Sarah Jean Seman

Americans do not support the trajectory of this country under the Obama Administration. Seventy percent believe America has gotten seriously off track, according to a Washington Post - ABC News poll.

The poll specifically asked: “Do you think things in this country (are generally going in the right direction) or do you feel things (have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track)?”

The results are pretty overwhelming:

President Obama’s promises of ‘Hope and Change’ have derailed as well. Since the beginning of October, correlating closely with the launch of, more Americans disapprove than approve of his job performance. Currently, 56 percent of voters disapprove of Obama’s work, Tuesday’s Washington Post - ABC News showed.

As Paul Ryan said in Iowa Saturday:

“We’ve got big government in practice and what we are realizing is that the results are nothing close to the rhetoric that was used to sell them. What we’re realizing is that this not all that it was cracked up to be.”

The realization hits hard and close to home. The socialist health care system continues to boot people off their preferred plans and penalize individuals who cannot pay for the government’s “affordable” health care.

As Americans celebrate the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, they should also recall the type of democracy he fought for.

Sarah Jean Seman

Sarah Jean Seman is a Townhall Web Editor. Follow Sarah Jean Seman on Twitter @sarah_jean_

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