As soon as Palin was selected I was saying the election was over. The public has begun to catch up, if recent poll results are any indication.
But the Democrats are going to win with the same phony, stupid journalism (is there lipstick on a pig) that brought us George Walker Bush.
I think the corporate media, within reason, gets to pick the President. Not for the real hardcore political junkies, but for a super-majority of voters who rarely get any news except from the mainstream, corporate media.