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More on the Romney campaign’s internal polling






Romney internal polling–myopia rather than rose-colored glasses I don’t call these post-mortems, but in this election follow-up, The New Republic has disclosed some useful information. The gist is that Mitt Romney’s campaign thought it was likely to win because internal polling at the end said so. The Romney team’s own last-minute projections for six key states showed Romney possibly winning enough electoral votes for victory.… Read More

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The Colorado shootings: There were danger signs






Colorado shooter’s stockpiling an arsenal was a danger sign As word got out about the high-tech arsenal and combat gear amassed by Aurora, Colo., shooter James Holmes, some elements on the right immediately seized on the factual news as basis for supposititious theories. Predictably the theories are being circulated by email.   The main narrative runs as follows: Holmes’ equipment is too good for ordinary… Read More

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The 2012 primary in Virginia; any news?






Virginia and Ohio—quiet and quieter On tomorrow’s ‘Super Tuesday’ primaries, safe predictions do not abound. One remaining prediction is the lack of suspense over the outcome in Virginia. With only two candidates allowed on the ballot—neither of them Newt Gingrich with his southern strategy, who had been leading the polls in Virginia—a nation is not bating its breath. Items of real news aside from vaginal… Read More

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Funny and sad, leading up to Super Tuesday






2012 Super Tuesday– With the 2012 primary calendar moving inexorably toward ‘Super Tuesday,’ this is as good a time as any to indulge a quick review of past fatuities this election cycle. It’s anything for a joke with some people. The following is a short list, nowhere near exhaustive, reflecting fleeting moments in time over the months leading to where we are today in the… Read More

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Rick Perry lawsuit moves forward, Virginia ballots delayed






2012 Rick Perry Virginia lawsuit, 2 Rick Perry lawsuit moves forward, Virginia ballots delayed Perry Texas Governor Rick Perry’s legal team won an early round in Virginia courts Monday. Federal judge John A. Gibney ordered all of Virginia’s local electoral boards to hold off on mailing out absentee ballots. In a conference call, Judge Gibney ordered the Virginia State Board of Elections to send a… Read More

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