Earlier this morning, I noted that for the first time more Americans had an unfavorable view of the President than a favorable one. Well, here's some more bad news from the latest Gallup poll that's likely to reverberate around the White House:
Former president George W. Bush deserves a great deal of blame [for the economy], 36% say, a decline of 7 percentage points since mid-2009, five months after he had left office.
Twenty-four percent say Obama deserves a great deal of the blame, up 10 points since 2009. For the first time since he took office, a majority of Americans — including six in 10 independents — say he deserves a great deal or moderate amount of blame for the nation's economic woes.