Democrats have more reasons on Tuesday morning to be optimistic about their chances in November. A new Washington Post/ABC poll shows their candidates leading John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump's dangerous Guantánamo fixation will fuel fire for terrorists Tech beefs up lobbying amid Russia scrutiny Ad encourages GOP senator to vote 'no' on tax bill MORE, who could lose votes to newly announced Libertarian candidate Bob Barr, liberal bloggers write. Even conservative bloggers are panning House Republicans, who attacked Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaReport: FCC chair to push for complete repeal of net neutrality Right way and wrong way Keystone XL pipeline clears major hurdle despite recent leak MORE's interview on Israel and are trying to co-opt one of the Democrats' main messages.

The poll shows both Obama and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE with significant leads over McCain. Perhaps more worrisome for the right is that about four-fifths of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track and that voters prefer Democratic leadership to Republican leadership by a 21-percent margin, Daily Kos's DemFromCT notes. While Democrats have been concerned about a prolonged primary fight between Obama and Clinton, at least a tenth of Republicans would be willing to defect to a Democrat in November, writes Todd Beeton at MyDD. And voters are more concerned about McCain's age than Obama's race or Clinton's gender, Josh Marshall points out.

Barr, the former House Republican, tells The Corner's Stephen Spruiell he doesn