YOU are seeing that number in two polls today. The first is from Alaska, where Sarah Palin was once known as "America's most popular governor", with an approval rating that peaked in the Hays Research Poll at 86%. Today her approval rating has fallen to 54%, with 42% of Alaskans saying they disapprove.
The other poll is a new SurveyUsa study of Georgia that gauges Barack Obama's popularity in the state, which was carried by John McCain in November. Mr Obama comes in with an approval rating of 54%, with only 40% disapproving. Among whites, who gave the president only 23% of their votes, his approval rating is at 35%.
Numbers like these really put the GOP's quest to reinvent itself into perspective, especially as long as Mrs Palin is considered a 2012 frontrunner.