― Barack Obama (Photo credit: jamesomalley)As of today, there are seven weeks until election day. If this past weekend is any indication, it is going to be a very long seven weeks. It isn't that we haven't already been inundated with political ads on television and radio, but this weekend was particularly brutal. ∙ Saturday morning, I was fixing myself some breakfast and had the weekend version of The Today show on in the background. It was the time of the show where they have a few [...].