) Obama has started a run of state specific ads with endorsers from those states. (Interesting that the first two are women, Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill and Az. governor Janet Napolitano. They must not be happy losing so much among white women
) Then there's the possibility that extremely popular Kansas governor Kathleen Sebelius might be about to endorse. (Another high profile white female endorser
Sebelius would be a significant endorsement because she's giving the Dem response to the SOTU. (How would the Dem leadership feel if she springboarded the SOTU into an endorsement?
) Tony Rezco, Obama's unwanted sponsor from the past was arrested and had his bond revoked. (Does it punch through on Kennedy day?
) An odd story about Obama's very limited availability to the press that's travelling with him.
) Mitt Romney responds to McCain's insult of comparing him to John Kerry
by reviving the rumor that McCain once considered being Kerry's VP.
) Lieberman is on the stump with McCain in Florida
) I joked earlier about Romney eating at KFC
. Well, McCain's new surrogate, Mike Huckabee, attacked Romney for not eating the skin. (That's where these guys are
) McCain and Romney get vicious on the last day.
) The AP has this handy list of Bush's approval ratings at each one of his SOTU's. (62, 84, 60, 53, 51, 43, 36, 32.) If he was a stock, you'd have put in a stop-loss at 50.
For fun, take a look at this mocking post
at WashWire: McCain’s Secret Plan to Capture Bin Laden.And
, I don't know if anyone's noticed, but Obama has transitioned his "change message" on the stump to include attacks on the Clinton's. (Past versus future. "Those who would divide us," "Those who tear people down....")