- CRITTER TALK
America’s so called “progressives” have spent most of the year pounding Democrats for everything they’ve done and everything they weren’t able to get done. Their hatred of Barack Obama is particularly evident. Once it became clear that the president was not Harry Potter they became enraged, calling him names and swearing to vote against him and everything he represented. So, today is a sad day for them even though the sun is still shining on the Republicans. Here is the story:
After taking a pounding in the polls for months, Democrats are gaining round ahead of the 2010 election. Over the last month, they’ve cut the GOP lead in half on the question of which party’s candidates voters support, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll, and Democratic candidates have taken leads over their Republican opponents in several individual races.
Overall, however, things are still looking good for Republicans. Among likely voters, the elephants have a 49%-43% edge on the congressional ballot, a big swing from 2006, when Democrats led by 12 points. Polls show Republican voters are much more invested in the election than their Democratic counterparts, with nearly three-quarters saying it was more important than other congressional elections in their lifetimes.