Instant Poll: 83% Approve Of Obama’s State Of The Union Proposals

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In an instant poll conducted just after the President’s address to Congress tonight, CBS found that Obama succeeded in selling his proposals to viewers, and boosted his image on jobs.Eighty-three percent of speech watchers approved of Obama’s proposals, while 70% thought Obama shares the same priorities for the country as they do (up from 57% before the speech).

Fifty-nine percent thought the President has a clear plan for creating jobs. Forty percent thought so before the speech.

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