The Corner

Little Bounce (Yet)

A new poll for the Associated Press released Thursday gives Bush-Cheney a four-point lead over Kerry-Edwards (assuming Nader is in). There some good news for Republicans here, but the AP is spinning the results as showing a “slight” improvement for the Democratic ticket in the South after the Edwards pick.

By the way, I’m told by a Democratic friend that news about the Kerry campaign suspending their media buys in Arkansas and Louisiana is being over-interpreted in the media. The Dems still plan to spend some money there, and in North Carolina, at least for a while to see how the needles move. They’ve also been in some Virginia markets and, of course, in Florida. Tennessee, however, may not make the list.

John Hood — John Hood is president of the John William Pope Foundation, a Raleigh-based grantmaker that supports public policy organizations, educational institutions, arts and cultural programs, and humanitarian relief in North Carolina ...

Most Popular

Film & TV

It’s the Deep Breath before the Plunge

Warning. SPOILERS are ahead. If you don’t want to know anything about episode two of the final season of Game of Thrones, stop reading. Now. One of my favorite moments in Peter Jackson's outstanding adaptation of Lord of the Rings happened in the final movie, The Return of the King. On the eve of Mordor's ... Read More