The President, the Public, the Polls and the Policies

Jun 18, 2009 9:27pm

A recent flurry of polls show the president’s personal popularity remains high with few Americans blaming him for the financial crisis. However, the polls also show the president losing public support for his economic policies.

The president’s massive spending proposals combined with a record-breaking national debt – both those inherited from President Bush and projected in the future — could be Mr. Obama’s political Achilles heels, and one reason he underlines fiscal prudence as a top priority.

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