Seventy Percent of Americans Pan Bush’s Handling of Economy

Posted April 15, 2008 at 8:23am

Seventy percent of Americans disapprove of the way President Bush is handling the economy and 65 percent say the same about his handling of Iraq, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll conducted April 10-13. Bush’s standing slipped even among Republicans, among whom he garnered only 59 percent approval. A quarter of independents and 6 percent of Democrats gave Bush positive marks.However, on Iraq, Republican support of Bush was a higher 68 percent.