Friday, June 6, 2008

The United States Of America

"According to the CBS poll, 22 percent of Clinton supporters say they prefer John McCain to Barack Obama.

CBS reports that 12 percent of all Democrats currently support McCain, an increase from the 8 percent that deserted John Kerry for George Bush in 2004. Just more than half of Democratic voters—54 percent—reported feeling that the prolonged primary fight has hurt the party's chances in November, regardless of whom Obama actually taps as his running mate."


-- Tony Romm, doing the numbers, for Slate Magazine