Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Early '08 Dem Prez Peak

The Republicans are getting more excited everyday. Yes, I said Republicans:
Recently re-elected Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York is twice as popular as her nearest Democratic rivals in the 2008 presidential race, according to a new CNN poll.
The GOP couldn't hand pick a better foe. Where does the early list go from there:
Second place for "likely" support was nearly even among Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois (15 percent), former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina (14 percent) and former Vice President Al Gore (14 percent), given the poll's margin of error or plus or minus 4 percentage points.
Of course, the GOP would love to face Kerry again, but even they realize the Democratic electorate is a bit smarter than that:
Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, the Democratic nominee in 2004, lost support, dropping from 12 percent in late October to 7 percent in the latest poll.

Worse news for Kerry: a majority of registered Democrats say they do not want to see Kerry win the party's nomination in 2008.
Hre is how they all stack up:Early on, I still like Richardson. Not sure about retreads at this point, although the growing surge of Gore supporters just may see him become a force again. Stick a fork in Kerry. I believe it is still a bit early for Obama, but know he will be ready in '12 or '16. And if the race came down to McCain and Hillary, I would probably join the dark side. But not to worry, the GOP isn't clever enough to do a Left flank and endorse McCain, so that match up wont happen.


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