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Did the Country’s Mood Improve Last Week?

Gallup seems to have found some happy people in the last week or so. Hillary’s approval rating seems to be inching up a bit, according to them…

  Fav     Unf    NoOp
2007 May 10-13 53 45 2

2007 May 4-6 50 47 3

2007 Apr 13-15 45 52 4

As are McCain’s numbers…

                         Fav     Unf

2007 May 10-13  54      27   

2007 May 4-6      50     30

Romney’s up, although even in “never heard of him”:

                          Fav     Unf    NHOH  NO

2007 May 10-13    27       19      41      14

2007 May 4-6        24       22      39      15

Fred Thompson:

                          Fav     Unf   NHOH NO

2007 May 10-13    27       11      50  13

2007 May 4-6       27        11      50  12

With 50 percent saying they’ve never heard of him, maybe pollsters should ask for approval or disapproval of “Arthur Branch.”
Edwards:

                          Fav     Unf NHOH NO

2007 May 10-13    56       24  11  9

2007 May 4-6        49       31  9  9

Obama:

                          Fav     Unf NHOH NO         

2007 May 10-13    55       20  16  9

2007 May 4-6        50       24  13  12

Rudy Giuliani

                           Fav     Unf NHOH NO         

2007 May 10-13     62       24  6  8

2007 May 4-6         61       24  7  8

2007 Apr 13-15       57       29  6  8

This is probably just statistical noise, but for at least one week, almost every campaign can feel good about how they’re doing…

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