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Analysis: Four More Years

DotWins Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 12:33 PM
Christie isn't backing down. I almost like the guy.
Chuck Martel Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 12:36 PM
You can have him. This is one NJ conservative who will not be voting for Christie ever again. I don't care. Besides, he has done NOTHING for the beleaguered property tax payers of NJ.
DotWins Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 12:41 PM
So you're not going to be rational? Well, okay.

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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