Bush Favorables Plummet; Unfavorables Soar

I wandered over to Pew and found their latest survey of registered voters. It’s unambiguously good news for Democrats and bad news for Republicans. Here’s some good news for Democrats:

Two-thirds (67%) of those familiar enough with Sen. John Kerry to rate him have a favorable view of him; Sen John Edwards’ favorable rating is nearly as high (63%), though fewer people are familiar with him than they are with Kerry.

Here’s a bushel of bad news for Bush; perhaps the only consolation is that his favorable number is still over 50%, but given that he’s an incumbent “war president” that should be cold comfort:

For more detailed analysis of the bad new for Bush found in a variety of polls, see Ruy T. here and here.