I was just thinking… if it hadn’t been for 9/11, I wonder if Bush would have been as unpopular in 2002 as he is now.
President Bush has hit new lows in public opinion for his handling of Iraq and the war on terror and for his overall job performance. Polling also shows the Republican Party surrendering its advantage on national security.
The AP-Ipsos survey is loaded with grim election-year news for a party struggling to stay in power. Nearly 70 percent of Americans believe the nation is headed in the wrong direction — the largest percentage during the Bush presidency and up 13 points from a year ago.
– Bush, GOP Struggle for Public Approval – Yahoo! News