Obama 51 Percent Approval Rating As Gun Control Debate Looms

Obama 51 Percent Approval Rating As Gun Control Debate Looms
Politics

A poll conducted between January 11th and 15th by CBS and the New York Times shows that 51% of Americans approve of the way president Barack Obama has been performing during his presidency prior to the start of his second term while 41% disapprove of his methods.

One disheartening fact is that the president’s approval rating, though showing that the majority of Americans approve of his work as president, are awfully similar to George W. Bush’s rating prior to his second term start.

Obama’s rating is far below that of Bill Clinton or Ronald Reagan prior to their second terms.

There’s no surprise that this 51% rating mirrors how Americans view the president’s gun control proposal with most Americans for it while a large number remain against such reform.

Paul Hudson | Elite. 

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Paul Hudson

A young writer, philosopher, and entrepreneur, Paul Hudson has been writing for Elite Daily nearly since the start. Currently located in Manhattan, Paul Hudson primarily devotes his time between writing for Elite Daily and the two entrepreneurial endeavors he is currently pursuing: a mining company in Turkey and a video content platform called lilHub. He loves sharing his life experiences with his readers and makes sure to practice what he preaches.

More In Politics

Politics Aaron Kaufman

An Open Letter To All The People Who Don’t Believe In Global Warming

Dear Climate Change Doubters, We have been sparring for more than 15 years now. Over the course of that period, you have successfully delineated climate change as a political issue subject to partisan debate. Time and time again, you have shrewdly challenged overwhelming scientific consensus on the issue, pinning your campaign’s central arguments to insignificant […]

Politics Aaron Kaufman

Iran Can Actually Teach The US About Something — And, Surprisingly, It’s Birth Control

Prior to reading Dan Brown’s “Inferno” last year, I had never given much thought to the issue of global population control. In the book, hero Robert Langdon is pitted against billionaire geneticist Betrand Zobrist who is attempting to release an artificially-engineered disease designed to drastically reduce the human population. (*Spoiler Alert*) Ultimately, Langdon fails to […]

Politics Sean Levinson

CNN Asks If The KKK Can Rebrand, The Internet Asks If CNN Can

CNN may have lost nearly all of the dignity and integrity it had left last Sunday when the news network published an article begging the question: “Can this KKK leader rebrand?” The piece revolves around the tall task of Ku Klux Klan leader Frank Ancona, who has been denounced by several fellow leaders for not […]

Also On Elite

Sex

Why Women Might Be Responsible For The Creation Of The Hook-Up Culture

It seems that every day I read a new article about a new progression in the dating landscape. Recently, I have noticed that women are upset about the current trends of hooking up. Many women believe that this “hook-up culture” has made dating impossible because guys only want to hook up. Some women feel that […]

Videos

Drones Have Figured Out How To Play Famous Songs On Various Instruments (Video)

In order to sell the masses on drones, the flying robots that will someday rule the earth, the Illuminati knows they need a rebranding. It turns out, drones are really just adorable, misunderstood robots that like the same things we do. Disney shows. Music. And eliminating their human captors. Eventually. While the humans trot out […]