Compare different countries' opinions of the United States and its president since 2002.
When asked which president has done the best job in their lifetimes, more Americans name Barack Obama than any other president.
Like Mitt Romney, Barack Obama was not the highlight of his party’s convention. Among those who watched at least a little coverage of the Democratic convention, 29% say the highlight was Bill Clinton’s speech, while 16% name Obama’s speech as the highlight. About as many (15%) say that first lady Michelle Obama’s speech was the highlight of the convention.