Yes, the government shutdown hurt President Obama

Much attention has been paid to what effect the shutdown fallout has had on Republicans. It’s really not hard to see congressional approval dropping to all-new lows, a Republican brand tumbling ever lower, and national House ballot polling that should worry Republicans at least a little ahead of next year’s midterms. Little, though, has been said about how the shutdown has affected President Obama’s brand. CONT.

Harry Enten, The Guardian