Obama campaign guru claims that the GOP convention was a "terrible failure". While I recognize that spin and bold claims are a staple of campaign flack discourse, why make that statement now? Do they have poll numbers? Nate Silver suggests that a typical convention bounce is 5-6 polling points. For a variety of reasons, we have fewer undecided
Let's see if Obama is winning on Monday or Tuesday. If so, then Axelrod is probably right.
He's not as smart as a chair, but he's pretty clever.