The media myth of Obama's "falling poll numbers"

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As I note in my column this week, there's nothing to support the beloved Beltway CW that, in terms of job approval rating, Obama's presidency is on the steep decline and that it's all slipping away. Reporters and pundits love repeating the hollow charge, even though there's no proof to back it up.

Don't believe me? Take a look at Obama's awful, "falling" poll numbers, via Gallup since late summer:

That's correct. According to Gallup, Obama has dropped exactly two percentage points in nearly seven months.

Read more on the media mythology, here.

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