Friday, December 19, 2014

Poll: A black president and fickle voters

With a down economy, President Obama's job approval ratings are down. But is there something else at work, as a commentary writer explores on the Tuesday Inquirer Viewpoints page?

Poll: A black president and fickle voters

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll provides a fever chart for the commander in chief.
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll provides a fever chart for the commander in chief.

With a down economy, President Obama's job approval ratings are down. But is there something else at work, as a commentary writer explores on the Tuesday Inquirer Viewpoints page?

Where do you stand on this issue?

Cast your vote now.

Is President Obama being held to a higher standard than white presidents?
No, the economy, not race, is costing Obama support
Yes, his record equals Bill Clinton but white support still lags
No, dissatisfied voters will still reelect him
Yes, but it’s driven by the GOP’s constant drumbeat of unfair criticism
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