Forget John Kerry and those Chicago guys -- Obama needs to hire Latrice Bryant to prepare him for the next debate.
Programming note: Belatedly reporting that I was out sick yesterday. It's grey, cold and drizzly, the Phillies are not in the playoffs, Michael Vick cannot hold onto to the football and Barack Obama cannot hold onto an idea, and the newspaper business is sinking faster than all of them. Wouldn't you be sick? The bad news for you is that I'm back today.