Strategy ’08

Obama vs. the other guy, 2008

McCain slips further in Arizona.

Not polling at 50% in your home state, problematic. Polling at closer to 40% in your home state: TROUBLE.

Particularly if you look at where he’s bleeding support:

McCain’s narrowing lead…traces to a decline in support of McCain, especially among men, registered Independents and Latinos.

Losing support among men, independents, and Latinos. I’ll look forward to the media trying to spin this as more “good news” for John McCain.

I noted here that Obama outraised McCain in Arizona last month. Where there’s smoke…


August 1, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized |


  1. It’s difficult to run against a “celebrity”. I really think that in this election cycle and contrary to conventional wisdom, negative ads and negative campaigning will not work. We have had eight negative years, and the electorate is looking for something more…

    Comment by maximus | August 1, 2008 | Reply

  2. Arizona will go for Obama this year because he is showing in many ways what a leader he is. ( Not only his policies but the way he actually LIVES as a man who believes in his marriage)

    The women here in Arizona have NOT forgotten that McCain dumped his injured wife to court his current wife, Cindy. Does the “family values” party really want to vote for a man who openly cheated on his wife?

    We, the people of Arizona, are working every day to get Obama elected. Look for the polls to continue to narrow the gap, and Obama will overtake McCain in the fall.

    Comment by Jackie Cooper | August 1, 2008 | Reply

  3. Thanks for your hard work in AZ, Jackie!

    Comment by zenbowl | August 1, 2008 | Reply

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