And Now To The Polls

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Bushclown Survey USA‘s 3-day rolling tracking poll shows the following (Asking the question: Do you approve of Bush’s handling?):

Wednesday, 8/31 – Approve 48, Disapprove 39
Thursday, 9/1 – Approve 46, Disapprove 44
Friday, 9/2 – Approve 40, Dissaprove 53
Saturday, 9/3 (Watch the effect of Friday) – Approve 41, Dissaprove 53
Sunday, 9/4 (Initial Friday photo-op effect wearing off) – Approve 38, Disapprove 55

Rasmussen just released a poll on the hurricane response as well. 28% of the public gives the federal response a grade of good or excellent, 70% rates the response as fair or poor (45% as poor). Likewise, Bush’s approval rating was at 49% in Rasmussen midweek, but today stands at 45%.