POLL DU JOUR
55 percent of Americans say the president of the U.S. should “project an image of strength;” 39 percent say the president should have an image of transparency and a willingness to negotiate.
47 percent say the U.S. should be less involved in world affairs, 30 percent say the nation should stay active at “the current level.”
19 percent say the U.S. should be more active in world affairs.
42 percent say President Obama takes a “balanced approach depending on the situation” on the global stage.
36 percent say Mr. Obama is too cautious and lets other countries “control events.”
15 percent say Mr. Obama is “too bold.”
Source: An NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey of 1,000 U.S. adults conducted April 23-27.