Topic: Economy - Obama's seventh-worst issue

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?

Approve: 46.8%

Disapprove: 52%

No Opinion: 1%

Obama gets slightly unfavorable ratings on his handling of the economy — almost exactly in line with his marks for overall job performance. Some Obama proponents point to the nation’s steadily decreasing unemployment as a signal of his success. Detractors often note, however, that many people have left the workforce altogether on Obama’s watch.