While the election and especially the nominating process are likely far from your thoughts these days, take 30 minutes to read Roger Simon's "Relentless." It describes in detail exactly how dysfunctional the Hillary Clinton campaign was and exactly how the Obama team outsmarted them and eventually left Clinton 08 on the ash heap of history.

This is the assigned reading for my class on Tuesday. I had forgotten how good it is until I re-read it on Friday.