How much trouble is Obama really in?
This is the question of the summer - it will hang over his holiday and the run-up to the Convention.
Here is the case for the defence and for Obama having a relaxed break - written by a fan but a fan with political acumen and judgement - suggesting that it will all come together courtesy of the fundamentals when the votes are cast.
I know I am a bit late with this but if anyone hasn't seen it the Letterman take is good. Still, quite affectionate I thought, though full of warnings for the O team.