Pollster John Zogby updates our weekly Obama Report Card with a grade on the president's performance. Zogby uses his polling, expert analysis, and interaction with major players to come up with a grade and some comments that capture how he see's the president's week ending.
John Zogby on Week 52:
"Obama's party could lose Edward M. Kennedy's seat in Massachusetts Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is close to implosion. Labor is angry about taxing health benefits. Obama's polling numbers are stuck. Etc, etc. Is this a modern update of the Book of Job? But the president is still hanging in there, so give him credit for that."
This week's grade: C
Last week: C
John Zogby is president and CEO of Zogby International, a public opinion, research, and business solutions firm with experience working in more than 70 countries. Founded and led by Zogby since 1984, Zogby International specializes in telephone, Internet, and face-to-face survey research and analysis for corporate, political, nonprofit, and governmental clients. The firm is headquartered in Utica, N.Y. John Zogby is also the author of The Way We'll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation of the American Dream (Random House).