On August 31st 2011 President Obama reached the nadir of his polling at the Real Clear Politics aggregate of major polls at 53.2% disapproval.The interactive graph above shows the exact date. Note the -12.7 massive gap which has been surpassed today at -16.1.The presidents 39.8% approval rating marks the new low for his entire term in office too date
Today marks the absolute nadir of his presidency based on such polling at 55.9% disapproval. The trend lines of recent polling would suggest further decline is inevitable and President G.W. Bush territory, at its worst, will be reached at a much earlier stage than President Bush's.