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So Far, The World Tour Is a Wash

Did Obama’s foreign trip help his chances? “Not so much,” CNN’s William Schneider said a moment ago.

CNN’s latest poll says Americans didn’t think the coverage was excessive. Obama leads on every major domestic issue, McCain leads on every major foreign policy issue.
UPDATE: Minute gripe with the fine folks of CNN. If you’re going to do a soft-focus feature on “MTV’s New Bid To Rock The Vote: Young Voters,Young Veterans Targeted,” it would have been a good opportunity to mention Ludacris’ rap about b-word Hillary and McCain belonging in a wheelchair.
Somehow I don’t know if what plays well with MTV’s core demographics will play quite so well in the swing counties of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, etc. …


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