Taking Sides

Today’s Electoral Map (from FiveThirtyEight): Obama 296.8 EV ; McCain 241.2 EV

The next time some right-winger claims that the press is in Obama’s corner, someone needs to bring up this:

ABC News/Wash. Post withheld results of poll favorable to Obama

ABC News and The Washington Post issued staggered releases of the results of their latest poll, withholding from their first release results favorable to Sen. Barack Obama, including the finding that 50 percent of registered voters would vote for Obama for president versus 42 percent for Sen. John McCain. The next day, the Post ran an article headlined “Poll Finds Voters Split on Candidates’ Iraq-Pullout Positions,” which did not mention Obama’s 8-point lead over McCain.

And this:

Enough said.