So who's right?
It just goes to show how inaccurate and subjective polls really are.
"President Bush's approval ratings do not appear to have changed significantly, despite a number of recent speeches he's given to shore up public support for the war in Iraq and its historic elections on Thursday." [source: CNN]
"President Bush's approval rating has surged in recent weeks, reversing what had been an extended period of decline, with Americans now expressing renewed optimism about the future of democracy in Iraq, the campaign against terrorism and the U.S. economy, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News Poll." [source: MSNBC]
Personally, I'd prefer to believe the first, but that's just my liberal bias surfacing there. Ignore it.