There will be a civil war in the Republican Party, between the people who believe the Party has gone too far to the right, and the people who believe that the Party just had the wrong messenger this time.
The gutter politics of the McCain campaign is reaching down once again to denounce Obama for his distant past links to Bill Ayers in an unprecedented guilt-by-association attack for a presidential campaign.
What may be uglier than the campaigns' recent below-the-belt jabs is the media's insistent pushing of the storyline that this protracted campaign is irreparably damaging the Dems' chances come November.
Hillary must continue to draw contrasts with Obama, raise questions about the nature and extent of his associations with Rev. Wright and terrorist leader William Ayers, and raise more questions about his values in comparison with hers.