This poll is a complete shock, but we’ll take it!
Jennifer Rubin describes how the electoral college is getting friendlier for Romney, and narrower for the president. Those states are still tough to win, but at this stage in the race, an incumbent should be putting states into the “safe column” rather than having to divert resources to go back and shore up support in traditionally blue states.
According to a recent column publishes by the Washington Times, data coming out of the swing states is showing an increasingly difficult set of challenges for the President.
What stands out in the article was that Pennsylvania was considered a battleground state. Remember that Romney boldly predicted that they would surprise people in Pennsylvania. If the recent polling out is the state is accursed, then the Obama administration is really in serious trouble. Something tells me that while it may be close, it’s probably a small chance that Gov. Romney can pull out a win there.
But more importantly, there is a bigger issue are play. What does it say that a state that ia typically beyond reach, but is now suddenly in danger? Certainly, the Romney campaign would probably be smart not to devote a huge amount of resources in the state, but it may force the Administration to invest/divert precious dollars over there.