Tuesday, November 4, AD 2008
Dear American Catholic readers, this evening I’ll be online with continuous updates on American Catholic with election news and commentary. I’ll provide links and information as I gather them for you to peruse.
Political pundits are predicting an easy Obama victory probably early in the night.
My personal prognostications are that it’s going to be a long night due to heavy Republican turnouts. In addition the P.U.M.A.’s and independents have been breaking late for McCain these past three days according to most polls. Senator McCain should win it.
For now here is Dan Balz of the Washington Post having this to say for the Obama camp:
State and national polls released yesterday underscored the steep hill McCain must climb in the final hours to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to win the WhiteHouse. Burdened by President Bush’s unpopularity and an economic crisis that redrew the race in September in Obama’s favor…
And for you Senator McCain supporters here is a tidbit of information provided by James Pethokoukis of U.S. News & World Report:
I just talked to one of my best Team McCain sources who told me that heading into today all the key battleground polls were moving hard and fast in their direction. The source, hardly a perma-optimist, thinks it will be a long night, but that McCain is going to win…