How Obama Compares to the Prior Five Presidents

How We're Doing: A Composite Index of Global and National Trends” compares President Obama to the prior five presidents at the six-month point and marks a baseline for future quarterly indexes. It reveals that that public is generally pleased with the new president’s performance. Darrell West, vice president and director of Governance Studies, says that maintaining the trust and confidence of the American people could take some doing.

Comparing Obama's First Six Months to Five Most Recent Administrations