All together now!
Row, row, row your polls, gently back upstream...
A favorite cliche thread to describe the "news" reporting over the next couple of days is in order. I'll start with:
"a totally unexpected last minute surge..."
BTW - Charlie Cook, Stuart Rothenberg and Larry Sabato are pathetic partisan hacks.
In case you hadn't noticed.
UPDATE: The Pew site is currently submerged. RCP has the results here. WaPo at 6 and Pew at 4. That's a 12 point move since yesterday's Newsweak poll and an 11 point move since yesterday's TIME.
Was it something I said?
2nd UPDATE: Digging a little I found this RCP generic synopsis - note that just before the '04 election Pew showed the Reps -4 and the WaPo -6.
Boy! Is that a coincidence or what?
3rd UPDATE: Gallups out at -7. Row, you bastards, break your backs, I want to hear bones popping like castanets. Bosun! Third row port outboard - give that slacker thirty to get his attention! Now row, damn your eyes!