SHRUM TO THE PODIUM: Bob Shrum, major strategist for eight failed Democratic campaigns, is writing a book
"about what I have seen the direction of progressive politics take, what happens to it and where I think it ought to go."What else can be said? Sometimes the punch line actually is the set up. Still, I can't resist: Which Democratic hopeful would open the door to this guy in 2008? Here's my suggestion for Shrum's title: Campaign Coroner.