Pictured: the winnner of the 2008 Republican presidential primary, in Erick Erickson's mind

Erick Erickson, 2008.

Like John McCain, who was written off for dead last June, Fred Thompson has begun a comeback. He has come back as the candidate everyone wanted to get in the race. In the process, he is owning the crowd.

Erick Erikson, 2009.

…at all times there was no doubt that [Mark] Sanford’s staff and family knew where he was.

Erick Erickson, yesterday.

People saying the Democrats were big losers are right. On policy.

But politically, Obama is a massive winner and if he wins re-election will also have some long term liberal policy victories greeting him January 1, 2013.

Mrs. Willard might as well start picking out china patterns and drapes right now.