It’s just the first week of June and already this month has dealt President Obama a series of setbacks as he struggles to regain footing in what portends to be a tight race. First came last Friday’s dismal jobs report showing the unemployment rate rising for the first time in nearly a year. Then Bill Clinton, a star surrogate for the campaign, went rogue on national television, contradicting Obama’s message and endorsing Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy. Another blow came last night when Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, a Republican, survived a historic recall election.
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