I love daily tracking polls because you can use them like Politico/Drudge does (same thing by the way) to claim the earth is falling when they are low. And, you can totally ignore them when they are high. I know you heard the shrills: “oh Lawd, Obama’s at 38% what is we gon’ do?”
So today, I decided to do a lil daily tracking of my own. July 26th was the last day Obama was over 44% in the Gallup tracking. That ugly picture was filled with high thirties, low forties until something special happened. Out they trotted—the special people, hating science, loving tax cuts and slamming Obama. Romney was on the defensive about the individual mandate and his lack of jobs.
Perry was on the defensive about education, healthcare and the “gov-ment” Ponzi scheme. Ron Paul put the memory of Ronald Reagan on the defensive and Bachmann had trouble explaining why we should trash the lower third of Florida to get some of that two-dollar gas.
And even though good ole Herm came up in an era of the MLK and probably preached about the 666, he went all 999 on us. One for the father…never mind!!
And then we had Tiffany’s best customer singing kumbaya songs with folks he’s trying to beat.
They are having a debate right? Uh, huh right.
And um, the goal is to make yourself look good and your opponents look bad?
Generally…yes that’s what usually happens. So why was he whining about the questions??????
And then we had Huntsman wimping out after all of that trash-talk last week. I just felt like at any time they would pass the microphone to Herm and they’d all break out with “Bringing in the Sheaves.”
Okay listen carefully, because what I’m about to say is straight-up “spin” -- Fox style with just a shade of progressiveness:
Kosers, today is a turning point in the Obama presidency!
Since July 26, (when he was at 46% in the daily tracking poll) Obama has spiraled into a dangerous point of no return. It was the bruising debt debate that led to his demise with the daily peppering of small chinks in his shining amour. Boehner severely damaged him when he jilted him at the alter and then S & P informed him that he was the only entity they decided to downgrade.
Hedge funds? Triple AAA, baby.
The full faith and credit of these United States of America?
Naaahhh, I ain’t got it dog, they said.
So there Obama stood, all wobbly-kneed with graying hair—hiding in the White house. His groaning so deep the earth shook and everyone thought it was an earthquake. On and on he wailed with uncontrollable tears that saturated the earth from D.C. to New York. Irene was not the problem; it was the lamenting of our bruised and damaged warrior destined to fail.
But then, the earth stood still on that sleepy Wednesday night because Boehner commanded it so. Americans had to stop and actually watch the crazy people.
And what happened? Obama’s over-night tracking poll shot up to the highest place it’s been since July 26th …people. 44% it is people--headed up, up, up.
Don’t tell me it’s up just two-points!!!
It was two points under 40 when every freakin’ political site was screaming about Obama tanking!!! So yes, one look at the cons and America is running home!!
Okay spin time over, back to reality time now.
Maybe I can be a cable news host with my “slightly hyperbolic” analysis after all.