The man is usually right and this is no exception, alas. I greet the admission the way I greeted the election results — forlorn, but resigned to reality.

Kid from Brooklyn heard it as it happened and e-mailed wondering what “throwing my hat in the ring” might be a euphemism for. To which I reply: don’t ask questions you don’t want the answers to.

Nice to finally have someone acknowledge the elephant in the room, though. Imagine how the left will react to the news.