Obama Trendng Upward While McCain Stays Flat After Choice of VP

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    As Richard-H observed, McCain didn't need to attract more of "the base". He needed Hillary women and blue collar dems from the middle.

    Choosing a right wing idealogue... and a not too bright one, isn't the way to go about it.

    But will be interesting to see how McCain fares after his convention.

    Me? I think Palin's a female Dan Quayle.

    The right wing loonies simply don't learn.
     
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    she seems pretty bright to me... :eusa_whistle:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gg0darQB7r4]YouTube - America: Meet Sarah Palin[/ame]


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    The jury is still out on this one. It could be another disaster, Eagleton style.
     
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    it's certainly going to be interesting!

    i am pro choice, pro stem cell research and pro gay rights...i am concerned about her stances on these particular issues and how the judicial appointments of a mccain/palin administration might be influenced by the religious right's agenda. we'll see how they present their message at the convention. either way, i think she is a bright woman who will stand admirably for what she believes in, whether or not i choose to vote for her...
     
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    I know you realize you're not really voting for her per se.

    I too am pro-choice, pro stem cell research and pro gay rights which is why, regardless of how they "present" their message at the RNC, I wouldn't cast my vote for McCain/Palin. They both stand against all three of those issues not to mention one, McCain, has no plan to bring our troops home and the other, Palin doesn't have a clue about Iraq at all.

    I think Palin seems like a bright, articulate, passionate woman who is probably very good at whatever she sets out to do. I admire what she's done by way of becoming the first female governor of Alaska as one woman to another but as much as I'd love to see a woman as VP or better yet President, Palin isn't that woman.
     
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    these numbers are good for Mac, the Palin announcement excited his base and cut off any convention bounce

    I'd still bet Obama wins, but this whole thing is remarkably close considering how unpopular and pathetic the current GOP pres is.
     
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    What a nice thing to say about a woman whose son is on his way there next month.

    I hope your elected officials in the Democratic party make the same gaffes.
     
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    No, he definitely needed the base to come out in full force, which is a trend you won't find the polls. What Palin does it excites the far right conservatives and gets them excited about voting, so that they actually show up on election day. With random phone polling, you don't find out how many people are gonna show up, you find who the people you called are going to vote for. When people decide to start calling in and offer their votes in polls, then you'll find this trend.
     
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    sorry, I didn't say it, she did. Am I to read between the lines of her own words now? :eusa_shifty:
     
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    Joe Biden's son is headed there as well.

    It is time for all the sons and daughters to come home.
     

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