from a broadly held perception that others bear the bulk of
responsibility for state of the U.S. economy, according to a Washington
Post/ABC News poll published on Tuesday.
Asked who was responsible for the
80 percent in the poll blamed banks, financial institutions and
corporations. Some 70 percent also blamed consumers for taking on too
much debt and the formerBush administration for lax regulation. Only 26 percent said the Obama administration was not doing enough to turn the situation around.
Two-thirds of respondents approve of the way Obama is handling the
presidency, and 60 percent approve of the way he is handling the