Is Obama's Bin Laden Bounce Likely to Evaporate?
1:35 PM, May 4, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
Dave Weigel looks at the internals of the latest New York Times poll and notices something that should be rather disconcerting for the president:
The poll was conducted entirely after the news of bin Laden's capture. So even as his overall approval is buoyed, the critical economics question is worse than ever. Once the bin Laden news recedes, it's likely that Obama will be back in a bad place with voters.
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