UP: Attack dogs in the media.
DOWN: Lapdogs in the media.
UP: Tough press conferences.
DOWN: Off-the-record meetings with reporters at the White House.
UP: Taking Obama’s scandals seriously.
DOWN: Obama’s scandals will “blow over soon.”
UP: Fox News’s credibility.
DOWN: Attorney General Eric Holder’s credibility.
UP: Democrats distancing themselves from the White House.
DOWN: Democrats attacking whistleblowers.
UP: Chances for a special prosecutor.
UP: GOP prospects for taking the Senate in 2014.
DOWN: Democratic prospects for taking the House in 2014.
DOWN: New Yorkers’ tolerance for Anthony Weiner.