Obama’s Approval Rating , that is

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” President Obama’s job approval rating slipped to 43%, dangerous territory for an incumbent president.

   Just as tellingly, those who disapprove of the president’s job in office rose to 51%.

  Of the last eight incumbent presidents seeking re-election, only one had a job approval rating under 50% in June of his re-election year and won: George W. Bush at 49%. The final pre-election job approval ratings for losing incumbents (as far back as Gallup goes): Truman (’52) – 32%; Johnson (not on ballot ’68) – 42%; Ford (’76) – 45%; Carter (’80) – 37%; Bush Sr. (’92) – 34%. “