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  •  It worked for McCain, he was leading in the polls (1+ / 0-)
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    Observerinvancouver

    until the markets crashed.

    Remember Obama's world tour in the summer of 2008? That was a huge success, he opened up a 9 point lead (7 in Rasmussen). Then when he returned to the states the McCain campaign ran those ridiculous Obama is celebrity ads, drawing comparison with Paris Hilton and Britney Spears. Less than a week later Obama lost his big lead and the polls were pretty much dead even again.

    •  That coincided with the Republican convention and (1+ / 0-)
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      vcmvo2

      McCain's lead was just a convention bump.  The bloom was already starting to come off the rose in the weekend before Lehmann Bros. went kaput.  

      We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. B. Franklin

      by Observerinvancouver on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 03:53:48 PM PDT

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