Days after President Obama’s State of the Union Address the latest Gallup Inc poll finds the American people is evenly split at 47% approve and 47% disapprove. Based on a three-day average.
Many commentators found the speech angry and defiant. Most thought the president would be more conciliatory and interpretive. The main theme of the message jobs, jobs and more jobs. He announced a jobs bill that would contain tax credits for hiring workers and breaks for buying new equipment.
Republican say the plans don’t go far enough. They want president keep the Bush tax cuts that expire in 2011 to stay indefinitely