I think the President should stop by a check cashing store to see about a payday loan for some political capitol since his is all used up. The polls just keep sinking and sinking for W. When Fox News (yes, FOX NEWS) releases poll results that show the President in the gutter, you know something's wrong. But today saw poll results from CNN even lower.
In the telephone poll of 1,012 adult Americans carried out Friday through Sunday by Opinion Research Corporation for CNN, 32 percent of respondents said they approve of Bush's performance, 60 percent said they disapprove and 8 percent said they do not know.
In what CNN called a "significant drop" from last year, that's 16 points in 12 months. And while it's probably not wise for politicians to govern by poll results, things are now getting desperate for a lame duck president whose own party has the majority in congress. We're now talking about the man's legacy here and it ain't looking pretty.
But maybe he's bottomed out, as Ken Mehlman tried to spin it recently. Of course, we've heard that before. As Democratic Underground points out, we've heard it: December 2005, November 2005, October 2004, June 2004...