Changed views under Obama

538 has a cool feature showing how views have changed on various issues over the eight years Obama was President.

The changes:

  • Abortion should be legal from 45% to 58%
  • Opposition to death penalty from 29% to 42%
  • Approve of Obama performance in Iraq from 65% to 38%
  • Believe cannabis should be legal from 38% to 58%
  • Believe race relations are good from 73% to 32%
  • Believe same sex marriage should be legal from 40% to 62%
  • Approve of Obama’s handling of terrorism from 59% to 42%
  • Approve of Obama performance in Afghanistan from 68% to 39%

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