Warning signs for Republicans and conservatives and their overlap, from the latest Rasmussen head-to-head poll (survey conducted July 23-24)…
- Rudy Giuliani 41%
- Barack Obama 47%
- Fred Thompson 40%
- Barack Obama 46%
However, according to Rasmussen’s intra-party polling
(result reported July 26), Hillary Clinton still has a sizable lead over Barack Obama amongst Democratic voters, aka the voters who vote in the primary…
- Hillary Clinton 41%
- Barack Obama 23%
- John Edwards 15%
- At some point, will Senator Obama’s apparently superior general election electability quotient start to give him a boost among Democratic primary voters (and make a prediction of mine which will be aired on Sunday possibly look bad).
- Will the Republican political class realize that Obama’s lead over Giuiliani, even at this early stage, means that lightly-political, centrist voters no longer trust the Republican party to produce more experienced, more effective managers of government, and that the GOP needs an active strategy for earning the trust of the people back?