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A few numbers

Some numbers from realclearpolitics:

“Congressional job approval”:
26.8 percent approve.
64.0 percent disapprove.

Let me just spell that one out for those of you with poor math skills: Almost 2 out of 3 Americans disapprove of the work their own elected representatives do.

“Direction of country”:
38.6 percent “right direction”.
53.8 percent: “wrong track”.

The president’s approval rating is still above 50 percent (52.5 vs 40.7). Within the last 9 months, the amount of people who disapprove of Obama has more than doubled – see the previous link.

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September 27, 2009 - Posted by | Obama, politics, USA

1 Comment »

  1. Og det er noget af det bedste niveau, de tal har ligget på meget længe, selvom det ser ud til at det er ved at vende.

    Comment by info | September 27, 2009 | Reply


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