Former Vice President Dick Cheney's favorable poll ratings are on the rise. His numbers have improved by 8 points since January. During that time he has emerged as a defender of Bush White House policy and a vocal critic of some of Prescient Obama's positions. CNN reported:
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- As Dick Cheney prepares to give a major speech on the battle against terrorism, a new national poll suggests that favorable opinions of the former vice president are on the rise.
But the CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey, released Thursday morning, indicates that a majority of Americans still have an unfavorable opinion of Cheney.
Fifty-five percent of people questioned in the poll say they have an unfavorable opinion of the former vice president. Thirty-seven percent say they have a favorable opinion of Cheney, up 8 percentage points from January when he left office.
In the past two months, the former vice president has become a frequent critic of the new administration in numerous national media interviews.