Watch Obama’s poll numbers tumble


For President Obama, it’s been an annus horribilis — counted down crisis by crisis in this graphic, courtesy of National Journal. (Click on graphic to see a bigger image.)

 A year ago this week, President Obama was reelected and it seems to have gone down hill ever since, George E. Condon Jr. writes in NJ.

Some of it is “just bad luck,” Condon says, but he notes:

Gallup’s daily tracking poll released Tuesday had him at 39 percent approval, only 1 point above his worst showing, in October 2011. In the past 60 years, only Richard Nixon (29 percent) and George W. Bush (38 percent) had lower ratings a year after their reelection. (Ronald Reagan was at 64 percent, Bill Clinton at 60, and Dwight Eisenhower at 58.)

You can read Condon’s article here.