Calling it

Not me, Russert.

When the Supreme Court finally elected George W. Bush president in 2000, Al Gore showed grace beyond anything that could have been expected. We’ll see how Hillary Clinton handles it. She put on an absolutely astonishing fight, and I believe the overwhelmingly male blogosphere showed too little understanding of the way her defeat will feel, for many politically-involved women, like a dream deferred yet again. But her hat has run out of rabbits and it is time for Barack Obama, who thinks he’s tired now but who has seen nothing yet, to take McCain on.

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