“RAISED REPUBLICAN. I can help myself, thanks.”
(Bumper sticker spotted in Plano, Texas)
Oh, that nimble Republican National Committee. Just 48 hours after President Obama publicly offered to look over the resume of a an unemployed semiconductor engineer on Monday, the practical GOP is now offering to facilitate. The group has launched a free delivery service for those who pine to send their resumes to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
“We’re pretty sure the 12 million jobless Americans would all love to send their resumes to the White House for some help,” says committee spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski.
“Upload your resume, and we’ll drop it off at the White House!” urges a secure website activated Wednesday. See the details here: www.notbetteroff.com.
POLL DU JOUR
• 94 percent of Americans give “the overall job Congress is doing” a negative rating.
• 56 percent give Republicans in Congress a negative rating; 10 percent give a positive rating, 34 percent are “unfamiliar” with them.
• 53 percent give Democrats in Congress a negative rating; 13 percent give a positive rating, 34 percent are unfamiliar with them.
• 37 percent overall would vote for the “Democratic candidate” if the election were held today.
• 3 percent of Republicans, 81 percent of Democrats and 28 percent of independents agree.
• 35 percent overall would vote for the “Republican candidate.”
• 88 percent of Republicans, 4 percent of Democrats and 26 percent of independents agree.