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25. Back in June of 2004 Bush had a 42% approval rating.

Bush's approval rating lowest since election: Poll

Posted: Jun 29, 2004

Amid rising concerns about Iraq and terrorism, US President George W. Bush's job approval rating has fallen to 42 per cent, the lowest since his election in 2000.

http://www.expressindia.com/news/fullstory.php?newsid=3...

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  -How can a president with only a 42% approval rating govern and win reelection? TheWraith  Dec-13-10 09:03 PM   #0 
  - LOL!  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 09:08 PM   #1 
  - It's off the charts tonight.  tridim   Dec-13-10 09:16 PM   #6 
     - That's pretty much what I said to Skinner in the ATA forum earlier today.  TheWraith   Dec-13-10 09:58 PM   #14 
     - I've been spending less time here. It's interesting to come back and see how certain  patrice   Dec-13-10 10:41 PM   #17 
     - Buh bye!  Hawkowl   Dec-13-10 11:35 PM   #21 
        - I Like DU  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 07:06 AM   #29 
  - AND there were three candidates so he won with less than 50% nt  msongs   Dec-13-10 09:08 PM   #2 
  - Clinton got 49% with Perot in the race; he certainly would have broken 50% w/o Perot. n/t  GOPBasher   Dec-14-10 07:18 AM   #31 
     - Never mind; I thought you were talking about 1992.  AtomicKitten   Dec-14-10 10:28 AM   #46 
  - Why, by sheer force of will, the same way he can...  Davis_X_Machina   Dec-13-10 09:13 PM   #3 
  - I think it was the  laugle   Dec-13-10 09:13 PM   #4 
  - He won with 379 electoral votes to 159  OhioBlue   Dec-13-10 09:33 PM   #10 
  - given that clinton got more votes than dole AND perot COMBINED, i'm don't agree.  unblock   Dec-13-10 09:33 PM   #11 
  - Really.  Capn Sunshine   Dec-13-10 10:09 PM   #15 
  - every study I saw backs your claim  rufus dog   Dec-13-10 10:17 PM   #16 
  - Most polling I saw showed Perot taking more votes from Clinton than from Dole. At least that's the  StevieM   Dec-13-10 11:46 PM   #23 
  - Perot's voters would have had to vote nearly 100% for Dole to make the difference  Hippo_Tron   Dec-14-10 01:57 AM   #24 
  - Beware Of Democrats Making Republican Talking Points  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 04:27 AM   #26 
     - Change is the new 'pony'  niceypoo   Dec-14-10 09:40 AM   #40 
  - Better start praying for a new economic bubble..  girl gone mad   Dec-13-10 09:15 PM   #5 
  - Well, they're probably going to nominate Palin.  TheWraith   Dec-13-10 09:17 PM   #7 
  - The next bubble will be our last  niceypoo   Dec-14-10 09:40 AM   #41 
  - Republicans shot themselves in the foot in 1996. They ran Bob Dole ..............  Exilednight   Dec-13-10 09:25 PM   #8 
  - Then Why Did Clinton Maintain A Constant Lead Over Bush Even When Perot Dropped Out Of The Race  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 07:14 AM   #30 
     - Many polling firms will still polling it as a three way race, and those that ............  Exilednight   Dec-14-10 08:53 AM   #34 
  - By triangulation and fucking over the people who worked to elect him n/t  eridani   Dec-13-10 09:29 PM   #9 
  - Get unemployment down to 8% and growth above 3% or thereabouts and things will get better.  dkf   Dec-13-10 09:39 PM   #12 
  - Raise taxes to achieve that goal  Hawkowl   Dec-13-10 11:39 PM   #22 
     - Lower income people probably are closer to zero in Federal taxes.  dkf   Dec-14-10 06:59 AM   #28 
        - No  Hawkowl   Dec-14-10 12:10 PM   #51 
  - And Reagan's were similar I believe. nt  Clio the Leo   Dec-13-10 09:46 PM   #13 
  - Correct .... around the middle of his 1st term he was at about 35% approval for a while. nt  JoePhilly   Dec-14-10 08:57 AM   #35 
     - Yes.  GoCubsGo   Dec-14-10 10:17 AM   #44 
  - self deleted  frazzled   Dec-13-10 10:45 PM   #18 
  - Your twist wasn't very twisty  Union Scribe   Dec-13-10 10:47 PM   #19 
  - Yeah!  polmaven   Dec-14-10 10:08 AM   #42 
  - If the Corpos put their money on it...  ProudDad   Dec-13-10 11:32 PM   #20 
  - Back in June of 2004 Bush had a 42% approval rating.  Life Long Dem   Dec-14-10 02:25 AM   #25 
  - It's impossible...so I suggest we dump the guy. No point in talking about it. n/t  vaberella   Dec-14-10 04:32 AM   #27 
  - Clinton Won Because Unemployment Was 5.5% And GDP Growth Was 4.0%  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 07:23 AM   #32 
  - I don't know  sweetapogee   Dec-14-10 09:10 AM   #36 
     - People Have A Fetish For Numbers Like Dow 10,000  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-14-10 10:31 AM   #47 
        - yes  sweetapogee   Dec-14-10 12:56 PM   #52 
  - How? By getting above 50%, I suppose.  Wednesdays   Dec-14-10 07:28 AM   #33 
  - Defecting to those who hate your guts  niceypoo   Dec-14-10 09:12 AM   #37 
  - It depends largely on who runs against him  slackmaster   Dec-14-10 09:29 AM   #38 
  - I didn't realize there was an election next month or anytime soon.  Phx_Dem   Dec-14-10 09:36 AM   #39 
  - Right now Obama is "running" against himself  Proud Liberal Dem   Dec-14-10 10:09 AM   #43 
  - A poll two years away from the election is at least a couple infinities away  zulchzulu   Dec-14-10 10:27 AM   #45 
  - Good one!! n/t  Fire1   Dec-14-10 10:32 AM   #48 
  - Yep. And anything can happen in two years.  treestar   Dec-14-10 10:43 AM   #49 
  - we shall see  sweetapogee   Dec-14-10 03:00 PM   #54 
  - It's laughable that people are waving the doomsday polls around as if  CakeGrrl   Dec-14-10 11:23 AM   #50 
  - The unemployment rate in October 2012 will likley be a more important number  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-14-10 01:01 PM   #53 
  - Always! The TREND in employment in October is a better indicator.  golfguru   Dec-14-10 03:02 PM   #55 
  - I was wondering if it was from 1946!  whistler162   Dec-14-10 04:24 PM   #56 
  - Will Obama triangulate as much at Clinton did?  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-15-10 08:22 AM   #57 
 

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