Polls

Stephen A. Frye s.frye at VERIZON.NET
Thu Aug 28 17:20:04 MDT 2008


I think you have nailed it right square on the head.  There is no 
enthusiasm for McCain.  Those voting for him are doing so simply to 
vote against Obama.  On the other hand, those voting for Obama, are 
fired up, and excited to be doing so.

At 06:33 AM 8/28/2008, you wrote:
>Thoughts on the latest polls, brought on after reading an article on 
>how tight it is here in Florida.
>
>I would think that the McCain campaign has to be real happy things 
>are "tight" in so many states and overall.  Issues aside, there is 
>no doubt that the Democrat Party, especially young adults, is fired 
>up over Obama.  The enthusiasm for Obama is clearly there.
>
>However, for McCain, the story is completely different.  I don't think
>he has fired up his "base" at all.
>
>Given that, I would think that the polls should have Obama kicking 
>serious butt.
>
>The McCain campaign must be please that he is not.



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