When it comes to terrorism and international affairs, the poll finds that the POTUS is leading Romney by 11 and 13 points, respectively. The factoid indicates a recent public turnaround on security issues on which Republicans have long enjoyed a lead over Democrats, as Business Insider's Brett LoGiurato notes. Let LoGiurato elaborate:Read Full Story
This is new territory for a Democratic candidate. Not since Lyndon B. Johnson unveiled this famous "Daisy" ad to help sink Republican Barry Goldwater in 1964 has a Democrat had such a distinct foreign policy advantage. It's an edge that Obama will continue to employ heading into the final two months of the campaign.The notion of Obama's foreign policy success may have been reinforced for some voters, at least those well-disposed towards him, when the President marked the anniversary of 9/11 by visiting the Pentagon and reassuring Americans that, "Al Qaeda's leadership has been devastated and Osama bin Laden will never threaten us again." Via Business Insider and The Hill.