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One Point

New polling realities seem to sneak up from out of nowhere. In the middle of conservative doom and gloom, Jim Geraghty discovers: Barack Obama up by a single percentage point in the most recent Battleground poll — 48 percent to 47 percent.

Obama should have known to start worrying when the ever-responsible Nancy Pelosi claimed his presidency an absolute lock. I wonder if her declaration of defeat in Iraq  didn’t turn the tide of the war.