Obama's ratings "come back to earth"

Faith in the President’s handling of the economy and healthcare is slipping

A USA Today poll found that there is a growing gap between Obama’s personal popularity and the public’s support for his policies. While his overall rating is 55 per cent (the lowest since taking office), fewer approve of the way he’s handling the economy (47 per cent) and healthcare (44 per cent). Of those surveyed, 59 per cent say his proposals call for too much spending. One pollster, quoted by U.S.A. Today, said “His ratings have certainly come back to earth in a very short time.” Still, Americans are more likely to pin “a great deal” of the responsibility of the country’s economic woes on George W. Bush.

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