Bad Poll News for Bush
From the latest Pew poll, via Yahoo:
Still, a majority supports his decision to use military force in Iraq, says the poll released Monday.
Four in 10, or 40 percent, approve of the way Bush is handling Iraq, while 53 percent disapprove. That’s down from six in 10 who approved in mid-January, according to the poll by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.
Bush’s overall job approval is at 43 percent, a low point for his presidency, down from 56 percent in mid-January. In the new poll, 47 percent disapproved of Bush’s job performance. Bush’s job approval soared to 90 percent after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and remained in the 70s for almost a year after that.