Glenn Reynolds, on noting that the latest Rasmussen poll has Romney beating Obama by a bit:
[T]he perception is that last week was bad for Republicans and good for the Dems because the Dems succeeded in painting the GOP as a bunch of ugly social-cons. What gives?
At a guess? The disconnect probably is because, outside a few monocultural urban areas (which happen to be also nexus points for our major media entities) being a social conservative is not particularly socially onerous. It’s part of the fallout from having a population that identifies two-to-one conservative over liberal.