Monthly Archives: November 2012

Reality: a concept, not a conjob

Karl Rove doubted that Obama won Ohio. Marco Rubio doesn’t think we know much about the age of the earth. Rick Perry thinks evolution is a theory that’s Out There. Michele Bachman thinks the HPV vaccine causes mental retardation. Mitt … Continue reading

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We have principles, dear

In the wake of the Republican losses, and the Democrats’ win, we have heard the first round of the analysis. Statistics abound about who voted for whom, who turned out and who stayed home. We’ve heard the anger, disappointment and … Continue reading

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I hope the big picture won

I am pleased with the results of the election, and now it’s time for reactions all over the place. Obama’s ground game did the trick, despite a loud and active right side. Turnout did make the difference. It is certainly … Continue reading

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Predictions and people

The winners of tomorrow’s ballot can and should boil their reasoning and excuses down to one word: turnout. JP, it is not true for the left that being more extreme will launch them into office. Regardless of which party gets … Continue reading

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At Last…

…it will be over tomorrow. I’ll make no predictions about the outcome of the election. Nate Silver is better at that than I am. I just hope he is right. And of course, it is the down ballot races that … Continue reading

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