Note to GOP: When Your Pollster Says Don’t Worry, You Should

Here’s a rule of thumb for campaigns: When they have to start telling supporters not to worry, it’s probably time to start worrying.

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s top pollster Neil Newhouse issued an unusual early morning memo on Monday assuring Republicans that the campaign remains on track to win the White House. Newhouse’s declaration wouldn’t be news, except for the fact he was trying to dispel the creeping conviction that President Obama has opened a small but significant post-convention edge over the GOP nominee. [cont.]

Alex Roarty, National Journal