Dispatches from the Creation Wars

Barr Polling Strong in Key States

Jim Babka points to a recent Zogby poll of ten key swing states shows some very surprising numbers for Libertarian Party candidate Bob Barr. I’m not surprised that he’s polling at 11% in New Hampshire or 10% in Nevada, those are traditionally heavy with libertarians. But he’s polling at 8% in Ohio, 8% in Colorado and 5% in Michigan, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Florida. Those are staggering numbers for a 3rd party candidate not named Perot. If those numbers hold up, we could be seeing a significant shift in things. Chart below the fold: