33% And Other Bad News For Bush
This is what a sex scandal can do to your Presidency.
the presidentÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s approval rating has fallen to a new all-time low for the Newsweek poll: 33 percent, down from an already anemic 36 percent in August. Only 25 percent of Americans are satisfied with the direction of the country, while 67 percent say they are not.
And not only that…
Democrats now outdistance Republicans on every single issue that could decide votersÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ choices come Nov. 7. In addition to winningÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬?for the first time in the NEWSWEEK pollÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬?on the question of which party is more trusted to fight the war on terror (44 to 37 percent) and moral values (42 percent to 36 percent), the Democrats now inspire more trust than the GOP on handling Iraq (47 to 34); the economy (53 to 31); health care (57 to 24); federal spending and the deficit (53 to 29); gas and oil prices (56 to 23); and immigration (43 to 34).
It’s a tough time. There is most likely going to be some swing back, but probably only enough to hold onto the Senate. The polls are trending towards the Dems taking the House and having the Senate be pretty much evenly divided.
More as it becomes available.