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According to new poll numbers, some people are losing confidence in President Obama to handle the economy amid concerns about higher federal spending and expanding government power. That could complicate his efforts to push a health care plan through Congress in the next few weeks.
His overall poll numbers are at 55% percent, down from 62% The USA Today/Gallop poll of 1,006 adults, taken by land line and cellphone, has a margin of error of +/— 4 percentage points. Still, most Americans who did poll don’t blame Obama for the economic problems.
Analysis – There are still some people in the United States who think the economy can be fixed in 6 months. That ain’t happening anytime soon! The problems we’re facing have been put together over an 8 year period! This isn’t an overnight fix!
If former president Bush could use credit to start a war in Iraq, then Americans need to “anty up” and pay for the costs of the economic recovery. Tough decisions need to be made, which includes tax increases to close the budget gap.
No doubt, the “gutless cowards” will try to spin the numbers to make it sound like Obama ain’t doing the job. Don’t believe the hype!