Tuesday, November 08, 2005
American People Think Libby's Lies More Important Than Clinton's
Fully 79% of Americans say the recent indictment of I. Lewis Libby, formerly a top aide to Vice President Cheney, on perjury and other charges is a matter of at least some importance to the nation; that is greater than the percentage who said that in 1998 about charges that former President Clinton lied under oath about a sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky (65%).The scandal is taking its toll on Bush's ratings; his approval rating is down to 36%, the same percentage that think "Bush has lived up to his campaign pledge to restore integrity to the White House." The media must be doing a better job of covering the Bush regime: the percentage of Republicans who think the coverage is fair has dropped precipitously.
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