Fundamentally different and better campaign coverage than past at NYT

I think they deserve a prize.

And Silver’s sparring partner Joe Scarborough (see @nbcjoe and @fivethirtyeight threads) looks like a dummy.

NYTimes: State and National Polls Come Into Better Alignment

It appears that President Obama is likely to go into Election Day with a very modest lead in the average of national polls, which until recently had pointed toward a tie.