The Rats are Putting on Their Life Vests

Al Hunt: The Obama campaign needs an intervention.

That’s been pretty obvious for a couple months now already. But what kind of intervention does it need? Here’s what Hunt hears from big-time Democrats:

The central challenge, the other Democratic consultants say, is a compelling narrative from the president and campaign, which they describe as unusually insular and arrogant.

“Compelling narrative” is another way of saying “better messaging,” which is always a loser’s excuse.