Here's a poll, by way of MyDd:
Bush has a lower approval rating than any predecessor so soon after election to a second term:
Approval Rating (after election to 2nd term)
George W. Bush 49%
Bill Clinton 58%
Ronald Reagan 59%
Richard Nixon 59%
Dwight Eisenhower 79%
SOURCE: The Gallup Poll, conducted Dec. 12-19. MoE +/-3%.
Political capitol? WHAT political capitol.
Apparently any he may have had has already been spent.
The question is: how did he win in the furst place?