Archive for October 30th, 2008

Dumbest Ever?

30Oct08

One of the dumbest things that Larry Kudlow has ever heard came out of the mouth of Barack on Thursday. Today’s GDP report showed a small contraction of 0.3 percent. But stocks went up nearly 200 points anyway. Many observers believe the third-quarter downturn was not a catastrophe, especially if you factor in hurricanes and […]


Missing McCain

30Oct08

There was only one candidate, so it makes sense that Barack drew about half of a normal debate audience for his infomercial last night. Barack Obama‘s campaign “infomercial” drew 26.4 million viewers to three major networks, proving modestly more popular than typical prime-time programing, preliminary figures showed on Thursday. The Democratic presidential candidate’s 30-minute message […]


Trader Joe

30Oct08

Where’s Joe? Although it might seem like Joe “the Plumber” Wurzelbacher is everywhere these days, he wasn’t at John MCain’s rally this morning in the small town of Defiance, Ohio. Except that nobody told the Republican presidential nominee that. And so, in the midst of his speech, McCain called out to Wurzelbacher, as he often […]


Razz Too

30Oct08

Rasmussen also moves two points toward Barack today. After showing the candidates just three points apart yesterday, the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll on Thursday returns to the range that has defined the race for over a month. It’s Obama by five, 51% to 46%. Zogby jumped two points, showing Barack up seven. This […]


Put Him Away

30Oct08

Given the structural demand for a Democratic victory, why hasn’t Barack been able to shake McCain? Here’s Howard Fineman’s theory. Why hasn’t Obama run away with this? Because the country remains culturally divided. Because the more it looks like Democrats will score huge gains in Congress, the more worried “soft Republican” voters get. Because McCain […]


Zogby Turns

30Oct08

Zogby has turned against McCain, with Barack’s lead jumping 2% today.Democrat Barack Obama has opened a 7-point lead over Republican rival John McCain with five days left in the race for the White House, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released on Thursday. Obama leads McCain by 50 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in […]


Found Relatives

30Oct08

Barack family members have been found living in public housing in Boston. George must be jealous. Barack Obama has lived one version of the American Dream that has taken him to the steps of the White House. But a few miles from where the Democratic presidential candidate studied at Harvard, his Kenyan aunt and uncle, […]