It feels that way to me also, but I'm reserving judgement. Perhaps the man we need isn't the man we whant? He has a chance to unite that's for sure and America is only strong when it's united. The last eight years have showed me that.Who knows.
He has a mercurial position on everything.
Government by poll seems to be the name of the game.
He ain't in office yet you senile old fart!Government by poll has been the rule for as long as TV and polls have become the primary information sources. According to many the polls represent, in aggregrate, the pulse of the American citizendry. If anyone is hoping for a leader who will ignore this...your to immature to vote.
The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. Rasmussen Reports believes that this is a better measure of public perceptions than the overall approval ratings. Overall, 67% of voters somewhat or strongly approve of Obama's performance so far while 31% disapprove.