CNN Poll: Obama approval rating back to 50% mark – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs And he hasn't started campaigning yet. The other side of this coin, and mentioned in the article, I the GOP dissatisfication with their field. Romney is a consummate suck-up Eddie Haskell candidate that will say anything to get elected. Watch his dancing on the Detroit bailout now that he is in Michigan to try and win. Santorum will alienate moderates and even many Republicans. Gingrich is a douche who is loathed by virtually everyone. Though they won't admit it, the GOP knows their field is lame.