the first panel is correct, even if Obama survives the huge amounts of money pouring in to defeat him. the rethugs have stacked the supreme court and effectively squelched enough minority opposition in swing states through voter suppression laws. they have somehow convinced enought of the blue collar folk to actually vote against themselves. and vote for the party that is completely devoted to helping the 1 %.this country, shortly, will be in complete control by the extreme right. god help us all. god help the rest of the world.