“An Obama job approval rating of 79 percent — that’s the sort of rating you see when the public rallies around a leader after a national disaster. To many Americans, the Bush administration was a national disaster.”
– Bill Schneider, CNN’s senior political analyst, on a poll indicating overwhelming approval for Barack Obama.
Any dead enders want to challenge this thesis?
UPDATE: December 27, 2008
Just found this fascinating tidbit:
Conservative Republicans Still Widely Support Bush (Gallup, Dec 11, 2008)
Why wouldn’t anyone support W? He did an awesome job!
Poll: 79% approve of way Obama is handling transition
CNN, December 9, 2008