Archive for July 25th, 2008

Barack’s proposal for health insurance has always mentioned offering a plan for 47 million Americans. From his website: Millions of Americans are uninsured or underinsured because of rising medical costs: 47 million Americans — including nearly 9 million children — lack health insurance with no signs of this trend slowing down. And he says he […]


Barack seems to have gotten a bump from the trip. The Rasmussen poll, which showed him up 3% yesterday, now shows Obama with a 5 point lead. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows a bounce for Barack Obama. The presumptive Democratic nominee attracts 46% of the vote while John McCain earns […]


Barack is mocked in a British newspaper in a delightfully over the top manner that, I believe, carries some truth. There is a danger, isn’t there, that the candidate walks a fine line between appearing ready for power and possessing some distorted sense of destiny about himself. If he overplays his hand, he just comes […]


Media Backfire

25Jul08

Barack’s speech certainly made him center stage yesterday – and there’s no question that shots of him meeting comfortably with world leaders may allay the fears somewhat of the majority of Americans who question his readiness for the presidency – but media attempts to compensate for its excitement over Barack with balanced reporting may ruin […]


Barack Weaker?

25Jul08

Gallup and Rasmussen tracking polls, each with three days of data ending Wednesday, show no bump for Barack, but, instead, a tightening of the race over the week of Barack’s trip. A Fox News poll, taken Tuesday and Wednesday, shows the race in a virtual tie. The slim Obama leads look like this: Rasmussen – […]