Skip to comments.New Low: Obama’s Job Approval Rating Sinks Below 40% For First Time
Posted on 08/14/2011 3:50:10 PM PDT by freedom44
President Barack Obamas job approval rating sunk below 40 percent for the first time, according to Gallups daily tracking poll.
Data posted Sunday showed just 39 percent of Americans said they approve of Obamas performance as president, while 54 percent said they disapprove.
His approval ratings have been in the 40 percent range for much of the year, ticking up to the low 50s in May when Osama bin Laden was killed.
At two and a half years into his presidency, Obamas approval ratings are lower than former President Bill Clintons were in August 1995.
Former President George W. Bushs Gallup ratings did not drop below 40 percent until October 2005, two months after Hurricane Katrina.
Gallup polled 1,500 adults from August 11-13. The margin of error was plus or minus 3 percentage points.
The Rising Tide of Racism in America! (Trademark)
Still way, way too high. They must’ve polled flaming liberals.
word on the street is :he sucks.
Yes, but enough about his sex life... how is he doing on the job?
The liberals are souring on Obama because he hasn’t fought back enough against Republicans, esp. on high profile issues such as Obamacare and the debt ceiling issue.
With Obamacare, the liberals feel they lost their chance for true socialized medicine, as the public option was not included in the bill which passed. And on the debt ceiling, the liberals feel that he should have driven a hard bargain for tax increases as part of any deal.
I think the liberals had some fantasy in their minds of the nirvana of a liberal president. They were enamored of how a liberal president such as Martin Sheen on “The West Wing” solves every problem with a liberal solution, and solves problems in a 60 minute episode.
I guess the reality that a president has to compromise and deal with congressmen of the other political party, and that the American people just don’t support their causes, is hard for liberals to take.
Now, what I wonder is this — since criticism of Obama has been deemed to be racist by luminaries such as Jimmy Carter, does that mean all these good liberals who are frustrated with Obama are racist??????
40% of Americans are idiots.
>> They were enamored of how a liberal president such as Martin Sheen on The West Wing solves every problem with a liberal solution, and solves problems in a 60 minute episode.<<
They thought they were getting David Palmer from “24.” They didn’t know they were getting Screech from “Saved by the Bell”
Uh Oh, Americans are becoming increasingly racist apparently.
For some reason tards always poll higher on the week end.
We use to be concerned about ‘October’ surprises, with this guy, it will be a ‘surprise’ every week, every month. DO NOT COUNT HIM OUT. It is scary. What fringe group gets bought out next.........Unions, check-Gays, check, Latinos-in the works!
Agreed. Who out there with one brain cell thinks this guy is doing a good job? It’s mind blowing.
Somebody, PLEEEAAASEEE - get Al and Jesse involved. They must uncover and identify this racism as they most certainly are able to do. Then they can get the media to play up on their findings and wala - his numbers go up!!
>>For some reason tards always poll higher on the week end.<<’
They haven’t had time to pass out from the 40’s they bought with their Friday welfare checks yet — that happens on Monday.
If only 39% approval from “adults”, his “likely voter” approval would be around 34% IMO.
notice the poll is of adults - register and likely voters will have an even lower opinion. Watch for RATS to sit out the next election - good for the down ballot good for the TEA Party - get out the candidates run against every democRAT - win the ones that look hard!! This can make 2010 look like a small turnover - oh yea get a couple more RINOs while you are at it.
It’s still that high.
That’s getting into Booooooooooshhhhhh territory !!!
“40% of Americans are idiots.”
That is also my opinion, and have stated it many times, as on the other thread.
It was one of my reasons for leaving.
It is no longer my America.
It is so incredible that 40 percent of a nation could be so stupid, and/or Marxist.
Sub-classes and illegals, however, are reproducing like roaches, and being indoctrinated by Marxist controlled education and media.
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