While his political opponents quibble over his language, Barack Obama is absolutely right about one thing: Americans are in a bad mood these days. We're in a war that, no matter which side you're on, seems never-ending. The economy is the worst it's been in years with no end to bad news in sight. . . .Go read the whole thing, not just because Fran used to be my boss, but because it's an excellent analysis -- and that's a neutral, objective fact.
Young voters are just coming into that world, and job and economic security must seem like oxymorons to them.
Accordingly, in this election cycle, Mickey Mouse-gotcha politics isn't sticking like it has in recent years. Mr. Obama misspeaks. His minister is a racist. His wife says something many people don't like. So what? In years past, things like that could derail a candidacy. Not this time. . . .
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