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With apologies to Robert Browning.p>If we thought Gore died hard in 2000 or Kerry went less than gently in 2004, just wait for an Obama narrow loss! br> — Diane Smith /p>
Polling data will matter only if there is a significant enough bump for McCain — as perceived by Obama’s strategists — that it forces head-to-head debate. Considering Obama’s track record minus a Teleprompter, that bump would have to be significant.p>Without that, direct contact between the two candidates will be kept to an absolute minimum. br> — Arnold Ahlert br> Boca Raton, Florida /p>
I have no idea why I punish myself by reading anything about political polls — especially those for presidential campaigns. Twisted sense of humor is my best guess.
I don’t care how “scientific” the polling is, 876 people, or 1,258 people, or even 3,507 people cannot accurately indicate the sense of several million voters across 50 states and the territories.
Add to that the fact that many pollsters have a firm bias about the candidates and can bend the results that way. This is especially true of media-driven polls.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?