President 's Job Approval Ratings From The Citizens Of The United States

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The president’s job approval ratings drastically fluctuate during their time in office. There are many different factors that contribute to the change in their approval ratings from the citizens of the United States. The main points I will be discussing that change a president’s approval rating have to do with the economy, a rally effect and a presidential scandal. Although these events have a change on the current approval rate of the president, it might not last that long or it could be the down fall of that president all together. There is also a “honeymoon effect” that some presidents go through during the beginning of their time in office. It could last a few days, a few months or even longer but it is a period of time that the citizens of the United States are kind of lenient towards the president because he hasn’t gone through with any of the ideas that he told the people to get him elected, but he also hasn’t yet attempted them. So the president is kind of just going with the flow and is in a “honeymoon effect” that is similar to what newlyweds go through. Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower was inaugurated on January 20, 1953 as the 34th president of the United States. “Although Eisenhower won in a landslide, the economy had actually performed better under the Truman administration than it did during Eisenhower 's first term.” (economics.about.com) Eisenhower’s job approval rating was in the 60 percentile range not too long after being inaugurated into…

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