What’s looking up and what isn’t?
Up: Fewer debates.
Down: GOP conventions in August.
Up: Opening up the GOP.
Down: Purging the GOP.
Down: Democratic Senate budget.
Up: Missile defense.
Down: GOP opposition to gay marriage.
Up: GOP whining about political consultants.
Down. GOP whining about media bias.
Down: House GOP rebels.
Up: Immigration reform.
Down: A grand bargain.