Dean is gone without winning a single state. At least he proved he could name 16 of them in 19 seconds.

But that on-stage freak-out was bad strategy – everyone knows you wait to act like a maniac until you’re in the privacy of the Oval Office.

Friday’s forecast: And for weeks the political experts called him the “frontrunner.” Is there a cheaper term than “frontrunner?” Oh yeah – “political expert.”