Monthly Archives: June 2012

For Once, It Takes Little Time To Explain Why Sean Trende is Wrong

Sean Trende at Real Clear Politics is one of the rare pundits who actually takes time with data. His posts are regularly full of polling, demographic and election data. However, they’re also typically rife with assumptions that when questioned show … Continue reading

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The Adelsons: Buying Elections With Their Pocket Change

For the Adelsons, $2,500 is pocket change: In recent days, [Sheldon] Adelson, a billionaire casino owner, and his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson, gave $10 million to Restore Our Future, a “super PAC” backing Mitt Romney, people with knowledge of the contribution … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Recall: Hijacking or Pilot Error?

I’ve read many post-mortems on the unsuccessful effort to recall Scott Walker, many thoughtful, many not. What I haven’t seen discussed, though, are a few fundamental questions crucial to understanding whether the decision to recall Walker was wise, or the … Continue reading

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On Obama & the Private Sector, Chris Shays is Fundamentally Dishonest. Nobody Can Argue With That.

This is what Barack Obama said at today’s White House press conference: We’ve created 4.3 million jobs over the past 27 months. Over 800,000 just this year alone. The private sector is doing fine. Where we’re seeing problems is with state … Continue reading

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