"Only one team has an economic plan based on the middle class, with a plan for creating jobs at home, comprehensive health care for all Americans, a long-term energy plan, a plan for investment in education, and for ending the war."
Is it important that Obama respect the average American, from big cities to small towns? Of course — but there is more to determining that than just one misbegotten turn of phrase. Like, say, how he bowls.
Chuck Todd said he was trying to "wean himself" off the daily national tracking polls because "a couple of them are very erratic sometimes" -- but still, these are the polls that show up every day across every platform in the media.