In the two-minute and 42-second video released Monday, Obama emphasizes that the key to victory for Democrats in November will be convincing the people who helped fuel his 2008 White House bid - first-time voters - to head to the polls for the second time in two years even though he is not on the ballot.Of course, that's going to be tough. This is a fickle demographic, and they've watched their demigod ascend to the heights, only to be revealed as yet another suit, leaving behind disillusioned campus organizers without so much as a unicorn dropping or a public option or a gay sergeant to show for it. I don't know about you, but when I was 19, I wanted results yesterday, and Barry hasn't delivered; the sky remains resolutely pieless.
I don't think the flying monkeys are going to come to his summons this time. His election was powered by discontent, but the Democrats represent the Establishment now; discontent is working against them. Plus, there's somebody else that's cornering the discontent market, and everyone knows it, no matter how desperately the media try to cover it up.