Amadeusz Juskowiak

Poll majority disapprove of reagan presidency

A majority of Americans disapprove of the way Ronald Reagan has handled the presidency and onethird believe he should resign a new poll said

The poll conducted by Newsweek magazine said 53 pct of the respondents gave Reagan a negative performance rating nearly double his disapproval rating before the IranContra scandal

The magazine said however that Reagan remained personally popular By better than a threetoone ratio a majority of those polled said they liked Reagan on a personal level

And Newsweek said 52 per cent of those questioned believed the administrations accomplishments outweighed its failures