Day: August 6, 2009

Of Opinion Polls & Media Creations

Have you noticed the public opinion polls lately? It seems that the once-lofty numbers for the president are tumbling. It’s as if people are finally noticing that he isn’t really all that different from other politicians. Smoother, maybe, but that’s not necessarily a plus. The massive stimulus bill, the takeovers of industries, the talk of tax hikes, and the attempt to nationalize healthcare have caused a stir in the electorate. What’s a president to do in circumstances like this? I… Read more »