Last week, a major story covered by all the major media outlets was the weekly Gallup poll showing that Republicans were 10 points up over Democrats in the tracking of congressional voting preferences. That was the highest in a decade we were told. And it meant DOOOOM for Democrats in the upcoming congressional races.
EVERYBODY said so.
it's a weekly poll, and look where it is this week:
So what conclusion can be made? Probably that this poll doesn't mean a lot.
But the news won't tell you that.