By Dan Froomkin
10:25 AM ET, 03/ 5/2009
Jon Stewart (below) explains: "Recent opinion polls indicate that six weeks into Barack Obama's administration, the American public thinks they approve of his performance. But it turns out they're wrong."
In fact, based on cable TV coverage, Stewart concludes: "Opinion polls don't matter. The stock market is the only rational, objective indicator of a commander-in-chief's performance."