Quinnipiac released a new poll this week and former President Barack Obama has been ranked one of the worst president’s since World War II. Ronald Reagan was ranked as the best.
Ronald Reagan is the best president since WWII, 35 percent of voters say, with 18 percent for Bill Clinton, 15 percent for John F. Kennedy and 8 percent for Obama, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds. Among Democrats, 34 percent say Clinton is the best president, with 18 percent each for Obama and Kennedy.
Obama has been a better president than George W. Bush, 39 percent of voters say, while 40 percent say he is worse. Men say 43 – 36 percent that Obama is worse than Bush while women say 42 – 38 percent he is better. Obama is worse, Republicans say 79 – 7 percent and independent voters say 41 – 31 percent. Democrats say 78 – 4 percent that he is better.
Those surveyed responded that they believed America would be in better shape now if Romney had won in 2012.
Obama gets negative grades for his handling of most key issues:
- Negative 40 – 55 percent for handling the economy;
- Negative 37 – 57 percent for foreign policy;
- Negative 40 – 58 percent for health care;
- 50 – 40 percent for the environment;
- Negative 44 – 51 percent for terrorism;
The poll surveyed 1,446 registered voters nationwide via phone.