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Barack Obama Approval Ratings Sliding Fast ... Why?

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It looks like President Barack Obama remains popular with Americans but three new polls reveal the American people don't like his policy decisions. The fact of the matter is the new President's honeymoon may be coming to an end. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows his approval rating among independents dropped dramatically, from nearly a two-to-one approval to closely divided. Nearly seven in 10 Americans said they had concerns about the federal government's intervention in the economy, including the administration's decision to take an ownership stake in General Motors and the limits set by the White House on executive compensation. A newly released poll from the Pew Research Center showed Obama's job approval on the economy has declined from 60% in April to 52% currently. And the latest New York Times/CBS News poll revealed 60% of Americans believe the Obama administration has failed to develop a clear plan for dealing specifically with the budget deficit... Why is Barack Obama's Approval Ratings Sliding So Fast? Let's talk about it tonight on the slugfest. If you can handle the truth!