Morning Maddow: She Was Underwhelmed (If That’s A Word)

What if you threw a primary and nobody came? Ok, ‘nobody’ is a slight exaggeration, but for an election that was supposed to reflect a distinct lack of enthusiasm emanating from the left side of the isle, it’s the Republicans who now seem to be mired in an unshakeable malaise. And the...

The Mark Shields Post (Who I Think Will Win The Presidential Election)

Back when I first got interested in politics, which, strange as it may seem, was only four years ago, one of my favorite columnists was Mark Shields.  Back then he was writing for CNN as one of the Democratic counterpoints to Bob Novak. What was perhaps ironic about my affection for Shields’ regular...

Blue Louisiana?

Straight up disclaimer here; I believe Obama can win Louisiana about as much as I believe that I’ll grow a third leg out of the small of my back that allows me to recline comfortably without some sort of stool or chair. But a poll is a poll, and a newly released statewide poll of Louisiana has Barack...

Race Opening Up Again?

The Gallup Daily Tracker has Obama continuing to open up his lead over McCain. Believe it or not, this slight shift back towards Obama seems to be in tracking with a number of other polls which show the race remaining static or opening back up by a small amount with Rasmussen serving as the one poll showing...

The Race Is Tightening, And That’s A Good Thing!

Contrary to the Gallup Daily Tracker which actually has the national gap between McCain and Obama widening, the Pollster aggregated trends show the race for the White House narrowing and believe it or not, this is actually good news for Obama. This assertion may seem counter-intuitive at first; after all,...

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