Just 35 percent surveyed this month say the country is heading in the right direction, the lowest measured by the AP-GfK survey since a week before Obama took office in January 2009. His approval rating remains at 49 percent, as low as it has been since he became president.
Both the health care overhaul and the financial regulation measures are complicated pieces of legislation. Republicans have gone out of their way to portray both as examples of Democratic efforts to expand the scope of government. Full Story
This is very bad news for the democrats and generally for long term serving party members. The public is pissed of and they are looking for a scapegoat. November is going to bring about change, but sadly the public will be deceived again when they find out that after November, the same old “its politics only” game begins.
On a separate note this illustrates that the masses are finally realizing that our economy could be in trouble for years to come.