We have been saying over
that competence will be a major factor in the 2014 election. In the past year, we have witnessed an Administration that has proved inept on foreign policy, on the IRS, on Obamacare, the VA — and the list can go on and on.
This week, The Fix’s Chris Cillizza reported
that growing numbers of Americans doubt Obama's ability to manage the government.
The latest evidence is a question in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Sunday that asks whether the phrase "can manage the government effectively" applies to Obama. Just more than four in ten (42 percent) said that it does while 57 percent said it does not. (It was the lowest that Obama scored on any of the six characteristic questions CNN asked in the survey.)
Cillizza discussed the consequences of the President's poor numbers: