A Wide Electoral/Popular Vote Split Won’t Happen

    There is an emerging narrative percolating throughout the political world; the prospect that Romney could win the popular vote but lose the Electoral College.  The theory is predicated on the seemingly contradictory data between state and national polls.  National polls seem to show Romney with a consistent 2-4% lead, while state polls show the candidates tied or Obama slightly ahead in Ohio, Iowa, and Wisconsin. | Read More »

    Messing With the Electoral College

    There is a movement in the country to surreptitiously elect the President by popular vote under the guise of saving the Electoral College. Specifically, I am referring to the interstate compact for the popular vote of the President. According to the dynamics, once the requisite number of states sign onto the agreement by statute and their electoral votes equal 270 (the amount needed to win | Read More »

    GREAT NEWS! Economist endorses Obama

    The Economist has endorsed Barack Obama for president. Given Mr Obama’s inexperience, the lack of clarity about some of his beliefs and the prospect of a stridently Democratic Congress, voting for him is a risk. Yet it is one America should take, given the steep road ahead. Yes, folks, that is an actual endorsement. Talk about damning with faint praise! There’s more: So Mr Obama’s | Read More »