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As President Joe Biden’s job approval ratings plunge to near-record lows, even his own party thinks some Republicans did a better job.

A new Pew Research Center when asked to name the best president in recent history, Democrats named Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and even Ronald Reagan ahead of Biden, The Washington Examiner’s Paul Bedard reports.

Even self-proclaimed “liberals” were more likely to name Reagan as a better president than Biden.

Biden’s standing is likely to be even lower now.  The poll was conducted in July and September, when his approval ratings were higher.

Bedard reports:

Obama, whom Biden served as vice president, is still king of the hill nearly five years after he left office, replaced by Trump. Democrats chose Obama over Biden by about 13-1 and Clinton over Biden by an average of 3-1.

Worse, the percentage of Democrats who chose Biden as best was in the mid to low single digits, just behind Reagan among factions dubbed “Establishment Liberals,” “Democratic Mainstays,” and “Outsider Left” that Pew said make up 67% of the party.

Among the four groups identified within the Democrat Party, only the “Progressive Left” was more likely to name Biden better than Reagan, but even then it was only by an eight percent to three percent margin.

Additional Pew research finds that during Reagan’s presidency he was viewed favorably by an average of 31 percent of Democrats and 83 percent of Republicans.

The latest Gallup poll finds Biden with just 34 percent approval among independents.  A 2001 ABC News/Washington Post poll of Reagan’s post-presidency found 68 percent approval among independents.

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Michael Brigham has written for American Action News since the summer of 2019. His areas of expertise include foreign affairs, government, and politics, but regardless of the subject matter, he has a nose and an insatiable appetite for news. In his free time, he enjoys reading nonfiction, watching a mix of comedies and true crime documentaries, and spending time away from the swamp hiking in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

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Joseph
Joseph
6 months ago

Even Obama who was rather poor president, who put the USA very low, was 13 times better for the democrat then Biden. But they still keep Biden at power. It show that they both are irresponsible who’ll bring our country to the level even low that anyone can imajin.

James Hutchins
James Hutchins
6 months ago

biden is a Moron

vladimir
vladimir
6 months ago
Reply to  James Hutchins

globalist puppet chester biden is a globalist puppet .

Helen Pariza
Helen Pariza
6 months ago
Reply to  James Hutchins

The USA has at its helm anmentally incompetent man in Biden. Biden should be relieved and removed from the office of President at the earliest.
His wife should be mocked and vilified in that she has not had him claimed as such.

Madeleine
Madeleine
6 months ago

They chose more crooks and Pedophiles over Biden

Retired Marine
Retired Marine
6 months ago
Reply to  Madeleine

biden IS a crook and a pedophile, who the hell are you talking about?

Jim Davies
Jim Davies
6 months ago
Reply to  Retired Marine

Madeleine is a moron