The Columbus Dispatch just released a poll from Ohio that has Obama up by 9(!) points, 51 to 42 percent. The Dispatch also printed an article that explains why Obama currently has such a large lead in Ohio. Some of the factors are that Seniors are split virtually even in their support and this demographic is not giving Romney the support that he would need to win and President Obama is drawing more support from Republicans than Romney is from Democrats.
The gentleman quoted in the title, Wayne Butterfass, a 70 year old, retired, former small business owner from Cincinnati, shows that the growing extremism in the Republican Party is also having a negative effect on the Romney candidacy: