You Won’t Believe What Percentage of Millennials Would Vote to Recall the President
President Obama’s poll numbers have been sinking everywhere, as scandal after scandal and failure after failure rocks the White House.
But you won’t believe how badly President Obama is performing among young people.
According to a new poll from Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, his leadership is so poor that 47% of voters aged 18-29 would vote to throw President Obama out of office.
His approval rating sits at just 41%. Disapproval of ObamaCare has risen to 57%, with a majority believing it will drive up costs of healthcare and 40% admitting it will worsen their quality of care. Among 18-to-29-year-olds currently without health insurance, less than one-third say they’re likely to enroll in the Obamacare exchanges.
Tough news, Mr. President. May we suggest abandoning ObamaCare, replacing it with common sense healthcare solutions, and focusing on growing the economy instead of keeping pace with your reckless big government agenda?
From the National Journal:
Indeed, millennials are not so hot on their president.
Obama’s approval rating among young Americans is just 41 percent, down 11 points from a year ago, and now tracking with all adults. While 55 percent said they voted for Obama in 2012, only 46 percent said they would do so again.
When asked if they would want to recall various elected officials, 45 percent of millennials said they would oust their member of Congress; 52 percent replied “all members of Congress” should go; and 47 percent said they would recall Obama. The recall-Obama figure was even higher among the youngest millennials, ages 18 to 24, at 52 percent.
While there is no provision for a public recall of U.S. presidents, the poll question revealed just how far Obama has fallen in the eyes of young Americans.
The survey of 2,089 young adults, conducted Oct. 30 through Nov. 11, spells trouble for the Affordable Care Act. The fragile economics underpinning the law hinge on the willingness of healthy, young Americans to forgo penalties and buy health insurance.
According to the poll, 57 percent of millennials disapprove of Obamacare, with 40 percent saying it will worsen their quality of care and a majority believing it will drive up costs. Only 18 percent say Obamacare will improve their care. Among 18-to-29-year-olds currently without health insurance, less than one-third say they’re likely to enroll in the Obamacare exchanges.