SHELL-SHOCKED: “Ah, the true mark of a campaign in a disarray,” Betsy Newmark writes. “Now it’s the Obama campaign that has aides giving anonymous quotes to the media that makes their campaign look bad.”

Recall in 2008, when the John McCain camp went into October in meltdown mode.

UPDATE: Jim Geraghty, in the New York Daily News, explains “Why he’s falling apart — The foundations of Obama’s campaign are not nearly as strong as they once seemed.”

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