Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Obama approval remains high

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll continues to affirm that despite the sinking economy, President Barack Obama retains high popularity marks.

A record 70% are very dissatisfied with the economy, and half of all adults are unhappy with their own financial situation.

Yet apparently, people still believe Obama is doing his best in tackling the crisis.

Likely they are comparing Obama's headlong approach to the inaction of the previous administration in its waning days. If Obama continues to be the action guy that he has been so far, I would not be surprised if he continues to get high ratings. And most people realize that the depth and breadth of the economic situation is such that no one would be able to solve it quickly.

Poll: Obama 'more popular than ever'

USA Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
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Village Voice - ‎4 hours ago‎
Of course he was not happy with the methodology of the November 4 Obama poll, either. "The 'poll shows gap between popularity of president and his policies ...

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