With the Romney campaign resembling a circus and Obama’s reelection prospects surging, some poll analysts and pundits are saying that something that was unthinkable a few months ago — the Democrats retaking control of the House — is now within the realm of possibility. Even Bill Kristol is saying so now:
In other words, IF the polls are right, and IF nothing much changes over the remaining six weeks, the House could well be in play. Maybe things will move in a Republican direction. Or maybe Republicans will hold on in an even popular vote election with the help of incumbency advantages and post-2010 redistricting. But it’s also possible that an Obama +3 victory on Election Day would drag the Democrats to an edge in the congressional vote—and control of the House. In any case, based on current polling, I don’t think one can say that it’s now out of the question that we could wake up on the morning of November 7 to the prospect of … Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Unfortunately for the Democrats, Kristol has an almost perfect record of being wrong on every prediction he makes.