By Dana Blanton-FOXNews.com
An overwhelming majority of American voters agree on at least one thing — the Founding Fathers would be unhappy with the way things are going in Washington these days.
An overwhelming majority of American voters agree on at least one thing — the Founding Fathers would be unhappy with the way things are going in Washington these days. So says a whopping 84 percent of voters, including a large majorities of Democrats (77 percent), Republicans (92 percent) and independents (81 percent).
In addition, a Fox News poll released Thursday shows 46 percent of voters approve of the job President Obama is doing and 47 percent disapprove. Only once before has the president’s approval rating been this low. In November, 46 percent approved and 46 percent disapproved. Last month 50 percent approved and 42 percent disapproved (12-13 January 2010).
Obama receives slightly higher ratings on a personal level, as 51 percent say they have a favorable opinion of him and 43 percent unfavorable.
The president also receives mixed reviews on connecting with the public. About half of voters (49 percent) think he is doing a good job listening to the American people, while a large minority (41 percent) says President Obama is doing a bad job listening.
The national telephone poll was conducted for Fox News by Opinion Dynamics Corp. among 900 registered voters from February 2 to February 3. For the total sample, the poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.
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