Barack Obama’s long time association with pastor Jeremiah Wright is hurting his bid for the democratic nomination. Obama has recently denounced Jeremiah Wright and his racist, anti semitic and anti American rhetoric. The damage has been done. Obama cannot erase years of listening to and remaining silent about pastor Wright’s opinions. Barack Obama is slipping in popularity and in the polls.
My unscientific poll shows more people believe Obama is racist. Here are the results today:
Is Barack Obama a Racist?
Yes 64 %
No 27 %
Not sure 9 %
Below are the latest results from the Rasmussen polling organization:
“The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows John McCain with a six-percentage point lead over both potential Democratic opponents. McCain currently leads Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton by an identical 48% to 42% margin. McCain has a double-digit lead over Clinton among unaffiliated voters and is essentially even with Obama among those same voters. However, McCain makes greater inroads among Democrats with Obama as the nominee.”
“The dialogue about Wright’s controversial comments appears to have had at least a short-term impact on public perceptions of Barack Obama. The Illinois Senator is viewed favorably today by just 47% of voters nationwide. That’s down five points since last Thursday (see recent daily results). The number with an unfavorable view of Obama has risen from 44% on Thursday to 50% today. Among White voters, Obama is now viewed favorably by 43% and unfavorably by 54%.”
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