Keeping with that evolution, Obama is on pace to become the most polarizing president in American history — a title currently held by Bush, with President Clinton in third place. In an average of his first term, Obama carried an 84 percent approval rating among Democrats and a 14 percent approval rating among Republicans — good for a 70-point spread. By contrast, President Bush averaged a 61-point margin over his tenure, while President Clinton averaged a 55-point spread.
Poll: Obama's last year ties with Bush for most polarizing ever
By Justin Sink - 01/25/13 01:50 PM EST