Gee, Allan I think those poll numbers for Hitler and Stalin may be more fake news from Agent Orange. In fact, I’ll go out on a limb and say that I think Der Fuehrer’s approval rating in 1934 probably equaled Agent Orange’s disapproval rating in 2018, 60%.

I think we may need a new algorithm to deal with these numbers. Maybe we should DIVIDE the approval rating by the disapproval rating. For example:

Approval — — — —Disapproval — — — Job Rating

90…………………8……………………11.25

75…………………19…………………..3.95

50…………………39…………………..1.28

40…………………50…………………...0.8

36…………………60……………………0.6 — You Know Who

30…………………65……………………0.46

Maybe we should amend the constitution to provide that if a President’s Job Rating falls below some number, maybe 0.8, for some consecutive number of weeks (12? 20?) that we would have a referendum on him/her, like Brexit. In or Out?

If a majority of the voters said Out then he would immediately be gone and we would have a new popular-vote election in three months to select someone to fill out the remainder of his term. That would be exciting, wouldn’t it?

I bet Joe Biden is looking pretty good right about now.

Food for thought.

— David Grace

Graduate of Stanford University & U.C. Berkeley Law School. Author of 17 novels and over 200 Medium columns on Economics, Politics, Law, Humor & Satire.

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