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Analysis: Four More Years

Arby Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 3:31 PM
Doncha' just LUUUUV that photo gracing this column? Nothing says "slimeball racist Socialist" like that smirky photo. Hard to believe the guy could elected elected dog catcher. Shows the astoundingly low quality of critical thinking among the MASSES now inhabiting this once great country. They are the "GIMME GIMME GIMME people -- but heaven forbid we should be asked to contribute anything."
Networker Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 3:48 PM
I'm rich and don't ask for anything and I still voted for him. As did the majority of the country.
jilgavvent Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 3:47 PM
This is what our educational system has rought at the hands of liberals, functional illiterates!
jilgavvent Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 3:47 PM
This is what our educational system has rought at the hands of liberals, functional illiterates!

A few stray thoughts and observations in the aftermath of the 2012 election -- on substance, process, and tactics:

(1) The polls were broadly right, both at the state and national levels -- a dichotomy that I believed to be unlikely in the extreme as recently as yesterday morning.  The electorate ended up being D+6, nearly on par with 2008, and six points better than the 2010 midterms.  I was wrong about this, as were a good number of other observers.  The 2012 party ID figures from Gallup and Rasmussen upon which my assumptions were based were...

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