First Poll Results Favorable on SOTU

CBS News has has released an instant poll on reaction to Barack Obama’s first State of the Union Address. Here are some of their highlights:

• 83% of speech watchers approve of the proposals the president made in his speech tonight. 17% Disapprove.

• 70% of speech watchers think Barack Obama shares the same priorities for the country as they do. 57% thought so before the speech.

• 59% of speech watchers think that Barack Obama has a clear plan for creating jobs. 40% thought so before the speech.

• 72% of speech watchers approve of Barack Obama’s plans for dealing with government spending. 28% Disapprove. .

• 56% of speech watchers think Barack Obama’s economic plans will reduce the budget deficit in the long run, and 71% think they will help ordinary Americans.

• Still, just 42% of speech watchers think that Barack Obama will be able to accomplish all the goals he set out in his speech tonight. 57% do not think he will be able to.

My comments on the speech were posted here.

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  1. 1
    Mill Messenger says:

    #liberal First Poll Results Favorable on SOTU http://url4.eu/1FQsR

  2. 2
    Lorraine Greenfield says:

    I worked to get him to the Presidency.  I am still proud and assured by his Presidency.  He’s got back his focus and still galvanizes his supporters.

  3. 3
    Leslie Parsley says:

    And now it’s time for the critical, lazy, whining Democrats to get off their collective asses and do something constructive by supporting the president.

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