UP: The number of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie’s media appearances

DOWN: The number of MSNBC viewers

UP: Number of times President Obama announced a “pivot” on jobs.

DOWN: Unemployment in South Carolina ( “South Carolina had the largest jobless rate decline from February 2013 (-2.4 percentage points)”)

UP: Amateurishness on far right. “In a major blow to former Republican state Treasurer Shane Osborn’s candidacy for Nebraska Senate, national conservative group FreedomWorks is withdrawing its endorsement and backing his main primary rival, Midland University President Ben Sasse, instead. At issue, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe said in a statement, is the unspoken support Osborn is believed to have from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).” Crazy.

DOWN: Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.).

UP: Pope Francis’s approval.

DOWN: Obama’s approval.

UP: Iowa farmers

DOWN: Bruce Braley

UP: Number of countries Obama needs to mend ties with

epa04144897 A handout photograph made available by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on 28 March 2014, shows Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz (L) greeting US President Barack Obama (R) during his visit to Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28 March 2014. Others are not identified. US President Barack Obama during his brief trip will meet with King Abdullah and will try to reassure the regional power about the future of its relationship with Washington. EPA/SPA/HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz (L) greeting US President Barack Obama (R) during his visit to Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28 March 2014. (EPA/SPA)

DOWN: “Smart diplomacy”

UP: Obama-Vladimir Putin conversations

DOWN: Obama’s impact on Putin

UP: Talk radio after retirement of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers

DOWN: House Intelligence Committee after retirement of Chairman Mike Rogers

UP: Tesla deal in New York

DOWN: CNN’s attempt to “rent a real airplane to augment their blanket coverage of MH370.”

Jennifer Rubin writes the Right Turn blog for The Post, offering reported opinion from a conservative perspective.