Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Red-Blue balance shifts in US electoral map ?

According to a BBC analysis, "one of the many things that makes this (America's presidential) election so intriguing is that perhaps the old paradigm of 'Red States' (those that voted for George W Bush) and 'Blue States' (Al Gore or John Kerry states) may be less relevant". If that is accurate, it means Republican candidate John McCain , as I have reasoned earlier in an entry in Clare Street, "certainly cannot take the American heartland for granted" in his bid for the top post.

Barack Obama plans to visit Iraq, Afghanistan


Blogger Monsterball said...

A lot of Americans are suffering from "Bush fatigue", and a possible McCain presidency would be perceived as a Bush 3rd Term.

Many people would vote Obama just to break away from the past 8 years.

6:47 AM  
Blogger James Wong Wing-On said...

Has the 'Bush fatigue' overwhelmed the average and traditional American aversion to Concentration of Power (of both Congress and White House) in one party ? I don't know. Please enlighten.

7:34 AM  

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