With all that he is trying to do to the American People his numbers should be much worse, it may well be that the birthers are giving him a boost.
I doubt the “Birther” controversy is really helping Obama any. His poll numbers are very bad for just 11 months in office. You can expect obama to see his polling number crater into the 30s by early next year.
In your opnion then the rising number of people who believe that he has a problem with do not reflect his rising unpopularity and there’s no connection between the two? That does not make a whole lot os sense. It seems you are speculating without evidenitary support.