The overall survey at Rasmussen shows approval at 46% and disapproval of the president at 53%. That's the worst showing since july 8th. Over 2 days, the "strongly dis-approve" beats the "strongly approve" poll by 16 and 17 percentage points respectively... the worst showing since July 11th and 12th.
I believe the reason is because of the President's new demands for more spending and more taxes, whereas 62% of americans surveyed think that government spending should be reduced. His inflexability appears to be setting the stage for more gridlock, and probably growth that will remain under 2% GDP...
... which, over the past 4 years, has been the slowest, post-recession growth rate since World War 2.
Fortunately, Macau's gaming industry is not in the U.S.