As defeat looms, the nature of Obama’s political game will have to change

It won’t be easy, and it will require a political backbone that, thus far, Obama hasn’t proven he possesses. However, there remains the chance that, whether he’s earned it or not, come 2012, enough of the electorate will still trust the embattled incumbent when he declares that his hitherto uninspiring brand of ‘Change’ is something they can continue to believe in.