The Democratic surge last Tuesday — “Voters were sick of phony swaggering, blustering and bellicosity, absent competency and accountability [and] were ready to trade in the deadbeat Daddy party for the sheltering Mommy party,” in the view of N.Y. Times columnist Maureen Dowd — is further proof that the winds are favoring for a Barack Obama run at the presidency, and so there really isn’t any need to try and corner the guy. It doesn’t matter what he said or didn’t say to George Clooney because there’s almost no way he won’t be going for it.