Evangelicals on the move?

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The cross tabs from the latest Rasmussen battleground polls (available to premium customers only) show evangelicals in some states sliding toward Obama. Not in CO and NC, where the numbers remain within hailing distance (71, 69) of the Bushian range. But in VA, FL, MO, and OH, Obama’s breaking 30. In OH, that critical Midwest battleground, the numbers are striking: McCain 58, Obama 38. Just four years ago, the Buckeye State seemed on the verge of becoming the next big venue for politicized evangelicalism, what with the growth of mobilized megachurches and the likes of Secretary of State Ken Blackwell fixing to be governor. But between the implosion of the state GOP and economic hard times, it’s looking more like the religious right’s Gettysburg, its high water mark.