A New Low… Obama’s Job Approval on Economy Slides Below 40%

Boy, were we duped…
In Obama’s final ad of the 2008 campaign he asked,
“Are you better off now than your were 4 years ago?”

“Defining Moment” highlights that the question is not “are you better off than you were four years ago?” We know the answer to that. The real question is will our country be better off four years from now?

The correct answer is “no.”

A new poll shows that Obama’s overall job approval on the economy has slid below 40% for the first time.
Andrew Malcolm at the LA Times reported:

Now, comes a new ABC News/Washington Post poll with a whole harvest of revelations, among them, strong indications that Obama’s liberal base is starting to crumble. Among the nuggets:

Despite those hundreds of billions of blown stimulus dollars and almost as many upturn promises from Joe Biden, 82% of Americans still say their job market is struggling. Ninety percent rate the economy negatively, including half who give it the worst rating of “poor.”

Are You Better Off Today Than Jan. 20, 2009?

A slim 15% claim to be “getting ahead financially,” half what it was in 2006. Fully 27% say they’re falling behind financially. That’s up 6 points since February.

A significant majority (54%) says they’ve been forced to change their lifestyle significantly as a result of the economic times — and 60% of them are angry, up from 44%

…Obama’s overall job approval on the economy has slid below 40% for the first time, with 57% disapproving. And strong disapprovers outnumber approvers by better than two-to-one.

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