Their numbers acually show Kerry having a suddenly better result than Busn about Iraq. That indicates they polled during the height of the refuted 377 missing tons (of 400,000 secured) story. The public has had a chance to get the straight dope on this now, having heard from the Pentagon.
Uh, don't count on it - before any MSM could tell the story about the Major that came forward at the Pentagon, you had the tape of Bin Ladin show up.
That wiped the story from the Pentagon off the radar. So you take the people that believe the NYT story, add a little threat from Bin Ladin and you have a lot of people convinced that Bush messed up bigtime.