Hillary Clinton’s chief political strategist and pollster Mark Penn has sought to dismiss the results of the latest Zogby International poll “simply because it showed his client in a bad light,” according to Zogby.
The poll findings released Monday showed that in head-to-head match-ups, Clinton would lose to all five leading Republican presidential candidates — Rudy Giuliani, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, Fred Thompson, and John McCain — by a margin of at least 3 percentage points.
The same poll showed that Barack Obama would beat all five of the GOP hopefuls, and John Edwards would beat or tie them.
Appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program with Joe Scarborough on Tuesday morning, Penn said:
…well – you can see that video from my post right here .. it also includes Zogby’s rebuttal.