Before the Debates: A Polling Review

With the debates approaching – albeit their importance debatable – the most perplexing element of the 2012 presidential campaign is this: Barack Obama could win.

The condition of the economy suggests otherwise. The general rule is straightforward; when economies are bad, incumbent presidents pay the price. This year, it’s not so simple. [cont.]

Gary Langer, ABC News

See also:

Obama vs. Romney

President Obama: Job ratings

Barack Obama: Favorability ratings

Mitt Romney: Favorability ratings