For Obama, the chasm gets wider …

The headline from yesterday’s Quinnipiac University National Poll:
Obama Approval Drops To Lowest Point Ever
… 44% approve,  48% disapprove

And, when asked:  If the 2012 election for President were being held today, do you think you would vote for Barack Obama the Democratic candidate, or the Republican candidate? The unnamed ‘any’ GOP candidate beat Obama 39% to 36%. That can’t be good for the President.

Still, the bigger deal is the split by race, age, and income …

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Approval among Blacks is still a sky high 91%,
but approval among whites has slipped below 40%
… a 54 point difference — that’s big.

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Approval among young Americans has dipped below 50%
… approval among old folks like me has slipped below 40%

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Approval among young Americans has stayed around 50%
…  a majority of those earning more than $50,000 (think “pay income taxes”) disapprove

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