President Obama has hit a solid year with more Americans disapproving than approving of his performance. Roll Call,
“One year ago, Obama’s approval numbers and disapproval numbers were bouncing around. His last positive result came Sept. 23-25, 2013, and 47 percent approved and 46 percent disapproved, according to Gallup’s website.
“Then a series of fall crises hit — the government shutdown, the disastrous rollout of Healthcare.gov and Obama’s admission that he failed to keep his “if you like it, you can keep it” promise. Obama hasn’t had a single day above water since then, though he came within a point a couple of times.
“And he hasn’t had an approval rating of 51 percent since a May 2013 Gallup poll…
“Recently, Obama’s approval rating has seen an uptick in Gallup from a couple of ugly 38 percent prints in early September. It stood at 44/51 yesterday. But other polls showed broad weakness for the president, particularly as a series of foreign policy crises have hit in recent months.”