Just as America prepares to hear a plea from Barack Obama for four more years, The Daily Beast arrives with a big leak of Bob Woodward's latest big book.
Not helpful to the president's case. Not helpful at all. America does not need for more years of an in-over-his-head whiner; a petulant egomaniac who does not seem to understand the most basic of economic principles and who is a lousy negotiator to boot.
Last night Bill Clinton did his best to raise a prostrated presidency, but for all the reasons detailed in The Brief Against Obama and because of the unique personality Barack Obama brought to the office as depicted in the blockbuster 2016, all the king's horses and all the king's men aren't putting POTUS back together again.
And by early morning tomorrow we will all be treated to another unemployment report that will make it 42 consecutive months of this most disturbing of measurements remaining above 8% when the first promise of Team Obama was that passage of the Stimulus would guarantee that unemployment would never rise above 8%.
The convention has been on the fiasco trail from opening night when the introductory video proclaimed that "the government is the only thing we all belong to," but which topped that with the floor fiasco Wednesday which saw the majority of DNC delegates lustily booing God and Israel as a puzzled Convention chair Antonio Villaraigosa entered convention lore by using Chicago Rules to declare the platform amended when it obviously hadn't been amended. The Democrats couldn't muster a majority to endorse God and Jerusalem much less two-thirds. Those delegates are the folks running the agencies and staffing Team Obama at the polls. The cost of their collective incompetence is all around us in the smoking ruins of the Obama years.