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Polls: Obama Approval Rating Slumps

Henry VIII Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 2:17 PM
Petrus64 Wrote: 4 minutes ago (2:10 PM) But Nancy and Barry said we don't have a spending problem. The problem is we just don't get it, and his biggest failure is not communicating this to us. Even FeinSwine said that back when the POS ACA Bill was getting passed...we just don't get it. Yeah, Steny Hoyer said we have a paying problem.....bwahahahaha....a paying problem because the messiah has a spending just can't make this crappolla up.

As President Obama prepares to deliver the first State of the Union Address of his second term, his job approval ratings appear to be reverting to their medicore norm.  Both CNN's "poll of polls" and an early February survey from Quinippiac show Obama dipping back into the 40s, suggesting that his brief inaugural afterglow is fading:

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Overall Approve: 46 percent
Overall Disapprove: 45 percent

Independents: 40/47...