Or is it Obama’s losses? I agree, Phil, that Team Maverick’s “celebrity” attack has been the main factor. Solid tactics: Locate the opponent’s weak point and hit it with everything you’ve got. This goes back to Patrick Ruffini’s notion of the “all about Obama” strategy.
Some left-wing bloggers are whistling past the graveyard, pretending that Obama’s meltdown isn’t really happening, but a slew of other indicators reinforce the Zogby/Reuters poll data. There’s the RCP map and the Intrade trend, plus the LA Times/Bloomberg poll.
Credit clearly goes to Steve Schmidt’s aggressive strategy, and to John McCain himself — everybody knows he doesn’t like negative politics, but Maverick proved willing to do what it takes to win. The key from here: Don’t let up. Keep up the pressure and try to force the opponent into full-blown panic: “… and when you strike and overcome him, never let up in the pursuit … Such tactics will win every time.”
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.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?