Do You Think President Obama Is Conservative or Liberal? — Survey of the Day
When it comes to his political ideology, President Barack Obama has different Americans seeing very different things.
According to a recent survey from the Pew Research Center of 1,502 adults, 43 percent view Obama as liberal, 37 percent as middle of the road, and 13 percent conservative. These figures are basically unchanged since the beginning of Obama's presidency.
Breaking these numbers down further, 67 percent of Republicans tag Obama as liberal, whereas only 30 percent of Democrats do. Sixteen percent of Democrats view Obama as conservative, while only seven percent of GOP voters share that opinion.