Washington's debt limit stalemate may not be providing a boost to Republicans, but it sure isn't helping President Obama, either.
Today's Gallup tracking poll finds Obama's approval rating has sunk to 40 percent, which a Gallup spokesman confirms is an all-time low. The previous low was 41 percent. At the same time, the number of Americans disapproving of him has reached 50 percent.
And keep in mind — this comes before today's disasterous economic news.