AP-GfK Poll: Dems disliked, but GOP just as bad - Yahoo! News Most say President Barack Obama isn't cooperating enough on the economy; yet even more accuse Republicans of the same thing. Former President George W. Bush and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin the only two Republicans the AP-GfK Poll tested are both viewed negatively by more than half in the survey, worse than Obama's marks. And people overwhelmingly fault Bush more than Obama for the recession. Ha!