From our partners at The Agonist
The Guardian’s poll-cruncher, Harry Enten, puts it bluntly:
And there it is… Ohio and Wisconsin… Without those 2 (and considering early vote in NV), there is literally no path for Romney.
— Harry Enten (@ForecasterEnten) October 31, 2012
And Senior Editorial Writer at the conservative Washington Examiner, Phillip Klein, agrees:
One of two things now seem possible: 1) Massive, widespread error by state pollsters. or 2) Obama gets reelected.
— Philip Klein (@philipaklein) October 31, 2012
Whis why the WSJ is reporting that Obama campaign officials, in a conference call with reporters, have ”argued that moves by Mitt Romney’s campaign and its allies to advertise in Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Michigan amounted to a ‘Hail Mary pass’” – and attempt to create an impression of momentum when there is none.
More, from Jamelle Bouie: No, the electoral map isn’t expanding.