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Gallup: Obama average first-
term approval ratings among
lowest in modern history

Daily Caller [Washington DC], by David Martosko

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/21/2013 12:55:05 PM

A Gallup poll released on the morning of Barack Obama’s second public presidential inauguration shows that his first term was marked by a level of public disapproval exceeded in the modern era only by Presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford. Obama “averaged 49.1% job approval during his first term in office, among the lowest for post-World War II presidents,” Gallup said Monday. “Obama’s first-term average is most similar to Bill Clinton’s. Lyndon Johnson, John Kennedy, and Dwight Eisenhower were the most popular first-term presidents.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/21/2013 12:59:11 PM     (No. 9130189)

But he really did get re-elected.

No....really.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sardonic, 1/21/2013 1:10:06 PM     (No. 9130230)

Moot point

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 1/21/2013 1:14:13 PM     (No. 9130243)

His job performance is the worst in American history. Could be a cause and effect thing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/21/2013 1:18:02 PM     (No. 9130259)

This is terrible news. We will now be inundated with even more ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, AP and NY Times stories about Obama´s wondrous policies and regulations that protect us from ourselves. Expect even less, if that´s possible, coverage of unemployment, foreclosures, empty retail space, al-Qaeda, national debt, soaring health care premiums, and sharp declines in personal income and our living standards.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 1/21/2013 1:18:33 PM     (No. 9130263)

Something´s wrong here. Could the American people be that stupid to re-elect someone that they have rated so low?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/21/2013 1:23:12 PM     (No. 9130279)

Apologies for one more post. From National Review:


We interrupt this orgy of Obama worship to recall that his campaign huddled early in 2012 and reflected that they could not run on his first-term record. Accordingly, the strategy was “Kill Romney.” Congratulations. That what we’re celebrating today.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/21/2013 1:31:10 PM     (No. 9130299)

Eat your heart out Zerobama, GW Bush had an average of 62.2 percent approval in his first term. The only place you have to go ( in more ways than one ), is DOWN. . .evil fool.





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Reply 8 - Posted by: udanja99, 1/21/2013 1:32:52 PM     (No. 9130306)

Low approval rating? You ain´t seen nothing yet. By the time all of those zipcare taxes kick in, people who voted for him will be calling for his head on a pike.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 1/21/2013 2:46:24 PM     (No. 9130487)

No.8 ,your are wrong the medial will continue to tell us how great we have it, its those bad republicans fault not O´S and the dems fault.

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