The PJ Tatler

Obama Only Weak On Economic Issues

Republican presidential candidates should put the appropriate amount of emphasis on each of these issues if they are to mount a successful challenge to President Obama.

OBAMA: ISSUE APPROVAL RATING**** (AP-Gfk, Aug. 18-22)

Approve/Disapprove

Terrorism: 60%/38%
Relationships with other countries: 59%/38%
Environment: 57%/39%
Education: 55%/41%
Energy: 52%/45%
Situation in Iraq: 51%/47%
Situation in Afghanistan: 50%/49%
Health care: 46%/53%
Abortion: 44%/44%
Same-sex marriage: 43%/47%
Immigration: 43%/53%
Unemployment: 40%/59%
Taxes: 40%/59%
Gas Prices: 36%/61%
Economy: 36%/63%
Federal budget deficit: 35%/64%=