Pendulum Swings

… For a long time, the conventional wisdom seemed to be locked into the view that the fundamental dynamics and extraordinary rhetorical skills that elected Barack Obama as president in 2008 would more or less continue, making him a clear favorite for reelection. Now, conventional wisdom seems to be shifting dramatically: In some minds already, he’s toast. This election is likely to be a very close one. To suggest that it is unwinnable for Obama is a folly. [cont.]

Charlie Cook