I'm no political analyst. If you asked me if Indiana was a red state or a blue state, I'd probably say that, right now, it's kinda brown. And withered.
So you can take with a considerable grain of salt the notion that what happened to his wife's horse in the Olympics might be bad mojo for Mitt Romney in the upcoming election.
Ann Romney's horse, Rafalca, finished 28th in the individual dressage. In other words, just 25 places shy of a medal.
Cue the spooky Twilight Zone music ....