The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows nothing but dire numbers for President Obama's remaining term.
In what was once viewed as a strength, Obama's waffling on handling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant threat has dragged his approval numbers lower than the nadir of President Bush in 2006.
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In fact, Obama's handling of ISIL has begun to sag in his own party, endangering vulnerable Senate Democratic incumbents.
Chuck Todd appeared on his old show Wednesday to preview Obama's address to the nation and point out that with his underwater numbers, the Democratic party is at a tipping point.