WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama was still less popular than former President George W. Bush. This was revealed in a poll conducted by U.S. pollsters, Gallup.
In the first period of his leadership, Bush had won popularity by 90 per cent. Almost all Americans support it after the twin towers attack occurred in 2001.
Obama is also quite popular in the first period. However, Obama can only reach the level of popularity by 69 percent.
Bush popularity recently started to decline in the second period. Inability to address the Iraq war, Hurricane Katrina and the global economic crisis into stain in the eyes of U.S. citizens.
Most observers expect, Obama can pass the popularity that made Bush if he had a second period of time the better.
“If economic conditions slowly improved and there is no great tragedy happens, Obama can beat the popularity of Bush,” said U.S. political analyst, Jonathan Bernstein, as quoted by the Washington Post, Wednesday (07/31/2013).