Bush’s Approval Rating Down to 29%

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The Decider busts through the 30 percent mark.

President Bush’s job-approval rating has fallen to its lowest mark of his presidency, according to a new Harris Interactive poll. Of 1,003 U.S. adults surveyed in a telephone poll, 29% think Mr. Bush is doing an “excellent or pretty good” job as president, down from 35% in April and significantly lower than 43% in January.

Roughly one-quarter of U.S. adults say “things in the country are going in the right direction,” while 69% say “things have pretty seriously gotten off on the wrong track.” This trend has declined every month since January, when 33% said the nation was heading in the right direction. Iraq remains a key concern for the general public, as 28% of Americans said they consider Iraq to be one of the top two most important issues the government should address, up from 23% in April. The immigration debate also prompted 16% of Americans to consider it a top issue, down from 19% last month, but still sharply higher from 4% in March.

How low do you think he’ll go?


  1. What a beautiful morning!

    This means that the Bugger-in-Chief is less popular than skunks, but still noses ahead of crab lice.

    Hmmm..”Impeach Bush and Chaney” seems too weak now. What instead? “Impeach the spies?”

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