'Haunted by John F. Kerry's 2004 run and ...'
Obama is hitting back
(sort of) amid 'Democratic hand-wringing' that variations of '88, '00, and '04 are repeating themselves. I'm impressed (sort of) with the Obama campaign's confidence that it has everything under control. But the lesson from previous campaigns is that Dems didn't take GOP attacks seriously enough until it was too late. ... Not sure about Kev's
'Wizard of Rove's playbook' and 'uppity' arguments (they themselves sound like they come from a Dem playbook). But agree with him that both Obama and McCain are fundamentally decent candidates. I said so
earlier this year. I still stand by it, though the substance behind their styles is frustratingly thin. ... Alert: 'Obama fatigue.'
There is such a thing as over exposure -- and it has nothing to do with being uppity. ...