Democrats are in trouble nationally, but their problems are amplified in the very areas they need to do well enough to survive. While Republicans are hitting home runs nationally (for what that is worth), in the swing seats, the key states, and the key demographics, GOPers are performing like Sammy Sosa on steriods.UPDATE: BBC:
Two polls released on Thursday suggest that America's independent voters are continuing to sour on the Democrats.OBAMA AND THE LEFT WILL AT LAST GET THE RESULT THEY DESERVE.
Independent voters propelled President Obama's party to victories in 2006 and 2008, but a majority of them now hold negative views of Democratic policies.
An Associated Press-GfK poll found only one third of independent voters want Democrats to control congress.... Pew Research Center poll suggests Republicans have a 13 point advantage among independents.
...In the AP-GfK poll, only around 30% of independents think the country is headed in the right direction and more than half disapprove of President Barack Obama's performance.