by Kensingtonbill, Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 07:25:34 AM EDT
Survey taken yesterday after McCain's announcement shows his campaign miscalculated badly in anticipating voter reaction. Obama's position - President must be able to chew gum and walk at same time - would seem to have greater support. Blurb and link below.
America's 1st Reaction -- Friday's McCain-Obama Debate Should Still Be Held On Friday, But Perhaps with New Focus: Immediately after John McCain's announcement at 3 pm ET today, Wednesday 09/24/08, that he was suspending his campaign and seeking to postpone Friday's scheduled presidential debate, SurveyUSA interviewed 1,000 adults nationwide. Key findings:
A majority of Americans say the debate should be held on Friday. Just 10% say the debate should be postponed. A sizable percentage of Americans, 36%, think the focus of the debate should be modified to focus more on the economy. 3 of 4 Americans say the presidential campaigns should continue. Just 14% say the presidential campaigns should be suspended. If Friday's debate does not take place, 46% of Americans say that would be bad for America.
by iohs2008, Wed Sep 24, 2008 at 12:08:31 PM EDT
So for the second time in this election, John McCain has yelled "Fire!" in a crowded room to desperately change the topic of an unfavorable conversation.
Internals of the ABC/Washington Post poll this morning must have really scared the pants off our hopeful Commander-in-chief to pull a stunt like this. But as Todd points out, the McCain camp revealed their hand in their transparently phony rebuke.
by elrod, Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 08:23:11 PM EDT
A Washington Post national poll puts Obama up 9 points over McCain, 52-43. This is among LIKELY voters, however the Post calculated that.
by wolff109, Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 01:10:01 PM EDT
PBS has an online poll asking if you think Palin is qualified to be VP. To my horror, Palin is winning. Let's turn this around!
by nextgen, Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 06:11:32 PM EDT
Deep-seated racial misgivings could cost Barack Obama the White House if the election is close, according to an AP-Yahoo News poll that found one-third of white Democrats harbor negative views toward blacks - many calling them "lazy,""violent" or responsible for their own troubles.
- Ron Fournier, Associated Press, September 20, 2008
The AP's Ron Fournier: Racial Arsonist and Unethical Journalist
That is the title of the post I am about to link. By now you might have seen the AP article about a poll. The problem, his conclusion are not consistent with the poll results and demonstrate his continued attempts to taint the waters of this election.