The health care reform debate has divided many North Carolinains on their view of President Barack Obama.
According to Public Policy Polling, President Obama has been steadily losing support from conservative and moderate independents in North Carolina since April.
The Daily Tar Heel talked to Ferrel Guillory, a UNC journalism professor and director of Program on Public Life, about the challenges Obama is facing.
journalism professor and director of Program on Public Life, about the challenges Obama is facing.
“When a president takes on a deep fundamental issue, he will naturally have to face the fact that this is going to stir up opposition,” Guillory said.
The danger the president faces in losing support, is from the independent voters who aren’t partisan, and likely to be swing voters in the next election, Guillory said.