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2004 US Presidential Election
July 24, 2003
Polling Data: Dems ... And Wait 'Til You See The Numbers

Good thing for Lieberman Hillary isn't running. Without her, he leads. With her, he loses by 37 POINTS. Not an amazing vote of confidence by the Democratic electorate in the current Dem field. See for yourself; PollingReport is the source.

Hillary in 2004?

Posted by Alan at July 24, 2003 09:33 PM | TrackBack

I predict Hilary won’t run for president in 2004.

She could beat Bush, but why risk it when she can come in in 2008 and clean sweep practically anyone?

Posted by: TBox at July 25, 2003 08:57 AM

I hope she waits until 2008, by then I’ll be more financailly able to renounce my US Citizenship and move to seclusion on a tropical island away from the 90% tax rate and the fallout from the suitcase nuke attacks.

Posted by: Help Us All at July 25, 2003 09:56 AM

I suspect that at this time, the poll is reflecting name-recognition rather than actual preference.

Posted by: Robin Roberts at July 25, 2003 11:43 AM

Dick Gephardt has officially joined his colleges off the deep end. Claims America is less secure now than 4 years ago. So Dick, Bin Laden in Afghanistan playing with the Pakistanis, and Hussein doing whatever the hell he wanted in Iraq (not to mention the heat the Saudis, Syrians, and Iranians are now under) was a safer situation? Oops, welcome to ‘i cant be elected’ waiting room. Please take a number.

Posted by: Mark Buehner at July 25, 2003 12:46 PM

I would find the poll’s suggestive result, that Hillary is so dominant, more believable if the poll were structured differently.

If her name had been stuck in the list in the first question of the poll, her name would have gotten similar billing to the others. Then, repeating the question, and emphasizing Hillary is NOT a choice, would give a better “apples and apples” result.

As it is, she benefits both by being singled out, and being singled out in the SECOND question. Daffy Duck would get good poll numbers with this poll structure.


Posted by: MG at July 25, 2003 12:50 PM

I hear the Green Party tried to draft Daffy, but he too is waiting until 2008.

Posted by: Alan at July 25, 2003 02:32 PM

I’d vote for Daffy, but when I compare him to the current Dem candidates, I don’t see much difference.

Posted by: Curt at July 25, 2003 08:16 PM


I’d vote for Foghorn Leghorn before any of the Dems out there. Come to think of it, Bubba Clintshnyev kinda reminds me of ol’ Foghorn.

Posted by: Elvis at July 27, 2003 11:57 PM

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