Jindal hits new ‘approval’ low

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s approval rating has slumped to 27 percent according to a new poll conducted by right-leaning Triumph Communications of Jackson, Miss. So who likes the job Jindal is doing? As columnist, professor and semi-pro Jindal foil Bob Mann tweeted Monday afternoon: “Basically, immediate family.”

First reported by The Advocate, it’s one of many findings in a poll that, according to Triumph, was conducted independently of any current campaigns. The poll finds U.S. Sen. David Vitter, a Republican, and Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards in a statistical tie for governor, although a majority of poll respondents say they prefer a Republican candidate.

In fact, in none of the statewide races polled are there landslide candidates.

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