On a more optimistic note, Halperin appears outraged by it.
I adhere to Plouffe’s axiom: if Halperin and Politico say you’re winning, you’re losing.
Update. Obama really is good at this stuff. It doesn’t come across as staged (like it might have with Gore or Kerry) or pissy (like it might with Democrats in Congress). It comes across as patient, sane adult talking to crazy children. Which is exactly what it is.
Update. Chuck Todd hates it, probably a good sign.