Friday, December 16, 2011
With the presidential election less than a year away, a new poll offers some sobering news for President Barack Obama.
A latest Associated Press-GfK poll finds for the first time, a majority of adults, 52%, think President Obama should be voted out of office while 43% said he deserves another term.
Obama’s overall job approval also stands at a new low, with 44% approving and 54% disapproving. The president’s standing among independents is worse: 38% approve while 59% disapprove.
The state of the economy holds the key to the president’s fortunes. A staggering 80% described the economy as “poor.”