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February 17, 2012


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Obama 2012

Herbert Hoover should be lower. Have these people never heard of the Great Depression?

Reagan should be lower among Democrats too (and Americans in general.) Everyone needs to read Tear Down This Myth by Will Bunch.


This poll is hopelessly flawed because it doesn't separate out Grover Cleveland's first and second terms. :)

Dustin Ingalls

I think Americans can more easily distinguish between the first and second seasons of Jersey Shore than they can between Grover Cleveland's first and second terms.


Lyndon Johnson should be the most loathed, because it's looking more and more likely that he engineered and worked to cover up the murder of John F. Kennedy so that he could become president.


Did any Ron Paul supporters demand he be placed on this list?


Republicans have such short memories. Bush Jr. is easily the 2nd or 3rd worst president ever.

Joe M

Interesting poll, but some of those numbers are just about worthless. Calling Millard Fillmore (7-12) one of the "least popular" with 81% saying not sure is pretty silly. He's also arguably one of the least UNPOPULAR presidents.


Great survey! I like PPP and believe you do good work. But I find it interesting that in the summary above, you use "hate" to describe the feelings of Republicans for Democrats four times but when describing Democrats views of Republican presidents you use "least popular". Your partisan approach seems to be oozing a bit. I know plenty of dems that "hate" W (actually most do).

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