Johnmentum Continues in New Economist Poll

From Holden:

Kerry is on a roll.

Bush 45% (-2)

Kerry 46% (+1)

Satisfied with the way things are going in the US?

Satisfied 38% (-3)

Dissatisfied 58% (+3)

Bush Job Approval

Approve 43% (-2)

Disapprove 53% (+2)

Iraq appears to be hurting Bush.

Overall, are you optimistic or pessimistic about the long-term prospects for democracy in Iraq?

Optimistic 40% (-4)

Pessimistic 48% (+7)

Should the US withdraw our troops?

Should withdraw troops 41% (+1)

Should not withdraw 49% (unchanged)

Do you think that daily life for the citizens of Iraq is or is not better now than it was when Saddam Hussein ran that country?

Is better now 51% (-5)

Is not better now 31% (+4)

Overall, do you think it was worth going to war in Iraq, or not?

Worth it 44% (+3)

Not worth it 47% (-2)