"Between now and 2008, I see a world of difference," Sokol said, explaining how much more enthusiasm there is for GOP nominee Mitt Romney -- and how much less for Barack Obama. Sokol also mentioned that Republican get-out-the-vote operations here in Butler County have been bolstered by an influx of volunteers from around the country. "I see people from Tennessee, Texas, Indiana -- everywhere."
Eyewitness accounts like Sokol's are routinely dismissed by analysts as mere anecdotes and, even though it is proverbial that the plural of "anecdote" is data..."
"Fear and Loathing in Ohio" by Robert Stacy McCain