UP: Leo ad for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
DOWN: Right-wingers’ attempt to discredit Christie.
DOWN: The Senate Conservatives Fund.
UP: Democratic anxiety about 2014. (“Particularly nervous is a group of 16 Senate Democrats who are defending their seats next year, as Republicans will seek a net gain of six seats to try to take over the 100-seat chamber.”)
DOWN: “If you like your insurance. . . ”
UP: Obamacare collapsing under its own weight.
DOWN: Americans getting “hooked” on Obamacare subsidies.
UP: Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) for vivid descriptions of Obamacare. (“Train wreck,” “Humpty Dumpty“).
DOWN: Obamacare “never crashed.”
UP: Small-ball budget deals.
DOWN: Grand bargains.
UP: Chances GOP takes the Senate.
DOWN: Chances Democrats take the House.
UP: Death and disease in Syria.
DOWN: U.S. credibility in the Middle East.