MITT’S MEN DON’T PLAN TO FAIL, Stacy McCain writes in the American Spectator (with a brief reference to your humble guest-narrator near the end of the article). Of course, right around this time in 2008, John McCain’s camp was looking pretty good as well, what with their mastery of YouTube (along with their ability to ahem, rob the Blogosphere of good video ideas when inspiration failed them) in much the same way that Mitt’s men have seemingly mastered the speed of Twitter, this year’s new e-medium.

The real test will be who controls the narrative in the fall, and in contrast, who has a public meltdown after the conventions, a sure sign that a campaign is about to crash against the icebergs in November, if the elections in 2004 and 2008 are any indication.

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