- While a majority of respondents, 56.3 percent, are confident in President Obama's ability to handle threats to the U.S., barely half of those, 28.5 percent, feel "very confident."
- The Winthrop/ETV Poll was conducted among 955 registered voters from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop-ETV Poll Results Released about President Obama's Performance" (2009). Winthrop News 2009. 63.