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Obama's approval rating on -- policy is slipping and slipping fast the latest Wall Street Journal NBC news poll shows.
40% of voters approve.
While 46% disapprove.
Now this is the first time the presence foreign policy approval numbers fall below 50%.
Since April 2011 just before he announced the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Democratic strategist Joseph Trippi joins us senate seat joke to be with you I'm the -- -- allowed.
Gay -- now the last they've always said that the president wants form possibly central to the election we quoted -- is that true.
Yeah it's definitely something has a huge advantage over Romney nine and although he's starting also have a big advantage on economics -- two which is sort of surprising that he -- he wanted to -- -- has been foreign policy.
How -- that mean as we look at the last week and in with the numbers decline of 5% and senator Lindsey Graham saved begin to the show that.
-- a sub headline his -- is not a foreign policy how is it still face or my strong suit for the president.
Whether cook he he said commentators out over Iraq he's done that and he did pulling down in Afghanistan.
People or or you know.
It's the entire policy including giving -- some of -- lot of meat when he ran he said.
I'm gonna get this out of these wars and really focus on what we really need to do get the guys and -- attacked us.
And so he's done that I think most Americans would were hurt you when you juxtapose that to the Bush Doctrine.
Of going in with hundreds of thousands of troops in those kinds of things they're I think right now more Americans would choose the Obama approach that doesn't mean there are plenty of people out there and -- viewers.
Don't don't agree with that approach think it's too soft -- -- -- right now I think the majority of Americans would agree with the present.
I don't know I don't pretend they're highly exit from a war.
But the current -- there have been very grim statistics recently in Afghanistan and Iraq and so does not seem to -- like to be.
You know the a good exit -- out seems when I see the number of people diners heresy what's happening there he is.
Is that still.
You know it did the American people -- -- the war one out so badly that if that if we leave you would and I'm very grim terms of that's so that's good for the present.
No I think I think -- tiger is he kept this for he's kept his promises and Mary Gardner who -- a really complicated place is a mess up you have to ask yourself.
When you pull out of Iraq -- you see what's going on now wouldn't have mattered if we stayed for five more years.
And those would meet with when you -- sit out in the chaos that happens between Sunni and -- And the infighting that's gonna happen is -- as they build a democracy.
It's not this isn't going to happen overnight.
What about what I took as well as he promised to defeat of it's and it's a matter of keeping promises he said as a close -- that never happens director says could be and the first ever let on haven't.
And and and the second the thing that this past week there's -- this this narrative of this crazy -- like well was -- videotape or was it terrorism was a videotape -- now.
-- -- -- -- What would give no I mean is this funny strange things where he had were when he hasn't kept a promise that the people he's upset is the last you know through people like me -- who who wanted to gitmo shut down.
So I think it is it's interesting that it did you know the rules the people there are a lot of gitmo is still there that keeps a lot of people moderates and conservatives -- -- it was.
-- -- got twisted way the suspect they have here was someone who was released from gitmo had he not been released from getting on -- course -- was during the Bush Administration right but so that would probably be another twist on that.
Don't know that's an -- commitment that's why I said these things are very very complicated in I think most Americans are.
You don't thought I mean I think people came -- -- believe that Iraq was a mistake.
Whether it was organized the majority -- the American people sort of believe that getting us out was very important for the president to keep that promise.
Getting Osama bin Laden obviously I mean it's it's it's a cornerstone of of but his approach which I think is to say look.
Tamp things down -- gets back to what you said about the about the movie.
He would -- about the film tamp things down don't use bravado I mean didn't bush used to say that say things like bring it on in this is a crusade and I think.
And I've seen him say that he -- she hadn't said it quite that way the and had you use different words words matter.
And there's no reason.
I think Obama's strategy is -- to tamp down the heat.
And get the guys who did it I think most Americans say that that's a much better strategy then.
Going into another country Libya.
With hundreds of thousands of troops of things they do they don't know one if -- Ron Paul there -- whole bunch of people's sins of the -- don't wanna do that just thanking.