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You know it's looking good when the Drudge Report has nothing better to do than to highlight a story that attempts to define "landslide" in such a way that it probably won't apply to this year's election results.

They argue that the 1936 and 1984 elections were most certainly landslides, and they've found a quote from a book that apparently says a landslide has to be more than 60% of the popular vote.

Kathleen Thompson Hill and Gerald N. Hill, in their book, "The Facts on File Dictionary of American Politics," say that while interpretations differ, a landslide might be 60 percent of the popular vote. That's a fairly steep hurdle these days, when the two parties have bases of around 40 percent of the electorate, leaving the other 20 percent to be fought over

Who cares!!! Landslide or not: You guys are losing!!

Originally posted to Nemis on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 03:39 PM PST.


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