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...

Another Data Point

Here comes another late in the day polling data point, this one from NBC/WSJ which gives Obama his largest lead thus far in that particular polling history at ten points. There’s not much more I want to say about this poll that I haven’t already said already.  In general I just want to try and...

Poll Analysis: North Carolina Blue

There continue to be a few polls out there that may show the presidential race closing, but in general the overall snapshot continues to show a race where Barack Obama enjoys a commanding lead over Senator John McCain. Looking at all of the data I have at my disposal right now, without any significant...

Negative Campaign Continues To Backfire

As it was explained to me once, the trick to mud slinging is making sure more mud sticks to your opponent than it does to you. Another often used adage in politics is that everyone says they don’t like negative campaigns, but they work.  If they didn’t work, no one would use them. The thing...

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Can you point out what’s wrong with this picture? Hint after the jump. Okay, if you didn’t pinpoint it immediately like I did, here’s a second picture that may make it a little more clear: That’s right boys and girls, West Virginia just entered the “toss up” category. ...

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