Since 1976, no serious contender, Democrat or Republican, has watched his favorable ratings fall as low as Romney’s have in recent months. Or watched his unfavorable ratings climb as high. Or watched his overall numbers stay underwater—that is, more unfavorable than favorable—for so long.
At this rate, Romney is shaping up to be the most unpopular presidential nominee on record.
Mitt Romney may be the most unpopular likely presidential nominee ever.
Our Election Oracle has noted a significant bump in Mitt Romney’s favorability online in the past week or so.