President Obama’s middling job approval rating has been quite steady over the last few months, devoid of much movement outside of the relatively subtle shifts seen from poll to poll.
This is nothing new: Based on Gallup’s polling, Barack Obama’s approval rating has the smallest standard deviation of any modern president. That is, Americans’ view of his job performance has seen the least variation of any president going back to Harry Truman. If it seems like Obama’s job approval is basically static, that’s because it is. CONT.
Geoffrey Skelley, Sabato’s Crystal Ball