Scott v Obama
Submitted By Todd on January 26th at 7:44pm
Scott. No one.
The Newsmax/Zogby poll released Tuesday found that the pair would be statistically deadlocked if the presidential election was held today.How about amongst independent voters?
The poll indicates surprisingly weak support for the president among independent voters, who favor the tyro Brown by 48.6 percent to 36 percent in a hypothetical matchup against Obama.Wait until Americans get to know Scott a little bit and find out that he's way more qualified for the job than Obama was when he started his campaign 3 years ago.
Mark McKinnon, the respected political strategist who created former President George W. Bush's successful television ad campaigns in 2000 and 2004, told Newsmax that the survey results should trigger alarms for Team Obama. "The real problem for Obama is that he has lost the middle, and losing the middle means losing independents," McKinnon said. "And it is independents that are responsible for swinging elections one way or the other in this country. So if you lose independents, you're going to lose the presidency."Ya, that's right. Keep in mind, most people in the country still don't know who Scott is. If they knew him, Obama would be left in the dust of the GMC truck. Which has some political operatives actually considering Scott for a 2012 presidential run.
New York City political analyst Andy Ostroy recently blogged: "With his law degree, his stint in the Massachusetts State Senate, and in what could now be an incredibly influential role in the U.S. Senate, Brown could grow into quite the formidable opponent to Obama in 2012. Honestly, with the sheer lack of sexiness and excitement in the GOP right now, if I were the party leaders I'd have started grooming this guy for a presidential run yesterday."Please - let's give Scott some time to get settled in Washington. Sworn in, at least? Meanwhile, here's today's Scott Effect update:
Senators Joe Lieberman (ID-CT), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), Susan Collins (R-ME), Jim Webb (D-VA), and John McCain (R-AZ) today called on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to reverse his decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other alleged conspirators in the September 11, 2001 attacks in civilian court rather than military commissions.Jim Webb? Wow. Keep breathing Scott, and the world keeps changing.