The Nuts-And-Bolts Of Election 2012

Not exactly high purposes for the presidential election—if one believes this point of view.

In fact, Obama could fairly base his whole campaign on Republican efforts to thwart the economic recovery. But that would sound weak, so his argument will be “Look at what they would do.” Romney will counter, “Hey, things could be better.” Not exactly calls to arms, given that the country’s future is at stake