Victor Davis Hanson: Perfect storm, the dirt farmer from California, makes a pretty fair sailing analogy. frinn National Review :
Had the Obamites been sober and circumspect after the 2008 election they would have realized that Obama had pulled off what McGovern, Mondale, Dukakis, and Kerry had not, due to a once-in-a-century perfect storm of about six events:
Obama and gang get blown across the finish line only to the luck of hundred year perfect storm, and Obama thinks it is because of his seamanship. Hat tip: Ann Richards .