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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How delicious that this was pounded into the public's head as an indisputable fact by the Democrats and their media allies to attack Bush - now it's coming back home to roost.
The lame stream media does this every election. About Sept., his polls numbers will rise and every idiot will want to be on the winning side. Can you say, “The come back moron!”
“this was pounded into the public’s head as an indisputable fact by the Democrats and their media allies to attack Bush”
I’ve been saying this for months now....
*Just 41% approve*
Still way too high since they don’t pay the national bills.
Welfare and ObamaBucks is not serving them enough ice cream and cash.
“About Sept., his polls numbers will rise and every idiot will want to be on the winning side.”
They’ll try, but I don’t think it’s going to work.
Any second thoughts on the oil pipeline, Zero?
that certainly is a more all-inclusive, pro-diversity sort of policy.
Don't screw with the price of gas or beer.
That's 15% off the top...maybe 25%.
Most Americans don't comprehend the other stuff.
But they will sign up with somebody, credible, who says they can bring back $2.50 gas. That's more than they would get from some new "program".
I believe this thrust will work.
Gingrich is showing signs of genius. Too bad 60% of the people in America don't like him. Maybe more.
Countdown until Jackwagon leaves Office: 313 days as of March 13, 2012.
I would say that, bottom line, if a majority of voters can look at the GOP candidate and say to themselves, "OK, I can picture this guy as president", then I think Obama is toast. But who knows, maybe he won't be the candidate since there was some statistic related to a sitting president's approval rating that is something like any incumbent prez with an approval of 43% or lower has never won re-election. Right now, Obama is below that but March isn't over yet.
How delicious that this was pounded into the public’s head as an indisputable fact by the Democrats and their media allies to attack Bush - now it’s coming back home to roost.
Exactly. Excellent point.
Where did all the “Obama’gas’ms go? Scratches head...
“WSJ, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.”
The lame stream media does this every election. About Sept., his polls numbers will rise and every idiot will want to be on the winning side. Can you say, The come back moron!
That’s why I’m pretty much taking the poll with a grain of salt. Even though I think it presents a more accurate snapshot of the American public’s mood than a typical CBS/New York Times poll where Democrat participants vastly outnumber those of Republicans, I have no doubt these left-wing biased media pollsters will release a follow-up poll in the coming months showing Obama surging and becoming the “heavy favorite” to win re-election. Still, it appears Obama’s troubles right now are too grandiose for even the lamestream media to ignore.
They have something up their sleeve, in terms of a domestic economy “October Suprise” which I feel necessarily involves the participation and conspiracy with other nations, who wish Obama and the Obama system to continue in the US in slink towards Pan-Euro Socialism. They will link arms behind doors to somehow make it happen. Depress things now to make him low in the polls, than have it catapult up to skyrocketing high levels, along with a strong anti-GOP MSM narrative non stop, a little bit of race card, and some (yes!) “white guilt” left over from 2008 recycled into 2012, plus black pride and registering the dead to vote, bussing in illegal immigrants by the truckload to vote, etc. etc. and voila! goodbye to the Country we once loved and knew.
The more desperate they are, the more dangerous they are. Wonder what they try next.
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