DECEMBER 7, 2007
Beyond Chuck Norris
[Sarah Wheaton, The
New York Times]: "In advance of a Spanish-language debate on
Sunday, Mike Huckabee has released a plan for immigration enforcement and
border security today."
Robocalls Run Amok
[Alan Fram, Associated
Press]: "Next time you phone Aunt Betty in Des Moines and she
answers with a bark, don't take it personally. Folks in Iowa, New
Hampshire and South
Carolina have gotten lots of
unsolicited telephone calls and visits lately from presidential campaigns."
Agog Over Oprah [Michael
Calderone, The Politico]:
"Mere days after Winfrey’s impending four-city tour was announced, the
Obama campaign switched venues for her South
Carolina appearance--to an 80,000-capacity stadium."
Clinton's Western Firewall? [American Research
Group]: New Nevada poll (Dec. 1-6). Democrats
(600 likely caucusgoers): Clinton 45 percent, Obama 18, Edwards 14. Republicans
(600 likely caucusgoers): Romney 29, Huckabee 23, Giuliani 17, McCain 7.
Correct [Howard Kurtz, Washington
Post]: "This Iowa
ad attempts to defuse criticism of Mitt Romney as a flip-flopper who changed
his stance on key social issues. But it engages in revisionist history to do