...I think the turn-around point everyone will point to is the set of debates. Over all three debates, Kerry managed to seem Presidential (dignified, calm, in command, knowledgable, etc.). I'm not just saying this; most of the polling bears out a Kerry victory last night (and all the other nights). To some degree, it didn't matter how Bush did (though his mannerisms in all three debates didn't help his case).
The country is not in good shape: economy just struggling along, deficits as far as the eye can see, Iraq is a slow motion train wreck, and the world hates us. All people needed to see was the Kerry has the potential to be the President, and he achieved that over the three nights.
(Note: I did say "If Kerry wins": there is still a mess of time between now and November 2nd. Nobody should count their chickens.) Posted by baltar at October 14, 2004 01:17 PM | TrackBack | Posted to Politics