Pete Abel is starting to get depressed about the fall election…and in particular a certain post-partisan politician…

In February, even as McCain disappointed, Obama thrilled. Sure, I detested his centralized big-government ideas, but his strength of character, his intelligence, and his flexibility seemed just the right antidote to eight years of lack of character, questionable intelligence, and bull-headedness. Nor did the March-April-May uproars over Rezko, Wright, Ayers, and Pfleger change my mind.

Regardless, the light on the front of the Obama train has now dimmed.

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Politics A Centrist Laments