Skip to comments.Obama ratings sink to new lows as hope fades (change not mentioned)
Posted on 09/06/2011 4:50:51 AM PDT by Libloather
Obama ratings sink to new lows as hope fades
By Jon Cohen and Dan Balz, Tuesday, September 6, 12:05 AM
Public pessimism about the direction of the country has jumped to its highest level in nearly three years, erasing the sense of hope that followed President Obamas inauguration and pushing his approval ratings to a record low, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
More than 60 percent of those surveyed say they disapprove of the way the president is handling the economy and, what has become issue No. 1, the stagnant jobs situation. Just 43 percent now approve of the job he is doing overall, a new career low; 53 percent disapprove, a new high.
As part of a reinvigorated effort to regain momentum as he heads toward the 2012 election year, Obama traveled to Detroit on Monday for a Labor Day appearance that served as a prelude to his speech Thursday to a joint session of Congress in which he will unveil new proposals to create jobs.
The urgency for Obama to act is driven not just by the most recent unemployment report, which on Friday showed no job growth in August and the unemployment rate stuck at 9.1 percent, but also by the depth of the political hole in which the president finds himself. Even more than two-thirds of those who voted for Obama say things are badly off course.
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Child Obama had everything he needed but spend the money on ice cream.
What is a shame is that we have 43% of people in America with Manure for brains.
43% approve of this vacationing clown who only knows how to borrow money and piss it away.
I could live my life and leave my kids millions if I just had what he spent on Air Force One and it’s subsidiary flights last year.Planes carrying helicopters, limousines, SUV’s to travel with his Highness. Planes even to carry his damned busses. I could retire off what we spend flying the Wookie around.
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Poor “victim” Obama. Damn racist tea-baggers are the blame (and Bush too)
My hope is that in Jan 013 the next POTUS deports Baraq’s illegal relatives, and Baraq himself if he can’t provide substantive proof of citizenship.
Change is coming in 2012...
The MSM continues to grease the skids out the door for the day the Clintons finally decide it’s time to push