In what is admittedly not the most useful polling result ever, CNN/Opinion Research reported Tuesday that about half a group it polled was split on whether President Obama would be re-elected.According to the survey, 51 percent said Obama wouldn't be re-elected while 46 percent said he would.
Sen. John McCain may be one of the few people this week to embrace both President Obama and Sarah Palin. He certainly is a unique position, having run against Obama and with Palin in 2008.In a Washington Post op-ed piece Friday, McCain praised the president's Tucson speech for its unifying message.
As the national conversation continues about whether last Saturday's shooting rampage in Arizona is a wake-up call for politicians of all persuasions telling them to dial-down their rhetoric, the Rev. Al Sharpton has weighed in to suggest that we need "dialogue that's passionate, but not poisonous."
Saying that "after this shocking tragedy, I listened at first puzzled, then with concern, and now with sadness, to the irresponsible statements from people attempting to apportion blame for this terrible event," former Alaska Gov.