Why the Republican nominee chose crime as his central theme.
He's not the outsider anymore, but the most important voice in his party.
Republican intellectuals plan to take back their party after the election, but they can't face the fact that Trump will remain a major player.
Obama has run a tight ship, making him well-positioned to hammer home Trump's untrustworthiness in ways Clinton can't.
Win or lose, he'll get what he wants out of this campaign.