The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows President Obama and Mitt Romney running neck and neck nationally, which generally has been the pattern for months now.
But the poll also shows Obama with a wide lead on a question that most surveys don’t measure. Steve Benen EXPLAINS:
While nearly three out of four Obama backers are motivated by their support for the president (what I call “genuine support”), more than half of Romney’s backers are driven by their opposition to Obama (what I call “support by default”). In other words, even those who intend to vote for Romney ...