Back in 2000 and 2004, those who followed John Zogby’s polls often criticized them for varying from the others by more than would seem warranted. Gore and Kerry always seemed to be ahead, and we know how those two elections turned out.
This one probably fits that outlier category, but since it shows Herman Cain in the lead, I’m going to put it out there anyway:
No, I don’t think the Herminator could possibly pick up 16 points in two weeks. I also don’t recall Cain being in the lead in any other poll back in June and July. He’s always had the intensity thing going, i.e., those who have met him, seen him, or heard him usually end up liking him — a lot.
I also don’t believe that Michelle Bachmann’s fade is as disastrous as indicated.
UPDATE: Wildly at variance — Perry 28, Romney 21, Gingrich 10, Cain 7, Paul 7, Palin 7. It’s from CNN/Opinion Research Corporation. Never forget that ORC is the Clintons’ designated polling organization.