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.


"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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