President Joe Biden’s approval ratings have crashed to the lowest point so far in his presidency.
A new poll conducted by Gallup found that Biden’s approval rating has dropped from 56% to 50% since June. The luster of the new presidency has worn off, and Joe Biden has delivered little to endear himself to Americans.
What was particularly worrying about this latest poll is it found only 48% of independents approve of Biden’s performance.
High approval ratings with Democrats and low approval ratings with Republicans were expected. A low approval rating with independents is something that should be concerning for the Biden administration.
The economy is slowing down, and the first impacts of inflation are being felt. Inflation will only worsen, and combined with increasing coronavirus cases will create more headaches for President Biden.
Unless Biden can reverse the downward trend of his approval ratings, he is threatening to drag his fellow Democrats down with him in the 2022 midterms.
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