Face it, this past evening’s presidential debate was not exactly an exercise in how to excite the Democratic Party’s base.
Maintaining some semblance of objectivity about this IS—ultimately--a good thing. Take the example set by Paul Krugman in the past hour…
The Return of Capillary ManLife (and the campaign) goes on.
Conscience of a Liberal blog at the NY Times
October 4th, 2012 12:38AM
People tend to forget how close the 2008 presidential race looked as late as August, and the immense frustration many Democrats felt with Barack Obama at the time. He seemed weirdly unwilling to drive home his case against Bush/McCain economic policies; his instinct, as people said, was apparently to go for the capillaries.
The hard-hitting and effective campaign against Romney led many people to believe that this wasn’t going to happen again. But in the first debate, there was Capillary Man once again.
I really don’t know what this is about.