Two new public polls out this morning, from NBC/WSJ and the Washington Post, illustrate the curious nature of President Obama's electoral standing. The top-line number is completely abysmal. Obama's approval rating sits in the low 40s, at a point in his presidency when, as the Post notes, Presidents Reagan and Clinton were both over 50 (and both enjoying strong economic recoveries.
NBC/WSJ poll: Public places a curse on all of Washington… Last two polls have shown historic lows in approval and favorable ratings and historic highs in public dissatisfaction… Explaining Obama’s dropping approval: A boat that keep... Read Post
President Barack Obama’s approval rating has declined to an all-time low as public frustration with Washington and pessimism about the nation’s direction continue to grow, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Just 4... Read Post