Topic: Thomas Schaller
President Obama could face reelection at a time of 9 percent unemployment. But Election 2012 is not a slam dunk for the GOP, analysts say. Obama has ways to counter the bad news.
The high unemployment number of 10.2 percent prompted Obama and his advisers to explain how they're on top of the situation.
Even some conservatives call the issue bogus. Meanwhile, the healthcare debate shifts to 'rationing.'