President Obama’s All-Time Low Approval Rating Gets a Whopping 18 Second Report from ABC

When George W. Bush’s approval rating dropped to 41&, ABC devoted two entire segments to reporting on the news. In contrast, ABC has devoted a mere 18 seconds to discuss President Obama’s all-time low approval rating.

Via Newsbusters:

The news that Barack Obama is “facing the worst poll numbers of his presidency” warranted a mere 18 seconds of attention from Good Morning America on Tuesday. This scant coverage is despite the fact that ABC conducted the poll in question (along with the Washington Post).

Reporter Amy Robach briefly explained, “And President Obama is returning to Washington today, facing the worst poll numbers of his presidency. His approval rating has dropped to 41 percent, mostly because of the economy.” In contrast, when George W. Bush’s approval rating dropped to 42 percent on March 7, 2006, GMA offered two segments. Co-host Robin Roberts trumpeted, “President Bush’s job approval rating has sunk to a new career low.” In another story, Roberts hyped, “We begin with the President’s slumping poll numbers.”

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