Will Independents Vote Republican?

Zeke Miller hears mixed messages. The view through rose-colored glasses: 

Republican strategist Curt Anderson, an optimist, called the current moment a ”low ebb” for the GOP. “Obama looked unbeatable in Jan of 2009. Obama looked easy to beat in Jan of 2011,” he said. “Now we are at a low ebb. This too shall pass.”

(Chart from (pdf) Langer Research)