“If this was a political campaign and this happened to a Presidential candidate, they be out…they’d be down in the polls and gone,” Pete Hammond told Kim Masters on her 12.30 NPR show. He was speaking of Munich, of course. I feel differently. If Munich was a middle-aged Presidential contender, he would still be in the race…but his aides would be telling him to think seriously about preparing a press conference in order to announce his withdrawal.