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Psst! Obama’s Poll Numbers Have Been Underwater for Weeks Now.

Shhh! I think we’re not supposed to tell anyone this, since most of the mainstream media seems to be treating it like top-secret classified information, kept far away from the eyes of the public . . .

. . . but Obama’s job-approval numbers have been underwater in the Gallup tracking poll in every survey but one since mid-June.

Date

% Approve

 % Disapprove

Jun 18-20

45

48

Jun 19-21

43

49

Jun 20-22

43

50

Jun 21-23

45

47

Jun 22-24

45

48

Jun 23-25

44

49

Jun 24-26

43

49

Jun 25-27

44

48

Jun 26-28

45

46

Jun 27-29

44

48

Jun 29-Jul 1

45

46

Jun 30-Jul 2

45

47

Jul 1-3

47

46

Jul 2-5

45

47

Whatever you do, don’t tell anyone this! There is a fragile conventional wisdom that must be protected at all costs!

UPDATE: Here is the mundane way Gallup releases its latest numbers on this: “President Barack Obama’s job approval rating averaged 46% in June, down from 50% in May but similar to his ratings from February through April.”

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