Archive for August 30th, 2008

Hitting a Girl


After having messed up on its initial response to the choice of Sarah Palin, Barack’s folks are treading more lightly now, still off-balance from the surprise. Their first ad responding to her selection doesn’t mention her – it just laments that he’s still the same old John McCain.

Have you ever seen the real Barack Obama in action? I don’t mean the candidate Barack Obama, who says he’s going to bring us a new Washington but can point to no actions that would indicated this is going to part of his future. I mean someone who has actually lived the ideal that Barack […]

The Gallup Daily Tracking Poll confirms the results of the Rasmussen tracker – while Barack got a bump of several points from the Bill and Hillary Clinton days of the convention, day four, featuring The Messiah himself, brought him no increase in support. Barack Obama maintains an eight percentage point lead over John McCain when […]

The Barack Speech surge didn’t happen according to the Rasmussen poll. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday is the first to include reaction to both Barack Obama’s acceptance speech and John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin to be his running mate. The numbers are little changed since yesterday and show Barack Obama […]

Since when did knowing the VP in advance of her selection become important? Liberals are all a twitter. John McCain first met Palin in February of this year and had a telephone conversation with her. That is the full extent of his familiarity with Palin until he spent time with her last week. That’s how […]

Fair Reviews


What do moms at the state fair have to say about their Governor Palin being selected by John McCain? Since the hope is, clearly, that Palin will keep angry female voters from settling for Barack, their feedback could be enlightening.

John McCain fooled almost everyone. And the media doesn’t like it. Could the wonderful storyline of Sarah Palin be damaged by reporters and pundits who don’t like being made to look bad? The AP isn’t happy: In two short years, Sarah Palin moved from small-town mayor with a taste for mooseburgers to the governor’s office […]