I love 7-Eleven’s 7-Election website. Not a gimmick — well, not completely a gimmick at least — 7-Eleven is keeping counts on its inventory of coffee cups and aggregating by state which cups go faster — Blue Obamas or Red McCains. Doesn’t make their coffee any better but still, this is cool.
I won’t say we’re off to the races just yet… While McCain’s Sarah Palin debacle may help inflate Obama’s numbers in the near term, you can be sure the GOP has some nasty nasty tricks up its sleeve come October. Still, Gallup’s latest tracking poll sure looks good, as do the latest Gallup/USAToday polling numbers:
The new survey shows Americans settling into their choices. Twenty-one percent of registered voters say they either haven’t decided or might change their minds. In a USA TODAY Poll before the convention, 30% were swing voters.
He speaks to his staff after Hillary suspends her campaign and it’s immediately posted to YouTube. It’s a gracious, seemingly unscripted speech. “We would have been happy to latch on to the Clinton campaign had she won. But now, we have no choice. We HAVE TO WIN.” The transparent presidency, FTW!
I love when he encourages the staff — which he acknowledges may not all be of drinking age — to take the weekend to “Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out, cause we’re gonna come back on Monday and work twice as hard.