Archive for the ‘convention’ Category

Razz

07Sep08

In today’s Rasmussen Daily Tracking Poll, Sarah Palin has pulled the presidential race back into a tie. In the first national polling results based entirely on interviews conducted after Sarah Palin’s acceptance speech, Barack Obama gets 46% of the vote and so does John McCain. When “leaners” are included, it’s all even at 48%. Now […]


Four Points

07Sep08

A week ago, John McCain had a two point lead over Team Obama in the Zogby poll. This week, the Republican ticket has moved into a 4 point lead. The McCain/Palin ticket wins 49.7% support, compared to 45.9% backing for the Obama/Biden ticket, this latest online survey shows. Another 4.4% either favored someone else or […]


Game Changer

04Sep08

Sarah Palin rocked the house at the Republican convention last night. Nice that the GOP has a star speaker of its own – and one who, much to the chagrine of the other side, has lived a real life, and made it on her own. Emerging from the St. Paul shadows for her star turn […]


Will this be Sarah’s most memorable line tonight? “Here’s how I look at the choice Americans face in this election. In politics, there are some candidates who use change to promote their careers. And then there are those, like John McCain, who use their careers to promote change.” It has a sort of “Ask not,” […]


Barack will try to distract from John McCain’s acceptance speech Thursday night by appearing, for the first time, on The Factor with Bill O’Reilly. The two parties reached agreement on a detente after a personal meeting between Obama and Fox News Chief Roger Ailes.  During the sit-down in a Waldorf-Astoria hotel suite in Manhattan that included Rupert […]


Defining Moment

03Sep08

Sarah Palin’s incredible journey from PTA to VP hits its critical juncture tonight, as the nominee for VP speaks to a nationwide audience. The media needs to be calmed from its ruthless desire to play gotcha, and tonight’s speech is the chance for America to fall so in love with her that breathless, yet silly, […]


Rudy Giuliani has been on virtually every major show on every network over the past 24 hours talking up the McCain/Palin ticket. He is wonderfully good at it, and credible. Have a look.