Public Wants More Obama Press Conferences

The Whispers poll shows Americans wants more press conferences.


One of the many reasons Democrats think they got sacked in the November elections is because they failed to tell their story well. President Obama has agreed, suggesting he needs to communicate better. And now the public concurs.

In our latest Washington Whispers poll, a whopping 63 percent said that they think holding more White House press conferences would work for Obama. What they don't want is more frivolous appearances, like The View. In fact, when asked if he should star in a reality show like Sarah Palin, only 6 percent agreed.

The Whispers Poll

President Obama is at his lowest point, and he blames his poor communication for most of his troubles. How could he better connect with the nation?

Hold more press conferences 63%

When traveling, stay overnight in homes of Americans 18%

Open a Twitter account 7%

Star in a reality show as does Sarah Palin 6%

Get a celebrity spokesman 6%

Source: The Synovate eNation Internet poll was conducted November 19-23 among 1,000 nationally representative households by global market research firm Synovate.

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