Usually when Lindsey Graham is on TV flaking for McCain, he looks like he had a transfusion of Red Bull, but today on FOX NEWS Sunday, after some bad poll results came out for McCain, he was not his old self and gave a one line answer to Wallace's long question. Chris had to make up for his lack of answer and push him to continue, Graham then announced that Obama did great in the polls after the Friday debate, he replied, "I'm tired."
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Wallace: The early indication from polls are that the public in these polls that were taken overnight favored Obama---thought he did better. CBS News poll of uncommitted voters 39% thought Obama won, 24% thought, preferred McCain 24%, and 37 % thought it was a tie. And while voters thought Obama did better on the economy and McCain did better on foreign policy, Here is the bottom line. McCain's rating on being prepared to be president didn't change, but Obama had a 16 pt jump on that same question. Sen Graham. McCain keeps saying that Obama is not ready to lead, but according to the several polls voters watching the debate thought he was.
Graham: There's an 18 pt difference between who is best able to do the job, we'll take that. <then a silence>
Wallace: What you're saying is that even though Obama got more of a bump, there's still a lead...
Graham: It's Sunday and I'm tired and Sen Obama did well. Sen Obama helped himself according to the polls
Wallace: You can't be tired on Sunday morning, sir...(laughter)
He's tired on Sunday? Welcome to the club. I think it's frustration....This is another indication that they are not happy with the outcome of the debate.
USA TODAY/Gallop: Obama won
A new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows 46% of people who watched Friday night's presidential debate say Democrat Barack Obama did a better job than Republican John McCain; 34% said McCain did better.
Obama scored even better -- 52%-35% -- when debate-watchers were asked which candidate offered the best proposals for change to solve the country's problems.