Jarasan this one's for you ...... think you hit it BLOGS seem to be getting info out thereby affecting polling, markets and other statistical numbers.
Well known conservative blogs (many are quoted on Powerlineblog.com) which base their information on verifiable sources (hence all the live links in place on innuendo) seem to be trusted sources of in depth information deliberately omitted by the press.
Add Sarah Palin who won't be muzzled and game's on!
Thank you Todd for our blogs!
Polling in the Presidential race is getting stranger. The latest Reuters/CSpan/Zogby poll has Obama up by only two points. Rasmussen shows the race tightening from eight points to six. At the same time, the Gallup Poll has Obama jumping out to an unprecedented eleven-point margin.
I'm pretty sure the Gallup result is an outlier, but beyond that it's hard to say what is happening. Either there is a tremendous amount of volatility in the electorate, or the pollsters are using pretty drastically different assumptions. At the moment, it is hard to be sure which way the tide is flowing. "