"“Ha, ha. We’re in the stretch, aren’t we?” Mr. Romney said before promptly changing the subject and pointing to the sky. “Look at those clouds. It’s beautiful. Look at those things.”"
-- Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg (Jennifer Steinhauer contributed reporting) in Before Debates, Romney Faces a Daunting Path on the New York Times.
Campaigns are stressful; losing campaigns that are taking their own sweet time to end even more so. For some reason the above line resonated for me, conjuring an image of a trapped man looking out a window at a natural world and freedom forever out of reach.
Or something like that.
Damn -- thought I was being original there, for a minute. Oh, well.