Skip to comments.Barack Obama Will Not Win Louisiana
Posted on 08/28/2008 7:53:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Despite the hoopla of the Democratic National Convention and the great publicity for Democratic nominee Barack Obama this week, he has not received much of a boost in the public opinion polls. In fact, his poll numbers have declined slightly. The pick of U.S. Senator Joseph Biden has been a big failure and has not helped the ticket at all. According to the National Journal, Barack Obama is the most liberal member of the U.S. Senate, while Biden is the third most liberal member. Since this ticket is so liberal and the American people are starting to focus on the election and the issues, Obama and Biden will have trouble winning this fall. America is a basically conservative nation and this ticket is not at all conservative.
One thing is certain; Louisiana is a conservative state and the Democratic ticket will not be competitive in Louisiana. While across the nation, Barack Obama and John McCain are locked in a dead heat, in Louisiana, McCain has a huge lead over his Democratic rival. A new Rasmussen survey gives McCain a 57-39 percent lead over Obama in the Pelican State. Most political analysts now believe that Obama will basically concede the state to McCain. The state has only nine electoral votes, so it will not be a big prize on Election Day.
The two major presidential candidates will likely spend the vast majority of their time in the crucial battleground states. In the past Louisiana has been a bellwether state in the presidential race, often voting for the winning candidate. In 1992 and 1996, Bill Clinton carried the state; however, in 2000 and 2004, George W. Bush won Louisiana.
There seems to be little doubt that no matter who John McCain picks as his running mate, he will easily win the state this fall.
There, much more accurate.
With the possible exception of Virginia the south will go solid for McCain.
NO doubt, Ole Sarge.
Louisiana has School uniforms in all the school districts that I know of. Parents support this. Enough said.
I think Obama is in trouble.
You can’t go by polls, and you can’t go by the media. What I go by is Google trends. It shows the searches that people are making any given hour of the day. Do you know what the number one search on the internet is of this minute?
Charles Babbington. He’s an AP writer that just wrote a critical piece on Obama’s speech.
I have often been amazed, on reading the trends, on what people are looking up any given moment. It’s given me a little more faith in america. yes, there is lots of fluff, but there are lots of important topics that do not escape people.
For instance, the day Rush had a war hero on, that name was number one for quite a while.
By the way, here is the first two lines from the Babbington piece.
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Analysis: Obama spares details, keeps up attacks
Friday, August 29, 2008
By CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press Writer
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DENVER Barack Obama, whose campaign theme is “change we can believe in,” promised Thursday to “spell out exactly what that change would mean.”
But instead of dwelling on specifics, he laced the crowning speech of his long campaign with the type of rhetorical flourishes that Republicans mock and the attacks on John McCain that Democrats cheer. The country saw a candidate confident in his existing campaign formula: tie McCain tightly to President Bush, and remind voters why they are unhappy with the incumbent.
Whoops, that’s a little more than I meant to copy.
Obama won’t carry Virginia.