Obama favorability reaches three-year high
[Politico] President B.O.'s favorability rating has reached its highest point since 2009, according to Gallup data released Friday.
In a recent tracking poll, the firm finds Obama with a 58 percent positive rating among all Americans -- a three point bump from his favorability rating from a survey taken days before the election.
The last time Obama's favorability rating registered his highly was his 66 percent positive rating in July 2009. His highest positive number ever recorded by Gallup was 78 percent -- just before his inauguration as president.
"Obama now enjoys as positive an image in the eyes of Americans as he has at any point in the last three years," Gallup concludes.
The Democratic Party has also increased its favorability rating since Election Day. They're now viewed positively by 52 percent of Americans, up from 45 percent before the election.
...former governor of Massachussetts. He is the son of the former governor of Michigan, George Romney, who himself ran for president after saving American Motors from failure, though not permanently. More to the point, he isn't President B.O...
and the GOP have also seen slight bumps after the election. Positive impresses of Romney are up four points since before Election Day, with 50 percent of the country having a favorable view of their former GOP nominee.
Posted by: Fred 2012-11-17