Republican Opportunity in Obama’s Declining Popularity


Ripon Forum September 4, 2009 Even long honeymoons come to an end. Now six months into his term as President, Barack Obama’s long-enjoyed popularity is starting to show signs of wear. Recent polls show his approval rating slowly declining, and dipping below 50% for the first time in his presidency on July 24th. The drop is particularly pronounced among unaffiliated voters, with whom Obama now has only a 37% approval rating. This trend line raises several questions: what has Obama done to precipitate this decline? And what opportunity does that open for Republicans? [...]

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