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He's No Roosevelt

11:22 AM, Jun 18, 2009 • By MATTHEW CONTINETTI
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The Times's Joe Nocera reviews the Obama administration's financial regulatory overhaul: "[I]t's not even close to what Roosevelt accomplished during the Great Depression."

Meanwhile, Peter Hart and Bill McInturff's polling shows that the president's approval rating is below 60 percent.

And health-care reform is running up against hurdles in the Senate.

And flies are attacking the White House.

The presidential honeymoon? It's over.