Extremely Unpopular President to Meet With Popular President-Elect

Today, President-elect Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with President Bush at the White House. The New York Times notes that the visit will be both "historic" and "perhaps awkward," since Obama consistently criticized Bush on the campaign trail. A new Gallup analysis also finds that the meeting will be "a remarkable contrast between one of the least popular two-term presidents in modern times at the close of his administration, and one of the most popular candidates to win the presidency":



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