In a poll showing that Americans are expressing “historic negativity” toward the federal government, Gallup found that our fellow Americans have a growing
sense that the federal government poses an immediate threat to individuals’ rights and freedoms is also at a new high, 49%, since Gallup began asking the question using this wording in 2003. This view is much more pronounced among Republicans (61%) and independents (57%) than among Democrats (28%), although when George W. Bush was president, Democrats and independents were more likely than Republicans to view government as a threat.
Just another piece of evidence that the president is increasingly out of touch with the American people. No wonder Obama’s chief political advisor has conceded his boss’s “road to a second term in the White House as “a Titanic struggle.“