Poll Watch: Don’t obsess about party ID

“Too many Republicans” was the cry of many Democratic partisans as they studied pre-election polls in 2004 showing George W. Bush leading. Now, with the shoe on the other foot, “too many Democrats” has become a rapidly spreading theme among Republican and conservative bloggers.

The flurries of accusation center on a question included on most polls asking respondents which party they identify with. [cont.]

David Lauter, Los Angeles Times