[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,
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.
And out of 100, fifty-nine said,
"In reaching for compromise, Obama's ahead."
While just twenty-eight, who cannot be faking,