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Poll: Dems Slightly More Popular Than Toyota, Republicans Even

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Just how much do Americans disdain the country’s political parties? A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows their popularity rating is about the same for Toyota, which recently recalled more than 8 million vehicles worldwide.

According to the poll, 9% said they had a “very positive” view of Toyota while 22% view the company as “somewhat positive.”

For Democrats, 11% said they had a “very positive” view of the party, while 26% view it as “somewhat positive.”

Meanwhile, for the Republican Party, 8% said they had a “very positive” view of the party, while 22% view it as “somewhat positive.”

Barak Obama beat them all. 29% said they had a “very positive” view of Obama, while 20% view him as “somewhat positive.”

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Do You Have What It Takes To Be President Obama’s Twitterer?

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PRNewser readers: do you want perhaps the most high profile social media job in all of the land? Then apply to be “Social Networks Manager” — aka “Barak Obama‘s Twitterer” — at the Democratic National Committee.

Via The Wall Street Journal:

The Democratic National Committee’s “social networks manager” job description says the position entails maintaining the President’s accounts on Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.

Mia Cambronero, who currently holds the job, “will be stepping down from my infamous role as ‘Barack Obama‘s twitterer,’” she said in an email message posted to a listserv. “We’re looking for someone who is available to start immediately.”

The new hire will work closely with the rest of the new media department to execute grassroots campaigns to advance the President’s agenda for change, the listing says. Among the qualifications sought: “Ready to work hard; this isn’t a 9-5 sort of job.”

Apply for the job here.