Overall, 43% approve and 50% disapprove of the job President Obama is doing in an Economist/YouGov poll conducted [link to archives: January 14-17, 2012].
Obama scores better than that on four issues—education, terrorism, the War in Afghanistan and the War in Iraq—that fewer Americans care much about. On average, 40% rate each issue as very important.
Obama scores worse than his overall job rating on four issues—the economy, healthcare, Social Security and the budget deficit—on which an average of 69% rate each issue as very important.
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