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Analysis: Four More Years

Words Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:28 AM
Day #1 after the election. The Dow is down more than 300. I wonder if it will automatically shut down this morning.
DotWins Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:39 AM
No. And stop being irrational. The DOW has taken far bigger hits and this is just an overreaction but the right-wing investors.
DotWins Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:39 AM
No. And stop being irrational. The DOW has taken far bigger hits and this is just an overreaction by the right-wing investors.
mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:36 AM
300 points. No. It has been down worse than that and it's not that significant as a percentage for one day.
Ronald Reagan Fan Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:33 AM

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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