Support for President Bush has sunk to its lowest level yet, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll. Bush's 31% approval rating marks a career low as 82% of Americans now think the country is heading in the wrong direction. Opinions were highly split along partisan lines.
Other findings from the poll:
- Bush hasn't had majority approval ratings for a record-busting 40 months
- While 15% strongly approve of Bush's leadership, 52% strongly disapprove
- Barack Obama leads John McCain by over 20% among those who feel the country is going the wrong way
- Obama leads McCain 51-44% in a hypothetical general election; Clinton edges McCain 49-46%