The poll that needs to be done
Polling the enthusiasm gap really tells only a small part of the story. Someone should commission a poll that asks the following questions:
Would you consider voting for a Green Party candidate or some other lefty third party?
Would you consider voting for a Tea Party candidate or some other right wing party?
The answers to those questions would be a major wake up call to those who think this is just a Republican/Democratic universe.
For better or worse, 2010 could be a break through year for third parties. And passing a health insurance bail out bill will only make matters worse.