Posts Tagged “polling”

When people look back years from now, they may well mark spring of 2009 as the point when America really changed its attitude toward same-sex marriage. Call it “gay marriage,” call it what you will—I prefer the simple descriptive term “equal marriage”—it seems clear that we’ve passed a tipping point. At the start of this Continue reading →

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In fact, I’d go so far as to say that Obama’s address tonight may well have been the first presidential speech I’ve ever seen that genuinely lived up to the full meaning of the word “presidential.” The first time in my life we’ve had real, effective leadership in Washington. So this is what it looks Continue reading →

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President Barack Obama. Has a nice feeling as it rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? It feels like taking a deep breath of fresh, clean air after eight years of holding your breath. This kind of enthusiasm about the inauguration of a new president is unlike anything in living memory—certainly not mine, at least, and Continue reading →

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As the Obama administration and the new Congress set about choosing priorities and strategies for policymaking, an important consideration will be the political attitudes of the electorate. That, however, is often as much a matter of perception as reality. It therefore comes as no surprise that even before Election Day (and with increased fervency once Continue reading →

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As my last couple of posts should demonstrate, I can’t write about all politics all the time. I wouldn’t want to. But this is a political season, and there’s no doubt that the topic is on the front burner. We can all understand the reasons why. We are seven days away from a momentous change Continue reading →

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What?  No, not like that!  Ick.  Get your mind out of the gutter. What this is about is her polling numbers. In the past week, to put it succinctly, they have tanked. On September 11, people viewed her “favorably” 17% more often than “unfavorably”; by September 17, that spread had reversed to 1% less favorable Continue reading →

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