That's what it's starting to look like. But looks can be deceiving.
Mr. Payá was one of the only dissidents whose work for democratic reform reached thousands of Cubans, writes a guest blogger. He died in a car accident on Sunday.
Reelection bids often play out as a referendum on the incumbent's first term. Romney is trying to make that the case. But Obama wants the focus to be on competing economic visions for the future.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, at a Monitor breakfast Thursday, also reflected on a lesson from his own bruising recall battle: Talk about the problem first, then fix it.