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Analysis: Four More Years

Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:52 PM
You know the tard trash come on this site day after day; many of us provide necessary information and correct their errors in data, and it does no good. I can't believe the number of women who actually believe there is a war on women....there wasn't a war until Obama used that canard to claim a pathway to electoral victory and stave off a first amendment violation....may be we can tell the tards that gold was discovered in South America and they'll leave....permanently

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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