Mr. Bush’s overall approval rating has fallen to just 28 percent, a new low, while more than twice as many (64 percent) disapprove of the way he's handling his job.28% approval! In the words of Futurama, NIXON'S BAAAACK!
Two-thirds of Americans remain opposed to the president's plan for sending more than 20,000 additional U.S. troops to Iraq — roughly the same number as after Mr. Bush announced the plan. And 72 percent believe he should seek congressional approval for the troop increase.
Normally, when a President speaks, his approval increases. Famously, Bill Clinton got a 16-point boost from one of his State of the Union speeches. Contrast this with Bush, who is currently scraping the absolute bottom of the barrel: