Ann Althouse wonders if these new polls represent a break in Hillary Clinton’s “firewall.”
To win in the Electoral College, Trump needs all the battleground states and at least one of the so-called “firewall” states. Both New Hampshire and Colorado are firewall states. Here’s what Nate Silver said about that 2 days ago:
This time around, we haven’t seen too many of those polls in Clinton’s firewall states, such as Colorado, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan. But that’s misleading, because we haven’t seen many high-quality polls from those states, period!
AND: Here’s Ronald Brownstein, writing yesterday in The Atlantic:
[T]he question looming over her campaign is whether she has left herself open to a flanking maneuver from Trump in any of the seemingly safe Democratic states that he is now targeting—key among them Colorado, Michigan, and Wisconsin….