According to the latest IBD.TIPP Presidential Leadership Index conducted June 24-29, The Insufferable Airhorn’s approval rating took a dive to a record low. The 11.7% decline was his worst ever. According to TechnoMetrica, it’s the fourth straight reading below 50%, signaling disapproval.
Revelations about the National Security Agency’s surveillance of Americans’ phone records and Internet activity dominated headlines over the past month. Meanwhile, more news came out of the IRS’ targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
“Each day that passes there’s a new mention of these things, they seem to kind of fester, they don’t seem to go away,” said Raghavan Mayur, president of TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence, on the NSA, IRS and other scandals.