It fueled a couple days’ worth of chatter on “Morning Joe,” and it no doubt lined the pockets of its authors quite handsomely. But all in all, “Double Down: Game Change 2012” didn’t leave much of a mark. To be fair, with Sarah Palin on the sidelines and a presidential antagonist as dull as Mitt Romney front-and-center, the drop-off from the first “Game Change” to the second was probably inevitable. But let’s not be too fair — Halperin and Heilemann’s book also just kind of sucked.

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