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August 16, 2010

Gallup: For First Time In His Presidency, Fully Half Of Americans Disapprove Of Obama's Job Performance

Historic. Unprecedented.

Yesterday's track had it 42/49. Today's track: 42/50. (That's the front page of Gallup, where today's poll is noted at top left; if you click through, it's still yesterday's 42/49 chart.)

Last week, a Gallup analysis showed that, since '46, when the POTUS is above 50% approval, their party loses an average of 14 seats in the House in the midterm elections, compared with an average loss of 36 seats when the POTUS' job approval is below 50%.

This will not be an average midterm.

Clarified: There is always a problem when I say "For first time," as it's unclear if I mean the first time in Obama's term or the first time ever.

I almost always mean the first time in Obama's term. I mean, Nixon's numbers were hard to touch, eh?

I have clarified the headline.

But as a general matter, when I'm unclear: I mean for the first time on Obama's watch. Same thing with "record low" or "near record low." If I mean something more expansive, like for the first time in Gallup's polling history, I'll call that out.






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