- - Tuesday, October 9, 2012

But it shouldn’t be as shocking to Americans as it is to the media. Mr. Obama has been an empty suit — or empty chair, if you prefer — since he took office. President, er, challenger Romney now looks poised to take a spin behind the Biggest Desk in the World.

• Joseph Curl covered the White House and politics for a decade for The Washington Times. He can be reached at jcurl@washingtontimes.com.