Both numbers have shifted only slightly from last month, but the number who blame Bush is down from 62% last May when Rasmussen Reports first began tracking the question regularly. It’s also at the lowest level measured yet. The percentage who blame the current problems on Obama’s policies is up from 27% last May and is at the highest level measured to date.
Since January of this year, the number who fault the recession that began under Bush has ranged from 47% to 52%. In the same period, the number who blame the current president’s policies range from 39% to 45% range.
Men now blame economic problems on Obama over Bush by a 49% to 40% margin. Most women still blame the problems on the recession that began under Bush.