George W. Bush is Only 8% Points Away from Nixon’s 2nd Term Approval Rating


According to a new CBS poll, President Bush now has only a 35% approval rating, and a whopping 57% disapproval rating.
Richard Nixon in November 1973, at roughly the same point in the second term where Bush finds himself, had a 27% approval rating.
At the same point in second terms, Bill Clinton had a 57% approval rating, Reagan had 65%, Eisenhower had 58%.
. . .just 8 more points.
When is that next Patrick Fitzgerald press conference?
— Steve Clemons