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Analysis: Four More Years

IraqVet Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:38 AM
Ron Paul is unelectable.
Texan1984 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 12:03 PM
Big deal. Despite being a Kommunist, ObaMao was electable. Way more brain dead people for ObaMao then Paul.
Lustre Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:45 AM
Tell us something we don't know.

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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