I know the "poll results" were saying McCain was ahead leading into Super Tuesday '08, but not the actual results. Romney was also WAY AHEAD in campaign cash.
I will look for the actual date of the McCain-Rothschild meeting after the show this morning. This article suggests it certainly was well before April 2, at least, and contains a hint that the JBS was on to a meeting that preceded Feb. 2:
"Truth is an absolute defense to the charge of paranoia."