The new Rasmussen poll from New Hampshire can hardly be encouraging to Obama’s boosters.  Two months ago, Obama had a comfortable lead of thirteen over McCain in this heavily Democratic-trending state, but now trails by ten and his unfavs have shot up to 48%.  McCain wins every age group and all but one income group, and Obama draws just 68% of Democrats.  Young voters, who once went for Obama in large numbers, now give McCain a 52-46 edge in that group. 

54% say it is likely Obama shares some of Wright’s views, and 56% see his denunciation of the pastor simply as an act of political convenience.  The damage has been well and truly done.  Thus, in a state where 73% disapprove of Mr. Bush, McCain currently wins a majority of support.