Obama apparently racked up one of the smallest ever post convention bounces. Gotta hate that for him. And it's slowly going away too with the announcement of McCain's VP choice, Sarah Palin, a couple of rowdy hurricanes, and the RNC convention starting to roll into full swing.
Daily tracking polls by Gallup and Rasmussen Reports demonstrate that Obama has taken his greatest lead since July, if not the general election. But while Obama’s support remains significantly stronger than weeks ago, it appears that the post-convention bounce he earned may have already peaked.
On Saturday, Gallup reported Obama was ahead by 8 percentage points. By Monday, that lead had shrunk to 5 points. Rasmussen pegs Obama’s standing as relatively stable in recent days, with a 49 percent to 46 percent lead over McCain when “leaners” are included, a small but statistically insignificant improvement for McCain of 1 percentage point since Saturday.--Yahoo Report
Look out, Obama, there's a sly old dog sneaking up to bite you in the back side!