This morning Gail Collins opens her column with something I agree with more than anything I can recall her writing:
The election season is starting in earnest, and already one thing is crystal clear. Both the Democrats and the Republicans are hopeless.
The remainder of the column is devoted to an attempt at discerning winners and losers in the far off November elections. The late Mayor Daley said it more succinctly: Whatever things look like now someone will win in November.