I don’t really do polls –
– I’m more a puristy blog that caters to True Believers, concentrating on foundational assumptions and the nature and trajectory of both constitutional law and the civil society as a natural and predictable offshoot of whatever ideology happens to be informing our epistemology or controlling our use of language. And also haikus.
It’s not terribly sexy — and it’s certainly not very popular, I realize — but then, it does have an enormous cock and it drives a tricked out Harley, if that kind of thing matters to you.
At any rate — and with that disclaimer laid out — here are some things to consider: while Nate Silver still has Obama ahead by over 2 points in Ohio, the Ohio newspapers polling average show it a dead heat. And given the fact that GOP voters are far more energized this election cycle, the Obama team is going to have to fraud in a whole lot of votes to pull out Ohio — particularly if the Libya story continues to boil over and the President is unable to push the answers off until after the election, despite the best efforts of the mainstream press to shield him in the runup to November 6. (Ironically, I believe that after that, they’ll hit him hard; taking down Nixon made a lot of people famous and set the narrative for the free press as a protection against the powerful. Taking down Obama in a similar way would keep the Presidency in Democrat hands and help the mainstream press reclaim the absurd position that it is in fact not heavily biased toward the liberal / progressive viewpoint. In short, it is exactly the kind of cynical thing leftists do to other leftists when they sense one of the herd is gimpy and bleeding — and the move will make them personally stronger. For the Greater Good, you see.)
Meanwhile, The Des Moines register has endorsed Romney, a shock, I suspect, to an Obama team who continues to believe that their attempts to tie Romney and Republicans to the end of liberated and protected vaginas in the US is the surest way to capture reelection.
Seems that some women are starting to think that if Obama won’t even act to prevent the deaths of diplomats and Navy SEALs, there’s a pretty good chance he’ll renege on his promise to keep their cooters healthy and safe and clean and stuffed with all flavor of free contraceptives.
Which, good for them.