So I read this article to find out how the Gallup poll was good news for Barack. I read Burgess Everett's article and there's no good news. There's sentences like these: "Of the last eight presidents that Gallup has tallied quarterly averages for, Obama falls on the lower end of the spectrum.:
I know Burgess Everett probably didn't write the headline. But I don't know who did. Whomever wrote it did a very bad job. Unless, of course, the hope was to provide a 'happy' headline for Barack with the hopes that it would lift his poll numbers.
Here's C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"