Skip to comments.McCain shaves Obama Biden 4 Points on Palin Pick: Rasmussen
Posted on 08/30/2008 7:48:23 AM PDT by RadioCirca1970
Looking at the latest numbers at Real Clear Politics here:
You can see that McCain shaved 4 points off Obama's bounce.
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Excellent post all around. Thx.
Hockey mom’s for Palin!!!
Unless Gustav really takes over the news cycles, by the close of the RNC Convention, McCain-Palin will be ahead by 7 to 10 points.
This drive-by hysteria will work to our benefit as people get to see that the Republicans have learned from Katrina and will do it correctly, this time.
Oh, but I am SO stealing that!!
A great rebuttal to Sarah Palin’s lack of experience versus Snowbami the Oreo and Bin Biden:
U.S. Representative, Heather Wilson, On The Selection Of Gov. Sarah Palin
Heather: You know, Governor Palin has more executive experience than Senator Obama, Senator Biden, and Senator Schumer combined because those guys have never run anything. So I find that quite amusing.
I was very disappointed with Senator Obamas choice of a running-mate. He chose somebody else whos a Washington insider from the East Coast who knows nothing about the west and Senator McCain surely does. Im also very pleased that hes chosen as his vice president, the chief executive of the oil producing state in America, strong energy credentials and the energy issue is very important to Americans.
Bravo Zulu Heather! Sarah Palin has more executive experience than Snowbami, Biden, Pelosi, Reid, Boxer and most of the rats in congress combined.
I just read her hubby and son are not Republicans... discouraging.
Where did you read that? And is it that they are just not enrolled in any party? Because I have no problem with that - I’m not enrolled in the R Party.
Did y'all hear what the DUhmmies are calling them?
The "Mac & MILF" ticket.
Everything seems to be a projection of their twisted fantasies with them.
Then by all means let's throw caution to the wind.
They’re unregistered independents. As am I.
“4points and no one is really paying attention yet. If I was the MSM I would definitely go wall to wall Hurricane Coverage between now and Friday...it is MSNBC’s only hope to blunt the bounce. “
Palin vs. Gustav
Ah well...if they shut her out of coverage it gives McCain’s brilliant team more time to work with her.
That her husband and son are not Republicans...Oh well,
free thinkers and that she celebrates that is a plus!!!
Yah, but it’s still not over. NV, OH, FL, and OH are very close, and wobble between McCain and the Messiah. I hope this will help, but I’ve yet to see McCain get a lead in a state and hold it through two or three consecutive polls.
“Then, IMO, they are going to have yet another disappointment. from all I have read and heard, Jindal and FEMA are ready for this storm and assisted mandatory evacuations have taken place while the NG is already in NOLA.”
Once they realize the story is about a competent republican executing a well thought out plan they’ll hightail it right out of there.
This time, Bobby Jindal, a grownup, unlike the Democrat former Governor Blanco, will not sit and do nothing, pooh-poohing the storm (until it hit), and then blubbering and complaining for the next month about what BUSH didn’t do that he was supposed to do. Sadly, the liberal nightmare, Mayor Ray Nagin of submerged schoolbus, cut and run to safety, fame, is still “on the job”, but, thankfully, grownups are there to wet nurse this time.
They’re registered as “no party.” It’s not like they’re strutting around calling themselves independents for media attention.
Yeah, ain’t that the truth — The wife calls Biden woman hater Joe, from what he has done in the past.
LOL. Now that is funny (still chuckling)
Great political illustration.
I love it.
Do it again. Do it again.
Neither am I. Doesn’t make me any less conservative or a bad person.
“Hockey moms for Palin!!! PUCK OBAMA!!!”
LOVE IT !!!!!!!!!!
Please.....Please ...will someone create a bumper sticker with this !!!!!!!!!
“I just read her hubby and son are not Republicans... discouraging.”
What is is? undeclared? independent?
People would think the same thing about me.
I was registered as right to life until they took it off the ballot in NY.
Since I haven’t filled out paperwork since then I think I am considered undeclared.
You can’t necessarily count this one against them, and politics in Alaska has been so shady on both sides the regular folks probably don’t want to identify with either party.
