Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Losing faith

From USA Today, 21/7/09, by Susan Page:

...a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds...[that] ...At six months in office, Obama's 55% approval rating puts him 10th among the 12 post-World War II presidents at this point in their tenures. When he took office, he ranked seventh....

...Obama "might make the policies more popular by being associated with him," says historian H.W. Brands of the University of Texas-Austin. "But it's almost equally possible that it will make him less popular by linking him with those policies."

Follow this link to see how each president since the 1940s has fared in the approval poll and compare how approval ratings evolved for each president.
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