Claim that GWB is 6 points more popular than Obama in key dists. http://j.mp/9uV6x1 Not sure I believe - Obama up 7 on favorability in July
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Also, even if Bush's numbers have rebounded somewhat, many people will soon be reminded (by Dems) why they didn't like him
|Howard Kurtz - The Obama conundrum |
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Kind of cool -- my post on Obama Muslim myth is on HuffPo front page above one by Katie Couric. Bring it MSM! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/
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Added update to post on Pew poll -- there's also a new Time poll (diff. wording) showing 24% think Obama is Muslim, 47% http://bit.ly/9zWFh4
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The Pew Research Center released a new poll this morning updating its measure of public belief in the misperception that President Obama is a Muslim (coverage: NYT, WP, AP). The news is not good -- belief that Obama is a...
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Daily Telegraph also pushing the false meme that FDA advisory vote on Avastin approval = "death panel" http://j.mp/aV8kXl
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Matt Drudge gets his news from irresponsible reporters like Nick Allen at the Daily Telegraph, whose story on Avastin and "death panels" has started a right-wing meme. Inside the anatomy of a conservative news headline.
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Another phony narrative on why Obama's messaging is his problem rather than the economy -- he's a "legislative president" http://j.mp/cKSzAn
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