CBS/NYTimes: 59 Percent of Americans Disappointed in Obama Presidency

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 CBS News reports:
Disappointment with Barack Obama’s presidency has grown since the summer of 2012, and much of that rise has been among independents.

Forty percent of independents say they are very disappointed today, up from 27 percent in August 2012. President Obama’s overall approval rating is now 41 percent, a dip of five points from last month and similar to what it was in December.

Fifty-one percent disapprove of the job he is doing, up four points from last month. More specifically, Mr. Obama gets low marks for his handling of both foreign policy (39 percent

Disappointed by party-  1-in-4 Dems Disappointed, 66% Ind. and 91% of Republicans


Americans are still pessimistic about both the economy and the direction the country is headed in overall. More than six in 10 think the economy is in bad shape, while just over a third rates it as good. These perceptions have not wavered much over the past year.

5-years in-
Condition of the Economy
62% say bad shape