In the middle of last month, a New York Times/CBS News poll revealed that only one in 10 Americans knew they’d received President Obama’s signature tax cut. Today, more terrible news for the administration:
A Bloomberg National Poll conducted Oct. 24-26 finds that by a two-to-one margin, likely voters in the Nov. 2 midterm elections think taxes have gone up, the economy has shrunk, and the billions lent to banks as part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program won’t be recovered.
The fact of the matter is that you can enact as much change as you want, but if nobody hears about that change then you're going to look inept and you're going to lose come Election Day. And by my calculations, that fateful day is just on the other side of this holiday weekend, when nobody’s going to be reading about politics.
As you probably are by now, expect big losses for the Democrats on Tuesday.
-Cord Jefferson is a staff writer at The Root. Follow him on Twitter.