Americans Pick Obama as Best President in Their Lifetimes, According to Survey
Americans Pick Obama as Best President in Their Lifetimes, According to Survey A new Pew Research Center poll was released this week conveying who Americans believe to have been the best president of their lifetime. President Obama was the pick of 44 percent of Americans. Close behind were Bill Clinton at 33 percent and Ronald Reagan at 32 percent. Donald Trump, who isn't even halfway through his first term yet, ranked fourth at 19 percent. Age of survey respondents was definitely a factor. Sixty-two percent of millennials chose Obama. Forty-two percent of Baby Boomers in conjunction with 38 percent of the Silent Generation, named Reagan. Gen Xers were almost evenly split between Reagan, Obama and Clinton.