I think I woke up in a brand new world, and so far I like it.
McCain leads Obama for the first time -- 54-44 according to USA Today/Gallup, Rasmussen has him 47-46, and Gallup Daily Tracking has him +3. This adds credence to the idea that Obama has peaked, since his poll numbers largely haven't moved since before Hillary dropped out of the race and he saw no real bump from his convention.
MSNBC demoted the shockingly partisan Chris Matthews and Keith Olberman from anchoring political coverage. USA Today describes the money quote: "...Joe Scarborough was discussing positive developments in John McCain's campaign at one point when Olbermann was heard on an offstage microphone saying: 'Jesus, Joe, why don't you get a shovel?' " Class.
The San Francisco Chronicle seems to be swinging to McCain. OK, I'm exaggerating a bit, but who thought we'd see former Democratic Mayor Willie Brown (who was and is enormously popular) extol McCain-Palin ticket, while Tammy Bruce, a former president of the LA chapter of N.O.W., endorses it?
And, did I mention MU is No. 6 for the third week in a row. I may be in heaven.