The last Veterans Day commemorated during combat operations in the Afghan War and the first to take place after a decade of war in Iraq arrived hard on the heels of the sudden shock resignation of the most prominent soldier of the era, David Petraeus.
Mitt Romney is the only candidate that doesn't have to run on a whim and a prayer. He looks presidential, he acts presidential, and he's the only one that has even the slightest hope of defeating Obama.
There has been a great deal of kvetching this campaign season about the number and frequency of primary debates. But these programs are doing exactly what debates are supposed to do: elucidating the candidates and their views, little by little, over an extended period of time.