Archive for the ‘abc’ Category

Surprise, surprise, surprise! John McCain supporters who believe they haven’t gotten a fair shake from the media during the Republican’s candidacy against Barack Obama have a new study to point to. Comments made by sources, voters, reporters and anchors that aired on ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts over the past two months reflected positively […]


Alphabet Lies

17Oct08

Why did Charlie Gibson kick off the national news last night with a story that included this phrase when you can see in the next post down that the most credible polls, the daily trackers, show the race to be down in the 2 to 5 point range? “And while Barack Obama continues to hold […]


Palin Abuse

13Sep08

Watching Charlie Gibson squeeze answers out of Sarah Palin has got me wondering – why is he doing this, why is he getting away with it, would he do this to one of the other candidates? Mark Penn: I think here the media is on very dangerous ground. I think that when you see them […]


23 Points

09Sep08

Catholic voters are good predictors of national elections, says George Stephanopoulos on the news tonight. He’s right. “The Catholic vote has been the classic swing vote in American presidential politics. In the last nine Presidential elections, the candidate who won the Catholic vote has won the popular vote nationwide. The latest ABC News poll shows […]


Palin Power

08Sep08

The new ABC News/Washington Post poll only shows McCain with a 2% lead among likely voters (joining Gallup, Rasmussen and USA Today polls in putting McCain out in front), but the news is dramatic when you look inside the poll. McCain’s gains stem from his improved standing against Obama on the election’s core issues and […]


Charlie Gibson goes first. Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has agreed to sit down with ABC’s Charles Gibson later this week for her first television interview since John McCain chose her as his running mate more than a week ago. Gibson is a good way to roll out Palin. He’s push her, but not […]


Is Barack soft? Here’s his reason why drilling for oil – a national security imperative to people who are paying attention to reality – is unnecessary. “There are things that you can do individually though to save energy,” Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, said. “Making sure your tires are properly inflated, simple thing, but we could […]