On Tuesday’s “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel, former Clinton adviser and Democratic strategist James Carville reacted to an ABC-Washington Post poll unveiled earlier in the day that showed President Barack Obama with low numbers and concluded Democrats face obstacles in this fall’s midterm elections.
“I saw that poll. My day started out about as good as Donald Sterling’s – it wasn’t too good,” Carville said. “That was one way to ask a question. Look, the poll was not good. I’m not one of these people that say — trash the poll. The poll was not good on a variety of fronts. If i saw ABC-Washington Post poll I would say is it generally a pretty highly respected poll. Sometimes they can be a little bit off. I’m hoping this is. I will wait to find the next one before i get my straight-razor out. It was not a great poll for the Democrats at all.
“Look, we are in the six-year term,” he added. “We have a difficult map. We have a high wrong-track number. I think things are going to get — the health care law are getting better and the economy is starting to pick up. I’m hopeful and slightly optimistic that will help us going into November of this year. But right now, I will be the first to concede we are in somewhat of a difficult position.”
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