***Update: As of May 4, 2011 Obama's approval rating jumped a mere 9 points***
Using Osama's death to spur his re-election campaign might've been a dumb idea. Although the country is split in half on how they feel about the douchebag president, many Americans see the coincidence of using Osama's death as an excuse to raise the debt ceiling (for more wars), among other things, as just plane obvious.
(there's a hell of a lot of links in this article. i figure itd be best just to send you to the site: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll