Tuesday, June 29, 2004
Gallup said the more important issue would be "the images and news reports that Americans receive over the next weeks and months. If the images are positive, then it could reflect better on the president."
Bush's major advantage, one that he used in his favor during the 2000 election, is a low level of expectations among voters.
"If there's almost any kind of improvement, it may look like a major advance in comparison" to expectations.