Barack Obama seems to want to do everything humanly possible to lose the Democratic nomination. Fresh off his “bitter small town” comments,new polls are out that show Obama’s numbers are tanking. Maybe Obama’s handlers will have their candidate get laryngitis or just simply put a gag over his mouth for the rest of the primaries. Obama, its hard to present a message of hope when one is so bitter. One can only speculate how the “bitter small town” comments will play in working class states like Indiana and Kentucky.
Obama – Clinton, What a choice to chose from
The new poll by American Research Group – conducted Friday, Saturday and Sunday — gave Clinton 57% and Obama 37% (based on interviews with 600 Democrats, the survey has an error margin of plus-or-minus 4 percentage points). The 20-point margin is all the more dramatic because, just the week before, an ARG poll found the pair in a flat-out tie in Pennsylvania, each with 45%.
There seems to be another reason as well why Obama’s numbers are going down … too many ads. The Obama camp is over spending and too saturating the market to the point that people are sick and tired of seeing the ads. In all, it was a bad week for Obama.
… it appeared many Pennsylvania Democrats began to turn against Obama because they are simply sick and tired of seeing and hearing his ads.
Much as campaign consultants would be loath to agree, Bennett opined that a candidate “can spend too much money” on an ad campaign, and the saturation of Obama spots …
in Pennsylvania appear to be a classic example of “overkill” that ultimately does harm. (LA Times)