As a New Yorker I can understand that sentiment.
They are both Independents.
The long weekend is not over, the convention hasn't even started, and the 'bounce' for NO B.O. is gone.
The MSM is not talking about Denver anymore, but Palin.
The empty suit is on the defensive, and he doesn't have any.
Experience? Palin has more experience as a City Councillor than the 'Community Organizer' has his ENTIRE career. NObama had to pick his 'experience' by picking the Bloviator, Joe Biden.
“Sadly, the liberal nightmare, Mayor Ray Nagin of submerged schoolbus, cut and run to safety, fame, is still on the job, but, thankfully, grownups are there to wet nurse this time.”
hopefully they will shield him from scary stuff so he won’t start weeping in front of the cameras.
They aren’t REGISTERED Republicans. There are many people who don’t register for one party or another...including many Conservatives on FR.
You need to tell John Bergstrom at http://www.attackcartoons.com/ (He has a freeperhandle, but I don’t think he checks in very often.)
Jindal and Palin are the future of the GOP. Not bad!
This election, to me, proves not to get too locked into your own “conventional wisdom”.
I thought McCain was toast in the primaries and Hillary would eventually overwhelm Obama.
I thought Obama getting a lot of media coverage after he sealed up the nomination, all the way through the Dem convention, could hurt McCain by letting Obama define himself, while McCain fiddled around. Instead, the spotlight shrunk and revealed Obama, and McCain got his act together and pulled yet another one out of the fire.
Now the conventional wisdom is that Palin only helps by being a woman, and helping the base. Instead I have decided to think beyond that, and upon listening to her, she may prove to be the best debater and spokesman of the 4. She has a way of explanation, thus far, that could really help in Ohio, PA and MI beyond being a woman. Plus the Ted Nugent type Michigan/Ohio/PA white guy are going to be smitten with her on about 15 levels.
Now to the hurricane, instead of illuminating Katrina and Bush, it may just thrust Bobby Jindal into the national spotlight, and he can effectively make a case for the FUTURE of conservatism and solutions to such problems. Palin and Jindal can do something Bush couldn’t, explain themselves.
In other words, sometimes things work out in ways we don’t expect.
Okay, so, who is this U.S Rep Heather Wilson? From which state? Why does it seem that its the women who have all the cajones in Congress? There’s the freshman rep from Minnesota, and that rep from Virginia or W. Virgina, now Palin, and now this Heather Wilson. Ladies, soldier on for us. It’s why we elected you.
We ain’t that bad.
Yeah, hunting, fishing, hockey, beauty, kids, married to and Eskimo. She's going to get the UP Michigan vote for sure. THANK YOU, MR. MCCAIN!
Heavens to Murgatroyd!
After saying that I must admit it happened about twice in 32 years, and usually in regard to state Governor races.
Certainly no reason to be discouraged, or condemned as not being Republican..
I have been a Republican/conservative, and yet in State offices elections ... it has been needed to vote for an independent candidate.
nice article by Bill Kristol in the American Spectator...
Palin campaigned for Pat Buchanan in 1996. She's no libertarian.
i didn't find that discouraging at all... they've claimed no party... i've been conservative for years but kept my Dem registration... i have conservative friends who are not registered Republicans... big deal...
It demonstrates how unconnected to the party aparatus she actually is. Isn't Biden's family entrenched in the Democrat party politics of Delware--his son's AG or something? Another one is a lobbiest?
Come on! I mean, if this were exactly reversed, the MSM would be having a field day comparing the two. Biden would be considered a refreshing renegade while the Palin family would be ridiculed for being Republican party hacks.
If Biden had a son being deployed to Iraq, they'd be all over it, showing him at basic training, etc. while contrasting Palin's lobbiest son, going to work lobbying in DC, investigating who he worked for, drafting conservative legislation. As it is, we'll see no comparisons of the Palin/Biden families.
The MSM is so transparent.
Remember that in Alaska you cannot vote in a democratic or republican primary unless you are an independent or member of that party. Lots of people in Alaska register as independents so they can vote in whichever primary they want to.
They are independent or undeclared so they can vote either way, no big deal.
I think Heather Wilson is from NM.