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Republicans won in a blowout. Why? I believe it is because Democrats did not give their supporters anything to vote for. Republicans did. It is true that Obama is pretty unpopular. But Obama was ...
by Daver71
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 10:53 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Ever since Nate Silver hired the Global Warming denialist Roger Pielke over at the new fivethirtyeight.com website, I have to admit that I've been a bit curious as to what kind of articles we might ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 190 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 05:15 AM PDT with 231 Recommends
By: inoljt, http://mypolitikal.com/ A number of political analysts have labeled Hurricane Sandy as one of the factors that helped Barack Obama win re-election. Here , for instance, is a typical ...
by Inoljt
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 10:52 PM PST with 9 Recommends
"I complained that I had no shoes, until I met someone who had no feet." -- Persian proverb Semantic bootstrapping -- psychology.wikia.com Bootstrapping alludes to a German legend about Baron Mü...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 09:50 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Competence and warmth are two important dimensions for evaluating other persons ( stereotype content model ). In his infamous "47%" speech to wealthy donors, Romney explained that his goal is to ...
by van basten
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 06:08 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
About four years ago I posted my first diary here about Moind's Fourth Postulate about competence and how it seemed to apply to Sarah Palin. However looking at Romney's campaign and it's lack of ...
by aisb23
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Some people - a lot of people, in fact, dubiously gifted with partial intelligence and minimal self-awareness - will simply never get the memo that they are not universal geniuses. It is just ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 139 comments on Mon Aug 30, 2010 at 02:25 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
I awoke to the the following teaser on my RSS feed from none other than Mark Halperin this morning. Mark Halperin's new "One Nation" column: The President (with help from -Biden-...
by DJShay
Comment Count 352 comments on Mon Apr 26, 2010 at 03:35 AM PDT with 481 Recommends
Numerous articles have appeared in the past year castigating the White House for being slow in coming up with nominees to Presidentially nominated positions. For example, on January ...
by randomfacts
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Mar 14, 2010 at 12:28 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Say what you will about the Carter administration...he had some very bright people around him. This will be a short diary, but the bottom line is that talent counts. Everytime I've ever seen Zbig ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Feb 07, 2010 at 11:40 AM PST with 19 Recommends
According to the good people at the New York ...
by Kire
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jan 27, 2010 at 07:08 PM PST with 3 Recommends
What is a toxicon ? It's someone whose extreme lack of understanding of a given subject has resulted in ...
by detoxicon
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 09:30 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Dear Senator, You may think that your position on health care reform pushed you over the top in the last election. It didn't. You probably have polls saying that the money rolled in because of ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 224 comments on Tue Dec 15, 2009 at 01:46 PM PST with 571 Recommends
It seems that the these last two times that Democrats won the White House, the party pretty much fell apart not long after. Example, in 1992, Bill Clinton came in with a strong majority at every ...
by LarryKrebbs
Comment Count 118 comments on Tue Dec 08, 2009 at 08:50 PM PST with 2 Recommends
...fuck exactly how the President chooses to go about passing strong public option legislation. Guarantee a veto without it or don't; use the word "must" or just express a strong preference; ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 207 comments on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 02:58 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
...and, by way of apology, this is a quickly typed rant, but it has to be set free else I do damage to myself by screaming or beating myself senseless against a doorjam, or actually calling one of ...
by Shocko from Seattle
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Aug 08, 2009 at 10:46 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
“Damn you, Barack Obama! You’re not Clark Kent with a tan! You’re not gay! You’re not Bernie Sanders!! You’re not an idealist with 10 or 12 rigid, unyielding ...
by Pangloss
Comment Count 91 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 11:49 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
The current and immediately past administrations make an extraordinarily powerful case against affirmative action. Disagree? Read on.
by cwhig
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2009 at 09:50 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I've read both his books, watched so many of his speeches, stood 30 feet from him with my daughter as my favorite musician (Bruce) introduced him with the best song from my favorite album (The Rising)
by ellisfish
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 12:47 PM PST with 3 Recommends
(This is my first diary, so please be gentle) The theory stated below is not original to me, but is something I have posted on the wall of my office. It was given to me by a co-worker when I ...
by aisb23
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2008 at 08:13 AM PST with 1 Recommend