Over Half the Country is Voting Wrong

By: Tuesday August 12, 2014 7:51 am

I found the result of a new McClatchy-Marist poll interesting and a bit disappointing. Among registered voters only 46 percent said their impression of President Obama would be a factor in deciding how to vote for congress this November. A majority, 51 percent, said their impression of him would not be a factor at all. To put it bluntly these people are voting wrong.

 

United States of A-holes.

By: Monday June 9, 2014 1:30 am

Another day, another time to ponder “what the hell is wrong with you?!”

Voters Really Dislike Most People in Congress

By: Wednesday May 14, 2014 1:15 pm

At some point we need to start acknowledging that the problem is less the individual people currently in Congress and more about how badly the current election rules are rigged.

Late Night: Like It’s 1999

By: Thursday May 8, 2014 8:00 pm

Obama knows, as did Clinton before him, that his only option in even serving out a second term is to serially cave to Republicans on matters big and small, which coincidentally makes a lot of the right people very happy.

Good News for Congressional Republicans in Generic Ballot

By: Monday May 5, 2014 7:52 am

In the generic Congressional ballot Republicans have a large lead according to a new Pew Research poll. If the election was held today 47 percent of voters would pick the Republican in their district while only 43 percent would choose the Democrat.

Young People Are Heavily Aligned With the Democratic Party

By: Friday March 28, 2014 12:59 pm

While Democrats had a modest edge with young voters for the last twenty years, starting in 2006 the scale of advantage has become significantly larger.

How the Filibuster Might Cost Democrats the Senate

By: Monday March 10, 2014 1:15 pm

There is poetic justice to the fact that some of the Senators who selfishly defend the filibuster to increase their influence over the Senate may end up losing it all as a result.

Republicans Hold Small Lead in Generic Ballot

By: Wednesday January 22, 2014 5:30 pm

Because of gerrymandering the Republicans have a large structural advantage in the House, and the seats up in the Senate lean Republican so even a small lead in the generic ballot is a big deal for Republicans.

“Singing in Tongues” Youtube in Steambath by GOP AK Senate Primary Candidate May Complicate Race

By: Sunday January 19, 2014 7:00 am

Alaska blogger, journalist and writer Amanda Coyne has posted a Youtube of one of the four GOP Alaska U.S. Senate Primary candidates. In it, the longshot entry in the four-way race may have inadvertently helped her low budget campaign more than anything she intentionally produced might have done. In places, candidate Kathleen Tonn sings in tongues. She sings in a steam bath, joined at the end of the video by her friend, Suzie:

Late Night: Crappy New Year

By: Thursday December 26, 2013 8:00 pm

On the bright side, David Gregory will finally fail at least laterally, and I’ll drink to that.

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