Two weeks…

I am casting my vote for Hillary Clinton as soon as the polls are open for early voting. I’m not taking any chances. Yesterday on FB there was a meme circulating about how Jimmy Carter was up by 8% before the landslide that lost him the presidency in 1980. Back in March, the article below suggested that Read More …

What if I’m right?

In the last few weeks, Nate Silver’s site fivethirtyeight.com has shifted stance from Hillary Clinton Will Win to Maybe We Ought To Worry After All. You can see the progression here (since the beginning of August): 8/5: Election Update: Trump’s Slump Deepens In The Polls 8/16: Election Update: Clinton’s Lead Is Clear And Steady 9/1: Election Update: As Read More …

To poll or not to poll (Updated 11/1/2016)…

Election Update: Clinton’s Lead Keeps Shrinking: 10 questions as the stretch run begins. A few weeks back, I got into a fight with people on a friend’s FB wall, over the relative value of polls. After the smackdown, I retreated to my corner to wait out the holidays and take a break. This evening, I Read More …

PoliticsUSA: Obama’s First Term Approval Ratings Now Equal Clinton and Reagan

PoliticsUSA: Obama’s First Term Approval Ratings Now Equal Clinton and Reagan

“The Republican argument that Obama is an unpopular colossal failure simply doesn’t match up with reality. The Obama that Mitt Romney is running against is a failed left wing socialist that voters are rejecting on a daily basis.

The Gallup data illustrates the reality that Obama is much closer to Bill Clinton in terms of being a personally popular centrist Democrat.

Much like Reagan and Clinton, Obama has personal likability and an appeal to the political middle.

Barack Obama looks more like a potential two term success story than a one term failure.”

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Been there, done that. Wish I was less annoyed…

Ok. I get the point. When I get four (yes, that’s right, four) phone calls from a candidate or his wife asking for my vote, I think I can figure out what it is they want. Somehow I must have gotten onto the “undecided” list (which, I’ll admit, was accurate immediately after Edwards dropped out). Read More …