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Michelle Goldberg delivers a rattling wakeup call on liberal despair for the latest in our “Op-Vid: Campaign 2012” video series. What, exactly, is an op-vid? “Opinion, without the pundits yelling. Handmade animation, without the caricatures. Essays without the text. Complex topics, without the boring,” is how it’s described to us. “Op-video is a new platform that features writers, thinkers, and doers that might otherwise contribute to an opinion page. In this series, we tackle the issues at the heart of the 2012 campaign.”