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Democrats Doubt Obama Can Win

4:35 PM, Apr 30, 2008 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
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The latest Fox News Poll:

Nearly half of Democrats (48 percent) think Hillary Clinton has a better chance of beating John McCain in November - 10 percentage points higher than the 38 percent who think Barack Obama can win, according to a FOX News poll released Wednesday. This represents a significant shift from March, when Democrats said Obama was the candidate more likely to beat McCain....

The ongoing controversy over Obama's former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, appears to have damaged how Americans view Obama. His favorable rating is now 47 percent, down 7 percentage points since February when 54 percent had a positive view of him. As may be expected, his unfavorable rating went up from 33 percent to 42 percent today.

There is a lot of good news in this poll for Team McCain. Another interesting note, Democrats find Hillary more trustworthy than Barack Obama, and only 23 percent of Democrats think Obama is "tough" versus 61 percent for Clinton. Oh, and 46 percent of Democrats and 41 percent of Independents think Rev. Wright's message is "anti-American." Which is still kind of frightening if it means that a majority of Democrats think preaching God damn America is a patriotic message.

Allahpundit has more analysis here.