Poll: Romney has slight edge over Obama
Read the article.
This is not the first, and not likely the last, poll to show Romney ahead of Obama.
Also, it is too early for any poll to have any true relevance.
This poll, while a small margin, is still not good news for Obama.
-It is among registered voters. This is a gimmick long used by the MSM to show a Democrat leading in a race. The only poll that has any credibility IMHO is one that measures likely voters.
A poll just measuring registered voters is skewed for a couple of reasons.
One, it measures people who vote and people who do not. People who do not vote have no bearing on an election. An obvious fact that seems to be lost on the MSM.
Second, Republicans tend to be more reliable voters so often Democrats are over-counted in polls of registered voters. In other words, more of the voters who do not vote are Democrats so this inflates the strength of the Democratic candidate.
-It is by CBS. In my mind any poll conducted by the MSM is automatically suspect.
So, take these two aspects in mind and Obama is still trailing?
This is not good news - for Obama.