Here in Denver there are two Georgias. There is the state of Georgia, which looks like it is going to go Republican. And there is the nation of Georgia, which has been invaded by Russia. The Obama people are worried by both situations.
As far as the conflict with Russia goes, one Obama fan worries that – “This is not a good issue for us. McCain has been so tough on Russia that if we harden our position, it just looks like me-tooism. But if we don’t, it looks weak.” Needless to say the Obama people think that this is terribly unfair – and with some reason. They can point to reams of Obama statements issued well before the crisis, which were prescient and tough. But impressions are everything. Read more