Archive for October 16th, 2008

Joe Knows

16Oct08

As the Dems try to destroy Joe the Plumber’s power as a lightning rod in the presidential race, Joe Biden goes after the credibility of J the P. Advertisements


Closer

16Oct08

Despite the mainstream media’s portrayal of the race, that Barack is running away with it, the polls we’ve been watching for months continue to tighten. Rasmussen moved to a 4% Obama lead today, and Gallups likely voter numbers have pulled even tighter. The “traditional” likely voter model, which Gallup has employed for past elections, factors […]


One of Barack’s reputed attributes that makes the elites drool over him is his ability to listen. It’s the ears. I mean, it’s not literally his ears. It’s the idea of his ears. Barack Obama has the capacity to listen. And America needs nothing more now than a president who knows how to listen. Being […]


Bursting Obama

16Oct08

You’ll recall that I was suggesting a few days ago that McCain could reclaim control of the campaign narrative by offering confused voters 1) an explanation of why the financial meltdown is happening, and 2) pinning it on Barack. Yesterday, Frank Luntz revealed the most successful negative ad according to his focus groups – it’s […]


Barack Wins

16Oct08

When it comes to the race for positive press, Barack Obama is the winner. The Center for Media and Public Affairs just released these findings: * Comments about Obama on the three network evening newscasts have been 65% positive since the party conventions. * Comments about John McCain have been 36% positive. * Comments about […]


J The P

16Oct08

Joe the Plumber, Superstar. In Toledo on Sunday, Wurzelbacher told Obama that he was preparing the company, which earns more than $250,000 a year, and said: “Your new tax plan is going to tax me more, isn’t it?” Barack slipped up while trying to ingratiate himself to Joe on Sunday, and told the truth about […]


This is great. The sign went up Sunday evening, bold black letters against the stark white background of the marquee at the Colony South Hotel Conference Center in Clinton: “Country First. McCain/Palin.” Sounds pretty provocative, no? By daybreak, pandemonium had broken loose all across heavily Democratic Prince George’s County. Many local supporters of Democrat Barack […]