Obama’s Approval Drops Significantly From 2nd To 3rd Quarter

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Can you believe it’s 9 points?

Here’s the graph from Gallup:

This creates a bit of an interesting predicament. Should Obama simply push forward with his initiatives and let the polls be damned or can he risk losing independents in front of a tough 2012 fight? I guess it depends on whether or not he can lose independents or not.

Still, this drop isn’t the largest in a President’s first term. That honor is still held by Harry Truman and I doubt anybody will be beating him soon…

-19% in 6 months time?