Of course it turns out that when you take a look at their polling methodolgoy, things may not be quite so cut and dry.
If I call a hundred Californian Democrats at random, I'm sure at least half of them will support Kerry. He's experiencing a big 'ol bounce after the debate. You know, that debate that the media say Kerry won and most folks who aren't working for the media thought was too close* to call. That debate.
Gee, I wonder if Newsweek's poll passes the global test...
* Read more than the headline from this link. Even though the editors at Time couldn't bring themselves to out-and-out lie, they still managed to spin things a good 179 degrees.