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Analysis: Four More Years

GiveMeStrength Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 3:42 PM
It's official. Gas will be at $10 per gallon by 2016. Obama will get the high energy prices he's been looking for.
sheepdogII Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 3:53 PM
And they'll still place the blame on Bush and his oil buddies.
Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 3:45 PM
Oh, I am quite sure he will make a concentrated effort.....

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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