Learning from whiplash

As America sat down to Thanksgiving dinner, it suffered from an almost unparalleled case of political whiplash. …

Just a few weeks ago, in the wake of the government shutdown, analysts (myself included) were preoccupied with surveying the wreckage wrought by the GOP. Democratic triumphalism was in full flower. …

Then, suddenly, public opinion was jolted in the opposite direction as a cascade of stories about website failures and canceled polices filled the media. CONT.

Mark Mellman (Mellman Group), The Hill