Gov. Ted Strickland remains popular in Ohio and the state seems to be trending Democratic, so Barack Obama is leading Ohio. Right?
Rasmussen Reports said today that a telephone survey shows McCain ahead of Obama, 46 percent to 40 percent. Rasmussen calls this a “modest lead” and obviously it’s very early, so take these numbers with a large amount of salt.
Here’s another statistic from the telephone poll: 51 percent think journalists are trying to help Obama win. Just 21 percent think reporters are trying to be neutral, while 13 believe the press is trying to help McCain.
Read the full report to see how Ohioans feel about offshore oil drilling, the war on terror and other topics.