When a poll conducted by the Washington Post with a cooked in +9 Democratic Party advantage fails to give Barack Obama a comfortable lead, you know the nation is now pushing for a one and done scenario for the current president.
Here is the Washington Post headline that attempts to paint a more competitive picture of the race for president:
Romney edges Obama on economy, overall race deadlocked
The poll shows Mitt Romney with a 1-point advantage over Barack Obama 47% – 46%.
Of course, the very last question in the multi question poll, and one which is not mentioned in the headline, shows that what the Washington Post has actually done is reinforced just how difficult re-election is becoming for the Man Calling Himself Obama:
Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a…
So Barack Obama cannot win a poll that oversamples Democrats by a whopping 9%! Or, look at it this way. If this same poll had a more evenly divided split between Democrats and Republicans polls, the end result would be that Mitt Romney would be leading Barack Obama by nearly DOUBLE DIGITS.
Remember that internal polling data Insider indicated a couple weeks back? It’s now starting to find its way into the mainstream polling data as well.
Big trouble for Obama…