Jay, you forgot to update your chart. Thought I would help.
What is interesting is that McCain has been running ads that criticize Obama for the past month, Obama has run NO negative ads against McCain.
July 26, 2008 - Gallup
If that's all the bounce he got out of his world tour, he didn't get his money's worth!
Barack Obama: He came. He saw. He, er, left
The US presidential candidate’s European tour stopped in London yesterday and left our man feeling a little underwhelmed
IN the heat of the summer morning, a throng waited. The prophet of hope was on his way and the believers were eager for his blessing.
Hope, dreams, freedom, a world made new. Those are Barack Obama’s watchwords, and yesterday in Downing Street all manner of camera teams, scribblers, acolytes and stargazers had assembled for an audience with His Expectancy.
For Obama the road had been long, not just from his father’s goat herd roots in Kenya to US presidential candidate but these last few days via Afghanistan, Iraq, Germany and France.
In Berlin he had roused 200,000 to cheers at the Tier-garten
Barack Obama: He came. He saw. He, er, left - Times Online