Just ran across a conservative blog that suggested of me that “Someone should crush this guy’s skull with one of Obama’s teleprompters.” So I went on his comment thread and politely asked him not to use this sort of rhetoric. I know I’m wasting my time, but sometimes unruly children need to be reminded when they’ve crossed big lines.
Anyway, here are some final items for the day:
* Amidst continued shrieking from all sides about the Romney Poll Surge, CNN/ORC supplies the data point that’s really been missing: a post-debate poll of Ohio showing Obama up by 4 among LVs and over 50%. Also out today, erratic robopollster ARG has Mitt up by one in OH.
* U.S. total indebtedness–public and private–hits six-year low.
* Maybe Republicans are snuggling back up to Todd Akin, but his October ad buys are puny compared to McCaskill’s.
* At Ten Miles Square, Seth Masket has fresh data on polarized economic perceptions of partisans.
* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer draws attention to financial damage being suffered by growing number of those using a federal program that subsidizes parental borrowing to cover their kids’ college expenses. So it’s getting harder for students to take Mitt’s advice.
And in non-political news:
* Calories counts soon to be displayed on machines dispensing soft drinks.
That’s enough jibber-jabber for me, today. Back in the morning, probably having to pour over more polls, while beginning psychological preparation for Biden-Ryan debate Thursday night, just in case it’s yet another “game-changer.”