Ruh-Roh… 71% of Voters Say Government Response to Oil Spill Is Important to Their Vote
More bad news for President Disaster.
71% of voters say the government’s (mis)handling of the Gulf oil spill is important to how they will vote in this year’s midterm elections.
Seventy-one percent (71%) of U.S. Voters rate the government’s response to the Gulf oil leak as at least somewhat important in terms of how they will vote in November, with 35% who say it is Very Important.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 27% of Likely Voters say the government’s response is not very or not at all important to their upcoming vote.
The Obama administration has come under increasing criticism for its response to the two-month-old – and continuing – oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, which President Obama has labeled the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.