It feels like the lull before the storm. This fall the airwaves will be filled with campaign venom, irresponsible attacks by groups you’ve never heard of, and hundreds of millions of dollars of TV commercials.
We know what the Obama and Romney campaign staffs are doing this month.
They’re doing polling and focus groups. They’re raising money like crazy. They’re planning their October surprises, and spending literally thousands of hours in dark rooms poring over video clips of the opposing candidate to see which will work best in attack ads.