In these troubling times, will Americans prefer someone as absolutist and unwavering as George Bush? Or will they go for someone with a more nuanced approach? Excellent arguments can be made for both sides.I think this poll reflects the answer to the question. Let's see if the numbers remain steady or -- hopefully -- continue to push ahead in favor of President Bush.
But the first major poll since the Republican convention shows Mr Bush 11 points ahead of Mr Kerry - a huge bounce.