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Both POLITICO/GWU Battleground and the Washington Post/ABC News released polls today showing President Obama with a narrow 2-point lead among likely voters nationwide. Yet the New York TimesNate Silver’s model still shows President Obama an 85% favorite, or about a touchdown ahead early in the fourth quarter of an NFL game. Does President Obama’s strategy to force Mitt Romney’s to detail his tax plan suggest the Obama campaign are not playing “prevent defense?”