Gail Collins has some advice to the Democrats.
Calm down. Remember, that 17-mile-long Swiss particle collider that people were afraid would create a black hole that swallows the Earth? It started operation this week. And so far, no planet-eating black holes. So you see, things could be worse.
Actually, she does have some good observations for the perennial Chicken Littles that start running around at this stage of every campaign.