Obama's victory dramatically boosts views of America in the UK

Building on all the anecdotal evidence of improving views of America around the world since the election, here is some hard opinion data. It comes from a daily poll by PoliticsHome of a politically balanced panel of 5,000 voters across the UK who are asked to say every day whether they have a positive or a negative impression of a selection of countries. You can see the dramatic change after the election, with the USA surging past Japan, France and Germany in the net approval ratings.