Dancing With Obama

How does President Obama's popularity and approval rating compare to past presidents?  This chart surprised me a little.  It turns-out that the steep decline of his approval ratings is a little unusual, but not unprecedented.

100424 President Obama's Popularity Compared to Reagan and Carter

The real issue is whether the Democrats will lose control of the House of Representatives in the next election.  Jeff Miller has a good article about that on A Dash of Insight.

Dancing With Obama.

Domestic politics aside, apparently, the President is still pretty popular.  While nuclear summits aren't usually a source of humor, the New York Times may have unintentionally struck gold with this time-lapse video. Watch the absurdity of presidential photo-ops as President Obama works the event, shaking one hand after another.

Read more about the video here.

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