Political analysts, pollsters and others assess Joe Biden and Sarah Palin’s debate. Here are contributions from: Robert Shrum, Lisa Schiffren, Douglas E. Schoen, Heather Higgins, Ed Rogers, Carter Eskew, Greg Mueller and Jeremy Lott.
Robert Shrum, senior adviser to the Gore and Kerry presidential campaigns; fellow at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service.
Sarah Palin, tripping over her tongue in recent weeks, created record-low expectations for herself — and a lot of the commentariat treated her survival as a triumph. But as we saw in the polls that hit just as the first round of punditry was ending, voters judge by a different and more serious standard than the hothouse construct of expectations.… Seguir leyendo »