July 22, 2010 - American Voters Want Jobs Over Deficit Reduction 2-1, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Most Say Recovery Has Not Begun

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American voters say 64 - 30 percent that reducing unemployment is more important than reducing the federal budget deficit, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Even Republicans say 58 - 38 percent that reducing unemployment is more important.

The U.S. remains in a recession, 79 percent of voters tell the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll, compared to 74 percent who felt that way in May and 71 percent who said so in May of 2008, when the economy began its slide.

American voters say 52 - 44 percent the economy is not beginning to recover. Only 23 percent say the economy is getting better, while 31 percent say it is getting worse and 44 percent see no change. In May, 32 percent of voters thought the economy was getting better, while 24 percent said it was getting worse and 43 percent saw no change.

"The public seems to be reassessing the view held through the winter and spring, when they thought economic conditions were lousy but could see the light at the end of the tunnel. Now they aren't seeing that light," said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

While 41 percent of American voters trust President Barack Obama to handle the economy, 42 percent say they trust congressional Republicans more. Independent voters, a key voting bloc, favor congressional Republicans 42 - 35 percent. Voters disapprove 56 - 39 percent of the way President Obama is handling the economy, with independents giving him a thumbs down 61 - 34 percent.

The good news for Obama is that by 53 - 25 percent they blame former President George W. Bush more than Obama for the current economic conditions, compared to blaming Bush 55 - 20 percent in a January Quinnipiac University survey.

"When a majority, albeit a small one, doesn't think that the economy is even beginning to recover; when 79 percent think we are still in recession and 75 percent say the economy is going nowhere - or going down - it is difficult to conclude that the country thinks the worst is behind us," said Brown. "Wall Street may be debating whether the country is at risk of a double-dip recession, but Main Street thinks the original one never ended. So far voters blame Bush more than Obama, but it's not clear how long that view will last."

While voters want more jobs more than they want deficit reduction, they say 49 - 45 percent that Obama is being irresponsible by spending too much government money. And voters say 53 - 39 percent that government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals.

There is a political and racial tilt in the numbers: Democrats say 42 - 14 percent the economy is getting better and see a recovery 66 - 30 percent. Republicans say it is getting worse 41 - 9 percent and not recovering 69 - 27 percent. Independents say the economy is worsening 37 - 18 percent and not recovering 56 - 39 percent.

Only 21 percent of whites, 42 percent of blacks and 28 percent of Hispanics see the economy improving, while 40 percent of whites, 68 percent of blacks and 52 percent of Hispanics think the recovery is underway. But, there is no difference by party on whether the country is in recession, with 83 percent of Republicans, 79 percent of independents and 75 percent of Democrats saying so.

"To a considerable degree, how Americans view the economy and which way it is going depends on party and race," said Brown. "By comparison, the gender and age and even income gaps on these questions are smaller."

Voters split 33 - 34 percent on whether Obama's policies have helped rather than hurt the economy. By 41 - 36 percent they believe those policies will help the economy in the future.

Voters say 30 - 14 percent that Obama's policies have hurt rather than helped their personal finances. Voters also say 36 - 26 percent that his policies will hurt their finances in the future, while 35 percent see no difference.

From July 13 - 19, Quinnipiac University surveyed 2,181 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.1 percentage points.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio and the nation as a public service and for research. For more data or RSS feed- http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling.xml, call (203) 582-5201, or follow us on Twitter.

8. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling - the economy?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Approve              39%    10%    74%    34%    36%    42%    33%    79%    55%
Disapprove           56     87     22     61     59     53     62     12     43
DK/NA                 5      3      4      6      5      5      5      9      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Approve              42%    42%    35%    45%    38%    35%    71%    50%    15%
Disapprove           54     52     60     50     58     60     26     44     81
DK/NA                 3      6      6      5      4      5      3      6      4
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Approve              38%    43%    19%    26%    32%
Disapprove           57     52     77     69     64
DK/NA                 5      5      5      5      4
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy? (*Low also 39% Mar 2010)
                                                             APPROVE......
                                                             High    Low
                     Jul 21  May 26  Apr 21  Mar 25  Feb 11  Mar 4   Jul 21
                     2010    2010    2010    2010    2010    2009    2010*
Approve              39      44      40      39      41      57      39
Disapprove           56      50      55      57      54      33      56
DK/NA                 5       6       5       5       5      10       5
 
 
22. Which comes closer to your view: A) government should do more to solve problems or B) government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
A) Should do more    39%    18%    64%    36%    38%    41%    34%    74%    53%
B) Doing too much    53     80     26     56     57     49     60     11     40
DK/NA                 8      2     11      8      6      9      6     15      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
A) Should do more    46%    41%    35%    46%    37%    33%    67%    44%    22%
B) Doing too much    47     52     56     45     58     61     22     48     72
DK/NA                 6      7      9      9      5      6     11      8      5
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
A) Should do more    39%    41%    27%    29%    25%
B) Doing too much    53     53     69     65     68
DK/NA                 8      6      5      7      6
 
TREND: Which comes closer to your view: A) government should do more to solve problems, or B) government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals?
                     Jul 22  Mar 24
                     2010    2010
A) Should do more    39      42
B) Doing too much    53      54
DK/NA                 8       5
 
 
23. How much of the time do you think you can trust the government in Washington to do what is right - almost all of the time, most of the time, only some of the time, or hardly ever?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Almost all the time   2%     2%     2%     1%     2%     1%     1%     4%     2%
Most of the time     16      9     32     10     15     18     14     22     30
Some of the time     50     46     52     52     47     53     51     57     35
Hardly ever          31     43     12     36     36     27     33     14     32
DK/NA                 1      -      1      -      1      1      1      4      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Almost all the time   -      2%     2%     3%     1%     1%     2%     1%     1%
Most of the time     16     16     17     16     19     15     28     19      8
Some of the time     52     52     46     49     50     57     52     57     43
Hardly ever          31     29     33     31     31     27     17     22     46
DK/NA                 1      1      1      1      -      -      -      1      1
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Almost all the time   2%     1%     2%     1%     1%
Most of the time     15     18     10     14     13
Some of the time     48     55     45     47     54
Hardly ever          34     25     43     37     31
DK/NA                 1      1      -      1      -
 
TREND: How much of the time do you think you can trust the government in Washington to do what is right - almost all of the time, most of the time, only some of the time, or hardly ever?
                     Jul 22  Mar 24  Feb 11
                     2010    2010    2010
Almost all the time   2       2       2
Most of the time     16      17      16
Some of the time     50      50      54
Hardly ever          31      30      27
DK/NA                 1       1       1
 
 
28. Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as - excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Excellent             1%     1%     1%     -      1%     -      1%     2%     -
Good                  9      4     19      6      8     10      7     23     18
Not so good          43     33     54     39     43     42     41     57     41
Poor                 47     62     24     55     48     46     51     15     41
DK/NA                 1      -      2      -      1      1      1      4      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Excellent             -      1%     -      1%     1%     -      -      1%     1%
Good                 10      8      9     11      8      8     17     11      4
Not so good          51     43     37     42     45     42     51     51     31
Poor                 39     47     52     45     47     49     29     38     64
DK/NA                 -      1      1      1      -      -      2      -      1
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Excellent             1%     -      1%     -      -
Good                  9     10      4      5      8
Not so good          42     44     35     37     44
Poor                 48     45     60     56     47
DK/NA                 1      -      -      1      -
 
TREND: Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
                                                             EXLNT+GOOD....
                                                             High    Low
                     Jul 22  May 26  Dec 22  Nov 18  Aug 6   Dec 10  Mar 4
                     2010    2010    2009    2009    2009    2003    2009
Excellent             1       -       -       -       -       3       -
Good                  9      12       7       8       6      37       3
Not so good          43      46      46      42      49      42      28
Poor                 47      40      45      49      44      16      68
DK/NA                 1       1       1       1       -       1       -
 
