Friday, December 11, 2009

Obama sets records

Pres. Obama continues to set records. One of them is that his approving rating at this point in his presidency is the lowest in the history of polling. White House Press Secretary Gibbs responded to the poll results by comparing Gallup to a kid with a crayon. Jay Leno put Gibb's claim in perspective:
“President Obama’s approval rating hit a new low of 47 percent, according to the latest Gallup poll. But White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said that a 6-year-old with a crayon could come up with the same poll results. I bet it’s the same 6-year-old with a crayon that came up with the last budget.”
Another impressive Obama accomplishment has been that, for the entire period of his first 306 days in office, Obama's job approval was been as low or lower than Pres. Carter's:

More on this and other Obama-Carter comparisons can be found at WorseThanCarter.

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