Sunday, February 8

And The Hits Just Keep On Coming

With the margin of error, Bush officially has divided America.
Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates. Feb. 5-6, 2004. N=1,004 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?" (Last week in parenthesis)

Approve: 48% (49%)
Disapprove: 45% (44%)
Don't Know: 7% (7%)
Kerry opens up, while Dean has this odd little rebound:
"Suppose the next general election for president were being held TODAY and you had to choose between George W. Bush, the Republican, and [see below], the Democrat -- who would you vote for?"

Kerry: 50% (48%)
Bush: 45% (46%)

Bush: 49% (49%)
Edwards: 44% (44%)

Bush: 50% (52%)
Dean: 44% (40%)
But Dean's little mo kinda falls apart here:
"Now I'm going to name six Democrats in the race for president. After I read you their names, tell me which ONE you would most like to see nominated as the Democratic Party's presidential candidate this year. Here are the choices . . . ."

Kerry: 48% (45%)
Dean: 13% (14%)
Edwards: 10% (11%)
Clark: 9% (5%)