Wednesday, June 30, 2010

57% Say Obama's Handling of Oil Spill as bad or Worse Than Bush's Handling of Hurricane Katrina

Americans are comparing President Obama's poor handling of the Gulf oil spill with President Bush's handling of Hurricane Katrina. 57% say his response is the same or worse...

Marist Poll
President George Bush’s handling of Hurricane Katrina was a black mark on his administration, and now, there’s bad news for his successor. Nearly six in ten voters nationwide — 57% — say President Barack Obama’s handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is either the same or worse than Bush’s handling of Katrina. This includes 34% who report Obama’s management of the disaster is comparable and 23% who view it as worse. 37%, however, say he is handling the crisis better than Bush managed Katrina. 6% are unsure.


No comments: