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October 11, 2004

Damnit: New Gallup Shows Kerry Up By One Point

Read it and weep. I know I am.

The USA Today/CNN/Gallup Poll gives Kerry a 49 to 48 percent lead over Bush among likely voters three weeks before the November 2 presidential election. A prior poll had given Bush a 54 to 40 percent edge in mid-September.


A majority of Americans polled, 49 percent, say they disapprove of the way Bush is handling the presidency, while 47 percent say they approve. In late September, 54 percent approved of Bush's handling of the job.


Kerry beats Bush on honesty (44 to 42 percent) and on which contender expresses himself more clearly (57 to 38 percent).


Still, 56 percent say Bush is a strong and decisive leader, while only 38 percent believe Kerry is a better leader.


Kerry's comeback comes on the heels of the first two presidential debates, both of which Kerry is considered to have won.

Ummm... considered by whom?

It's a rule: Liberal writers, hoping to hide the fact that they're expressing their own opinions, are addicted to the passive voice.


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