 
29. Do you think the nation's economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Better               23%     9%    42%    18%    24%    22%    21%    42%    28%
Worse                31     41     14     37     33     30     32     15     32
The same             44     49     42     44     43     46     46     41     40
DK/NA                 1      1      2      1      1      2      1      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Better               24%    23%    22%    23%    25%    26%    43%    29%     9%
Worse                23     32     35     32     27     31     16     23     47
The same             52     44     41     45     47     42     39     48     43
DK/NA                 -      1      2      1      -      1      2      1      1
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Better               21%    27%    14%    18%    21%
Worse                33     26     42     36     32
The same             44     46     43     45     46
DK/NA                 1      1      1      2      1
 
TREND: Do you think the nation's economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?
                     Jul 22  May 26  Dec 22  Aug 6   July 2  Apr 29  Apr 1
                     2010    2010    2009    2009    2009    2009    2009
Better               23      32      28      28      27      24      19
Worse                31      24      28      29      29      33      32
The same             44      43      43      41      42      42      47
DK/NA                 1       1       1       2       2       2       2
 
 
30. Who do you trust to do a better job handling the economy - President Obama or the Republicans in Congress?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Pres Obama           41%     7%    80%    35%    38%    44%    34%    88%    55%
Reps in Congress     42     82      9     42     47     37     48      3     34
DK/NA                17     11     11     23     15     19     18      8     12
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Pres Obama           43%    44%    38%    47%    38%    37%    83%    50%    14%
Reps in Congress     44     39     44     37     47     48      9     32     68
DK/NA                13     17     18     17     15     15      8     19     17
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Pres Obama           39%    46%    18%    25%    34%
Reps in Congress     43     38     63     55     49
DK/NA                17     16     19     20     17
 
TREND: Who do you trust to do a better job handling the economy - President Obama or the Republicans in Congress?
                     Jul 22  May 26  Dec 22  Aug 6   July 2  Apr 1   Mar 4
                     2010    2010    2009    2009    2009    2009    2009
President Obama      41      45      45      47      54      55      56
Reps in Congress     42      36      36      36      32      27      26
DK/NA                17      19      19      17      14      18      18
 
 
31. Do you think President Obama's policies have helped the economy, hurt the economy, or haven't made a difference?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Helped               33%     7%    62%    28%    32%    33%    28%    63%    38%
Hurt                 34     58      7     40     39     30     39      2     24
No difference        31     33     28     30     28     33     30     31     36
DK/NA                 3      2      2      3      1      4      3      4      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Helped               30%    36%    31%    35%    33%    32%    64%    40%    11%
Hurt                 25     32     42     28     37     39      8     21     59
No difference        42     29     24     34     28     28     26     36     27
DK/NA                 3      3      3      3      2      1      2      3      3
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Helped               30%    39%    16%    23%    27%
Hurt                 35     30     54     48     40
No difference        31     29     27     26     31
DK/NA                 3      2      3      3      2
 
TREND: Do you think President Obama's policies have helped the economy, hurt the economy, or haven't made a difference?
                     Jul 22  May 26  Dec 22  Aug 6
                     2010    2010    2009    2009
Helped               33      39      37      37
Hurt                 34      29      28      29
No difference        31      28      31      31
DK/NA                 3       4       4       4
 
 
32. Looking forward, do you think President Obama's policies will help the economy, will hurt the economy, or won't make a difference?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Will help            41%    10%    76%    35%    37%    44%    34%    86%    58%
Will hurt            36     66      7     40     41     32     42      2     21
No difference        19     21     15     21     19     19     20     11     20
DK/NA                 4      3      3      4      2      5      4      1      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Will help            43%    45%    36%    46%    39%    40%    76%    51%    17%
Will hurt            31     34     41     30     39     40      9     23     61
No difference        22     17     19     19     19     19     11     23     19
DK/NA                 3      4      4      4      3      1      4      3      3
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Will help            39%    46%    17%    26%    33%
Will hurt            37     34     57     49     46
No difference        19     18     21     21     17
DK/NA                 4      2      5      4      4
 
