Barack Obama hasn’t won yet, writes Rich Galen at Townhall. His analysis of the figures from the McCain campaign suggest the Republican senator shouldn’t be ruled out.

“You know that the popular press has been busy arranging for good Inaugural Ball tickets following the swearing-in of Barack Obama next January.

“Well, don’t spend too much at the tailor’s letting out the waistband on those tuxedos just yet.”

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