Why does Tim Cook enjoy better approval ratings than Obama?

According to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook recently garnered a 99.1 percent investor approval rating. To America’s chief political executive President Obama, that level of quantified approbation might seem like a change he can’t believe in, seeing as his own recent ratings have been almost 50 percentage points lower than that. Specifically, an ABC poll conducted in mid-March 2013 placed Obama’s approval ratings at 50% — a number that is generally in sync with other recent polling data according to the University of Connecticut’s Roper Center. (more…)

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