Sargent analyzes a CNN poll finding that 52 percent of Americans don't think Obama deserves to be reelected:

To be clear, this obviously doesn’t have any real bearing on his reelection chances, since 2012 is very far away. But this finding shows just how deep anti-incumbent fervor is running after all, despite the high marks Obama gets for personal and leadership attributes, a majority says he doesn’t deserve a second term, at least right now.

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