The CBS/New York Times poll that came out today looks bleak for the Obama campaign, especially if we compare the results (as the Romney campaign did) with the same poll’s findings in April. Here are some relevant comparisons:
I haven’t gone behind the numbers to check out the poll’s internals. It may be that Obama’s apparent slide is explained by more Republicans in the sample. But if it is true that a plurality of voters think that Obama’s policies will make them worse off and Romney’s will make them better off, Mitt should get to work on his transition team.