The American public discovers that (gasp) Obama is a LIBERAL
Opinion polls ratings for the Prez continue to dive. All the major polling groups are showing a shrinking approval-to-disapproval ratio. Today Pew Research, Gallup and CNN all published new numbers, and all showed significant slips. The Pew polling showed a rather amusing result: Pew attributes Obama’s slippage in its poll to a change in public perception about his political leanings, with respondents saying by 44 | Read More »
Pew: How the News Media Covered Religion in the General Election
I’ve been a broken record on this one: there was very little attention paid to socon issues, especially religious ones, during the 2008 election season. And Pew backs me up (well, not personally, but you get the idea) in this great article. They say it best here: The “culture war” issues that have been prominent in past elections, such as abortion and gay marriage, received | Read More »
The most accurate pollster does a post-mortem
In their usual thorough manner, Pew Research, which was recognized today as the most accurate pollster for yesterday’s festivities, has done a nice job of breaking down the exit polling numbers for the POTUS race. The seven-point swing from 2004 in party ID stands out rather starkly.