Yesterday, Ross Perot, the self-made billioniare and 1992 Independent Presidential candidate passed away from luekemia at the age of 89. Perot, known for speaking from the hip and galvanizing a passionate following, trumpeted issues Trump ran and won on almost … Continue reading Did Perot Cost HW Reelection?
Last week, Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates floated a bill to change the state from a winner take all state in the Electoral College to one that doles out votes by Congressional district (similar to Nebraska’s). The idea … Continue reading Republicans Should Be Careful About Changing The Electoral College
I occasionally read the Daily Kos to keep up to date on what is percolating in the liberal blogosphere. And, it seems they just cannot get over the fact that Donald Trump won. After Donald Trump’s victory Democrats and their … Continue reading Liberals Just Cannot Stop Blaming the Electoral College For Trump’s Win
In 2002, “The Emerging Democratic Majority” was published. Written by Democratic strategists John Judis and Ruy Texiera, the book alleged that a modern Democratic majority was brewing composed of college educated whites, minorities and urban, affluent voters. Despite a hiccup … Continue reading Why Identity Politics Failed Clinton
At the start of the campaign some pundits and analysts predicted Donald Trump had the potential to reshape the political map. His appeal to blue collar workers but weakness among college grads could have put red states in jeopardy and … Continue reading Trump Is Shifting The Political Map
For the first time in a long time we have seen the national and state polls converge. In June and July, even when Trump was closing on Clinton nationally the state polls still showed consistent leads for Clinton. Nobody admitted … Continue reading Trump Finally Has A Path To Victory