The economy/employment. Numbers may be starting to turn in a better direction, but they have a long way to go. Then again, it's a long way until November 2010, and few believe the economy won't be better then than it is now.
The lack of completeness of the polling is not a result of lack of trying but of difficulty of searching. While there is a whole lot of polling on Romney, most of it is on his Presidential bid and thus not localized to Massachusetts. What I found appears to be a good chunk of what's out there. But did I catch everything? Probably not.
I agree that the Court could have gone further here. But at the same time, it's somewhat difficult to see how an employer can stave off a situation like this in the future. Here the city saw a clear disparate impact, and though there may have been a business necessity to offset it, there were other alternatives available (e.g. those tests used by other fire departments around the country) with less of a disparate impact on minority hiring. As Justice Ginsburg says at footnote 7 of her dissenting opinion, "prior decisions applying a strong-basis-in-evidence standard have not imposed a burden as heavy as the one the Court imposes today."
Per the poll, just 23 percent of Yisrael Beiteinu voters would want the party to leave the government in the event of a settlement freeze, while 60 percent would not want the party to stay in the government.