Monthly Archives: October 2012

Live Blogging the Vice Presidential Debate

O.K. we are on live.  Please join in. Alas, I have not updated my wordpress blog as planned (I’m still trying to find out where my add plug tab is located!)  So you are going to have to update the … Continue reading

The V.P. Debate: Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Before….

I know, I know.  I said this before the first presidential debate, and how did that turn out?  At the risk of a repeat performance, I’m here to remind you that tonight’s V.P. debate is not likely to impact the … Continue reading

Right Back Where We Started!

I’m posting at the Economist’s Democracy In America website today, discussing the post-debate fallout that has seen President Obama’s lead in national tracking polls completely dissipate.  Today’s Gallup poll of likely voters shows the race tied at 48% a piece.  … Continue reading

When in Danger, When In Doubt, Run In Circles, Scream and Shout!

I’m home after another long, long day of teaching and then another election talk, but I wanted to comment briefly on today’s Pew poll which has driven many Obama supporters to despair.  That poll has Mitt Romney up by 4%, … Continue reading

Democrats: Is It Time To Panic?

Those who saw Mitt Romney eviscerate New Gingrich in the debate just prior to the Florida Republican primary likely weren’t surprised by Mitt’s strong performance against President Obama on Wednesday night.  Although Mitt has been justly cited for marring his … Continue reading