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Analysis: Four More Years

IloveTHmoderators Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:19 PM
Summers - the thought of looking at Obama's smug face and listening to Him street talk for four more years makes me wanna puke.
IloveTHmoderators Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:26 PM
The man's from Hawaii, Indonesia, and Kansas yet He talks like He's MLK's illegitimate son...
Summers Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:24 PM
The thought of no budget and bills being blocked from consideration by the Senate bothers me far more than street talk. I can turn the TV or radio off. I can't make government work for the best interests of this country.
Chestertonfan Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:24 PM
The Mussolini-like jutting of the jaw is a pose that I can't bare to watch. So affected, so disingenuous.

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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