For the first time in recent polling, a clear majority of the country has a negative view of President Obama’s trustworthiness.
More than half–53%–of Americans think the president is not honest, according to a new CNN/ORC poll released this week. And only four out of 10 individuals think Obama can manage the federal government effectively.
Fifty-six percent of the public says he is both not a person they “admire” and not agreeable on issues concerning the country.
More positively, though, 71% of the individuals polled said Obama is “likeable.”
With these numbers, “you’ve really lost control of your own political destiny,” Steve Schmidt, msnbc political analyst, said on Tuesday’s Morning Joe.