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Poll: Romney opens 8-point lead over Obama

Yesterday, Rasmussen had Governor Romney up 7 points over Obama, 50-43. Today, the poll’s rolling three-day average has increased Romney’s lead to 8, 50-42.

Any way you slice it, this is horrible news for a sitting incumbent. Not only has his challenger reached the magic 50-point mark for two days running, but any incumbent under 50, especially in the mid-to-low 40s, is in deep trouble. According to Rasmussen, 58 percent of the country is not ready to vote for this known quantity. And it’s just a fact that undecideds almost always choose the challenger.

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