The Toomsday Clock Ticks . . . and Ticks . . . and Ticks . . .
Rasmussen puts Toomey up 6 over Sestak.
Perhaps the most eye-opening figure in the poll? Twenty-seven percent see Toomey’s views as “extreme,” while 39 percent see Sestak the same way.
Support for Sestak has remained in the 36% to 40% range in matchups with Toomey back to February, except for a brief surge after his mid-May victory over incumbent Arlen Specter in the state’s Democratic Senate Primary. During that same time frame, Toomey has received 42% to 47% of the vote.
With figures like that, it appears the Democrat’s chances are Toomed.