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Analysis: Four More Years

clarityseeker2 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:18 PM
Words writes: "I'm telling my kids to never get a job, have a dozen children, sit around and blend in." ______________________________________________________________________ Now, you know that's not true. You could no more guide your children towards this pathetic path than I could. One has to be immersed in this entitlement and "victim" mentality for a very, very long time. Nice try though. >;^ D

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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