Bush Surging in California

by Steven F. Hayward

All the news reports on the latest California Field Poll are headlining that Wesley Clark leads the Democratic field. However, the real news of the poll is that Bush is leading all the Democratic candidates in head-to-head matchups except Clark, who leads Bush by 2 points (45-43). This represents real movement for Bush in California, and further confounds the Democrats’ talking point that the lesson of the recall is that Bush is in trouble. Au contraire. . .