FROM CNN's Jack Cafferty:
With just two weeks to go, a very large number of Democratic caucus goers in Iowa say they haven't decided who's going to get their vote. The debate has been largely about "experience"– which is what Senator Hillary Clinton argues she has on her side– versus "change" which is what Senator Barack Obama promises to bring to Washington. Also very much in the mix is John Edwards, who vows to do battle with the large corporations that have a stranglehold on the federal government. In fact recent polls in Iowa show Senator Edwards trailing Clinton and Obama by just a couple of percentage points, putting the three of them in a virtual dead-heat.
Iraq, health care and the economy have ranked as the top issues for Democrats in Iowa.
But with so many undecided voters this late in the race, something is clearly missing.
Here’s my question to you: In the closing days of the Iowa campaign what will cause undecided voters to finally make up their minds?
Interested to know which ones made it on air?
Suzie from Atlanta writes:
Having been in a party caucus before, I don't think there will be any one factor that will tilt a caucus voter in any direction. I think they will get there, talk to their buddies, and make their decision based on internal conversations with party delegates they know and trust.
William from Cedar Rapids, Iowa writes:
Iowans won’t make up there mind until caucus night. That’s the way it always is. Remember in ’04, Kerry was in fifth in the polls and won here surprising everyone. The top tier might be surprised on January 3rd.
We've had eight years of Emperor Bush and people want a change. However, putting in the new guy who does little else but talk a good game isn't the answer. It's just not enough to talk about change, you have to have the experience and vision to make it happen. We've endured one President who talked a good game and delivered nothing, we don't need another. Wise Democrats will realize that it takes more then hype and few good speeches to be President and they'll vote Hillary Clinton.
John from Brunswick, Maine writes:
Oh the Democratic side, it will be the candidate that can assure the public that they can get us back to the rule of law and restore our Constitution. You know, that paper that they all take an oath to protect. On the Republican side, it will be which ever candidate that is closer to God and voting machine hackers.
Jerry from Scottsdale, Arizona writes:
Why does everybody just accept it as fact that Hillary Clinton is the "most experienced" candidate? As far as I can see, she's only been a senator for 6 years and before that, the wife of a successful politician. If the president of GM suggested his wife was qualified to take his job, he'd be laughed out of Detroit. In reality, Hillary Clinton is the least experienced candidate but the most experienced wife.
For one, Jack, I think Christmas, or whatever holiday you celebrate, being over will certainly help people make a decision. Believe it or not, not everybody lives and breathes on presidential politics in this season.
Undecided Iowa voters will make up their minds after the media deludes them into believing people around country care about who they pick.
Maybe Jack will read yours tomorrow.