Many were voting against anything related to Bush (that Bush Hatred Syndrome so many are affected with clouded their vision completely, and continues to do so). The Democrats could have run Bozo the Clown and he would have won hands down. The lamestream media continues to come up with polls that show Obama's approval rating is stellar, but the shine is coming off the apple. The shine has already fallen off of the Global Warming apple, that's why they've jumped to Climate Change. No kidding, the climate changes, it has done so since the earth began.