Obama’s First 100 Days: The Party is Over
by Hamed Naderian
29 Apr 09 | PTV
US president is through with his first 98 days in office with a promising approval rating while many warn of the end to a short-lived “presidential stupor”.
Fifty-eight percent against 30 percent of the 2,041 respondents to an April poll by the Quinnipiac University said they were pleased with President Barack Obama’s performance so far in the office.
He is, as well, hailed to be the next Democrat president to enjoy a white fanbase as big as that of Lyndon Johnson (1963 to 1969).
Even his controversial and — at times — shaky decision-making did not cost Obama his popularity. In April, Obama announced that he would not prosecute former officials responsible for ‘advanced interrogation techniques’ — a euphemism for torture – under the former administration of Geroge W. Bush. >>>
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