Daily Archives: September 5, 2008

Gideon Rachman

After all the sound and fury of the US political conventions, it looks like we might be right back to where we started from. The most recent CBS News poll puts McCain and Obama in a dead heat – 42-42 – which is about where they were, going into the Democratic convention two weeks ago.

I suppose that needn’t be surprising. Both parties got the expected bounce out of their convention. Obama opened up a lead for the Democrats, but the Republicans have bounced back. Read more