Michael Tesler

Research by political scientists John Sides, Michael Tesler and Lynn Vavreck first drew attention to the phenomenon in their 2019 book Identity Crisis, highlighting how Barack Obama’s approval rating trended steadily downwards despite economic sentiment rising during his presidency.

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