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Friday, September 26, 2008

The debate is on!!!

I give props where props are due...good job doing the right thing Senator McCain.

After doing the wrong thing.

And seeing that it backfired.



Debate results:

Both camps claim their candidate "won" the debate, which you would expect if no one makes a major mistake. Here are some numbers from various sources:

CNN:
Regardless of which candidate you happen to support, who do you think did the best job in the debate - Barack Obama or John McCain? Obama 51% McCain 38%.
Regardless of which presidential candidate you support, please tell me if you think Barack Obama or John McCain would better handle each of the following issues:
- The war in Iraq: Obama 52%, McCain 47%
- Terrorism: McCain 49%, Obama 45%
- The economy: Obama 58%, McCain 37%
- The current financial crisis: Obama 54%, McCain 36%

CBS:
1.) 40% of uncommitted voters who watched the debate tonight thought Barack Obama was the winner. 22% thought John McCain won. 38% saw it as a draw.
2.) 68% of these voters think Obama would make the right decision about the economy. 41% think McCain would.
3.) 49% of these voters think Obama would make the right decisions about Iraq. 55% think McCain would.

MediaCurves:
They break down the debate into eight categories. Republicans say McCain did better, Democrats say Obama did better. What is critical is Independents said Obama did better, 61.11% to 38.89%.

2008 Debate Results



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1 comment:

Michelle said...

It was stunning how McCain would not even look at or acknowledge Obama. I think that reflected poorly on him.