Item one: From Dick Morris:
"Republicans are getting depressed under an avalanche of polling suggesting that an Obama victory is in the offing. They, in fact, suggest no such thing!"
Using an exclamation point, Mr. Morris, in the first paragraph of a serious political opinion piece suggests your argument is in big trouble!
Item two: A quote I fielded from Chip Elliott:
"I do not think romney is a cure. it was the stupidest most atavistic thing true party republicans could have done. they ran a 'country-club republican' at a time when three of my favorite tablecloth restaurants have gone under ... "
Italics and capitalization also per author.
Mike Rowe will be in the Cleveland area today stumping with Mitt Romney. Rowe was the ... um ... subject of my inaugural Rainy Day Woman column in the now defunct Free Times. An Open Letter to Mike Rowe ran on September 27, 2006. I'm going to keep the party polite, so you'll have to click the link to read what I said to Mr. Rowe.
A singular opportunity indeed.