Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 10 years ago

Why does a new USA Today Poll show that 50% of Americans disapprove of Obama compared to 47% that approve?

President Obama Job Approval

Polling Data

Poll Date Sample Approve Disapprove Spread

USA Today/Gallup 3/26 - 3/28 1033 A 47 50 -3

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the health care overhaul signed into law last week costs too much and expands the government's role in health care too far, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, underscoring an uphill selling job ahead for President Obama and congressional Democrats.

Those surveyed are inclined to fear that the massive legislation will increase their costs and hurt the quality of health care their families receive, although they are more positive about its impact on the nation's health care system overall.

Supporters "are not only going to have to focus on implementing this kind of major reform," says Robert Blendon, a professor of health policy and political analysis at Harvard. "They're going to have to spend substantial time convincing people of the concrete benefits of this legislation."

11 Answers

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
    Best Answer

    Obama is a fool. Anyone with an ounce of brain matter can see through slimy lies.

  • jack m
    Lv 4
    10 years ago

    because charisma will only take you so far, and lying will eventually be exposed.

    when your income, your family, your Life, your Liberty, your Pursuit of Happiness is taken away from you then in the hearts of most Americans certain unalienable rights stir 'We the People' to stand up against the Federal Socialism.

    you can fool some of the people some of the time and the rest all of the time, however if you have been taken in by lies multiple times there comes a time when whatever that liar speaks becomes immediately suspect, especially if you know because you have read the Progressive Liberal Socialist Democrat playbook Rules for Radical by Saul Alinsky

    Source(s): Rules for Radical by Saul Alinsky
  • 10 years ago

    You are only citing half the story here The RCP average of all the polls has him at 48.3% approve and 46.4 disapprove and increase of approval of 1.9%

    CNN has him at 51%, Gallop 48%, Wash Post 53%, Bloomberg 50%, CBS 49% Wall Street Journal 48%.

    More surveys have his number going up than going down.

    Generally speaking if a president is hold at 50 or above then it is considered that he is doing a good job. In this particular instance it seems more dramatic because he started at such a high place that it appears that he is failing. The fact remains that he still maintains a reasonable amount of support.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    And according to your source another poll taken over the same time span shows the opposite 51 support 47 disapprove. Overall according to your source 1.9 percent more approve than dissaprove. However, polls have what they call an error margin, I know they don't cover this before 4th grade which is when you dropped out, but the margin of error of either one of these polls is larger than the spread.

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  • Cheryl
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    The Catholic Church is one of the most progressive Christian churches around, because we change with the times while staying true to the Bible. For this reason, change can seem slow to the secular, but compared to other Christians the pace is quite rapid.

  • 10 years ago

    Some American's have been awakened from their hypnotic state of Obama euphoria and now see him for who he truly is, a marxist, revolutionist, trying to destroy this country from the inside.

  • 10 years ago

    The healthcare thing is largely responsible for all of this.. I love my country, support the president but enough is enough.

  • 10 years ago

    Because people have been force-fed lies about the bill for so long that they don't know any better.

  • 10 years ago

    Because three percent are unsure!

  • 10 years ago

    FALSE. Thats an e-poll and not very scientific.

    Try again CON.

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