Freezing

The president's approval rating hits another new low as he nears a record


Tim Grieve
January 15, 2008 8:29PM (UTC)

One reason you don't hear the Republican presidential candidates invoking the name of the current president so often: A Washington Post/ABC News Poll has George W. Bush's approval rating at 32 percent, the lowest number that poll has recorded since Bush took office in 2001.

It's a new number, but it's the same old story. As ABC notes, Bush is just two months away from breaking Harry Truman's record of going 38 months without approval from a majority of Americans.

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Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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