McCain Suspends Campaign; Calls on Obama to Do the Same, Postpone Debates
Multiple news outlets are now reporting that John McCain has made the decision to suspend his campaign and return to Washington to work on the financial crisis. I have no idea about whether this is a politically smart move or not, but I have to think this is the responsible action for McCain to take. Right now, the overwhelming consensus is that the bailout is | Read More »
McCain Being McCain
Tonight’s speech was not the stick of dynamite that last night’s speech by Sarah Palin was. It was not supposed to be. It accomplished everything it set out to accomplish. It established McCain’s personal story of heroism, but above that, it put that story in the context of his vision for the entire country. His delivery dragged and was a bit awkward at points – | Read More »
Net Obama Convention Bounce: Zero.
We are, at long last, getting the first of the polling conducted entirely after the DNC Convention and the announcement of Sarah Palin as John McCain’s running mate. This polling is telling a consistent story: whatever bounce Obama may have gotten from the convention and the greatest speech in political history*, it has completely evaporated with the announcement of Sarah Palin as John McCain’s running | Read More »