I Realize That People May Be Tired Of Me Pointing This Out . . .

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on November 20, 2009

But it probably is worth emphasizing anew that Barack Obama is not a popular President:

President Obama’s job approval numbers will dip below 50% for the first time today in Gallup’s daily tracking poll, according to a Gallup official.

“Gallup Daily tracking results just in. Obama will be below 50% for the first time when we update our numbers at 1:00 p.m.,” wrote Gallup.com managing news editor Lymari Morales on Twitter.

His approval numbers have bounced down to the 50% mark several times, driven by weaker support from independents and Republicans, but hadn’t crossed it.

The man in the White House is no longer a political dynamo. Maybe he will become one again, but for now, he’s just an ordinary politician, fighting to make sure that people like him.

Just like all other politicians, as a matter of fact.

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