TREND: Looking forward, do you think President Obama's policies will help the economy, will hurt the economy, or won't make a difference?
                     Jul 22  May 26  Dec 22  Aug 6
                     2010    2010    2009    2009
Will help            41      45      49      49
Will hurt            36      32      29      33
No difference        19      18      17      14
DK/NA                 4       5       5       4
 
 
33. Do you think President Obama's policies have helped your personal financial situation, hurt your personal financial situation, or haven't made a difference?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Helped               14%     4%    28%    11%    14%    14%    10%    34%    25%
Hurt                 30     50      8     34     32     29     35      4     17
No difference        54     45     61     54     53     55     54     58     56
DK/NA                 1      1      2      1      1      2      1      3      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Helped               18%    16%    11%    19%    12%    11%    29%    16%     6%
Hurt                 23     29     36     26     29     33      9     21     48
No difference        59     54     51     53     58     55     61     62     45
DK/NA                 1      -      2      1      -      1      1      1      1
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Helped               13%    17%     7%     9%     9%
Hurt                 31     28     44     43     37
No difference        54     54     47     47     53
DK/NA                 1      1      2      1      1
 
TREND: Do you think President Obama's policies have helped your personal financial situation, hurt your personal financial situation, or haven't made a difference?
                     Jul 22  May 26  Dec 22  Aug 6
                     2010    2010    2009    2009
Helped               14      16      15      13
Hurt                 30      29      26      23
No difference        54      54      58      63
DK/NA                 1       2       1       1
 
 
34. Looking forward, do you think President Obama's policies will help your personal financial situation, will hurt your personal financial situation, or won't make a difference?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Will help            26%     6%    50%    21%    25%    27%    19%    69%    37%
Will hurt            36     63      9     41     40     33     42      1     22
No difference        35     29     38     36     33     37     35     27     41
DK/NA                 3      2      3      2      2      4      3      3      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Will help            29%    29%    21%    33%    22%    19%    49%    29%    12%
Will hurt            26     37     42     28     39     47      9     26     59
No difference        43     32     33     37     38     33     36     42     27
DK/NA                 1      2      4      3      1      1      6      2      2
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Will help            25%    26%    12%    16%    17%
Will hurt            36     37     56     50     46
No difference        35     35     28     31     35
DK/NA                 4      1      4      3      2
 
TREND: Looking forward, do you think President Obama's policies will help your personal financial situation, will hurt your personal financial situation, or won't make a difference?
                     Jul 22  May 26  Dec 22  Aug 6
                     2010    2010    2009    2009
Will help            26      28      31      33
Will hurt            36      36      37      36
No difference        35      32      30      28
DK/NA                 3       4       2       3
 
 
35. Do you think the United States economy is in a recession now?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Yes                  79%    83%    75%    79%    77%    81%    80%    74%    71%
No                   18     14     22     18     20     16     17     22     28
DK/NA                 3      4      3      3      3      3      4      5      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Yes                  75%    80%    80%    79%    78%    75%    76%    77%    82%
No                   24     17     16     18     20     24     22     21     14
DK/NA                 1      3      4      3      2      1      2      3      3
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Yes                  80%    76%    80%    82%    78%
No                   17     22     14     15     17
DK/NA                 4      2      5      4      5
 
TREND: Do you think the United States economy is in a recession now?
                     Jul 22  May 26  May 15
                     2010    2010    2008
Yes                  79      74      71
No                   18      21      24
DK/NA                 3       5       5
 
