of Americans approved of the job President Obama was doing, marking a steeper first year fall for a President ‑‑ fall for this President than his recent predecessors. Also for the first time this year, the electorate was split on which party it wanted to see in charge after the 2010 elections. Excuse me? Now, you know what this is. This is, again, a story written poorly. They don't know which party to vote for. We're split as a nation. Yes, yes, we are. But to be split with the Republicans, you've got to be in dire, dire shape because it's no like everybody's, like, you know what? I want to run out and be a Republican.

Stu: That's why the tea party had higher ratings than either party. I mean, that's just significant.

Glenn: It wasn't either party. It was just the Republicans.

Stu: Oh. There's a new one out. If you give me one second, I will find it for you. Here we go. This is a Wall Street Journal NBC news poll.

Glenn: May I ‑‑ may I please, please warn you on something, please.

Stu: Sure.

Glenn: These parties are going to become chameleon‑like and they are going to try to hijack the tea parties and the 9‑12 movement and they are going to try to say, we're just like you. Please be careful next year.

Pat: That's why I only belong to the Christmas party. That's all ‑‑ that's the only way I'll join this year.

Glenn: Really? When do you have meetings?

Pat: Tonight.

Glenn: You have a meeting tonight?

Pat: I have a meeting tonight. (

Glenn: I know.

Stu: Is it an annual?

Stu: Yeah.

Glenn: What happens (at this meeting of the Christmas party? What happens?

Pat: We sit around an eat and stuff and ‑‑

Glenn: Wait, wait, wait. Okay. Hang on. (.

Glenn: It's a Christmas party

Pat: Now that you know about the Christmas party, I knew ‑‑

Glenn: Okay. So, you sit around an eat

Pat: Eat.

Glenn: I'm in. Okay. But what else?

Pat: Well, stupid games.

Glenn: Stupid games.

Stu: I'm a little iffy on that.

Glenn: Okay. All right.

Pat: But the stupid game didn't look to stupid that you might not want to attend the, you know, Christmas party.

Glenn: Right, right.

Pat: So, I think the food might ‑‑

Glenn: And then you have to listen to speeches and then they go on and on and on.

Pat: Oh, geez, I hope not.

Stu: You haven't been to one of these Christmas parties, have you?

Pat: I haven't been.

Stu: This is your first one.

Glenn: Oh, yeah? You just doubled the size of my speech. It's just become 45 minutes.

Pat: I don't think you could speak any less than that.

Stu: Are you capable of standing up for less than 45 minutes? I don't think so.

Glenn: That's what we do at this so‑called Christmas party, as you call it to fondly.

Stu: Yeah. Typically 42, 43. But, you know, this is actually real. More than 4 in 10, 41 percent of respondents said they had a very or somewhat favorable view of the tea party movement.

Glenn: How many?

Stu: 41 percent. While 24 percent said they had a somewhat view. So, 41‑24, plus 17 for the tea parties. The Democratic party, 35 positive, 45 negative, minus 10.

Pat: 35, 45.

Stu: So, plus 17 for tea party, minus 10 for Democratic party.

Glenn: Wow.

Stu: And then Republican party is a 28 percent favorability, a 43 percent negative. So, they're minus 15. (So, tea party plus 17, Democrats minus 10, Republicans minus 15

Pat: The Christmas party? What was the ‑‑ was it in there?

Stu: Christmas party ‑‑

Glenn: Is it in there?

Stu: Plus 47, if Glenn is sick and not making his speech, plus 60. Otherwise ‑‑ there's actually ‑‑

Pat: Is there still at Republican party?

Stu: The world workers party retired.

Glenn: Isn't that amazing?

Pat: It's incredible.

Glenn: It's amazing.

Pat: Especially with all the media backlash against the tea party.

Glenn: And everybody gets them except, you know, talk radio.

Stu: And not only ‑‑ not only ‑‑

Glenn: Look at this. Look at this. The man of the year is Ben Bernanke and no one in Time magazine, they don't even show the pictures of the tea party movement and the tea party movement is more popular than the Republican and the Democratic party.

Stu: By a significant margin. The closest of which 27 points ‑‑ there's a 27‑point swing, the closest. 32 points with the Republicans.

Glenn: That's incredible.

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