In late July of 2010, voters for the first time viewed Obama's policies as being as damaging to the economy as President George W. Bush's, who enacted over $1 trillion in tax relief that added directly to the deficit and stimulated little job creation.
Poor marks for Obama on the economy come mostly from non-Democrats.
Seventy-eight percent of Republicans and 69 percent of independents give the president poor marks on the economy. Sixty-two percent of Democrats say Obama is doing a good or excellent job on the economy.
The Rasmussen survey was conducted between Sept. 6-7 and tapped the opinion of 1,000 likely voters.