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Polls: Romney Surges in Florida and Nevada, Virtually Tied Nationally

That is like asking a skunk to stop stinking.

The New York Times' Nate Silver spots a trend: Mitt Romney's polling fortunes have improved significantly in swing states in the last few weeks.  He's right.  Even in last night's generally poor NBC/WSJ poll (Obama's overall lead was 4 points in a D+6 sample), the battleground sub-sample had closed to within three points, down from eight in July.  And among the survey's undecided, "up for grabs" population, the president's job approval rating sat at a measly 34 percent.  Last evening we highlighted new Romney-friendly numbers out of Wisconsin...