“No one has seen their image improve more than McCain. According to an Associated Press-Yahoo News survey released Friday, McCain is widely seen as experienced, strong, honest and decisive. He has even shown improvements from two groups he has struggled to win over: conservatives and white evangelical Christians.
[ What ??? Does the news media have this info? They keep saying the exact opposite! How could they be so wrong? Why would they lie?]
Romney’s ratings for likability, strength and attractiveness have improved in the AP-Yahoo poll since November, but he is still well behind McCain in every category. Among those familiar with Romney, most cited was his Mormon faith and a sense he is not authentic, including many who said he changes his mind on issues—a frequent charge leveled by his opponents.