Gallup: GOP Has All-Time Biggest Lead on Generic Ballot
6:15 PM, Aug 30, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Via Hot Air, a new Gallup poll shows "Republicans lead by 51% to 41% among registered voters in Gallup weekly tracking of 2010 congressional voting preferences. The 10-percentage-point lead is the GOP's largest so far this year and is its largest in Gallup's history of tracking the midterm generic ballot for Congress."
As the boss said on Fox News Sunday on August 8, when the GOP generic ballot lead was 6 points, "if that number holds, Republicans will pick up something like 60 seats."
Time's Mark Halperin caught up to Kristol on August 11, with his own prediction that the GOP was on track to win 60 seats. Halperin was standing behind that prediction earlier today--before the new Gallup poll was released.
Could GOP pickups actually surpass 60? Or are Republicans peaking too soon?