Lukewarm. That's the feeling I get from the election numbers.
As Lyndon Johnson told it -- or allowed it to be told in his name -- this Goldwater guy, if given half a chance, would blow up the world. In which case, why shouldn't the voters back in '64 not play it safe and keep LBJ in the White House?
Something wonderful unfolded in American politics the last few days. Almost immediately after Rick Santorum dropped out of the Republican presidential hunt, David Axelrod and the Obama reelection team unleashed the class-warfare cannons.
Newt Gingrich's surge to success in South Carolina has surely brought joy to the Obama White House.
We are at the point in the presidential election cycle when the campaigns – and their allies – begin to run negative ads. Everyone hates negative ads.