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July 18, 2012


More Blame Bush Than Obama for Economic Downturn

A new CBS News/New York Times poll finds that 34% of Americans say President Obama's policies contributed significantly to the economic downturn, another 30% say they contributed to some degree while 35% say the president's policies contributed little or not at all to the downturn.

However, more people blame former President George W. Bush.

Nearly half say Bush's policies played a significant role in creating the nation's current economic problems. Another 33% say they played some role. Only 18% say Bush's policies had little to no impact.












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