In a strong appearance on Meet the Press this morning, John McCain jawed with host Tom Brokaw over polls—he said they show he’s closing the gap—and Sarah Palin’s wardrobe and compared himself to legendary Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne. “I feel like Knute Rockne at halftime,” he said. “We are doing fine. You’re going to be up very late on election night.” Over at Fox News Sunday, Republican guru Karl Rove predicted a tough next couple of days for McCain but said he could “turn it around.” “In order for McCain to win, he has a very steep hill to climb,” he said. Meanwhile, on Face the Nation, McCain adviser Doug Holtz-Eakin and former Treasury chief Robert Rubin sparred over the economy.