Update And Cook Report/RT [in the field Thurs-Sat] has Obama +6, 43-37. Small sample.
Well, everyone agrees that Obama has a great comic sense. And the essence of comedy is timing.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful, if when the history of his campaign were written, the conclusion turned out to be that her New Hampshire comeback doomed the Clinton campaign by saving Mark Penn’s job?
Footnote McCain, by contrast, has the sort of talent at stand-up comedy that led to the expression “Don’t quit your day job.” The state-prison joke isn’t bad, but boy oh boy does he flub the delivery.