March 26, 2009

Obama Not Overextended

56%

A majority of Americans (56%) reject the criticism that Obama is trying to tackle too many issues.

In recent weeks, President Obama has come under increasing criticism for trying to tackle too many issues in his first few months in office but a majority of Americans (56%) reject that criticism, saying he is doing about right. Still, 35% say he is trying to address too many issues at once including a majority of Republicans (53%) as well as 36% of independents and 21% of Democrats. A majority of independents (52%) say Obama is doing about the right amount. Only 4% of Americans believe Obama is focusing on too few issues. Read More