WSJ/NBC Poll: Obama/Biden Widen Lead
The new Wall St. Journal/NBC poll has Barack Obama and Joe Biden ahead of McCain/Palin by 49% to 43%.
This is a pretty astonishing drop for McCain:
Sen. McCain's support in rural areas and small towns, where he led by 21 points after his convention, has steadily dropped and he now has just a three-point edge.
As for Palin:
Half of all voters still say she is not qualified to be president if the need were to arise; just 41% say she is.
By contrast, Sen. Biden saw his numbers shoot up, with three out of four voters saying he is qualified to take over if need be -- up 10 percentage points from two weeks ago. Even 62% percent of McCain voters think he's qualified for the top job.
|< Monday Open Thread | McCain Portrays Obama as Scary Mystery >|