Skip to comments.Expertinent: Why Obama Could Use a Big Convention 'Bump'
Posted on 08/20/2008 11:18:40 PM PDT by fightinJAG
Right now, much of the political world is obsessing over a series of new polls indicating that the gap between Barack Obama and John McCain is shrinking.A just-released Quinnipiac survey, for example, shows McCain cutting Obamas lead from nine points (50%-41%) to five (47%-42%), while the latest LA Times/Bloomberg sounding pegs Obamas edge at a mere two points (45%-43%)--down from 12 points (49% to 37%) last month. The new numbers from Reuters/Zogby even have McCain ahead by five (46%-41%). But according to Tom Holbrook, professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and author of "Do Campaigns Matter?", these stats are mere distractions. The important thing to watch is what happens in the polls after the conventions. We called Holbook this morning to find out why. Excerpts:
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BIG mistake -Invesco Field will be a reminder of Berlin, which started his slide in the first place..
Pray for torrential rains for his stadium ‘rock star performance.’ Preferably with a lot of lightening. LOL
:’) Ordinarily I’d say, “I don’t”. But I don’t think he’s been an obnoxious a-hole like the Dixie Beeotches.
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Posted on 08/20/2008 6:08:56 PM PDT by Kimmers
One wonders if the good professor would think of polls as mere distractions if Alibama was pulling ahead in them instead of McCain?
No doubt Obama will get a boost in the middle east.
Especially after hearing Jimmy Carter speak.
barack mcgovern will get a bump. He will go back up by about 6 to 8 points. That “bump” will last about two days which is a day and a half longer than his europe bump lasted.
Have you seen the tickets for the big event in the Invesco stadium?
Dare I hope? Or would that be...audacious of me?
This will include plucking warm bodies from retirement homes, every college campus from hundreds of miles around, halfway houses, homeless shelters, mosques, saloons, Home Depot parking lots and hippie communes nestled in the Denver high country.
A drawing for a new (hybrid) car would undoubtedly be a big help also in attracting a crowd.
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