 
36. Do you think the economy is beginning to recover or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Yes                  44%    27%    66%    39%    44%    44%    40%    68%    52%
No                   52     69     30     56     52     51     55     25     47
DK/NA                 5      4      4      5      4      5      4      7      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Yes                  49%    44%    41%    44%    47%    46%    66%    53%    27%
No                   49     53     52     51     51     51     33     42     68
DK/NA                 2      3      7      6      1      2      2      5      5
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Yes                  42%    49%    31%    37%    41%
No                   53     48     63     58     54
DK/NA                 5      3      6      5      4
 
 
37. What do you think is more important - reducing the federal budget deficit or reducing unemployment?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Deficit              30%    38%    18%    33%    34%    26%    31%    20%    35%
Unemployment         64     58     77     61     62     67     64     75     57
DK/NA                 6      5      5      6      4      7      6      6      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Deficit              33%    30%    29%    30%    30%    32%    17%    25%    41%
Unemployment         64     67     62     64     66     66     79     71     52
DK/NA                 3      3      9      6      3      2      4      4      7
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Deficit              31%    28%    36%    30%    38%
Unemployment         63     67     56     62     57
DK/NA                 6      5      8      7      5
 
TREND: What do you think is more important - reducing the federal budget deficit or reducing unemployment?
                     Jul 22  Feb 11
                     2010    2010
Reducing deficit     30      23
Reducing unemploy    64      71
DK/NA                 6       6
 
 
38. Who do you blame more for the current condition of the U.S. economy - former President George W. Bush or President Barack Obama?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Bush                 53%    20%    84%    52%    52%    55%    48%    84%    70%
Obama                25     49      5     25     28     22     28      3     12
NEITHER(VOL)         10     14      6     10      9     11     10      9      6
BOTH(VOL)             7     10      2      9      9      6      8      1      7
DK/NA                 4      7      3      4      3      6      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Bush                 62%    56%    47%    59%    53%    52%    88%    62%    29%
Obama                17     22     32     19     26     31      4     15     43
NEITHER(VOL)          9     12      8      9     12     10      3     14     10
BOTH(VOL)             7      7      8      9      5      5      2      6     11
DK/NA                 5      3      4      4      3      2      3      4      6
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Bush                 52%    57%    30%    39%    48%
Obama                26     21     39     35     31
NEITHER(VOL)          9     14     13     12     10
BOTH(VOL)             8      6     11     10      9
DK/NA                 5      2      7      5      2
 
TREND: Who do you blame more for the current condition of the U.S. economy - Former President George W. Bush or President Barack Obama?
                     Jul 22  Jan 13
                     2010    2010
Bush                 53      55
Obama                25      20
NEITHER(VOL)         10      14
BOTH(VOL)             7       7
DK/NA                 4       4
 
 
39. Some people say that President Obama is being fiscally irresponsible by spending too much government money. Others say President Obama is being fiscally responsible by only spending money where it is needed. Which comes closer to your view?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    His
Irresponsible        49%    82%    13%    54%    55%    43%    56%     3%    37%
Responsible          45     14     81     40     42     49     39     91     56
DK/NA                 6      4      6      6      4      8      6      6      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  POL PHIL.........
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Lib    Mod    Con
Irresponsible        48%    45%    53%    41%    52%    57%    14%    38%    76%
Responsible          49     48     40     52     44     40     80     56     18
DK/NA                 3      7      7      6      4      3      5      6      5
 
                                   WHITE.............
                     NoColl Coll   BrnAgn
                     Degree Degree Evngl  Prot   Cath
Irresponsible        49%    48%    71%    64%    59%
Responsible          45     47     23     30     36
DK/NA                 6      5      6      6      5
 
TREND: Some people say that President Obama is being fiscally irresponsible by spending too much government money. Others say President Obama is being fiscally responsible by only spending money where it is needed. Which comes closer to your view?
                     Jul 22  Jan 13
                     2010    2010
Irresponsible        49      53
Responsible          45      43
DK/NA                 6       4