It's off-message. The Fox-Drudge-McInturff message is that this race is now a toss-up, with dramatic tightening. There is no doubt there has been some tightening. There are now 70 electoral college votes up for grabs, from a low of 51 a fortnight ago. But even if all the current toss-ups go to McCain, Obama still wins, according to Rove:

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