Fact - The Obama 9-point drop in the most recent quarter is the largest Gallup has ever measured for an elected president between the second and third quarters of his term, dating back to 1953.
One president who was not elected to his first term — Harry Truman — had a 13-point drop between his second and third quarters in office in 1945 and 1946…
More generally, Obama’s 9-point slide between quarters ranks as one of the steepest for a president at any point in his first year in office.
The highest is Truman’s 19-point drop between his third and fourth quarters, followed by a 15-point drop for Gerald Ford between his first and second quarters.
The largest for an elected president in his first year is Bill Clinton’s 11-point slide between his first and second quarters.
- Gallup: First-year quarterly drop in Obama’s approval rating one of the biggest in decades according to HotAir.com
Some people are actually now questioning the decision to vote for a man who had no experience to hold the office of President of the United States of America.
Where are the jobs?, Mr. President!
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