A New Low
The post-Katrina polls are starting to come in, and Bush’s approval rating is sinking to record lows. The man is drowning.
The bungled response to the hurricane has helped drag down Bush’s job-approval rating, which now stands at 42 percent — the lowest of his presidency — in the Post-ABC poll and down three points since the hurricane hit two weeks ago. Fifty-seven percent disapprove of Bush’s performance, a double-digit increase since January.