Obama 51 Percent Approval Rating As Gun Control Debate Looms

Obama 51 Percent Approval Rating As Gun Control Debate Looms
Politics
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

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 Marco Cerino

Why It’s Time To Yet Again Reconsider The Death Penalty In America

Arizona’s execution of convicted killer Joseph Wood reignited the debate of capital punishment and its role in the American justice process. Recent changes to procedures have allowed for some controversial executions, which has resulted in a subsequent questioning of the legal and moral reasoning for them. In 1989, Joseph Wood was convicted for murdering his […]

Also On Elite

World

New Video Possibly Shows The BUK Missile Launcher That Took Down MH17 In Transit

A driver filmed a truck carrying military equipment covered under a sheet that may be the missile system that took down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week. According to Daily Mail, the blogger that uploaded the footage three days after last Thursday’s tragedy followed the truck for a little over two hours and said it […]

Women

These Ads Show The Lengths Women Have To Go To Breastfeed In Public (Photos)

Lots of women are publicly shamed for breastfeeding, so a few students were inspired to create some posters supporting women for their decision to breastfeed. “When Nurture Calls” is a mock ad campaign to support breastfeeding created by Johnathan Wenske and classmate Kris Haro at the University of North Texas. Wenske and Haro felt motivated by the stories […]

Envision

Condom Couture: Artist Uses Condoms To Create Beautiful Dresses (Photos)

If you walk through the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, you’ll find beautiful dresses made entirely of condoms. Yes, condoms. Not only are they used to protect you from AIDS and STIs, but they’ve become an integral part of Brazilian-based artist Adriana Bertini’s work, who “transforms expired or defective condoms into raw material to be used […]

Politics

If This VC Has His Way, California Could Become Six Different States

The proposal to turn California into six separate states has attained enough signatures to be presented before voters in two years. Reuters reports that the campaign, started by billionaire venture capitalist Timothy Draper, needed at least 808,000 signatures to let voters decide in November of 2016 whether California will be split along geographic boundaries, and […]

World

3 Inevitable Outcomes We Need To Anticipate In The Latest Israel-Hamas Conflict, Operation Protective Edge

Most of the world awoke this morning to learn of Operation Protective Edge, and although it’s innocuously named, the latest in Israel’s fight against Hamas will undoubtedly produce long-lasting repercussions throughout the world. #IDF has commenced Operation Protective Edge in #Gaza against #Hamas, in order to stop the terror #Israel‘s citizens face on a daily […]