Job Approval: 55-percent
According to a new CNN/USA Today poll, the President's job approval rating is 55-percent. (Perhaps someone from the MSM will be along to inform us that no President since Roosevelt with a job approval rating below 60% this early in his second term has gone on to win re-election in four years. It's a fact, you know.)
Sixty-five percent buy into the hype that the country is "greatly divided" on "major issues" – a plurality say they favored going to war and a majority say it was not a mistake. (Divisions on the invasion of Iraq are not divisions on a current major issue. They are disagreements concerning recent history.)
I take it you've not seen Nagourney's piece in the NYT today. The spin cycle has already begun:
Americans Show Clear Concerns on Bush Agenda they're back into cocooning mode....
I've since addressed Nagourney-Elder: