The Cruz campaign’s epic #facepalm

This "VOTING VIOLATION" controversy says bad things about the Cruz campaign. (BTW, Rubio's campaign sent a similar, but less creepy, mailer, too. So far, I have not seen a large number of complaints about the Rubio mailer.) And I'm not talking about the ethics of publicly shaming people who vote … Continue reading

Trump won the Fox News debate

Yes, you can win a contest before it starts. I gotta tell ya, the people at Fox News are stupid. Dumb. Ignorant. Pliable. Oafish. Any word you want you to use that means cognitively challenged (for the politically correct). But the Fox News morons have a lot of company at National Review. Trump … Continue reading

NRO: Against Jefferson

"Aristocrats fear the people, and wish to transfer all power to the higher classes of society." --Thomas Jefferson to William Short, 1825. National Review has entered dangerous territory: they have inadvertently made the case for Trump. An angry screed by Kevin Williamson titled "Our … Continue reading

How late-deciders are like fish

Expectations matter most in how undecided voters decide.  It's important to understand how late-deciders tend to vote. This knowledge (especially in Iowa and New Hampshire) could decide the outcome. Primary voters tend to decide whom to for at the last minute. In 2008, 16 percent of voters said … Continue reading