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Cheney Approval Nearing Rock Bottom at 19%

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Vice President Cheney seems to have brushed off the felony charges against his most senior aide:

The criminal indictment of the vice president’s chief of staff, a rare moment in White House history, does not appear to have derailed Dick Cheney’s career — or even his routine.

The vice president has replaced the aide, I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, with two other longtime assistants and seems prepared to continue his role as a central player in the Bush presidency, particularly on foreign policy and the Iraq war.

But the American people haven’t:

Vice President Cheney has never been as popular as the president, but his favorable rating is down nine points this year to just 19 percent.

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