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Questions - Economic Blame/Obama on Economy and National Security - March 7-8 & 13-14, 2012

48% Blame Bad Economy on Bush Recession, 46% Blame Obama's Policies
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted March 7-8, 2012

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Some people say the nation’s current economic problems are due to the recession which began under the Bush Administration. Others say the problems are being caused more by the policies President Obama has put in place since taking office. Which point of view comes closest to your own?

 

2* Whose judgment do you trust more when it comes to economic issues affecting the nation – yourself or President Obama?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence

 

 

National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted March 13-14, 2012

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How do you rate the way Barack Obama is handling economic issues as president…excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

 

2*  How do you rate the way Barack Obama is addressing national security issues as president…excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence