A 3-point poll blip is page-one news?

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We understand that in recent days the media narrative has been set that the dynamics of the White House race have shifted dramatically. And that's why the WSJ hyped its recent poll findings on A1 with headline, "McCain Closes Gap on Obama In Poll as Conventions Loom." (According to WSJ survey, Obama's lead has shrunk from 6 to 3 points.)

But we'd sure like to know the last time the Journal published an above-the-fold, front-page article when poll results shifted by just three points.

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