April 30, 2001

The First 100 Days – Assessment of Clinton

Positive Neutral Negative Satire
Leadership 23% 45% 30% 2%
Ideology 28% 43% 28% 1%
Character 31% 42% 15% 12%

Media assessments of Clinton in his early days were mostly neutral, but the only area in which positive assessments outweighed negative were over his character.