According to Rasmussen Reports' Daily Tracking Poll, John is keeping the lead he took over Barack Obama.
Its pretty clear that the Times article was a disaster for both the paper itself and the liberal causes it trumpets. Rasmussen also points out that less than a quarter of Americans have a favorable opinion if the Gray lady in the wake of this debacle.
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows John McCain leading both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in general election match-ups. McCain now leads Obama 46% to 43% and Clinton 48% to 43%. McCain has consistently held a modest lead over Clinton but he moved ahead of Obama only after publication of the controversial New York Times article last week
At the same time, the initial article shows John McCain's favorable vs unfavorable ratings getting better, while Obama's get worse and Hillary's go down the drain. This is also very encouraging, as it shows that the more people hear about what Barack actually stands for, the less they like him. Hope and Change can only get you so far when people realize that you want to sit down with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad without any preconditions, Mr. Obama.
In other good news, it certainly looks like March 4 could officially wrap up the nomination for John McCain. Real Clear Politics show huge leads for McCain in Texas and especially Ohio. I do genuinely like Mike Huckabee, but the time to leave this race was three weeks ago, and its going to be nice to finally be able to move into the general election.
Speaking of the general election, DNC Chairman and raving lunatic Howard Dean's challenge seems to have less solid ground every day. Now the bank that issued the loan says that the McCain campaign did not use the matching funds as collateral. You would hope that that would be the end of that, but Howard Dean doesn't live in the real world the rest of the time, so we shouldn't expect him to change that now.