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Jan 21, 2013 Comments Off Infidel

(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama averaged a 49.1 percent job approval during his first term in office, among the lowest for post-World War II presidents, according to a new Gallup poll.

Only Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford had lower job approval averages in their first terms, Gallup reported.

Here’s how the Post-WWII presidents stack up:

First-Term Average Approval Ratings:

Johnson – 74.2%
Kennedy – 70.1%
Eisenhower 69.6%
G.W. Bush – 62.2%
G.H.W. Bush – 60.9%
Nixon – 55.8%
Truman – 55.6%
Reagan – 50.3%
Clinton – 49.6%
Obama – 49.1%
Ford – 47.2%
Carter – 45.5%

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