The excitement over Obama is gone. We’re sadder and wiser. We know there is no overnight, miracle cure for our economic ills. Life came at us fast.
The race, as was always predicted, will go down to the wire. But there’s plenty of time for us to be more thoughtful and fact-motivated than we have been for the past year. Sorry, Big Bird. You’re sort of irrelevant.
Scripps Howard columnist Ann McFeatters has covered the White House and national politics since 1986.