Monday, July 28, 2008

Obama Overseas Trip leads to bounce

Lead over McCain is where it should be: 9 points

I expect this race to open up at some point to a gigantic Obama lead. It will be hard to impossible to sustain it over the course of months but it is overdue. Barack Obama is a better candidate, running in a Democratic year, with the advantage of youth and the novelty of being an African American. The last is definitely a net plus in 2008. His most difficult hurdle was Hillary Clinton. When she chose not to go "scortched earth" and allow the contest to be a normal one decided by the voters, then Hillary was choosing to lose. McCain seems inclined to fight much harder than Hillary but he is fighting an unwinnable war. I predict by the end of the Democratic Convention:

Obama 57
McCain 36

Craig Farmer
making the word "liberal" safe again!

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