- Feb 10, 2005
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- Montgomery, Al
Poll: Voters Unimpressed by Obama’s Economic Policies
Newsmax | March 19, 2012 | Newsmax Wires
Likely American voters don’t view President Barack Obama’s economic policies as productive, according to a new poll from The Hill. The survey shows that 62 percent of voters think his policies will increase the debt, while just 25 percent think they will cut it.
Meanwhile, 48 percent of respondents see his policies increasing unemployment, while only 38 percent think those policies will create more jobs.
When it comes to energy, 58 percent of voters maintain Obama’s policies will lead to higher gasoline prices, while only 20 percent expect them to cut prices. Meanwhile, 46 percent believe his policies will make the United States even more dependent on foreign oil, while 36 percent think his policies will reduce that dependency.
On all of the questions, Obama gets a harsher critique from men than women. For example, on the issue of our dependency on foreign oil, 55 percent of men think Obama will increase it, while 29 percent believe he’ll decrease it. But among women, 41 percent believe he’ll decrease it, while 38 percent believe he’ll increase it.
As for Obamacare, 49 percent of respondents think the Supreme Court will overturn the 2010 healthcare law, while only 29 percent believe it will be upheld.
The poll also showed a stark racial divide. On every question, a majority or plurality of white voters said they expected Obama’s policies to fail. But a majority or plurality of black voters expect them to succeed.