Lately, there have been a number of stories about Mitt Romney catching up to President Obama in the polls and gaining "momentum." Here's the latest example. There will be more over the next two weeks or so. I have two things to say about this:
1. Any Republican would be polling even with Barack Obama at this point in the race. The Republican primary has more or less finished and conservatives are aligning behind their anointed candidate. Any idiot could see this coming.
But there is a corollary: Though these polls are totally foreseeable and not a big deal, it's important to note that if the media gets bored enough, it could pursue an Obama-is-in-trouble narrative, and that narrative could wind up becoming the reality. The Obama campaign had better be working overtime to make sure the media doesn't get bored enough for that to happen.