Poll: Almost 2/3 Of American Public Don’t Trust Obama Making The Right Decisions

obama-funny-faces01President Obama starts his sixth year in office with the public dissatisfied about almost everything he has done. His overall approval rating is 46-50 percent, yet only 37% trust him to make the right decisions in the last three years left to his presidency, a new Washington Post/ABC poll shows.

In terms of Foreign Policy, 49% of Americans disapprove Obama’s handling of Iran, only 39% approve. The president’s 50-42 percent rating for handling the threat of terrorism has slipped under majority approval for the first time in his presidency.

More personally, too, Americans divide on whether Obama’s a strong leader (48-51 percent) or honest and trustworthy (49-48 percent). His favorability rating is essentially even split, 49/50.

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01/26/2014 12:00 PM by Jacob Kornbluh

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