Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Polls Abound

I don't put much stock in polls -regardless of who conducts them. They rely on people being honest...which they're not. Just like in 2004 when people voted for George Bush behind the privacy of a curtain and told their friends they voted for Kerry. Like now when many are saying they won't vote McCain, but come November when they come face to face with the reality of president Clinton or president Obama...I have no doubt they'll (meaning Tater -LOL) will do the right thing...

That being said:

"Hillary Rodham Clinton now leads John McCain by 9 points in a head-to-head presidential matchup, according to an Associated Press-Ipsos poll that bolsters her argument that she is more electable than Democratic rival Barack Obama.

Obama and Republican McCain are running about even.

The survey released Monday gives the New York senator and former first lady a fresh talking point as she works to raise much-needed campaign cash and persuade pivotal undecided superdelegates to side with her in the drawn-out Democratic primary fight.

Helped by independents, young people and seniors, Clinton gained ground this month in a hypothetical match with Sen. McCain, the GOP nominee-in-waiting. She now leads McCain, 50 percent to 41 percent, while Obama remains virtually tied with McCain, 46 percent to 44 percent." (source)

In 2004 many thought I was crazy, but I had no doubt that Bush would win a second term...this time, I'm at a loss.

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