While there is no doubt Obama did well in the national media, largely overlooked is the fact that McCain has quietly been garnering very favorable attention in the local media.
For example, Pennsylvania is obviously a very important state. Here's the front page from today's The Times Leader, a Wilkes Barre-based newspaper:
... And here is yesterday's front page from the Manchester Union Leader:
The national media is missing the story of McCain's success in garnering favorable attention in local outlets. Of course, this wouldn't be the first time a "less glamorous" political tactic has flown under their radar ...