Mr. Obama’s favorability is the highest for a presidential candidate running for a first term in the last 28 years of Times/CBS polls. Mrs. Palin’s negative rating is the highest for a vice-presidential candidate as measured by The Times and CBS News. Even Dan Quayle, with whom Mrs. Palin is often compared because of her age and inexperience on the national scene, was not viewed as negatively in the 1988 campaign.I would say it is safe to pronounce the Palin experiment an abject failure.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
According to an NY Times/CBS News poll, Obama's favorables continue to rise as McCain's unfavorables also increase. The most remarkable poll findings come from the contrast in Obama's and Sarah Palin's standing with voters: