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Analysis: Four More Years

Stan306 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:09 AM
4 more years means America is done. The Socialist Republic of North America is the new government. Our challenge is to find a way to live in a socialist society where 50% or more of the population thinks that they have a right to my property and prosperity. The winners will be able to show the government that they are poor victims and in the backroom they will live like kings through the barter system or some other means of hiding wealth.

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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