Shorter Clive Crook: People would be perfectly happy with Obama, despite the dismal economy, if he were more like David Broder. Certainly, he cannot continue to be such a populist firebrand, always pandering to hippies. Oh, and he should definitely support extremely unpopular upper-class tax cuts; that will put him over the top.
No, really. This is one of those columns that make you wonder if they could possibly believe this stuff.
UPDATE: Henry has much more.