The Lesson After A Few Minutes of Bragging

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Since there is no money in being right about the election, pardon me while I strut for just a few hours, having nailed on the nose the Electoral College vote weeks before (Florida is going to end up in Obama’s column—the remaining votes are from heavily Democratic areas). But, moving quickly on to an important lesson, because bragging only carries you as far as the first yawn from a friend, there is a lesson to consider.

The Final Nail

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This is a simple straightforward post. I have argued that the election was over in the Spring. But, how much was that picture Obama had with Chris Christie worth? I reckon a 300-plus electoral vote win.

Field Makes a Big Difference

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The fun part of an election is not listening to the idiots on television or obsessing about polling — those are not things that win elections. It’s the knocking on doors that matters. And that’s why, personally, I don’t worry much about Election Day.

Early Voting

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For those of you in the obsessed political junkie group, this is an interesting bit of data to consider: early voting numbers. It’s from my old New York buddie, Patrick Gaspard, executive director of the Democratic National Committee.

Important and Bored Co-Exist

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I was trying to figure out why, when going to my usual political sites to catch up on the latest, I yawned and found my attention wandering. And there it was: I’m just dead bored by this. Which isn’t to say the election doesn’t matter.

Have Any Of The Pundits Actually Organized?

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Kind of funny but here’s a simple question: have any of the progressive pundits wringing their hands over the president’s lackluster debate showing ever actually worked on the grassroots part of a campaign? I think the answer is clear.

The Race Was Over In March

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People watching politics are truly ADD, with stunningly short attention spans and even shorter memories. Here’s my very brief argument why this presidential race was over in March– and, ironically, Mitt Romney will have to blame the very conservative billionaires who are shoveling money down the rat hole of his losing campaign.

We Already Know Enough

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Gee, I can’t wait. The Romney ship is sinking, the rats are starting to abandon ship, the leftover cretins are starting to point fingers at each other but, wait, all will be saved because the Romney people are about to give us more details on what their candidate would do as president.

Coddle Wall St, Lose Elections

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   People sometimes repeat certain phrases because they’ve heard them used repeatedly when they actually want to say something else, even if they aren’t conscious. Or, put another way–if you …