2018-05-07 23:02:57 UTC
by Amber Athey
A new CNN poll reveals more Americans now think the country is doing
well than at any point during President Barack Obamas entire eight
years in office.
The poll, conducted by SSRS, found that 57 percent of Americans believe
that the country is doing well under President Donald Trump, which is
higher than any point throughout Obamas presidency.
The percentage who think things are going well is up from 49 percent in
February and is higher than at any point since January of 2007, two
years before Obama took office.
CNN mentioned that almost 6 in 10 say things in the country are going
well in the opening paragraph of the poll writeup, but waited until
the fourth paragraph to share that the number was higher than any of
the times recorded during Obamas tenure. Instead, CNN first noted that
Trumps approval rating is holding steady at 41 percent but that
support for Trump on the issues is slowly climbing.
The vast improvement in the percentage of Americans who think the
country is doing well is largely attributed to Democrats. Only 25
percent of Democrats said things were going well in February, while 40
percent said the same in March.
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