Polls show dissatisfaction with Obama, Congress

New polling shows dissatisfaction with President Obama.

Two new polls, one from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News, and the other a daily Rasmussen Reports presidential tracking poll, spell bad news for Barack Obama and Congress.

People in general are dissatisfied, and that puts more Americans in line with the nation’s firearms owners, who have been critical of the president since he took office.

Both NBC and the WSJ quoted Democratic pollster Fred Yang of Hart Research, who noted, “The public seems to have moved beyond the plaintive cry of ‘feel our pain’ to the more angry pronouncement of ‘you are causing our pain’.” 

The WSJ/NBC poll, taken July 31-Aug. 3, found that 54 percent of the respondents disapprove of the president, and only 40 percent approve of his White House performance. His foreign policy work gets a 60 percent thumbs down.

But Congress is also on the receiving end. Seventy-nine percent of the respondents to the WSJ/NBC poll are not satisfied with Capitol Hill, and with mid-term elections looming in November, that’s not good news.

For more, read the Seattle Gun Rights Examiner.

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