Majority believe Obama has changed country for worse

July 9, 2012 at 10:13 am

Two-thirds of likely voters say President Obama has kept his 2008 campaign promise to change America — but it’s changed for the worse, according to a sizable majority.

A new poll for The Hill found 56 percent of likely voters believe Obama’s first term has transformed the nation in a negative way, compared to 35 percent who believe the country has changed for the better under his leadership.

The results signal broad voter unease with the direction the nation has taken under Obama’s leadership and present a major challenge for the incumbent Democrat as he seeks reelection this fall.

Conducted for The Hill by Pulse Opinion Research, the poll comes in the wake of last month’s Supreme Court decision that upheld the primary elements of Obama’s signature healthcare legislation.

It found 68 percent of likely voters — regardless of whether they approve or disapprove of Obama — believe the president has substantially transformed the country since his 2009 inauguration.

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  1. manfromthemountain says:

    NOBAMA2012!!! Vote Mitt Romney. God bless America!!!

  2. Go figure! We all got CHANGE!!  That is for certain. Now let’s see how he spins “FORWARD” ths fall. My God! We are staring down a cliff to financial ruin and no one wants to step up to the plate and try to fix it! FIRE THEM ALL I SAY!! Oust everyone and start all over again! China owns USA! Not on my planet!

    • ReaganRepub says:

      I know. We need to fire all obstructive Republicons so at least you can blame or give credit to Obamas policies. So far, this is the Republicons economy. Thank you GW Bush and the “rubber stamp” Republicons.

  3. Chuckcarle says:

    Obama has taken advantage of our wonderful USA in so many ways it is impossible to count them, & yet he & his wife continue to lie cheat & steal their way thru life, thumbing their noses at all of us on a daily basis.  When are we going to wake up???

  4. Jo McKinley says:

    I guess I’m late with this comment but people wonder why Obama’s popularity is high when people do not
    like his Communist policies. That’s easy 43% on food stamps, so 43% Democrat voters righ there.
    From there you can add up the “gifts” and count the rewards in votes. Blacks are a large percentage and
    at either 14% or 18% that tells the story. I wonder just how many people already know that they are not going to vote for him, but have to pretend that they are going to cast their vote for him.

  5. cmse says:

    He’s definitely going FORWARD in his mind because he had the car in REVERSE and he’s looking backwards……….

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