Health Care Reform Was Not About the Economy for Voters

By: Thursday November 13, 2014 8:05 am

When voters in the middle of one of the worst downturns in decades say they want their leaders to “focus on the economy,” they mean the immediate economy. They needed help with their underwater mortgages that month. They needed immediate relief to help pay their bills and find new jobs.


Late Night: Sam Wang, the KRS-One of Election Prediction

By: Sunday September 21, 2014 8:00 pm

Professor Wang is the KRS-One of election prediction. In a just world, he would have already been allowed to end the careers of the various hacks out there. But since the hacks are getting good money for telling stories their patrons like to hear, the hacks will still be hacking long after the 2014 election is in the can.

Actually Charlie Cook, Young People Want to Protect Social Security

By: Tuesday April 16, 2013 11:55 am

Political Analyst Charlie Cook apparently decided to drop the “analyst” part from his title when wrote his most recent National Journal column. He claims the way to the heart of my generation is by cutting Social Security, despite this being something Millennials oppose.

Cook Predicts GOP Wave in November; I Predict a Wave of Misdirected Dem Panic

By: Tuesday July 6, 2010 8:02 am

This November, especially because of how districts are gerrymandered, Republicans could win what is declared an overwhelming victory, a net gain of 30 or more seats, even though Democrats receive more total votes for Congress than Republicans.

If Grayson is So Endangered, Why Won’t Anyone Run Against Him?

By: Tuesday October 13, 2009 3:45 pm

Head Village elections pundit Charlie Cook decided, the day after Alan Grayson’s righteous truth-telling on the House floor, that the seat was now a toss-up, because Grayson committed the sin of saying something mean while being a Democrat, an unpardonable sin among the DC establishment. Despite the fact that Grayson had no real opponent at [...]

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