Archive for August 4th, 2008

If you want to understand what the campaigns are up to, you have to look inside the polls. Did voters think McCain’s ad with Paris and Britney was injecting race into the campaign? Just 22% believe the ad was racist. But, most say Obama’s comment about not looking like other Presidents on the dollar bill […]


You have to respect Barack for one thing – he’s learned from the mistakes of John Kerry, who was frozen in fear four years ago over accusations of being a flip-flopper. Barack gets the crap kicked out of him for just one week and he’s flipping positions like they’re tofu burgers on the grill in […]


Proving once again that in Barack’s eyes, any position that matches up with the polls is a good position, The One has now expanded his flip flop on the oil crisis. Last week, he backed off of his opposition to offshore drilling. Today… Democrat Barack Obama called today for tapping the nation’s strategic oil reserves […]


McCain’s lead

04Aug08

Of the two polls that take a daily, constant look at the race for President, Rasmussen is, in my opinion, the gold standard. With a sample size of 3000, it shows a running tally of the last 3 days of surveys of likely voters. Today, for the first time since Barack secured the nomination on […]


George Will’s latest column attempts to figure out why Barack is, thus far, failing to take hold as a candidate. Why is he running about even with McCain in the polls, even while McCain’s campaign isjust celebrating its first week of having controlled the conversation? Why did his overseas trip fail to satisfy voters here […]


Hubris

04Aug08

I had somehow missed this column from Dana Milbank at the Washington Post. It’s a few days old, but still fun, and provides some perspective on the development of the “arrogrant” storyline on Barack. The 5:20 TBA turned out to be his adoration session with lawmakers in the Cannon Caucus Room, where even committee chairmen […]