Daily Breakdown: Close Race Heading Into Day 2
August 29, 2012
The first night of the RNC didn't move the numbers, contrary to what one snap poll suggested.
More Nonsense About the Public Opinion
March 10, 2010
In the Financial Times today, S. Ward Casscells, a former Assistant Secretary of Defense in George W. Bush’s sterling administration, and pollster John Zogby have an op-ed calling for Congress to start over and draft a bipartisan health care bill. “It is possible a Republican leader could yet emerge and resolve the healthcare impasse,” they intone. And oh yes, it is possible, too, that aliens could land is Oshkosh and take over city hall. But let that silliness pass. I am more concerned about the continuing B.S.
Now It's Really Over
January 19, 2010
John Zogby predicts a Coakley win. It's the final nail in the coffin.
Tightening? Maybe Not So Much
October 31, 2008
For several days McCain boosters--including McCain himself, on Meet the Press this past Sunday--were citing John Zogby's polling numbers as evidence that the race is closer than it seems. Zogby's numbers were always tighter than most others, recently showing just a three-point margin. But Zogby's latest finding has it a hopeless 50-43 for Obama. Time to find a new outlier! Maybe the suspiciously re-weighted Fox poll will do. --Michael Crowley
Zogby's Wild Swings
October 26, 2008
Here is Nate Silver, yesterday: It is hard to find any trend at all at the national level, although Barack Obama's position improved has incrementally in a couple of the national trackers. Indeed, our model now perceives that the popular vote has been flat for roughly the past two weeks. It seems almost as though voters made their collective decision after the second presidential debate on October 7 -- perhaps Obama's clearest win of the series -- and decided on behalf of the Democrat.
November 12, 2001
ON THE AFTERNOON of September 26, George W. Bush gathered 15 prominent Muslim- and Arab-Americans at the White House. With cameras rolling, the president proclaimed that “the teachings of Islam are teachings of peace and good.” It was a critically important moment, a statement to the world that America’s Muslim leaders unambiguously reject the terror committed in Islam’s name. Unfortunately, many of the leaders present hadn’t unambiguously rejected it. To the president’s left sat Dr.