Just one week to go and an estimated 60m Americans are being affected by Hurricane Sandy

October 30th, 2012

A very dangerous few days for Obama and Romney

The worst thing that could happen to either of them is that they do something that can be portrayed as them trying to exploit the crisis for political purposes.

Yet perceptions of how they approach what’s happened could be critical in determining this election which before the hurricane hit was on a knife-edge.

One immediate impact is that there will be fewer daily tracking polls. Several firms have suspended them so it’s going to be harder to spot any trends.

The betting has hardly moved although a lot of money continues to be wagered.

Mike Smithson

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