(CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama’s approval rating has dropped to an all-time low among self-described liberals, according to the Gallup Poll.
For the week of November 29 to December 5, Obama’s approval rating was 70 percent among liberals, says
Obama’s approval rating among liberals peaked at 92 percent in the week of May 4-10, 2009, according to
During the week of the midterm election (November 1-7), Obama’s approval rating among liberals was 78 percent, or eight percentage points higher than last week.
Gallup’s polling for its weekly report on the president’s approval rating is completed each Sunday--which in this case was a day before Obama announced he had cut a deal with Republican leaders in Congress to extend the Bush-era income tax rates for two years, including for people earning more than $250,000 per year, and also to extend unemployment benefits for thirteen months.
Last week, President Obama called for a two-year freeze on pay for civilian government workers, began negotiating his tax-deal with Republicans, and made a brief surprise visit to
Since Sunday, Obama’s overall three-day-average approval rating has dropped every day thus far reported by
Obama's lowest-ever overall three-day approval rating in the Gallup Poll was 41 percent, a nadir it has hit on multiple occasions, but most recently in the three-day period of Oct. 21-23 of this year.