Over 50 pct Americans think Obama meeting expectations: Poll

January 16th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI  

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Washington, Jan.16 (ANI): About 53 percent of Americans think incoming US President Barack Obama is currently meeting expectations, while another 14 percent say he is exceeding them.
However, a Fox News poll also finds that 50 percent of Americans think expectations for Obama’’s presidency are unrealistically high and he won”t be able to meet them in the long run.
A large 43 percent minority thinks the expectations are realistic and he will live up to them.
Eleven percent think the president-elect is falling below expectations. For some 20 percent it is too soon to tell.
For Democrats, 82 percent think Obama is meeting or exceeding expectations, as do 50 percent of Republicans and 63 percent of independents.
Seventy six percent of voters say they have a favorable opinion of him.
Opinion Dynamics Corp. conducted the national telephone poll of 900 registered voters for FOX News from January 13 to January 14. The poll has a 3-point error margin. (ANI)

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