Obama ratings sink to new lows as hope fades

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    Sep 06, 2011 1:11 PM GMT
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-ratings-sink-to-new-lows-as-hope-fades/2011/09/05/gIQAIytZ5J_story.html?hpid=z1

    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 Obama’s 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. [...]

    Of the more than six in 10 who now disapprove of Obama’s work on jobs and the economy, nearly half of all Americans “strongly” disapprove.

    On the deficit, which was at the heart of the pitched battle over the debt ceiling earlier this summer, Obama has reaped no dividends for trying to produce a compromise agreement with Republicans. Six in 10 disapprove of Obama’s work on the federal budget deficit, a percentage that is relatively unmoved in recent surveys and basically where it was a year ago.
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    Sep 06, 2011 1:56 PM GMT
    riddler78 said Six in 10 disapprove of Obama’s work on the federal budget deficit, a percentage that is relatively unmoved in recent surveys and basically where it was a year ago.
    9 in ten disapprove with the republican work on the budget deficit.. oops!
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    Sep 06, 2011 2:06 PM GMT
    southbeach1500 saidLIES! LIES! LIES!

    BS! BS! BS!

    Obama and his policies are supported by ALL Americans!!!!!

    ALL Americans approve of the direction Obama is taking the country!!!!!



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