Archive for June, 2008

Wes Clark Responds

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, History, McCain

He doesn’t apologize… There are many important issues in this Presidential election, clearly one of the most important issues is national security and keeping the American people safe. In my opinion, protecting the American people is the most important duty of our next President. I have made comments in the past about John McCain’s service […]

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 10 Comments »

John McCain’s Swift Boater Needs To Go

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in History, McCain, Military, War

Okay, I’ve finally heard some of things that Bud Day said on the conference call, and McCain better get rid of this guy or he has no right getting upset about what Clark said. In any event, Bud Day still claims that the Swift Boaters were okay because they were just pointing out “the truth.” […]

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Obama On Patriotism

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, History, Video

I thought this was another great speech by the Illinois senator, not only because it frames patriotism in a way that I think a majority of Americans can relate to, but also because it speaks to the idea of dissent being patriotic. Take a look… What did you think? Tweet

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Rasmussen: McCain Up By 10 In Georgia

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Georgia, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans

McCain – 53% Obama – 43% Last month it was McCain/Obama, 51/41, so there’s not much change, and no doubt it’s a sizable lead, but I’ll say again that this is a state Bush won by 17 points, so just the simple fact that Obama is nearly within single digits is somewhat of a surprise. […]

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Gallup: Obama Leads By 5

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans

For the first time in a while, the daily polls from Rasmussen and Gallup show the exact same numbers… The details… Obama previously led McCain by a statistically significant margin — peaking at seven points — right after Hillary Clinton suspended her campaign for the Democratic nomination in early June. However, this lasted for only […]

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Why Is McCain Employing A Swift Boater As A Surrogate?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, History, McCain, Military, Republicans

This is an interesting catch by TPM, especially in light of Wes Clark’s major gaffe over the weekend. Seems as if the McCain camp has recently rolled out a new surrogate by the name of Bud Day…the same Bud Day who was in the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth commercials. So the question now…why employ […]

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Obama Rejects Wes Clark’s McCain War Statements

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Dumb Things Said By Smart People, History, McCain, Military, Republicans

As well he should. This was extremely bad form by Wes Clark, especially after 2004. From CNN: “As he’s said many times before, Senator Obama honors and respects Senator McCain’s service, and of course he rejects yesterday’s statement by General Clark,” Obama spokesman Bill Burton said in a statement. Here’s what McCain said… “I know […]

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

SurveyUSA: Obama Up 2 In Virginia

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans, Virginia

Obama – 49% McCain – 47% Last month it was Obama/McCain, 49/42, so this newest poll represents a five point gain for McCain as undecideds seem to be moving exclusively to him. As expected, massive gaps in support between men and women… Gender: Female (51% of voters) Obama – 58% McCain – 36% Gender: Male […]

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Rasmussen: Obama Up By 5, 6

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans

As promised, I’m going to start posting Rasmussen numbers with and without leaners, so the first number in the title of the post will always be w/leaners and the second will always be w/o leaners. With leaners Obama – 49% McCain – 44% Without leaners Obama – 46% McCain – 40% “With leaners” McCain gains […]

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Senate Minority Leader Admits GOP Will Stay Minority

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Congress, Democrats, Republicans, Video

This found via TPM… With 23 Republicans up and only 12 Democrats, if the GOP holds onto what they currently have now it’ll be a miracle. Tweet

June 30th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »