April 5, 2009

GOSH, HE HAS A FUNNY WAY OF BRINGING US ALL TOGETHER:

Partisan Gap in Obama Job Approval Widest in Modern Era (Pew Research, April 2, 2009)

For all of his hopes about bipartisanship, Barack Obama has the most polarized early job approval ratings of any president in the past four decades. The 61-point partisan gap in opinions about Obama's job performance is the result of a combination of high Democratic ratings for the president -- 88% job approval among Democrats -- and relatively low approval ratings among Republicans (27%).

Where W took office after the bitter recount mess, the UR had an enormous fund of good will to draw upon and still biffed it.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 5, 2009 9:05 PM
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