Rick Scott's Approval Ratings Are "Just Plain Awful"
It's official. Everyone pretty much thinks Rick Scott is crappy at his job.
That, according to a new Quinnipiac poll that has a large number of people saying Governor Voldemort doesn't deserve a second term.
(And that number includes GOPers!)
Rick Scott has feverishly been trying to make people forget about Rick Scott by changing his mind about a few things he had strong convictions about until he realized it makes him a terrible governor and that people hate him for it.
Need moar black magic wizardry to change people's minds!
While Republicans give Scott a positive 63-19 approval rating, 53-30 percent say they'd like to see another candidate challenge Gov. McCreepyPants in a primary.
The Quinnipiac poll, which surveyed 1,261 Floridian voters over the phone between December 11 and 17, with a 2.8 percent margin of error, has more than half of those voters saying Scott doesn't deserve a second term.
BUT HE WANTS TO ADD EARLY VOTING DAYS NOW, YOU GUYS.
"Gov. Rick Scott's ratings with voters are just plain awful," said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. "The numbers cannot be sugar-coated."
The poll also says that Charlie Crist and Alex Sink are the best candidates to put up against Scott in 2014. Both Crist and Sink have a higher favorability rating than The Rick.
"When voters in a politician's own party want him to be challenged in a primary by another candidate, it's difficult to see it as anything but outright rejection," Brown added.
Scott, who has already raised $5 million in reelection money, does have some good news. His approval rating is up from 2011.
Which pretty much means Scott's approval ratings improved from abysmal to awful.
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