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A new New York Times/CBS News poll indicates trouble ahead for whomever Republicans ultimately choose to be their standard bearer.
Among registered voters, President Obama now leads Mitt Romney 48% to 42%, which CBS claims is attributable to the shift among independents who are cooling toward the idea of replacing Obama with a Republican. The matchup between Obama and Santorum is even worse at 49% to 41%.
Image: CBS News (click to enlarge)
So what’s the story here? What’s scaring the independents away from the Republicans and/or making Obama all of a sudden a whole lot more palatable to these voters?Published in