The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

Which Poll Result Is More Surprising and Newsworthy?


Not only did the Washington Post decide to put the poll results indicating widespread public opposition to an auto-industry bailout on page D8, but their front-page story, indicating that Americans want the troops home from Iraq and have warm fuzzy-wuzzy feelings towards Obama right now, is pretty boring.

Yes, complaints about media bias are tired, but sometimes it feels like today’s newspapers are designed to make sure you don’t learn what is going on.

Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Richardson , Chris Dodd , Fred Thompson , Hillary Clinton , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mike Huckabee , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Rudy Giuliani , Sarah Palin , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


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