Progressives up for re-election can read the tea leaves.
Why is the media touting public opinion polls about “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” when it ignores public opinion polls on other controversial cultural issues?
This morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe show, as Chris Matthews reported his conversation with Suffolk University pollster David Paleologos that the GOP’s Scott Brown leads Martha Coakley by “double-digits” in the “Bellweather areas” of Massachusetts, audible gasps of “Oh, my God” are loudly heard on the MSNBC set.
The bellweather areas last night were double digit for Brown so [...]
To some observers, the Democrats’ race to pass national health care seems irrational — even suicidal. Don’t party leaders understand how much the public opposes the bills currently on the table? Don’t they know that voters are likely to take their revenge at the polls next year? Given that, why do they keep rushing ahead? […]