Obama’s approval ratings going south

obamadebtplanThe bungled rollout of the Affordable Care Act is continuing to hurt President Obama. He has only a 42 percent approval rating in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll – down 6 percentage points in the past month. Where Obama has particularly suffered is the public’s impression of him personally. For the first time, a majority of Americans, 52 percent, said they have an unfavorable opinion of Obama, while 46 percent view him favorably. “Those ratings have declined from a net positive of 23 points at the time of his inauguration in January,” the Washington Post reported.