Rasmussen Poll: Most Think Obama is Too Far Left

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 03:20 PM

By Greg McDonald

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A majority of Americans view President Barack Obama as more liberal than they are, while 26 percent don’t see much difference between their own ideology and his, according to a poll released over the weekend by Rasmussen Reports.

The survey conducted by telephone Aug. 3-4 of 1,000 adults, found that 54 percent of those polled believe Obama is more to the left than they are, while 12 percent see him as more conservative.

The poll also found that 45 percent believe the average Republican in Congress these days is more conservative than they are while 55 percent said the average Democrat is more liberal.

Those numbers marked only a slight change from recent months, despite the fight over budget matters between the White House and Congress.

“The number of voters who see the president as more liberal than they are has ranged from a low of 52 percent to a high of 61 percent since August of last year,” Rasmussen Reports noted in its breakdown of the survey. It added that the number of Americans who believe the president to be more conservative than they are has ranged from 9 percent to 15 percent, while “one-out-of-four voters have consistently said they share the same views as the president” over the past year.


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