Skip to comments.CBS/NYT Poll: Obama's approval rating sinks to new low at 41%
Posted on 03/12/2012 9:14:33 PM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
(CBS News) President Obama's approval rating has hit the lowest level ever in CBS News polling, according to the latest CBS News/New York Times survey. The drop may be partially attributable to rising gas prices.
Just 41 percent of Americans approve of the job Mr. Obama is doing as president, according to the poll, conducted from March 7 to 11. Another 47 percent disapprove of his performance, up from 41 percent last month.
Mr. Obama's approval rating was 50 percent last month.
The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 12 cents over the past two weeks. The poll found that most Americans, 54 percent, believe gas prices are something a president can do a lot about.
Mr. Obama's job rating on the economy remains about the same as it was last month - 39 percent approve, while 54 percent disapprove.
The economy and jobs remains the most important problem facing the country today, according to 51 percent of Americans. Three in four Americans think the economy is at least somewhat bad, including 30 percent who say it is very bad.
More Americans, 30 percent, say the economy is getting better; 24 percent say it is getting worse. The public's economic outlook was slightly better last month, when 34 percent said the economy was getting better.
Just 20 percent of Americans feel their family's financial situation is better today than it was four years ago. Another 37 percent say it is worse, and 43 percent say it is about the same.
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See America doesn mind if we have a radical marxist usurper in the office of Presentdent. Never mind his crazed spending, 20 failed Green Companies, 8-9% unemployment, the Chevy Volt and unappointed Czars...However, if gas prices are to high..NOW there is gonna be trouble???
At least maybe they will vote him out or at the very least not vote at all..(?)
Rising gas prices are the one thing the American people who don’t pay attention to politics can most easily measure how they’re personal finances are being impacted and thus affect their perception of the economy.
My guess is 14% and the folks at CBS will claim they have dyslexia.
Yes, they can be used in grocery stores too. Bread is up about 25%.
Yes - people are now stealing Tide detergent! And Egypt’s threat to put several Americans “on trial” IS a hostage crisis, but one the media outlets are burying.
“Mr. Obama’s job rating on the economy remains about the same as it was last month - 39 percent approve, while 54 percent disapprove.”
Hello President Romney (the presumable nominee).
Change! [Hm, too bad, looks like it works no more...]
Nothing but a setup for the “comeback kid” theme. When gas prices drop ahead of the election, he’ll bounce back. We’ve seen it all before and it works like clockwork.
REUTERS TO THE RESCUE!
That’s a great idea. Maybe just “The Price of Hope and Change” and surreptitiously stick it next to the digital display tallying cost and amount. Hmm...
Just add a 10% Pro-Obama voting fraud factor to the 41% already convinced that he is worthy & we are in deep doo-doo this November.
You may be right, but I have a feeling that after 40+ months of bad news, I don't think there'll be many folks swayed back to support O based on a few months of the MSM painting a rosy portrait. Of course, those that are in the tank for him have always been in the tank for him, and that'll never change.
Hopey Changey, Ouch!!!
Take pics on cell phone and post to Facebook.
Make it fun and funny!
now that is a truly GREAT STATEMENT.
Another good idea.
To think this guy had a 78% approval rating when he became the thug in chief. Hoping his numbers drop below congress before the election.
Three years and four months of trickle-up poverty are starting to sink in among the citizenry.
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