Ohio. Ohio's new Secretary of State is a 'Rat, so expect to see the usual dem voting hijinks. That will be worth a percent or two. Now look at the weak crowd of likely Republican candidates compared to the fire the pro-Hillary voters will have. If Hillary is nominated, we'll probably have to rely on strong anti-Hillary feelings rather than pro-(fill in the blank) Republican feeling.
I agree. Our field of Repubs is pretty weak right now and I don't see a major home run hitter coming down the pike. Anti-Bush frenzy and lack of passion in our camp makes me nervous about 08.