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[A CNN poll, released on Dec. 23, 2010, offers some encouraging news--and perhaps a word of caution-- for President Obama.]

Two nights before Christmas, surveying the land,

A poll put good news in the President's hand.

Fifty six of a hundred folks made this confession:

"Obama did well in this year's lame-duck session."

The Republicans' rating was just forty-two.

Oh, the damage that Senate obstruction can do!

Even Congress' Democrats, battered by voters,

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Got forty-six, trumping GOP gloaters.

But it didn't stop there, for on further inspection,

The surveyed said they like Obama's direction.

Fifty-five say, "He's moving our country correctly,"

With the GOP going the wrong way directly.

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And out of 100, fifty-nine said,

"In reaching for compromise, Obama's ahead."

While just twenty-eight, who cannot be faking,

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Gloria Bilchik is a freelance writer based in St. Louis, Missouri. She is co-founder of Occasional Planet, a progressive blog focused on positive developments in government, creative thinking on current issues, and progressive people, programs and (more...)

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Take a minute out of holiday prep for a political ... by gloria bilchik on Friday, Dec 24, 2010 at 9:39:26 AM