Liberals will dismiss it as an outlier, but a recent poll in Florida has former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney opening up a 15 lead in the crucial swing state of Florida.
If this information is correct, President Barack Obama has no shot at winning the election, because Florida is such a bellwether state on so many issues. The survey was conducted by Foster McCollum White Baydoun.
You never know what to believe with these election polls, because they fluctuate on a nearly daily basis. And, there is scant information available about this latest one showing Obama behind by about 55 to 40 percent in Florida. Who commissioned the study?
Unfortunately, it's so difficult to measure public sentiment, especially considering the ubiquity of mobile phones. There are so many younger people who don't even use land lines, anymore. And, with so many retirees living in Florida, this could give Romney an unfair edge in the polling data.
If the new FMWB survey proves reliable, it demonstrates that Obama's Medicare demagoguery isn't working with seniors, who make up near a quarter of the Florida voters.
In May, a Quinnipiac Poll gave Romney a six-point edge with Sunshine Staters, whose 29 electoral votes are highly coveted by both parties.