In the latest poll, 41 percent of likely voters said they would be sending a message about their disapproval of Bush when they vote Tuesday. Another 42 percent said their opinion of Bush is not a factor in their congressional voting, while 16 percent said they would be sending a vote of support for Bush when they cast ballots Tuesday.
I thought war-time presidents were supposed to get a poll bump? Huh. This story from the Guardian (UK) is also quite interesting.
A majority of people in Canada, Britain and Mexico think President Bush and his foreign policy pose a threat to world peace and worry the U.S. will invade Iran or North Korea within two years, according to polling released Friday. ... The polls by the Ottawa-based EKOS Research also found that the respondents in Canada, Britain, Mexico and Israel believe Osama bin Laden poses the gravest danger to the world of five national or militant group leaders included in the poll, followed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, then Bush, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah.
Mexicans ranked Bush the second most dangerous of the five men, behind the al-Qaida leader. ... The poll found 69 percent of Britons, 62 percent of Canadians, 57 percent of Mexicans and 36 percent of those polled in Israel believe Bush's foreign policy has made the world less safe.