I have to agree with Team Red, that Obama-mania might be getting out of hand. How can the Nobel Peace Prize be awarded to a very inexperienced man holding the office of president for only nine months?
With a frame of reference of mass social mood, it does make a lot of sense. Early in the contraction phase, the dissatisfied voted for "change". The "euphoria" associated with that change will soon wear off and overwhelm the same herd that originally wanted the change. Stay tuned.