Et Tu, Gallup?

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They have consistently shown a much smaller gap between the candidates than other polls, puzzling some. The puzzled can unfurrow their brow a mite at the latest data. Obama is now at 50 percent in the Gallup tracking poll. Rasmussen still believes the country is on a knife edge. In 2004, on this date, Bush was leading 52 – 44. But Kerry was about to make a huge comeback. Hence this lack of complacency from the Obama campaign:

Devastating. If you ran just clips of Romney's cynicism and Bill Clinton's convention speech, you could win this easily.

(Hat tip: Molly Ball, who saw it on Ohio TV and says it wasn't publicly announced.)