Americans Graded Donald Trump, And A Third Gave Him An 'F'

A recent McClatchy-Marist poll shows how the American people really feel about President Donald Trump. Needless to say, there's room for improvement.

If you thought President Donald Trump was doing poorly, you would be correct. If you thought Trump has lost favor among the American people, you would also be correct. 

In fact, Trump's approval rating is shockingly bad. Last week, it fell to a record-setting 37 percent; this week, it ambled back up to 40. Which, really, is not much of a marked improvement and miles below where President Barack Obama was at this time during his term. 

A new study on Trump's support (or lack thereof) mirrors these figures — 33 percent of voters would give him an F grade, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Yep, that's 1 in 3 voters. 

To compare, only 11 percent of voters gave Obama a failing grade at this time, and 58 percent gave him an A or B.

The rest of the stats aren't great: 22 percent of voters marked him a B, and 15 percent each gave him an A, C, and D.

Oh, and 59 percent of voters have said that Trump's behavior "embarrassed" them. That's about 6 in 10 voters. 

And although the nation may be somewhat divvied up, most of us agree that Trump needs an actual PR team to run his Twitter account. Seventy percent of voters (45 percent are Republicans) think Trump's use of the social media platform is "reckless" and "distracting."  

Hear that, Mr. President? Shape up.

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