Barack Obama drew a crowd of 100,000 at a rally near the Gateway Arch in St. Louis on Saturday, the AP reports. McCain spent the day campaigning in North Carolina.
CNN projects that if the election were held today, Obama would be guaranteed a win, even without including any of the toss up states. Realclearpolitics.com and fivethirtyeight.com are both projecting landslide victories of 350-370 electoral votes, well beyond the 270 required.
Obama continues to caution supporters to ‘remember new hampshire’ when the polls seemed to be wrong. The polls will undoubtedly tighten, but I don’t see any way for the Republicans from facing complete embarrassment.
Some thoughts and questions
I met my first Canadian Obama fan who’s been following the campaign closer than I am… and has contributed to the campaign and distributed the audacity of hope to friends. wow, way to go Zaya!
As much as I love Obama, I don’t think he’ll ‘transform washington’. He’s going to have a massive hole to dig out of.
What I do think will be transformative, is the impact 10-20 years from now due to the the number of young adults that have been engaged because of Obama.
The first black president has a ring to it, but why isn’t Obama touted as the first half-white or bi-racial president?
Is there any chance McCain might take the high road and end this campaign with some dignity?
The more people seem to know about Palin, the less they seem to like her. At least with independents. Troopergate was a mess.
I finally got around to looking at the platform of the Canadian Christian heritage party. There’s twice as right winged as the Republicans. I’m embarrassed by their platform. I hope that doesn’t get me into trouble.
I wonder what politics this year has revealed about evangelicals?