OBAMA’S BEST STRATEGY FOR 2012: Run a nostalgia campaign! “Remember how you felt in ’08? Maybe not you, specifically, but remember the hope? The inspiration? Don’t you want to feel like that again? Etc. etc.”

Speaking of nostalgia, that sounds kind of familiar: “Hey, baby — remember how it was when we were first together? Let’s put aside the arguments, the cheating, the restraining orders and just return to those feelings!”