Presidential Race Remains Dead Heat
“Why aren’t I fifty points ahead?!”
By James F. Tracy
With the first presidential debate just around the corner recent data from Ad Age indicates Hillary Clinton has outspent Donald Trump by about 3,300 percent for television and radio ads. Yet she has almost nothing to show for it. Most recent polling now indicates the race is a virtual dead heat in battleground states.
This despite the fact that major news media have provided very negative coverage of the Trump campaign (essentially subsidized partisan advocacy) and an overwhelming majority of deeply monied interests are supporting the Democratic candidate.