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Entries from November 2008

Election Observations in The Guardian

November 5th, 2008 · No Comments ·

It’s hard to imagine why, but an editor at Britain’s most left-leaning newspaper invited me to participate in their coverage of the US election with a couple of articles. The first appeared yesterday. It’s short and I’m not entirely impressed with the quality of the editing, but it’s probably worth a read. The second ought [...]

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Liveblogging Simulcast from Blogcritics

November 4th, 2008 · No Comments ·

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Election Analysis: Keep an Eye on Ohio, Pennsylvania and the West

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Elections and Campaigns, Politics

For various reasons, some of them detailed in my recent article Counting Your Chickens Before They Hatch, I think that the pollsters and the pundits and the increasingly sold-out media have missed some of the key trends in this presidential campaign. They've concluded that it's a lock for Obama and are acting like he's already [...]

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Counting Your Chickens Before They Hatch

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Elections and Campaigns, Politics

Watching the Sunday Morning talking heads on Meet the Press and This Week was kind of a surreal experience. For a minute I thought it was next Sunday, because they were all talking about the election in the past tense, with questions like "when was it that John McCain lost this election?" The discussion came [...]

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