At mid-afternoon, there are not a lot of fresh poll numbers to ponder.
The only stuff of any significance I’ve seen today is the RealClearPolitics roundup of new polls in various states. They show the President Obama and Mitt Romney virtually tied in Ohio, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and Nevada. But some of those findings come from Rasmussen, whose polls I don’t trust for reasons I’ve stated here on previous occasions.
The latest from Pennysylvania indicates a five-point lead for Obama, and he’s supposedly ahead by 11 points in New Mexico.
Regarding the broader picture, Nate Cohn of The New Republic ...