Top Links: Polls Shmolls, GOP sticks to its guns on sequester cuts and, well, guns

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Polls show President Obama's "bully pulpit" strategy is working on sequestration, guns.
Polls show President Obama's "bully pulpit" strategy is working on sequestration, guns.
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Top story: Another day, another poll, another reason Republicans should be scared about their “blame Obama” strategy on sequestration.

  • NBC/Wall Street Journal: “Public wary about sequester cuts, but Obama in stronger political position than GOP” (First Read)
  • The bad new for the GOP? “the party is about as popular as Carnival Cruise Lines right now.” (First Read)
  • “NBC/WSJ poll: Public says GOP less interested in unity than Obama is” (Domenico Montanaro)
  • Yesterday: Boehner tells Dems to “get off their ass” on sequestration. Today: Harry “Reid calls Boehner’s comments about #sequester ‘weak sauce.’” (Chad Pergram)
  • “it’s YOUR sequester, Republicans and Democrats, just like its MY empty bottle of Jameson.” (John R Stanton)
  • “Fed Chair Bernanke warns lawmakers sequester could slow economic recovery.” (NewsHour)
  • Congress as Brick in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” (National Journal)
  • “Given the GOP’s unpopularity, is CPAC really not inviting nation’s most popular GOPer? NBC/WSJ poll shows Christie w crossover appeal.” (Mark Murray)
  • “If you look at ENTIRE poll (including our open-ends) you’ll see POTUS’ push on guns is having an impact. Awareness is WAY up. Pulpit works.” (Chuck Todd)

Top Links: Polls Shmolls, GOP sticks to its guns on sequester cuts and, well, guns

Updated